15 adventurous souls made their way to this event. Fish were caught. Driving was easy. and the weather was……. Interesting. But if you want to:Continue reading
Due to the high probability of major rain and wind, we need to postpone this trip to the following weekend. I’ll update the trip details to reflect the change.
We have already had one trip a few years back that we didn’t postpone, and paid the price. See the video below:
Howard Finley is wanting to head down to PINS next weekend (October 6-9, 2017)and is looking for people to travel down the beach with him.
You can get in touch with him at (3O4) 61O(dash)4227
Padre Island National Seashore 2017-11-04. Spotting jacks in the surf and casting to them.
Stay in a hotel the night before. You take care of your own lodging.
Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot an hour before sunrise. We want to be at MM 20 by sunrise.
4WD or a ride is needed.
8-12 wt rod required
Talked to Denis who is down at PINS. South beach is closed at Malaquite due to heavy winds blowing the tide into the beach. Looks like the front has not blown through as hoped. Denis said the conditions are so bad he is heading home. Talked to Paul, too. We decided to call a no go and cancel the trip. Sorry.
Here is the condensed version:
Weather was perfect.
Water and driving conditions were good.
Waves and wind were good for fly flinging most of the time.
Fish were caught.
Everybody got home safely.
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Driver and passenger list is updated as of 2016-09-05-0900.
It is just below in the comments.
Texas FlyFishers of Houston Event: PINS trip
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