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    Inshore bay and marsh stalker of redfish, speckled trout and flounder and tier of flies.

    David
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    Brazoria County, SE Texas
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    Cooking, reading, tennis
    Occupation
    Property management

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10-22-2017
07:27 PM - karstopo clicked Likes for this post: No Fish--Enjoy Fall Colors! by wjlapier
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10-21-2017
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10-20-2017
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10-19-2017
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Posted Yesterday at 05:19 PM by karstopo Comments 0
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This has been a weak October for finding fish in the salt water and then getting them to take a fly. A week ago I searched in vain for redfish and settled for some mostly small speckled trout, a couple of croaker, and a small flounder. One better speck thrashed some bait near a shoreline and I was able to put a shrimp pattern on target and get the fish. Sort of a consolation prize.

But in years past, October has meant schools of redfish raiding bait up shallow. It's meant fantastic,...

Posted 10-20-2017 at 04:49 AM by karstopo Comments 0
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Living on a lake is not a bad thing. I've got to say I've really enjoyed fishing at the drop of a hat, whenever there's free time and the mood strikes me. Like yesterday afternoon. The lake looked fishy. An Anhinga was out there fishing begging me to join him. So was the Osprey overhead. Why should they have all the fun? All it takes is a charged car battery, flat bottom, a troll motor, a couple of fly rods and a few flies and I'm fishing in a matter of seconds.

The particular lake...

Posted 10-16-2017 at 06:18 AM by karstopo Comments 2
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I hear and read about this term a lot, at least on many of my home waters of Texas interest group's sites. Blind Casting, "were you sight fishing or blind casting?" is usually how the question goes after an outing when people discuss the details of the trip. Here in coastal Texas, many will only fly fish the inshore and nearshore salt and brackish waters if the conditions merit casting to sighted fish, period, end of story. Anything that deviates from that is labeled "blind casting"...
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