The Daily Grind

In the fishing community, the word “grinding” means working hard for your fish. Sometimes Mother Nature, the fish, or the anglers themselves create obstacles that are hard to circumvent. A great guide can work around almost any obstacle with adequate time and...

Mixing it Up

Five days of north wind in June last week called for some thinking “outside the box.” Such an unprecedented weather pattern makes things challenging, and we made the best of it. Going to Cedar Bayou and crossing over to fish the surf for reds, freelining shrimp or the...

A Little Rain Goes a Long Way

The past two weeks has brought Rockport over 8 inches of rain, a desperately needed blessing for both lawns and bays. I always preach that lower water temperatures and salinity resulting from abundant rain keeps the fish biting better all summer, and this rain could...

Blowin’ In the Wind

This past week seemed to be defined by relentless strong winds and tough fishing conditions. The winds started early in the week from the southwest, and gradually swung back to the southeast by Thursday, but their force never wavered. This made the water dirty and the...

Busy Battling Bruisers

In late March when people decided to stop fishing due to health concerns, things got really slow. But then, all in a matter of days, everyone decided they would not be cooped up any more…and it got BUSY! These last three weeks have been a whirlwind of cold...