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About Tex Moore

I was born in small town on the Texas coast and was raised in the Dallas

George Daniel Book Signing

  George Daniels is coming by the shop on the afternoon of Monday, October 7th to sign his bestselling book, Dynamic Nymphing. George has also written articles for Fly Tyer and Fly Fisherman and is working on his second book.  He … Continue reading

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Bamboo Bike Design Inspired By Fly Rod Construction

Check out this pretty neat bamboo bicycle that’s been inspired by Fly Rod Construction and design. It is a near project designed to lift people out of poverty, as covered in this article by Wired Magazine. A Bamboo Bike Designed … Continue reading

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Build your own Custom Abel Reel with Tailwaters

You can now order a custom Abel Reel on their website, in partnership with Tailwaters Fly Fishing, by using this link.  You can choose whether you want the reel shipped directly to your home (with any other products you might be looking for), or … Continue reading

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Simms Rip Rap Shoe Review

Simms Rip Rap Shoe

The following review was sent in by one of our customers…. For Tailwaters Fly Fishing Co., Regarding the new Simms’ “Rip Rap” fishing shoe: I bought these a week ago and immediately took them fishing on the Guadalupe River, south … Continue reading

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Tailwaters Spring Bass School


Recently, Tailwaters hosted its first Bass Fishing School at Rough Creek Lodge in Glen Rose, Texas. The all day event covered a wide variety of topics and skill sets, and was designed to accommodate anglers of all skill levels. The … Continue reading

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Rod Building 101 – Intro

Norm in his element.

Over 30 years ago a man named Norm Goheen began hosting a rod building class at his home in Garland, Texas. Norm was quite a character. He had big pork-chop side burns, a booming voice, and a real knack for … Continue reading

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Tex's Travels – Supreme Bass

Another bass for Amy. I admit it - she outfished me.

Last weekend, my wife and I made it out to Supreme Bass Fishing in Aledo, TX. It was a little windy, but we had a blast catching monster blue gill and hefty bass by the docks. Big hybrid-stripers were chasing … Continue reading

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Follow us on Twitter!

Tailwaters Tweets! Sign up to follow us on Twitter – our user name is Tailwaters.  We are going to start “tweeting” to keep everyone up to speed on in-store events, specials, fly fishing tips and trips. For those of you unfamiliar … Continue reading

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