We weren’t able to fish the salt water due to the weather, so a few of us, John E., Steve, E. and “Puck,” headed up to Bastrop to check out the fishing.
This trip is coming up quickly. If I didn’t get your deposit, the spot is about to be opened back up (2019-06-16). If I got it but didn’t track it correctly, let me know. See below……
Gary won the bid on one of the trips to Damon 7 Lakes and Monday, 2019-06-10, was the day we could fish together.
Over 50 fish came to hand, on a variety of flies.
Eric won one of the trips to Damon 7 Lakes and today, 2019-06-09, was the day we could fish together.
Over 50 fish came to head, most of them on topwaters, VIPs, spiders, poppers, etc.
Texas FlyFishers of Houston Event: 2019 PINS (Padre Island National Seashore)
Trip Description: We will take four-wheel drive vehicles down Padre Island National Seashore during the anchovy migration, and target blitzing schools of ladyfish, jacks, redfish, and tarpon. Continue reading
5 campers sat around the campfire and had way more food than was good for them.
Fishing was good Friday.
Matt was on hand Thursday and Friday, helping get all prepared for the invasion of friends on Saturday. This event couldn’t have gone so well without his help.
Some loud person decided to yell “Fish On!” at 0500 Saturday morning.
Sign-in started at 0700, with Q, Russell C. and John P. manning the greeter’s table. Thanks John P. for the kolaches and donuts! Coffee and donuts at the table was a great idea.
Yellow spider seemed to work well, as did many other flies.
VIP popper brought a lot of LMB to hand
28 anglers signed in for the event
At lunch while the food was being prepared the bald eagle made a visit, as did the resident osprey.
We call this the “John Scarborough Sunfish Spectacular” but we just couldn’t keep the bass off of our flies.
Don H. landed the largest confirmable bluegill brought to hand on Saturday, a 10½” monster that was CPR’ed.
5 of us decided that it was worth chancing the wind as we were given an opportunity to pre-fish the John Scarborough Sunfish Spectacular, 2019-04-27-0700am .
Kayaks and a kickboat launched and the entertainment began.
I’ve accepted for the 13th of April to set up a table, tie flies, pass out business cards, and gather contact information. Contact “Puck” if you are able to help out.
TIm S. has volunteered, but I am still looking for others.
This annual event will be held May 4, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bayou Sports Bar and Grill, 6011 Addicks Satsuma Road, Houston, Tx
Guided fly fishing trips await the successful bidder this year at the Texas Flyfishers Annual Auction in Houston.
Newcomers to fly fishing as well as fishing enthusiasts of all persuasions – fly, spin and plug – are welcome to join this celebration of Houston’s fly fishing fraternity.
Fish were caught. 13 anglers. Multiple species, redfish, trout, flounder, sheephead, croaker, etc. all came to hand.
Food was prepared and shared by all.
Good times were had
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