Cold Lead & Hi-Speed Steel
Posted By Kris/ In Castaway Lodge Hunting Fishing / Monday, January 8, 2018

Cold Lead & Hi-Speed Steel

Castaway Lodge Seadrift Report
By Capt. Kris Kelley

Ghost Writer Free - Authentic Mid-Coast

Fishing & Waterfowl Report

Capt. Braden Proctor lit up the Redfish on the first bit of fishing on the schedule. Capt. Jeff Larson reported late Redfish action on the bayou fall out holes with Day 2 showing full limits of Black Drum for guests. Capt. Chris Cady will be working with Braden in the same real estate targeting shallow intercepts near deep water. Follow us on Instagram.

Duck hunting has been solid with full color birds heading for the wall. Guests of Ryan S. needed a 150 Qt. Igloo and another 60 Qt. Yeti to pack their 92 birds and 20 something mounts back up North. Capt. James Cunningham and Capt. Chris Cady worked the pants off the birds. Capt. Braden Proctor finished up strong with Terrell and Nate L. from the Carolinas with some gorgeous Pintail, Wigeon, Teal, and Redheads tucked up over the blocks. Capt. Kolten Braun put a lot of wood on the birds with guests of John P. shining on some morning slick-offs that hampered some. Scouting between shoots, Kolten managed some strong action on Teal and then blistered Redheads and Pintails down on the island in the afternoons. Capt. Donnie Heath and Capt. Jeff Garner tag teamed some strong shoots on the island on both morning and afternoon hunts. Stay in touch with on Facebook.

We would like to thank everyone for making us a top destination on the mid-coast. We've got some great specials running for the Spring from wade to boat fishing, get your dates on the books by January 31st and get ready to relax and have a great time.

Capt. Kris Kelley
Castaway Lodge


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Primetimes - Advance Booking

Airboat Redfishing Trips - February to April Primetimes

Take a look at fishing like you've never seen before with these high octane adventures in the back reaches of our marshes and environs. Hop aboard our custom Air Ranger Airboats and let the fun begin! These trips are in high demand, consider booking well in advance.

Spring Wade Fishing Special 

Free Lodging - Trophy Quest or Load The Boat Special - We're offering free lodging for wade fishermen on trips booked between now and January 31st good for trips in the months of February, March, and April. So get out your calendar and come experience wadefishing artificial Lures with the best guides on the water in search of Trophy Trout & Redfish on the bays and Back Lakes environs of San Antonio Bay. 

This stretch of the coast fishes on hard wind and weather during the Spring like no other and that makes for explosive encounters with feeding catalyst driven schools of solid fish. Experience personalized instruction and techniques, tips and tactics for any location. Relax at the lodge and enjoy some of the best dining and relaxation available on the Gulf Coast. Come join us at huge savings! Mention Promo Code TROPHY2COOL!

February Special - Button up for big savings, drift,  boat, or wade fishing for Trophy Class Fish. Go big or go home! Get your dates on the books by January 31st and save big time $$. Click HERE for details. Call us to make a reservation at [888-618-4868] or inquire HERE. Stay in touch by following us on Facebook.

Flounder Gigging Trips - Off Peak Heading to Warm Up

We've been gigging some solid fish off and on since the season re-opened. The neat thing about the cooler Winter months is water clarity making fish much easier to spot. These trips are a neat add-on to any schedule. 

Advance Booking/Great Combination Venues

Alligator Season - September 10th to the 30th join us for hunting Wild Texas Alligators on the mid-coast. Two time winner of Gatorfest in Anahuac, join the largest wild alligator hunting outfit in the State as we celbrate our heritage harvesting big Texas Size Lizards! A to Z services including post harvest packages for leather goods; Trophy Skinning and taxidermy; Hornback Skins; Green and Euro Skulls; finished meat and all the trimmings! Read More About It HERE

Grain Season Hog = Safari Style High Rack Night Vision & Thermal - Hit a nerve did we? Oh yes, join us in mid-August for Hitari Style high rack hog patrol as we drive local farms and ranches taking advantage of the harvest as hogs bee line for the fields. This is a shoot and move approach designed for maximum effect. Outside of grain season, we've always got a full compliment of blinds over baited locations for Night Vision and Thermal hunts.

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