58-year old Man Drowns on Lake Palestine

As if we needed another reminder to be careful out on the water this time of year, a man drown on Lake Palestine on Monday after his boat capsized.  The man was identified as 58-year-old Floyd Cooper and he may have been wearing a child’s life jacket when he drowned. His wife, who was with him…

Photo of the Day – January 18, 2012

Today’s photo is a scenic sunset overlooking a lonely fishing pier at Baffin Bay. Located near the Gulf of Mexico, Baffin Bay is home to record speckled trout as well as red fish, drum and flounder. (Photo by Dan Rodriguez)

Feisty Catfish

While spending a day on the middle Brazos River last week with Shane Davies, and I videotaped his client pulling in this pretty feisty little catfish.  See below for the whole post.


Yakking It Up on the Middle Brazos

I had the opportunity to accompany Texas river guide Shane Davies and his client Sam Underwood (call sign: Yakitup) on a guided kayak fishing trip on the middle Brazos River last week. Although the fishing was somewhat  slow (by Shane Davies’ standards), Sam still managed to pull out some very respectable blue and channel catfish. Here are  few pics and notes from that…

Photo of the Day – January 16, 2012

Corpus Christi angler Alyssa Sandone with her catch of the day—her daughter, June. Although now a Lone Star angler, Alyssa grew up in Alaska the daughter of a fish and game biologist. As a teen, she worked summer jobs netting and counting salmon in Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Alyssa Sandone)