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A Tale of Two Days…by Captain Rocky Thickstun

Two days of red fishing with Mr. Jeff, son Turley and Turley’s best friend Grant who were both 10 years old. Rough first day with a front moving through around 9:00am kicking up some pretty nasty winds to 20+mph.  The boys gave those redfish fits early while the tides were moving, and we worked them … Continue reading

Like Deja Vu; Only Better 8-17-11

Like Deja Vu; Only Better 8-17-11

I had Riaz back on the boat for a second day of tremendous fly fishing action.  We decided to try our hand at catching reds on top-water.  I tied on a redfish popper and Riaz did the rest, laying down shot after shot with surgical precision.  As a guide it is always a treat to … Continue reading

San Francisco Treat 8-16-11

San Francisco Treat 8-16-11

An early start was the key to success Tuesday morning as Riaz and I got on the water at daylight.  Living in San Francisco hasn’t afforded Riaz any opportunities at redfish on the fly so he was eager to get a shot at his first.  We didn’t have to wait long before we were hooked … Continue reading

To Catch a Convict… by Lucas Bissett

To say that sheepshead are difficult to catch on the fly is an understatement.  These finicky little fish seem to have a sixth sense when it comes to knowing you are looking at them, not to mention attempting to cast to them.  I have watched hundreds of sheepshead slip into the murkiness of deep water … Continue reading