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Meal planning:

Group dinner Friday night:
I am bringing 2 dozen HN hot dogs and buns that we can cook over the campfire, or if it get rainy, in boiling water on the stove.
Need chips, plates, ketchup, etc.

Saturday breakfast, and on:
Bring what you want, and feel free to share what you bring.
I'll bring a bunch of dehydrated stuff.

Water and gator-aid is the key to staying hydrated.


I say we go with the current plan.



Based on our past with this trip, let's go fishing next weekend:

1.  If we move the date, we loose some of attendees due to scheduling.
2. If we call it "rained out,"  not everybody will get the word, and then the ones that missed the word and hit the beach have a great time, without us.  Ask Alex, and Eduardo.
3.  Rain doesn't hurt the fishing.
4.  Sand packs when it rains making it easier driving.
5.  The numbers of people will be down if there is even a hint of rain, giving us miles of fishable water to ourselves.
6. I'll probably think of other points later in the day......


Long-range weather forecast has 60% chance of rain on Fri. and Sat. but only a 40% chance on Sun.  Looks about normal for our PINS trips :).

Meet you down there!

The worst than can happen is that I get my hair wet.


General Discussion / Re: Best way to store flies w/ weed guards
« on: August 31, 2015, 04:40:43 AM »
If they have weed guards you don't want to deform the mono, so storing them loose in a small open style box may be the safest way to make sure the guard will remain in place.

I've tried the MFC boat box for my flies, and the only issue I have to date is still the mangling of the weed guards.

I don't tie many weed guards, as one of my favorite flies is the bendback.


GPS points sent to the folks that are signed up.

See you guys tomorrow morning at 0700.

We are meeting so late in the morning to give the Anahuac Vampires a chance to go to bed.

I plan to spray my clothes down tonight as I load the kayak trailer.


Tying Chat / Re: Trying some new bluegill patterns tonight..
« on: August 27, 2015, 04:21:14 AM »
Nice fish, but what fly was it?


Boat launch parking lot: N 29.75510 W 94.69193

Friday afternoon I will send the GPS points for the flats to those that are signed up via e-mail.

I don't want the place to be overrun.


Tying Chat / The Bendback
« on: August 23, 2015, 03:52:26 PM »

Clay has an open spot on his boat, as he told me on Saturday.

And somebody was supposed to send me a note on sign-up today, but I haven't seen it.

Meeting point is the boat ramp parking lot.

General Discussion / Re: License Due
« on: August 19, 2015, 01:51:12 PM »
Thanks for the reminder!

Lilly and I went to BPS yesterday and renewed mine.  She doesn't really fish yet.


Outing Chat / Re: Key West tarpon report
« on: August 17, 2015, 04:15:33 PM »
Good report.

Keep'm coming!

Kayak launch point

N 29.73352 W 94.69761


This is what we are looking for!

"Generator 1: 8/17 No Scheduled Generation
Generator 2: 8/17 No Scheduled Generation
Spillway Gates: Closed "


General Discussion / Re: Kayak Storage
« on: August 14, 2015, 12:37:32 PM »
ACK has "Demo Days" coming up soon.

You may want to hold off until you try a few out.

I like a 14 footer for the bays, but a 12 comes in very handy for small rivers.

My 2 ¢.


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