Thursday, November 21, 2019

Mexico Bass Fishing

Now that I work a regular job and no longer guide anglers for bass down on the Texas/Mexico border, I find myself lacking what...
Calaveras Lake Redfish by Racks & Reels

Fading Summer Heat Fires Up Calaveras Redfish Action

As the blazing summer sun gives way to cooler days of fall and winter, redfish anglers at Calaveras Lake are looking to shift gears...
Front Range Trout Fishing by Racks & Reels

Front Range Trout

I had been anticipating this trip ever since my son, Tim, called in late February asking if I would join him for brown and...

The Rise

"The Rise" is a strange name for a fishing article. When you bass fish South Texas Lakes, you become accustomed to rapidly changing water...
Children Fishing by Racks & Reels

Special Children Have Special Parents

Here I sit, seat 26 C on United Airlines flight 456 to Denver International Airport. Being on a flight with a crying baby to...
Minnow Fishing by Racks & Reels

Minnow Fishing: The Forgotten

Fishing with minnows, not for them, has become nearly as scorned and outdated as smoking, boxing, black & white TV and the 50’s Hollywood...
Jon Boat Refurbishing by Racks & Reels

Jon Boat Refurbishing

I have seen canoes and jon boats give way to countless kayaks, not just in Texas, but nationally. Rarely does a local, state, or...
Dog Days of Summer by Racks & Reels

Overcoming the Dog Days of Summer

Dog days of summer can be better fishing than you might have heard or experienced. Granted, it’s not going to compare to the spring...
Texas Freshwater Fishing Image

Freshwater Fishing Secrets

July and August are probably the toughest months to fish in south Texas. Temperatures are approaching the century mark, and it’s very difficult to...
Summer Sunfish by Racks & Reels

Summer Sunfish

I was out fishing the other day and the bass fishing had slowed down from the big catches we'd been enjoying this spring. The...