Tag: Morris Shepherd Dam

Photo of the Day – February 25, 2016

Photo of the Day Feb 24, 2016 PK Brazos-3Dan had spent the morning paddling against a faster than normal flow on the Brazos below Possum Kingdom. He was making his way to the dam, hoping to fish the tailrace, when he decided to beach his kayak and hike over some rocks towards a small pool of slack water he wanted to fish. Once there, he waded into the river,

Texas Rising

San Marcos firefighter Jay Horton rescues a woman from in flood waters in San Marcos on May 24. (Photograph by Don Anders/Reuters)

San Marcos firefighter Jay Horton rescues a woman from in flood waters in San Marcos on May 24. (Photograph by Don Anders/Reuters)

Well, we all knew it, but now it’s official: May was the wettest month on record for the state of Texas, going back 120 years. The entire region has been stuck in a recurring pattern of never ending moisture coming up from Gulf of Mexico colliding with an extremely active southern jet stream. The result has been an already rain-soaked