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by LabRat
Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Texas ranch tank bassin
Replies: 7
Views: 3232

Re: Texas ranch tank bassin

I think this fish saw my GRTU shirt and thought I only fished with 4wt rods, and thought she could whip me (and she came close)!
by LabRat
Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Texas ranch tank bassin
Replies: 7
Views: 3232

Re: Texas ranch tank bassin

The strain was mostly on my nerves once she ran 20 yards like a redfish then tailwalked (which was when I got my first glimpse at her).
My hands shook for half an hour after I landed her.
by LabRat
Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Texas ranch tank bassin
Replies: 7
Views: 3232

Texas ranch tank bassin

Caught this 10.1 lb (via a certified scale) largemouth Saturday on near Rockdale in a tank (that's a pond for those of you new to Texas) on a foam bass popper. Fortunately I was fishing an 8wt, so I had enough backbone in the rod for the fight, which was considerable! Caught and released to thrill a...
by LabRat
Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: ColdWater Outreach Conservation Fund
Topic: COC Grant - Yellowstone Lake
Replies: 1
Views: 1938

COC Grant - Yellowstone Lake

GRTU has received a grant request from David Sweet and the Wyoming state council to assist with the funding of telemetry equipment to study the movements and spawning areas of Lake Trout in Yellowstone Lake. Lake Trout were illegally introduced to the Yellowstone Lake system at least a decade ago. T...
by LabRat
Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:36 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: TPWD Digital Extra Fishing edition
Replies: 4
Views: 2377

TPWD Digital Extra Fishing edition

Found this in my inbox this morning. Pretty cool, with embedded YouTube videos in places. Check out the article on aquatic invasives...you will begin hearing more on that topic from the chapter as we have a member (Brad Garner) who has volunteered to be our aquatic invasives subject matter expert, k...
by LabRat
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:04 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: lodging
Replies: 3
Views: 2026

Re: lodging

All right, who let Alex have coffee again???? LOL
by LabRat
Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Know your hooks?
Replies: 2
Views: 2249

Re: Know your hooks?

Joe Robinson reportedly says he hasn't met a hook that didn't need to be sharpened.
by LabRat
Mon Dec 12, 2011 7:00 am
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Know your hooks?
Replies: 2
Views: 2249

Know your hooks?

by LabRat
Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:35 am
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: What's In Your Fly Box for Guadalupe River Trout?
Replies: 52
Views: 27391

Re: What's In Your Fly Box for Guadalupe River Trout?

I suggest checking with Gruene Outfitters and Action Angler, both right near the river
by LabRat
Tue Jun 21, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Tonalist Oil Painting: Evening on the Guad
Replies: 7
Views: 3936

Re: Tonalist Oil Painting: Evening on the Guad

Can't see the image...did you use a photo hosting site? We can't post pics directly to this forum
by LabRat
Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: White Bass Spawn
Replies: 10
Views: 4845

Re: White Bass Spawn

If you are fly fishing you will need a sink tip line. Whites really hug the bottom. For flies, Cypert's minnows, small white clousers (sparsley tied) and white wooly buggers should be all you need. Whites aren't that picky. My flies are usually size 8, or close to it. Take quite a few flies since yo...
by LabRat
Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:31 pm
Forum: Flies and Tying
Topic: Need help with kids fly tying at Trout Fest
Replies: 0
Views: 2838

Need help with kids fly tying at Trout Fest

All, Guy Harris from Kerrville is organizing the kid's fly tying workshops on Saturday and Sunday (Feb 19-20) of Trout Fest. He needs some volunteers to act as assistants for the kids. You don't need to be an expert tier to help out. If you are interested please email Guy at Gunyon003@AOL.com
by LabRat
Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:51 am
Forum: Warmwater
Topic: Proposed Closing of Devils River
Replies: 14
Views: 7613

Re: Proposed Closing of Devils River

I have been wanting to go as well...