Posts Tagged ‘bass’

Spring, Finally

Spring, Finally

NOW, GRANTED, I HAVEN’T shoveled a driveway this winter, nor I have lost sight of lawn furniture beneath drifting snow; but it’s been dang cold down our way too and I’m glad to be back in shorts. I can’t recall a year when I still had fishbelly legs this far into April. [cue gnashing and […]


That’s Terrific Bass!

That's Terrific Bass!

It’s the main drag on the UT campus, an iconic peak in West Texas, a virginal image worshipped by the Catholic Church, and a plucky little bass that only lives in a handful of Central Texas rivers. We can all agree on the spelling, but pronunciation is all over the map. Texan | ¬†Gwa-duh-loop Texican […]


Rain Makes Bass

Rain Makes Bass

What a difference a year makes. By this point last spring we had gone nearly three months without measurable rain and most Texas rivers were dropping fast. By June we were well into the “drought of record” and by September a good portion of the state was on fire. In my 47 years I’ve never […]


A Delicious Bass

A Delicious Bass

After one of the coldest Texas winters I can remember, it was nice to get out last week and sling flies on a warm, muggy day. The newspaper said that the greenies were up shallow on Lake Bastrop, and that’s exactly how we found them. Since hungry, jumping largemouths don’t really need much in the […]