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Urban Fishing Update

A few days ago I stopped by a favorite pond. I’ve seen this pond go through quite a transformation. A few years ago I started fishing this neighborhood pond with my kids. At that time we were using bait cast rigs and throwing, almost exclusively, 4″ senko worms. Since then a few things have happened.…

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To The Place Where It Sets

Think about it: If you travel North long enough, you’ll eventually start heading South. Or, continuing South, you will one day eventually start the trip up North again. But what if you head West (young man)? You can chase that sunset all day, but if you keep heading West, you will never, ever automatically change…

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Photo Update 6/27/14

I got out to fish early this morning, but the wind was blowing pretty hard. I try not to be a wimp about the wind, because it is always windy where I Iive. 20 mph winds with a 7’6″ 3 wt, however, was just too much today. So I unstrung my rod, spent a minute…

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Bucktail Streamer

I sat down a few days ago and tied this bucktail streamer in an effort to fool some bass. It’s tied on a #2 hook and has a wire wrapped base to get it to sink. Green thread, gold tensile, green bucktail over wing for the back, yellow for the belly and a bright orange…

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Flags

Sitting at my tying table, tying in a maribou wing on a bass streamer, I keeping glancing up, looking at the American and Texas flags. I’d like to say its because I’m patriotic, and I guess there’s some truth in that, but I may as well tell you the whole truth. Since becoming empty nesters,…

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South Llano River

Slipping my kayak into the South Llano River near junction, Texas, we are launching in a riffle, below a bridge. I am slightly¬†behind the group, and slightly ahead as well. I guess another way to say that is I am right in the middle, an arrangement that only seems fitting as it matches the birth…