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November is my favorite month for marsh fly fishing, since the interior lakes and bayous are thick with speckled trout. 

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November 15 at 6:00 am
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More great stuff from ICAST

In the September 2016 column, we reviewed several of the many new fly rods unveiled at the ICAST trade show held in July. 

But rods weren’t the only items that dominated the New Product Showcase: There were also loads of new fly reels and waterproof bags.

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November 10 at 9:00 am
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Down on the coast, it’s prime time for speckled trout. Whether it’s over reefs, in tidal bayous, or dead-end canals, you can’t go wrong casting a weighted Clouser or shrimp pattern set about 30 inches below a VOSI, the flyrodders’ popping cork. 

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Creature of the Marsh Lagoon

With Halloween coming up, I’ve been looking for a costume resembling one of my favorite science fiction characters: the Gill Man.

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October 07 at 9:00 am
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Water temperatures begin to drop this month — slowly at first due to radiative cooling but more so as cool fronts invade the state.

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September 15 at 7:00 am
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Rods for the 1 Percent

Earlier this year, Titleist shocked the golf world by introducing the C16 driver, the first club to break the $1,000 barrier. 

When I read this news, my first thought was, “Next comes the $1,000 graphite fly rod.” 

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September 09 at 2:00 pm
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August is the last full month of “SweatFest 2016,” the festival no one likes to celebrate. The hot water and plethora of bait makes for tough conditions, more so for fly anglers.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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There’s an app for that

“It will soon be possible to transmit wireless messages around the world so simply that any individual can carry and operate his own apparatus.” - Nikola Tesla, 1909

Tesla might have predicted the portable phone some 70 years before it’s time. But the brilliant physicist could never have imagined the extent to which it has evolved.

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August 08 at 9:30 pm
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