Friday, September 21, 2007

Friday Fishing

The weather is starting to turn.

Even though it reached into the low 90's today you can gtell that the air is less humid and it quickly cools down as the sun drops towards the horizon.

I worked from home today trying to get some relief from the traffic. After quitting time we packed up the Tracker for a quick trip to the beach to get in some R&R.

This time of year Friday means football for most folks and dove season is opening this weekend so I expected the crowd in Matagorda to be light.

We didn't go too far down the beach - only a mile or so and I pulled up near the surf to get busy. Tracy grabbed her shell bucket and the camera and headed down the beach as I began searching the first gut for hungry fish.

I caught several "sea cats" and some whiting at first. Then a wave of small black drum came through which provided some additional action. Just as the sun was disappearing a school of rat reds joined the party and proved to be the most fun of all.

Here are the pictures!

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Surf-Fisherman's View

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Hardhead!
(Photos by Tracy)

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Whiting

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The Photographer

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Puppy Drum

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Little Red

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Spot & Sea Lice

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Day's End

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Sundown


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The Gloaming

The Subway sandwich seemed like a gourmet meal after an evening in the surf!

3 comments:

Paul Batchelder said...

The water looked GOOD Not much seaweed. I did not get to pinkston too much work to do at the lease..When are you coming up to e-texas!

Wool Winder said...

Want to go again next weekend?

Bawana said...

The surf looks good on you! Now that you are having all your exploits digitally captured how about getting some Theme Music played when you walk into the water?