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Simms Rip Rap Shoe

Simms Rip Rap Shoe Review

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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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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Photo: Scott Sommerlatte

CCA Cookout with Scott Sommerlatte

Last night, Tailwaters hosted the monthly meeting for the Dallas CCA Chapter. Before the meeting, the CCA Boys popped up a tent in the back and fired up their grill. Despite a light drizzle, we all got our fill of … Continue reading

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Great Pistol, great light! Photo by: Anonymous

What a Abel Surefire Goes Well With

Customer picture showing what he pairs his new Abelight Surefire with:

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Spring Time Bassin

Spring is just around the corner for all of us here in the South and I can hardly wait. Just thinking about getting out to do some bass fishing gets me super pumped up. I was cruising through some photos … Continue reading

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

Tex's Travels – Supreme Bass

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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Tex’s Travels – Supreme Bass

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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The amazing creation sprung from Brent's imagination. Photo by: Matt Jones

Brazos Bushwhacking

Brent, Matt and I went out to the Brazos River below Possum Kingdom Dam on the 11th, and while we didn’t whack a ton of stripers as we had intended, we certainly had a good time walking through eye-high brush … Continue reading

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Brick Shithouse. Photo by: Bart Larmouth

Built like a…….

Seriously. I found this on my drive back from Colorado last month, just outside of Childress, TX and couldn’t resist sharing it. In truth I thought my father just made up that saying, and I didn’t believe they acutally existed … 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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