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Outing Information Only / Re: 2015 Saltwater Outings
« on: August 28, 2014, 07:36:22 PM »
We used to do pt Mansfield around easter(not on Easter).  Water clear in most wind & it will be windy in mar or April.  Rent a house for a reasonable rate with or without a night fishing dock.
Cookiouts mandatory cause restraints suck.
I ran it 2 or 3 times & all times had to tell people to leave boats at home.  We had too many boats! And didn't want boater owners fishing alone.
Easy to find productive spots for 1st timers.

Outing Information Only / Re: Redfish Rodeo - October 4th Rockport, TX
« on: August 17, 2014, 03:31:56 PM »
I am fishing in the rodeo.

Outing Information Only / Re: Port O'Connor Jetties - May 31st
« on: May 14, 2014, 04:25:36 PM »
I'm staying on island sat night.
Suggestion to captains is to bring both a bow & stern anchor.


Outing Information Only / Re: Port O'Connor Jetties - May 31st
« on: May 06, 2014, 08:25:26 PM »
I am bringing my boat & can take 2 fisherman.
 I can ferry 3-4 with normal gear load.


General Discussion / Re: When to use a full sinking fly line?
« on: April 24, 2014, 07:15:03 PM »
I use full sink almost exclusively offshore.  I use many different grain weights 350 to 1000 grn with 10 thru 14 wt rods.  Both integrated heads & shooting heads.

Both allow casting distance to increase versus wf lines, but require practice.  The casting stroke & feel are very different.

Integrated heads are expensive compared to shooting heads.  I mainly use teeny ts lines although I just got a rio striper 350 gr.  I have both Orvis & rio heads.  A good place to get either for cheep is our auction.

I have used full sink lines for tarpon at the secret tarpon spot in poc.  4-7 ft deep.  No tarpon jumped.

Secret spot = bill day reef

Outing Information Only / Re: Port O'Connor Jetties - May 31st
« on: April 15, 2014, 07:53:43 PM »
I'm in.
Lookin forward to bad mamajama's.
Scott F

Outing Information Only / Re: Fence Lake - June 21st, 2014
« on: April 15, 2014, 07:50:19 PM »
I'm in.
Scott Fossum

Outing Chat / Re: POC BIG REDS
« on: October 25, 2013, 08:26:10 AM »
Pull them up top or at least shallower.
Use chum and anchor upcurrent.  Then you can fish for them in the upper 5 ft. of the water column with typical techniqes and equipment.

You can go as sophisticated as you want on chum.  Or use the potlicker approach and use canned dog food.  Gulp makes a chum that works and comes in a resealable plastic tub for ~$25.  It works.

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