Tag: fishing

The Amazon is a “Reel” Fishing Adventure

Scott Baker The Amazon rainforest is a fisherman’s paradise. Over 2,000 different species of fish inhabit these waters. This is more than double the number of species found in all of the Atlantic Ocean. Can you imagine casting lures or flies into these remote waters searching for that prized peacock bass or going after the legendary…

It’s Drum Time on the Texas Gulf Coast

Scott Baker Rockport is a well-kept secret in the larger world of fishing, but Texas anglers know the area well. This coastal town hosts a diverse fishery with a number of resident game fish and some surprising migratory species that cruise through the local waters including trout and flounder. Oh, and don’t forget the drum…

Fishing the Waters of Wild Alaska

Beyond our dreams; within our reach.

Scott Baker Think big…a little bit bigger…even bigger. Picture king salmon and enormous halibut. Imagine fishing in the land of the midnight sun all while bald eagles soar overhead and bears wander nearby. Pure nature at its best, unspoiled and untamed. We had promised ourselves that Alaska fishing trip long enough. That dream became a…

Rise and shine – It’s time for fishing

Fishing is a tough job, but we’re willing to tackle it!

Scott Baker Among the many species of fish native to the Lone Star State is crappie, and Lake Ray Roberts is one of the prime lakes for some really good fishing encompassing over 25,000 acres with a lot of submerged vegetation. So, with a growing empty spot developing in our freezers, we headed out to…

Get hooked on the Robson Ranch Fishing Club

Fishingitis – they got it reel bad.

Scott Baker For the most part, the natural habitat for the striped bass (or striper) is salt water, spending most of its life in the ocean. But this bass is also able to migrate into freshwater streams and rivers to spawn during spring time. There are very few freshwater bodies where stripers can successfully spawn…

A beer-battered bridge connects the Fishing Club

Scott Baker There’s a natural gap between people in any community. We build our lives around differing hobbies, interests and social activities. We have our universe of friends, they have theirs. Sometimes it all seems galaxies apart. Then, along comes the RR Fishing Club. Boom, there it is, a point of instant communion and a…

Fishing Club’s reel experts can tackle anything

Scott Baker Temperatures in the low 40s, winds up to 15 mph, overcast skies, dense fog with 100-yard visibility and constant rainy drizzles. Nope, we’re not talking about the East Coast in winter. We’re talking about Rockport in January for the RR Fishing Club’s annual fishing excursion on the intercoastal waterways along the Texas Gulf…

Big fun with Smallmouth Bass

Scott Baker When you think about smallmouth bass, the Great Lakes come immediately to mind, followed by clear natural Northern lakes, Rocky Mountain streams and big mid-South reservoirs. But the state of Oklahoma — land of shallow, muddy water lakes where largemouth have long reigned supreme? Not so much. Well, it’s time to change your…

Eat, sleep, go striper fishing, repeat

Scott Baker For the most part the natural habitat for the striped bass (or striper) is salt water, spending most of its life in the ocean. But this bass is able to migrate between fresh and salt waters and comes into fresh water streams and rivers to spawn during spring time. The ocean is where…

A reel sport fishing for Red Snapper

Vicki Baker Vacationers don’t just go to Galveston for the sandy beaches and warm waters. They come to catch red snapper, one of the true gems of Texas deep sea fishing. Heavily concentrated in areas within 20 to 40 miles off the coastline, they are one of the most popular game fish in the Gulf…