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Seadrift, TX. Wade Fishing

This is what it’s about right here. These 11 and 12 year old buddies say they’ve been fishing together since they were 5 and 6.

Imagine what kind of sticks they will be in 20 years. Their lure selection, knots, retrieves and simple handling of fish was impressive to watch.

Today we had trout up to 22” and was in fish most of the morning. Thigh to crotch deep on the grown ups over grass was the ticket. Our main colors were plum/chart, and purple reign. Even managed a couple on topwaters mid morning.

All our fish were realeased in good shape to fight another day.

Capt. Nathan Beabout

Cell:(210)452-9680

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Capt. Nathan Beabout

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3 day crew wading Seadrift, TX.

It has been a fun 3 days with these boys from North Texas. We caught a lot of fish on a variety of baits. Topwaters, DSL Victorious Secret, Bass Assassian Morning Glory, and Mirrodine XL’s all saw action.

We made it work with the winds we were delt the first two days. we caught a lot of reds each day. On day two we did manage a couple solid trout and several 17-19” trout. Day three we opted to try a new area. We had a great bite early during the minor feed period. After that the reds turned on.

Our major feed period was slower than normal, but we had some solid redfish during that period.

It is always fun spending multiple days with a group. They got to see and understood the adjustments that took place to be successful, each day under the changing conditions.

Thank y’all gentlemen for releasing the catch over 3 days!

Capt. Nathan Beabout

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Capt. Nathan Beabout

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Seadrift Sight Casting for Big Redfish!

Another cloud cover day, but that didn’t stop us from chasing reds in the marsh. Not only was it this wife’s first time to land a redfish, she had the hot hand of the day.

POC Custom Rods, DSL’s pearl/chart, 1/8 oz DSL jig heads, and a couple gulps worked like a charm.

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Seadrift, TX. Report

Another fun day on the water! We were blessed in another area of our bay system. We located rafts of mullet and glass minnows early, and walked into a bite.

Being on the backside of the full moon, the bite tappered off mid morning. With just a few redfish playing in the early afternoon. Soft plastics, and baby Softdine worked the best. All the fish were released in good shape.

Capt. Nathan Beabout

Cell:(210)452-9680

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Capt. Nathan Beabout

Cell: (210) 452-9680

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Seadrift Sight Casting

Had a lot of fun with new clients today. With the perfect sight casting conditions, they were able to experience another style of fishing. Seeing redfish cruising the banks just gets you blood pumpin!

We have a handful of dates left available for November. Whether it’s wading or sight casting, give us a call.

Capt. Nathan Beabout

Cell:(210)452-9680

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Capt. Nathan Beabout

Cell: (210) 452-9680

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Seadrift Sight Casting Report

Well it worked out, we found fish super skinny, and even in flooded up areas that are typically dry. These fish were fooled by DSL’s candy apple and color x. These clients released all their reds, just out havin’ fun!

Wednesday and Thursday look great for sight casting. If you have ever wanted to try it, give us a call.

Capt. Nathan Beabout

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Seadrift Report

Not a bad way to start the morning! Couple solid trout and a healthy flounder.

Working windward banks throwing DSL’s white ice and strawberry wine. Everything is getting to swim to fight another day.

The redfish started feeding around 10:30, and was best on blue moon and dirty tequila.

Capt. Nathan Beabout

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Seadrift Trout Report

Started before sun up wading for trout with DSL’s chicken of the c, on the oyster shell. The trout weren’t wanting to play nice today.

So as the winds slicked off we decided to go chase pods of reds. The first shoreline we pulled up to had reds in small groups, and singles crawling down the bank. But wouldn’t you know it, they didn’t wanna play either. Making some really good casts on single fish swimming right at us, and nothing. It took a few hours and a couple of moves to finally stick a few fish.

You would have thought with the perfect conditions, the outcome would have had a perfect ending. But, sometimes this is how it goes. We were in the right zip code, and tomorrow is a different day.

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Waterloo Salinity Rods

The Waterloo Salinity is my favorite rod for fishing the mid-coast for speckled trout and redfish. It is a great combination of reasonable price and outstanding performance. The Waterloo shop is conveniently located in Victoria and offers a wide selection of rods, reels, and accessories.

I currently run a Salinity 7’0″ spinning rod – Medium/Moderate – with a Shimano Stradic 3000. We primarily fish artificials although we might occasionally throw shrimp or croaker (although, I really hate messing around with bait!). The Salinity has the power and control to cast top-waters, spoons, and soft-plastics in all conditions. Walking a Spook Junior or bouncing a DSL, the Salinity gets the job done.

My 7’0″ Salinity casting rod is fitted with a Lews. This is my first Lews and I’m still getting used to it so a full report on this rod will have to wait. However, given the number of days I have fished the spinning version, I’m confident the casting Salinity will do just fine.

The cork split grip handle has become my favorite style. I have these split handles on a number of rods, including other makes.

In the picture below, we were wading the outside of Contee when I spotted a tailing red up in a grass pocket against the shore. Given the prevailing SE wind and distance to target, I had to put everything I had into the cast. The bone/silver Spook, Jr landed within a bucket of my aim, and, the red exploded on it! It wasn’t until later that night did I learn that my brother had captured the cast.

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Into the teeth of the wind! Waterloo doing work at Contee.

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Waterloo Salinity 7’0″ Medium/Moderate $169.

Seadrift Redfish Report

Had a fun morning with a good buddy, Chris. We went playing lolking for some reds for upcoming trips. All our fish were released to fight another day.

Looks like the wind may finally blow itself out by the weekend, with next week returning to a normal pattern. If you would like to sight cast and chase some redfish around give me a call!

Capt. Nathan Beabout

Cell:(210)452-9680

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Capt. Beabout Trout and Redfish

A fun 2 days with these repeat clients. Always good to get the youngsters on the water.

Day 1 we waded throwing topwaters,  DSL kickin chicken, and victorious secret for any early morning trout bite in knee to thigh deep water.

Day 2 we made a couple wades and came up with a few trout, spooked a smalll school of reds, and lost a 6-7# trout. We were all a little frustrated, so we decided with the calming winds to go sight cast some reds and let these boys feel some big pulls. Reds and drum wanted the candy apple. It was a very eventful afternoon!

Give us a call for June-August availability.

Capt. Nathan Beabout

Cell:(210)452-9680

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