Category: Fish Tales

The Rookie – Possum Kingdom

By Darrin Collins

After completing the first two events, I was excited to be headed west of Fort Worth to Possum Kingdom Lake for the third tournament in the NTXKC series. I hadn’t fished or even laid eyes on the lake since I was a teen, but was ready to

The Rookie: Grapevine & the One that Got Away

By Darrin Collins

It was the night before the tournament and I was going through all of my gear to make sure everything was ready. Rain has been in the forecast, but the next day looked like it could be an epic day of fishing.  I continued to

Photographing Dan

Here at Lone Star Chronicles, it’s pretty well established that I do the writing and Dan’s the photographer. But every now and then, usually when he’s not looking, I’ve been known to take a picture or two of Dan. I’m not nearly as good as he is, mind you, but

The Rookie (Part 2)

By Darrin Collins

When I got to the ramp I helped a couple of guys launch their kayaks and then I wished them good luck. After all, wasn’t that what we were out there for? To encourage our fellow anglers?

The Rookie (Part 1)


By Darrin Collins

When I was younger, if anyone would have told me that at age 40 I would be kayak fishing in tournaments against some of the best anglers in the country, I would have said they were crazy.  Even the thought of kayak fishing was nowhere

Return to the Pecos Mini-Series…Parts 2 and 3

Since our last post, Robert Field has released Episodes 2 and 3 of his mini-series on our return trip to the Pecos. They include a visit to our camp from the flood trip and running one of the funnest rapids on the river…Waterfall Rapids, where Dan

YakFishTV Releases Return to the Pecos Mini-Series

We’re pretty exited about yesterday’s release of Return to the Pecos – Part 1. The video, by YakFishTV’s Robert Field, is the first in a series of four that document our return to the lower Pecos River last year, two years after we

Heavy Duty Heroes

So much to write; so little time. Where to begin?

The Fort Hood chapter of Heroes on the Water just had their most recent kayak fishing event this last Saturday, and things went well considering the fact that we are still a relatively young chapter and therefore still learning the

Dragging Anchor

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. ~Will Rogers

Overall, kayak fishing’s a pretty safe sport and usually the only thing you have to worry about is whether or not you’re going to catch fish. But experienced kayakers know that there are certain situations when if not careful,

The Pelican Case

Prologue

If you’re looking for an adventure-proof case to hold valuables during your next hunting or fishing trip, look no further than a Pelican case, which are not only guaranteed watertight to a depth of one meter for 30 minutes, but it also come with a