#contest15 Had an incredible time on our trip to the Keys back in August. Capt. Brian Cone kept our drag screaming and laughs coming. Can't wait for next time!
Details: Largemouth Bass with a Weedless, weightless watermelon/red superfluke with 2 feet of 20# Seaguar Blue Label leader
Casted out to a potential bedding area and immediately stuck about 2 pound male, next cast same place same result. 3rd cast came this girl who put out a great fight. ...more She jumped well over 2 feet out of the water. Woulda been able to sight fish the pond if it hadn't rained 4" the day before.
Details: Largemouth Bass with a Green wooly bugger
Pic from a couple weeks ago. We probly caught around 15 bass between the 3 of us, bout half on the fly and half on weightless weedless watermelon red flukes and ...more dingers. Biggest fish went around 5 then a 3, rest were dinks. Fun time in excellent fly fishing conditions
Details: Gulf Flounder with a Strawberry Psycho shad Chickenboy on a 1/4 oz red Rockport Rattler with 3 feet of 30# Seaguar Blue Label flouro
Caught this flattie the Saturday before last working the edge of a flat where it meets a channel. Crawling the CB on the bottom with a few pauses in the retrieve ...more every 7 seconds or so. Slight north wind. Air temp was mid 60s. Low tide. Water was extremely clear as was the sky. Ended up with a limit of flounder and trout with 1 bonus red, all on arties.
Details: Inshore Slam (trout/flounder/redfish) with a Many Chickenboys and Salt n Pepper Lil Johns on 1/4 jig head. Mainly Rockport Rattlers
Past couple weekend have been on fire. This was just my stringer from Saturday. All 5 of my trout were 18"+ and the flounder were 20". All of us slammed ...more and limited on trout. Working the strawberry/white CB's with Butt Juice Pro Cure low and slow produced the flatties and a couple trout. Lil Johns caught the rest of the trout and a bonus red. Sunny skies, very light north wind, falling tide.
Details: Largemouth Bass with a Wooly bugger
Went out to the Rob and Besse park after a good rain on Saturday. Decided to sight casting to surfacing gar and had about 8 or 9 take my fly and all but 2 came unbuttoned ...more before a few seconds into the fight. I eventually landed one which is my first gar on the fly and even caught a surprise bass. Very relaxing afternoon by myself. Low pressure, 15-20 MPH north wind, very cloudy. Used a 4.0 8wt...
Details: Red (redfish) Drum with a 3/4oz H2O Xpress gold spoon
Throwback Thursday to spring break while I was in LA. This 42"er dealed out a great fight on light tackle. I'm already looking forward to next time. Conditions ...more were perfect with clear sunny skies, slight wind, excellent water clarity, great captain, and mardi gras beads. My set up was a 6'9" Waterloo crankin mag with a Curado 200E7 with 30# fins braid.
Details: Spanish Mackerel with a Dead Ribbonfish on a double hook steel leader with a 1/2 oz sliding weight
Went on the Scatcat with Outdoor Texas Camps looking for kings. Ended up catching a possible state record smack that I gave away (not knowing the current record ...more which is only 8.74#s). Oh well, I'll try to break it again 😉 Overall the camp week was awesome, we caught over 41 species of fish throughout the 5 days. Weather and water cooperated 95% of the time. PS, people near Port Aransas need...
Details: Channel Catfish with a Cut hot dog
First fish on the new combo was an absolute monster 😂 However, I shouldn't have underestimated the fish because the next cast the biggest cat in the tank broke ...more me off on a pylon lol. Just after a good rain, slight south breeze, partly cloudy. Used a Concept C 7.3:1 reel on a 7' H2O Ethos Micro med/heavy with 30# fins braid