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Grass flat west of Karankawa cut 2012-11-10
« on: November 11, 2012, 01:36:43 PM »
Put in before 0800 at the bait camp.  Paddled 4.1 miles total.  We saw some fish, and even spooked some flounder, but the only thing that bit a fly was a suicidal baby speck that attacked a bendback.

Nic was game for almost anything.  We fought 15-20 mph winds, got stuck in the mud, broke a rudder on a kayak, hit ourselves in the back of the head with weighted flies. It had the true making of a memorable trip, with one glaring omission.....  NO FISH.

One of you diehard salties need to take this promising young fly angler out and show him how to catch fish.  The last 6 times I've hit the salt, that skunk has hovered over me like a cloud. :(

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« Last Edit: November 12, 2012, 06:41:50 PM by Puck »
To fish, or not to fish?  What a stupid question!

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Re: Pierce Marsh 2012-11-10
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2012, 02:15:33 PM »
Location??????

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Re: Pierce Marsh 2012-11-10
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2012, 02:47:22 PM »
PUCK - It's easy, first get out of that yak and wade quietly! Secondly go fish in a good location. Third, quit using a bend back, this time of year the redfish want big baits. Sight cast to reds using seaducers, spoonflys or big clousers.  Flounder love big slow moving white seaducers too.  Also why didn't you try fishing up against those marsh banks in the back round I'm betting there were plenty of fish over there. 

TOO BAD you didn't go play with your grand kids this week and fish next! Are they coming in from out of town?

Man - That skunk has you in his sights! Who ever you fished with is more than welcome to join us next week! It is up to him.
« Last Edit: November 11, 2012, 02:53:38 PM by Golden »
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Re: Pierce Marsh 2012-11-10
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2012, 03:58:17 PM »
To fish, or not to fish?  What a stupid question!

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Re: Pierce Marsh 2012-11-10
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2012, 04:52:22 PM »
The 4 miles? Does that include from the put in point up by Tiki Island?

Somewhere back in that marsh is the remains of an old duck hunting club from the thirties. Only the pilings were left the last time I was back there in the early 70's.  Brister remarked on it a couple times IIRC.

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Re: Pierce Marsh 2012-11-10
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2012, 10:05:59 PM »
Puck,
your map is not Pierce marsh. It is closer to Jones Bay and near railroad bridge. I talked about it but did not show it to you.
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Re: Pierce Marsh 2012-11-10
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2012, 06:30:47 AM »
That's the same map as last weeks post that was about Greens Lake and the north shore of the ICW spoil(ed) island over in West Bay. So I'm guessing you could not wade back in Greens Lake (ask Nick Somogyi) but the shoreline of the spoils is hard and excellent for wade fishing. Ssshhh redfish ahead.
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Re: Pierce Marsh 2012-11-10
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2012, 10:55:16 AM »
Puck,
your map is not Pierce marsh. It is closer to Jones Bay and near railroad bridge. I talked about it but did not show it to you.
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Joe, 

Can you educate me?

Tell me what to call that area?

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Re: Pierce Marsh 2012-11-10
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2012, 11:25:09 AM »
You are showing the map of our trip which would be mostly on the grass flat west of Karankawa cut. Some in Greens Lake marsh.

Pierce Marsh is off Highland Bayou and you enter from Highland Bayou either before or after the railroad bridge. You can also get to Pierce Marsh from the canal that enters Jones Lake. Greens Marsh is separated from Pierce by a levee I believe. I know there is some structure that cuts Pierce off from Greens Lake Marsh.

Look at Google earth and begin where Hwy 6 crosses Highland Bayou.

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Re: Grass flat west of Karankawa cut 2012-11-10
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2012, 08:37:12 AM »
skunks can hover?  who knew?

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Re: Grass flat west of Karankawa cut 2012-11-10
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2012, 01:35:34 PM »
Did you know that the Karankawa indians practiced ritual cannibalism of blood enemies?