Fly & Light Tackle Fishing in Austin, Texas 

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American Bald Eagles

Published on August 20, 2014, by in Colorado.

American Bald Eagles can be found through out the US, including here in sw Colorado.  There is a pair living above Totten Reservoir near Cortez, Colorado, that I’ve been lucky enough to photograph a few times. The first time I saw them, one was harassing a mob of mudhens on a cold, windy day in

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Mudbugs

Published on August 14, 2014, by in Colorado.

Mudbugs (aka crayfish, crawdads, dinner) inhabit many of the lakes and reservoirs in sw Colorado.  For some odd reason, they tend to grow to incredible sizes, even with the short growing season.  I found these two carcasses on the shore of Totten Reservoir, just outside of Cortez. I suspect a raccoon had dined on the

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Mesa Verde Colorado

Published on April 14, 2014, by in Colorado, New Mexico.

Mesa Verde Colorado was my destination as I left Austin, TX Saturday, April 5.  It was easy going on day one, with a nice tailwind and gentle rolling vistas.  I hit New Mexico in the late afternoon, and headed northwest from there. I spent the night at Santa Rosa Lake State Park, a beautiful stop

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Cookie’s Place

Cookie’s Place is a private put-in/take-out on the Colorado River.  A couple of weeks ago Greg and I put-in and floated down to Cookie’s Place.  This section of the Colorado is completely different from other sections I have floated.  Lots of big boulder gardens, deep holes, and drop offs!  The fishing was great, as was

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Hill Country Fly Fishing is Colorado bound

Published on April 7, 2014, by in Colorado, New Mexico.

Hill Country Fly Fishing is Colorado bound for the summer!  We will be spending our summer near Durango, and Mesa Verde National Park.  We are looking forward to fishing the Animas, the lower San Juan, Navajo Lake and more.  There are lots of new species to pursue, including northern pike, smallmouth bass, carp, and more

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White Bass Fishing

White bass fishing in central Texas is a “spring ritual”, sometimes!  White bass journey upstream to spawn, usually until they run out of water.  Unfortunately, running water has been pretty hard to find lately, and so have the white bass.  Robbie, Rango, and I first traveled to Horseshoe Bay on Lake LBJ, to check out

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