We begin Season Two and the Quest for Elite with a trip to the Guadalupe. What starts out as a low-hanging-fruit attempt at a Big Fish Award, turns into a struggle for survival in 700CFS flows that make every move a struggle, and every presentation a dicey prospect. At lunch afterward at the amazing Granny
Fishing Team beats the summer heat with a swim-fishing trip to Lost Creek at the upper reaches of Barton Creek. Many cichlids find their way onto the flies, while Jamey and Matthew discuss possible titles for optician rom-coms.
Fishing Team discusses Meredith Baxter Birney and the relative merits of streamers and the notorious Woolly Gaga. The inaugural “That Wasn’t That Bad” segment covers the mutual hatred of spin fishermen.