Drought Changing Texas Coastal Fishery

July 30, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

“The dark spot, the ‘strawberry patch’ shadow of orange that gave away the school’s location, wasn’t necessary. Above it floated a circle of square tails, waving gently in the air, flashing semaphore signals from the sun’s reflections.” While extended drought has dried up many interior lakes on Texas coastal islands, fly fishing for redfish is still good, according to Mike Leggett in the Statesman.