Fly & Light Tackle Fishing in Austin, Texas 

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Tying flies

Published on March 13, 2014, by in Fly Tying.

Tying flies is not for every one.  Lots of people get started thinking they will save lots of money tying their own, and that maybe true.  Many find out after spending a boat load of cash, that it’s just not worth the hassle.  If you choose to tie your own, start small, practice, and watch

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Bass fishing on the lower Colorado

Bass fishing on the lower Colorado can be world class!  The scenery is great, access is pretty good, and the bass fishing can be awesome!  Some say the next Texas state record Guadalupe Bass (currently 3#, 11 ounces) will be caught in the stretch between Austin and Bastrop.  This was not the case on New

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Bass fishing on Lake Austin

Bass fishing on Lake Austin is great year round, and last Thursday (Jan. 9) was no exception.  Robbie, Rango, and I launched the Towee at Walsh Landing, and headed out for some night fishing.  We started off at the marina at Westwood Country Club.  There were some very small baitfish working around the lights, but

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Winter bass fishing

Published on January 15, 2014, by in lady bird lake.

Winter bass fishing in central TX can be pretty productive.  Our weather is fairly mild, barring the occasional brutal cold front like we had last week.  With day time temps in the 60’s and 70’s, our waters warm rather quickly and the fish remain fairly active.  Lady Bird Lake is in the heart of Austin,

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Fall Bass fishing on Lady Bird Lake

Fall Bass fishing on Lady Bird Lake is in full swing right now, and the fish are getting ready for “winter”.  Winter in Austin can be pretty mild, or not.  We have been blessed with lots of rain.  We set a record as the “wettest October” ever in Austin, with over TWO feet of rain!

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Long Hot Summer on Lady Bird Lake

“Hot town, summer in the city, Back of my neck getting burnt and gritty…”  The Lovin Spoonful With water temperatures just shy of 90 degrees, “the Bird” was a tough fishery.  July and August were brutal, as was early September.  We finally started getting some rain, and temps cooled off some, so time to get out and

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