Podcast: The Fascinating Guadalupe Bass, with Alvin Dedeaux

This week’s podcast is about a relatively rare but also easily accessible fly-rod fish—the Guadaloupe bass. I was lucky enough to get Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides to talk about these interesting members of the bass/sunfish . . .

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Podcast: Fishing the Texas Coast for Redfish and Trout, with Dave Hayward


Photo by Irene Kato

This week I talk to someone I have wanted to interview for a long time, about a subject that is long overdue—fly fishing the Texas Coast for redfish and speckled trout. Dave Hayward, manager of Swan Point Landing Fly Shop, was in a past life an Orvis . . .

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Photo of the Day: One-Piece Lone Star Largemouth


Not a bad way to kick off a morning on Lake Fork.
Photo by Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff

My wife, Jenny, and I had to reschedule some trout trips because of high-water releases on the river we guide on in Oklahoma, the Mountain Fork. So we made the best of it by fly fishing at. . .

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Photo of the Day: Watch Out, That First One’s a Doozy


Not many of us landed our first fish on a fly and had to struggle to hoist it.
Photo courtesy All Water Guides

Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides in Austin, Texas sent in this photo, along with a short description: "Elizabeth had only fly-fished once before, in. . .

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Classic Pro Tips: 7 Keys to Catching River Bass

Written by Winston Cundiff, All Water Guides


River bass require a specialized set of skills and tactics that are very different from those of trout fishing.
All photos courtesy Winston Cundiff

I recently read a “how-to" article about bass fishing on the fly and watched an older video that put tournament gear fisherman alongside a fly guy in the Sacramento Delta. Both were very. . .

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Video: “Through the Guides” Complete Film

We posted the first teaser for "Through the Guides" more than a year ago, and then there was a second taste back in November. At last, the complete film by The Noble Lab is. . .

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Photo of the Day: Guide’s Day Off Bucketmouth


That's the kind of fish you' kill for with clients in the boat!
Photo by JTVZ

Winston Cundiff—who works for All Water Guides in Austin, Texas—had the day off, so he grabbed his trusty Helios 2 One-Piece 8-weight and headed out on the lower Colorado River (the . . .

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Photos: Winter Striper Fishing on Lake Texoma

Freshwater stripers can grow pretty large when there's a good forage base in a lake. Photos by Steve Hollensed
Guide and former Trout Bum of the Week Steve Hollensed, of Flywater Angling Adventures, sent in these shots of anglers catching big striped bass on massive Lake Texoma in December. Steve. . .

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