Fly & Light Tackle Fishing in Austin, Texas 

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Ultralight Spin Fishing

Ultralight spin fishing, aka “threadlining”, has experienced a surge in popularity in recent years, not only in the U.S. but in Malaysia, Japan and Philippines.  I had the pleasure of working with Joe Robinson, the author of “Piscatorial Absurdities”, who is responsible for my interest in threadlining. In it’s simplest form, threadlining involves the use

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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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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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