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Keller Bay - Brad Valtierra
Start Date/Time: Saturday, February 23, 2013 7:00 AM
End Date/Time: Saturday, February 23, 2013 4:00 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Category:
Weekend / Beginner Skill
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Description:

Keller Bay 
February 23, 2013

 
Trip Description:
 

Keller Bay is located between Lavaca Bay (Port Lavaca) and Caranchua Bay

Keller Bay seems to always hold lots of trout. Some days you can catch about 50 trout.. and keep around 6.  In the cooler months they tend to be  bigger.

There are several locations to find fish in Keller Bay. We usually find trout in the areas with grass. If you can see dark grass you will usually be catching trout.    The reds seem to be nearer to the south shore and along the ledges along the shore.

     CAMPING Saturday Night  (Optional)

This year Mark Frank (new Member) has offered his property to camp on. His house is about 15 minutes from the launch at Keller Bay. The map below shows the location of his house and how to get there. He has enough room for RVs, Tents, and Trailers so bring what you need to stay the night. We will have access to the house for eating and restrooms. There are also public use restrooms in the public areas in his neighborhood.
We plan to fish first then set up camp Saturday afternoon / evening.  Then fish on Sunday untill you are tired.

We might try the other bays in the area if Keller is slow.  His house is on Carancahua Bay and Turtle Bay is just down the road.  We might even fish the marsh which is in his front yard.  There are lots of options.

You can come for the day Saturday or Sunday.  We will meet at the launch on Keller on Saturday.  If you are early or late, we will see you on the water.  We will then meet up at Marks house about 3-4pm to rest and set up camp and have dinner. (might do bbq or fish fry depending on the number of us staying the night.  More details to follow)
We can hang out in the house till we retire to our tents. 

 

 

 
Leader:
 

 Brad Valtierra, click here to email, 832-771-1401

 
Date/Time:
 
 Saturday - Sunday February 23-24, 2013
7:00am to 4:00pm
 
How to Sign Up:
 

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How to Get There:
 
 

            Take US-59 S  Travel                                     91.2 mi

            Take the exit toward Texas 522 Loop/Ganado    0.2 mi

            Take TX-172 S                                               28.0 mi  

            Take right onto Co Rd 317                               .5 mi

             

  
 
Directions to Camping at Mark's House

 






What to Pack/Bring:
 

See Standard PACK List for items to consider for any PACK outing

Important items:

  • VHF Radio for communication and emergency contact
  • First Aid Kit 
  • Lunch, Water, snacks
  • Kayak Drift Sock 
 
REQUIRED READING:
 

Recommended guidelines for participates:

  • Make sure trip leader or an officer has your emergency contact
  • Notify the trip leader if you have any potential concerns
  • If inexperienced, then buddy up. Make sure the trip leader knows your experience level
  • Communicate with the trip leader, if you are unsure of your skill level required
  • Member dues are current
  • Guests are invited to particpate
  • Have performed deep water entries
  • Cary a first aid kit
  • Have a life jacket
  • Have a VHF radio
  • Inform the trip leader of your float plan if planning to fish alone or longer then the designated times.
  • Sign in and sign out at the launch site. Inform the trip leader if you will be launching in a different place.

Recommended for Trip Leaders:

  • Insures proper authorizations
  • Secure sites
  • Prepare emergency preparedness plan
  • Keep abreast of weather conditions that might effect the trip
  • Point out any potential area hazards
  • Maintain a head count
  • Have available a first aid kit
  • Have a VHF radio
 

Expenses/Fees:

 

 None

 
Fishing Options:
 

 

 
Guest Participants:
 

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 Enrolled Participants
1. bvaltierra
2. Mackerel
3. skltex
4. Midcoast Mark
5. 1alextorres
6. bonnieho
7. bigdog
8. mullet_key
9. Tim B
10. basssport
11. Frankie14
12. brbjr
13. Goneflyfishing

Owned by bvaltierra On Thursday, January 3, 2013

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