Capt. Scooby’s Scout and Fly Rod test day! Checking the rods twice before Santa delivers. Water temperature at Alpine Marina is 60 degrees. Water clarity is clear to 2 feet. Marking shad at 25 feet. Running West to 3121 bridge, still marking shad! Water temperature is 57-58 degrees and clear. Further back in Palo Gaucho Creek the water temperature is 55 degrees. Very few shad to no shad. Water color stained. Still caught Bass on flies slow stripping around beaver dam areas. Also, TPWD is now using radio telemetry gear to monitor Toledo Bend Bass to study seasonal patterns. Where have all the Bass gone? A two year study, if you catch a bass with one of these radio trackers please release ASAP.