Tag: Lake Amistad

Pecos River Journal – Ike and the River Cane

Ike and the River Cane 2At 6’6,” Ike Billings is a giant of a man. He is a sixty-six-years old retired ranch hand, part time bass fisherman and as direct as he is tall. It didn’t take long to get to the point. How long, I asked, before it’d be safe to get back on the river in his boat? He paused for a bit and said a few days

Pecos River Journal – The Search

LSC Pecos River The Search 7If you subscribe to the fact that there are five stages of grief people go through– denial, anger, bargaining, depression and, finally, acceptance—then by the time Dan and I went back down to the Pecos River in the last week of August, I guess you could say I was still

Lost & Found – Fifty Days Later

TFF Camera Find CrewThere’s a new twist to our Pecos River flood story. On Saturday, fifty days after the flood, a bass angler was fishing a club tournament on Lake Amistad and he found the Pelican case with Dan’s camera equipment. The waterproof case was nestled in a

Photo of the Day – February 18, 2013

Today’s photo comes to us from Joe Ware of Corpus Christi, and that’s a 20-inch smallmouth bass he’s hoisting in the air. Ware caught the not-so-small smallie last May on the lower Devils River while on a guided kayaking trip with Texas fishing guide Shane Davies (http://www.shanedaviesguide.com/). According to Ware, the two were sight casting from atop a boulder when they saw this hawg of a smallmouth swim by. He quickly cast a wacky rigged worm near the fish, and it turned to snatch it up. Ware says this bronzeback was one of several