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Had the day off today and rather than head south and fish for redfish, I made the decision to head north to fish for spotted bass. Not sure it was the right decision, but it was fun to check out a new creek. We must have gotten a lot of rain last weekend while I was out of town because the creek was a little off color and the flow was up higher than the last time I crossed it. Plus there was quicksand everywhere which made it really tough to wade. I ended up fishing for a couple hours before I headed back home, not only was the wading tough, but the fishing was too.

This creek was actually plan B, a trib of plan A, it was running a little cleaner than the larger creek. Roof shingles were scattered all over the creekbed during the wade, it didn’t take long to find the culprit. I’m guessing Isaac brought this creek to a record level and caused an undercut bank at a bend to seriously slough off, sending a house/garage/shed/something into the creek. It looked like it wouldn’t be long before it was going to swallow another one too. The power of water is amazing.

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