Fishing

Lake Fork, Texas 2017

Lake Fork, Texas 2017

We took the kayaks to Lake Fork for  a chance to find some of those famous East Texas Black Bass.  This is truly a lake built for fish.  It is filled with cover.  This cover consists of tree roots and stumps.  There is a forest under water in this lake.  It is a prop salesman’s […]

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Kayak Fishing Elephant Butte 10-2-16

We finally were able to hit the lake again this last Sunday.  It was a great day weather wise.  Elephant Butte is way down again.  Most of the structure is out of the water.  I can’t see how most of the fish have not been swept downstream with the water.  There are still fish.  I […]

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Boonedox Landing Gear installation on a Pro Angler 14 (2015)

Boonedox Landing Gear installation on a Pro Angler 14 (2015)

I have a 2015 Hobie Pro Angler 14.  For those of you who do not, let me tell you it is a dream machine in the water and a real chore out of the water.  Most will say that you need to launch with a trailer and save your back.  This is true but it limits […]

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Elephant Butte 3rd Annual Kayak Tournament 5-14-16

Elephant Butte 3rd Annual Kayak Tournament 5-14-16

We had a blast this last weekend (5-14-16) up at Elephant Butte Lake.  The weather cooperated this year.  The fish were biting.  The Anglers were courteous and there for a good time.   We had some wind against us going out and some how it was against us on the way in…….hell on the legs.  Just glad […]

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Blue Catfish

Blue Catfish

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Catfishing

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series CatfishingBlue catfish are one of the strongest freshwater fish in North America.  They occur naturally in large rivers and tributaries in the south.  Many lakes and reservoirs have been stocked with them.  They do better in relatively clear water but can live in stained water […]

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October on Caballo Lake, NM

We took the Hobies out on Caballo Lake The first Saturday of October.  It was great weather.  There was very little fishing pressure.  Unfortunately, the lake was down.  We found a small area where it was 16 feet deep but the majority of the lake is like a flooded soccer field.  It was 9 feet […]

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Elephant Butte 2nd Annual Kayak Tournament

Elephant Butte 2nd Annual Kayak Tournament

Elephant Butte 2nd Annual Kayak Tournament turned out to be a bit less  than expected.  Mother nature did not help matters.  We had winds over 20 mph which can get dangerous on that lake.  The tournament was shortened.  There were about 39 entries in the event.  Fish were caught and prizes were awarded.  We went […]

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Channel Catfish

Channel Catfish

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Catfishing

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Catfishing  The Channel Catfish is Common across most of the nation.  From the southern US into Canada, this catfish is found throughout the center of the country.  The Channel Catfish is found in rivers, lakes and ponds of varying levels of clarity.  It can tolerate […]

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Bullhead Catfish

Bullhead Catfish

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Catfishing

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series CatfishingThe Bullhead Catfish is the catfish with the widest distribution in the United States.  It is home in much of the central part of the country.  Not much of a fighting fish, it can be taken with relatively light gear.   It is most common in […]

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Wells Catfish

Wells Catfish

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Catfishing

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series CatfishingThe Wells Catfish is found in Europe.  It is much larger than the catfish found in the Americas. The Wells Catfish can reach lengths of 12-13 feet.  It mainly feeds on insects, small fish, and arthropods while it is small and will eat large fish, mice, […]

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