We were on the water and fishing by 7:30. Using 5wt and a 6wt we immediately started casting top water patterns hoping for the big bite. The lake is fed by three major creeks and offers fishing for crappie, perch, catfish, and bass. It is known for producing largemouth bass in excess of 10 pounds and large redear sunfish too.
All Just got back from a Chandy Islands 3 day trip with DMJ Charters. Fished Tuesday thru Thursday. Two 24 ft bay boats with 300 hp motors were towed out behind the boat. The owners wanted to fish 3 or 4 guys to a boat standing up. Day 1 started light winds and we started … Continue reading Chandeluer Islands trip report, 2020-08
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2 of us made the trip to Burkeville, TX to fish the generation canal: Sabine River, generation canal
We were on the water and fishing by sunrise, ~0630. Using a 5wt and a 6wt we immediately started catching fish.
The temperature started comfortable, with just a few vampires, but quickly warmed up as the sun came over the trees.
Largemouth bass, Kentucky bass, white bass, bluegill, and yellow sunfish all came to hand. The topwater bite was explosive and almost constant all morning.
The flies of the day were: VIP, bendbacks, yellow spiders, C-ants, and a few others.
Texas FlyFishers SW Outing, Padre Island National Seashore 2020 Jetty Camping Group Fishing Trip, 2020-09-11 through 13. We will take four-wheel drive vehicles down Padre Island National Seashore down to the Jetties, and camp, during the anchovy migration, and target blitzing schools of ladyfish, jacks, redfish, and tarpon.
Sabine River, generation canal. I've checked the generation schedule and weather for Monday, 2020-08-10, and both are looking good.
I'm waiting on a fishing report from Crawford before pulling the trigger and making the trip.
I plan to launch my kayak at the "improved" boat launch and fish from the "no-go" wire down to the washtub.
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.
This little guy was caught on the shoreline of a local pond. He and his brothers are targets for the predators. Match the hatch!
"Due to the incoming tropical depression forecast for this Saturday along with the increased probability of lightning, I feel that it is in our best interest to cancel/postpone the event. We can revisit later in the year and perhaps reschedule then." MFQ 2020-07-22-0900
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