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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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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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Gar are the new “black”

Published on June 3, 2013, by in lower Colorado River.

Gar are the new “black” – according to Tom Nixon’s ghost (http://diefische.org/2013/05/19/lover-and-fighter/).  Fellow blogger  Eric, who is behind the wildly successful “dieFische”, has been pursuing gar and other roughies here in central Texas for some time now.  Gar are just about every where here in the hill country, and can be great fun.  What’s not

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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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