Quick Tie – Rainbow Warrior Midge #flytying

By / November 10, 2018 / Fishing

Quick Tie demo of the Rainbow Warrior Midge that we used as the trailing fishing fly for a Tandem Rig last Saturday on the Blue River. Trailed behind an Olive Near Deere, the little midge had one trout take but for some reason, when we fished the Olive Near Deere without it trailing, we were… [read more]

Blue River Trout Fishing – Saturday November 3, 2018

By / November 9, 2018 / Blue River, Rainbow Trout

Winter Trout Stocking Season has begun on the Blue River. Was able to fish the river last Saturday – November 3, 2018. Mainly fished Hughes Crossing and managed to catch four for the skillet. Did lose others and missed more as your truly’s mojo was off. Regardless, had a great time fishing for trout. Went… [read more]

Spreadsheet Time Again… 2018-2019 TPWD Trout Stocking Schedule dated as of 11/4/2018

By / November 4, 2018 / Rainbow Trout

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department posted the 2018-2019 Trout Stocking Schedule. Did some tweaking to the info and sorted by date and location, like last year – broke out number of stockings an an estimated “Total per Stocking” for a location and stocking event, and then posted the info below in pdf and included the… [read more]

TRWD Trout Stocking and TRWD Flyfest Dates Announced… WooHoo!

By / November 1, 2018 / Rainbow Trout

Always a great time fishing for Rainbow Trout during the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Winter Trout Stocking Program. The schedule is not out yet, but Tarrant Regional Water District has announced the dates for their annual Trinity River Rainbow Trout Stockings as well as the Annual TRWD Flyfest Event. Made it to Flyfest 1,… [read more]

Blue River is Stocked With Trout… Woohoo!

By / October 30, 2018 / Blue River

Great news… as announced last week, the Blue River received it trout stockings! 

Limited Out On The Lower Illinois River!

By / October 28, 2018 / Lower Illinois River

Last weekend we made the run across the border from Texas to Oklahoma. Friday we hung out in Norman and had dinner at Torchy’s Tacos for tasty tacos and margaritas. Later, we stopped at the Guitar Center Store to checkout the ukuleles – big sale going on until 31 October on guitars and ukuleles. Always… [read more]

Blue River Stocking Updates! #troutfishing

By / October 25, 2018 / Blue River

Liking the news about the Blue River getting trout stockings next week!  Time to get gear ready, and make a run across the border to OK for those in the North Texas area! Video retrieved from Blue River Fishing and Hunting Area video posted on Facebook; do check it out! PS: Info on Hughes Crossing… [read more]

More Fly Fishing Things at Cabelas with the Dallas Fly Fishers!

By / October 23, 2018 / Fishing

Stopped at Cabelas in Allen to check out the Fly Tying Class that the Dallas Fly Fishers have been holding every Tuesday for the month of October. This was the last one for the month, then the Dallas Fly Fishers will shift to Fly Tying Demos on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Also, while there tonight, learned… [read more]

Limited Out On The Lower Illinois River!

By / October 21, 2018 / Fishing

Had a fun time on the Lower Illinois River Saturday! Still working on the video of the trip; will post soon as able. For now, here is a snippet of our Fishing Partner catching the First and Last Trout of the day….! Also, here is the link to the article that details the Bubble Fly… [read more]

Quick Time – Simple Midge #flytying

By / October 21, 2018 / Fishing

Here is a quick tie fishing fly pattern that uses minimal material; for ease of reference, we call it the Simple Midge. Works well on Bluegill, Sunfish, and fingerling Bass. Hope to try it on trout this upcoming Trout Stocking Season! Recipe calls for: Peacock Herl Mallard Flank Size 16 Caddis Hook (can go up/down… [read more]

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