Fly & Light Tackle Fishing in Austin, Texas 

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Hill Country Fly Fishing

Hill Country Fly Fishing just got a little bit easier, with the addition of a “Towee Boats Guide Tested Skiffs” River Master 16 to my fleet.  This custom skiff is manufactured in McMinnville, TN, by Todd Gregory and his staff of talented builders and riggers.  The River Master 16 drafts less than 4″ fully loaded, and

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Bass Fishing in the ‘hood’

Many cities and towns through out the country have great fishing opportunities right in the heart of town, and Austin, TX is no different!  From Lady Bird Lake and the Colorado River to Barton Creek and Decker Lake.  A fellow competitor from the “Capital City Kayak Fishing Tournament” turned me on to a new spot

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Capital City Kayak Fishing Tournament – Lake Bastrop

Capital City Kayak Fishing Tournament Series Stop #3 was held at Lake Bastrop this past Saturday, March 9th.  I believe 36 anglers braved the tough conditions, 3 in the fly division and 33 in the conventional division.  The day dawned cloudy, and winds in the 15 -25 mph. range.  Not promising, but “what the heck,

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Capital City Kayak Fishing Tournament

Capital City Kayak Fishing Tournament Series  stop #2 was held this past Saturday, Feb. 16.  The destination was “Lady Bird Lake”, aka “Town Lake”.  A cold front had blown through the night before, which added to the challenge.  I was fishing the “fly” division, so I knew I had my work cut out for me

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Winter Bass Fly Fishing in Austin

Winter Bass fly fishing in Austin Texas can be pretty productive, if the conditions are right.  With high hopes and tempered expectations, Robbie, Rango and I launched his sweet little Gheenoe at Fish Camp.   We headed downstream to the weir dam, where we hoped to find some white bass or LMB on “beds”.  No

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Lower Colorado River cleanup

Our Lower Colorado River cleanup took place this past Saturday, and was a good first step, with many more to come.  Folks from all over Austin (and Texas) participated, including Austin Sunshine Camps, Austin Swimming Association, Austin Area Paddlers meetup group, and MOC Kayaks.  We even had folks come in from Houston and Dallas to

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