Fly & Light Tackle Fishing in Austin, Texas 

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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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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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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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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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