Myself and a couple of club members made our first DIY, kayak, redfish trip of the year. Had a good time but the fishing wasn’t good, primarily I think because the tides have changed to a high tide in the mid-day. It happens this time of year. I picked a day when there was a … More Nobody from Mississippi Fishes Like That
The second Sweetwater Classic is set for March 11/12. This fly fishing tournament, put on by the Gulf Coast Council of the Fly Fishers International, is a small but fun tournament. Thanks to my attendance to Gulf Council events over the years, I have met many of the members of other clubs in our council. … More Sweetwater Classic – More than a Tournament
Have you ever needed to roll cast 60 feet or better with a heavy, weighted fly? I have and I couldn’t do it. I was bonefishing in Andros. We had fished flats all day, having a good day on the flats, when I noticed the guide was pushing me toward a point which had deeper, … More Tongariro Roll Casting for Stillwater
When I was a very small child I went along on a family fishing trip to the gravel pit lakes of Glendale Mississippi. The Glendale lakes near Hattiesburg were my Dad’s favorite fishing lakes apparently and now I just have to wonder about my name which is Glen and my cousin’s name Dale, as my … More Peace with the Perch
Last weekend I got the following water level alert for the MS River: This is an alert I have set for certain jetties on the MS River. I have it set to start alerting me whenever the Vicksburg gauge gets to 24 feet which is just when the tallest rocks of the jetties come out … More Dog Days are for Rock Hounds!
I remember an episode of the sit-com “WKRP Cincinnatti” where Les Nesman, the agriculture-focused news anchor was being hit on by some seductress. She said to him in a husky voice, “I like to think that a person’s name says a lot about the type of person he is. What was your name again? ” … More Support Project 4248, Protect Point Aux Chenes Bay Shoreline!
No, I’m not waxing metaphorical, I am really and truly waiting for the tides to change! This is a tough time of year for a fly casting sight caster and his trusty kayak because the high tides are all in the middle of the day, when sight casters would much rather have skinny water. Now … More Waiting for the Tides to Change
The Mississippi river doesn’t play well with fly fishing, but a few days out of the year the river is tame enough for a good day on the water. This past 4th of July was one of those days. Spring was long gone and summer well under way by July 1 when my USGS Water … More Jetty Hopping on the MS