Fishing the Sabine River, below the generation canal @ Toledo Bend

Texas FlyFishers of Houston and The Contraband Fly Casters Club
Event: Fishing the Sabine River below the generation canal
When:        October 28th, 2017

Where:    Fishing the Sabine River below the generation canal
Start Time:  0700
End Time:    Too dark to fish
Trip Leader: Puck and Skip
Phone:      (281) 865(dash)32I6
E-mail:       doncpuckett(at)gmale(dot)com

Trip Description:  Fishing the Sabine River below the generation canal.  We plan to fish the generation canal, but if the generators start up we will quickly shift our efforts to the lake.  Launch and take-out will be the either the new boat launch on the generation canal. Species targeted are , LMG, KLMB, yellow sunfish, white bass, gar (3 species), catfish (2 species) and, if extremely lucky, striped bass.

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South Llano River float trip report

 

19 people made the trip.  Only one person didn’t feel up to making the float, and we hope she feels better soon.  This left 18 members on kayaks floating, and fishing the chosen stretch of river.

Everybody on the water by 0800
3 broken rods
2 first aid
2 slip and trips
4 swimmers
One lost, and then recovered spinning rod
One broken paddle
One accidentally inflated life jacket
Hundreds of fish caught.  Largemouth Bass, Guadalupe Bass, bluegill, Rio Grande Perch, and catfish were all brought to hand.  Ken hooked a carp, and one person lined, and somebody almost hooked, a gar.

Off the water by 2015, but if you want to know more….

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JSSFS from CG

Curtis Gross, from the E-vite post.

This was my second time to attend the Sunfish Spectacular and had a great time. I was hoping to shout “fish on” at least as many times as Puck, but alas that did not work out as planned. How does Puck do that? I had a great conversation with Stacy Lynn about ‘all things fly fishing’. I was one of the last to leave on Saturday and the owner stopped by and advised me to cast my popper in a productive spot that yielded a nice 2 pound bass to end the day.