Photo of the Week…A Day Well Spent

As a self-employed fishing guide, a day at the office when not on the water is just that, a day at the office. It means a day spent returning phone calls/emails, updating your website, editing photos/video, restocking fly boxes and any other mundane tasks that have been neglected because of time spent on the water working. Today was one of those days.

I came across a memorable photo from last month that I never got around to posting. This red was terrorizing mullet with its back out of the water. It looked like a dolphin crashing the shoreline. Robert made a great cast and put his fly exactly where it needed to be. The rest is history.

Robert caught that fish on a perfect (i.e., warm, calm and sunny) winter day in Southern Louisiana in early January. It was also my birthday. I can’t think of anywhere I would have rather been than at the office working. I had a great time fishing with Adam and Robert. I’m glad the Fish Gods smiled down on us that day because much of early January was cold, cloudy and windy.

About the author

Jeremy Chavez is a full-time fly and light tackle fishing guide who hails from the Bayou City (Houston, Texas for those of you not in the know). He eats, sleeps and breathes fish. He left (he was laid-off but who's keeping tabs) his career as a bean counter (he has a master's degree in accounting) to chase his dream of becoming a nomadic fish bum.

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