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Me & Hog Johnson's Grandma

East Texas Bass’in

Super friend and loyal supporter, Ron Gard, invited me to his stellar property east of town for some serious bass fishing action on Friday.  It is gorgeous Spring mornings on the bass pond that help remind me why living in … Continue reading

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Mini Carona Toad.  Photo by: Matt Jones

For all of you Fly Tiers….

One of my recent and long term projects for Tailwaters is to capture an image of every single fly that we have in stock.  We will be using these images for various use, the internet and destination outfitting guides are … Continue reading

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Evan hooked up. Photo by: Bart Larmouth

Carpin' in the H-E-A-T

Here’s  a little photo essay from this past Sunday when Joel Hays took yours truly and our new ‘shop guy’ Evan carp fishing up on Ray Roberts (in the 100+ degree heat!). I made a point to get some macro … Continue reading

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Carpin’ in the H-E-A-T

Here’s  a little photo essay from this past Sunday when Joel Hays took yours truly and our new ‘shop guy’ Evan carp fishing up on Ray Roberts (in the 100+ degree heat!). I made a point to get some macro … Continue reading

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Standard Pre-Trip List.  Photo by:  David Leake

Seychelles Pre-Trip Mayhem

Rods….check.  More rods…..check.   Reels…..check.   Ridiculous amount of flies…..check.    Boots….check.   Passport….check.   Camera stuff….check.  All the fishing crap the guides on the island requested from the shop….check.  Etc.  Etc.  Etc.  I am packing for my fourth trip to Alphonse Island in the … Continue reading

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Hatch 7 Plus

Bass on top…

Co worker Corey and I visited a local pond earlier this week to check out some bass fishing.  This pond has a reputation for holding bass up to 8 lbs and the common catch is around 3lbs.  We strapped the … Continue reading

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Carp Chasin’ in Fort Worth

Sunday I managed to sneak away from Dallas to fish in the quiet glory of South Fort Worth, to hunt for the Golden Bonefish. With me in this adventure were Matt Jones of Tailwaters and photography fame, and Carp guide … Continue reading

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Carp Chasin' in Fort Worth

Sunday I managed to sneak away from Dallas to fish in the quiet glory of South Fort Worth, to hunt for the Golden Bonefish. With me in this adventure were Matt Jones of Tailwaters and photography fame, and Carp guide … Continue reading

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