The Grip

After last weeks post Get That Gear Ready I started to think about the “tune up lessons” we do at the shop and some of the things that a fly fisher can forget during a long absence from the water, so today starts a series on the basics of fly casting […]

Get That Gear Ready

Living in Texas has many upsides. One is the fact that we have NO closed fishing season> Yep, that is correct, while many states feel it is wise to shut down fishing for awhile, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department thinks otherwise. The downside t […]

Sean Polk Talks Fishing For North Texas Sand bass

Today’s post is from Tailwaters own warm water specialist Sean Polk talks fishing for north Texas Sand Bass-

Sand bass season is typically marked by the first warm days of the new spring, when the coldness of winter subsides as the days grow longe […]

Layer Like Pro Simms Angler Casey Ashley

We fishermen can be an odd lot. In general, we will brave heat or cold, rain or sun to enjoy our sport. But for Simms tournament fishermen Casey Ashley the sport is his business and braving the elements means the difference between a paycheck and […]

Choosing a Fly Rod

Getting started in fly fishing can be a bit intimidating, particularly if you have never used a fly rod. Coming into the shop and seeing the wall of rods, along with all the gadgets and gizmos can set a newbies head to spinning and for some, choosing […]

Capture Everyday Adventures – GoPro Hero 4

They say that the very best camera is the one you have with you and how true that is. It doesn’t matter if you own the latest Nikon or Canon along with 20 lenses, if you don’t have it with you when that special moment occurs, well you are SOL. Th […]

2015 Travel Destinations, What’s on your List?

Well here we are, over a month into the new year so it is time to get moving! Maybe you have decided to start a diet (again!) or you have a list of “honey do” chores and projects to finish or maybe you’ve decided to learn how to make sushi. For […]

Deep Water Cay – Report & Destination Details

Grand Bahama Island – Bahamas
Located on the east end of Grand Bahamas, Deep Water Cay is our newest Bahamian destination in the travel catalog. This summer’s R&D trip to Deep Water Cay was a real eye-opener. With stunning accommodations, bo […]

2014 Hosted Trip Schedule (So Far)


While more hosted trips are in the pipeline, below is a brief list of what we have inked for next year. While 99% of our travel business is not based upon our hosted trips, joining a hosted trip is a great opportunity to travel with one of […]

Scott Fly Rods New Radian Rods

Winner of “Best in Show” in the New Product Showcase of the recent International Fly Tackle Dealer trade expo, the new Scott Radian is all its cracked up to be. By combining their ReAct Technology along with X Core Technology  Scott created a rod tha […]