Beneath the Long Horn Dam in Austin, Texas, a dozen or more feet below the level of all those yoga stand-up paddle boarders, there’s a river which runs through some fairly undeveloped green space. Fishing team wades this treacherous stretch of unpredictable water, prospecting for puppy bass on light tackle. The adventure ends with a
Survey to determine the fate of Decker Lake: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WELArrange Should it be drained for a PGA golf course? There may not be much more time on it, so Jamey and Matthew try their best to catch every fish in the lake. Although they really only catch a couple. They talk about chicharrones and if it’s an
Jamey and Matthew try to recreate their most notorious fishing expedition to Lake Walter E. Long (we’ll tell you about it some time), by portaging the canoe into their favorite lake through a back entrance. It’s the hottest May in Texas on record, so how will our heroes fare in these trying conditions?
Jamey and Matthew paddle out into Lake Walter E. Long, the biggest lake within the Austin City Limits that no one has ever heard of. Ignoring the weather reports, they hit their favorite spots in the lake, pulling in black crappie, sunfish, and some of the biggest largemouth bass they’ve seen in a while. There’s
Even though they spend an entire weekend fishing, Jamey and Matthew only manage to put together a 22-minute podcast. Because of technical problems mainly, if we’re honest. Highlights of the epic saltwater fishing trip to Matagoda include a veritable swarm of hardhead catfish and an involuntary education into their venomous barbs. A bonnethead shark came
Fishing team returns to the Undisclosed Location (UL), for a madcap jaunt around our favorite little Austin fishing hole. Using a variety of flies including the cypert minnow (whose name just suddenly came back to me), poppers, foam spiders, and bead-head nymphs, we catch all the green sunfish and bass you can imagine. Unfortunately, our
Jamey and Matthew visit their favorite little fishing hole for the first time this season. They primarily use fly fishing techniques, squirmy wormies and a streamer fly whose name Matthew has forgotten. If you know what the fly is, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org! When the topwater action heats up, the mics blow out from shear
Jamey takes the week off, as Matthew takes a family trip to North Carolina and Lake Norman. Despite having access to a pier all weekend, Matthew only spends a few hours fishing, actually spending time with other human beings instead. But during those few hours, Matthew meets the whiskered denizens of Lake Norman’s deep.
Since nobody is quite as hopeful as fishing team, Jamey and Matthew find themselves tackling under-appreciated east side lake, Walter E. Long, aka Decker Lake, for the old-school Austin folks. They have dreams of hybrid stripers and the crappie spawn, but do those dreams become a reality?
In this episode, Jamey and Matthew return to Camp Tejas near Lake Georgetown to fish for white bass in the North Fork of the San Gabriel River. The redbuds are blooming and the weather is perfect, but the water is low-can they find the fish? After fishing, the team takes lunch at Burger University in downtown Georgetown.