I have a lodge cast iron skillet that came pre-seasoned with a bit of a smooth, pebbly surface on the inside. I re-seasoned it and have been using it quite a bit for the past two years. It is as non-stick as the best of my smooth surface ones.
Jim - Another transplanted Texan
Former KCBS CBJ
Large and Medium Big Green Eggs , Black 18.5" WSM, Blue Weber Performer - Stainless, Green Weber OTG Kettle , Brinkmann SnP Pro, and a Stainless UDS. One retired Portable Kitchen grill.
Red Thermapen, Maverick ET-732, EdgePro Apex Sharpener.
Avatar is the original 1951 Weber Kettle