Trout Fishing Frisco Commons with TFO 6wt, Micro Fly Rod, and Griffith’s Gnats!

By / February 17, 2019 / Fishing

Cold temps Saturday morning – February 16, 2019! Decided to go a round at Frisco Commons for some recently stocked Rainbow Trout. Trout derby was held last weekend; was not able to make it. Temps were in the low 30s, had to bundle up well… layered clothing did the trick but still forgot the gloves… [read more]

Another Coffee Mug from the Field Team!

By / February 16, 2019 / Fishing

We like fishing, we like coffee… if we cannot go fishing, a cup of coffee will do for now. At least temporarily! See more at… I’d Rather Be…

Ukulele and Q&A and Near Deere Give Away!

By / February 15, 2019 / Fishing

Starting an impromptu live stream for some ukulele fun and fishing Q&A! Plus a Near Deere Give Away with a twist… This round we are giving away two White Near Deere tied on 1/80oz fly jigs and one Marilyn Monroe Tenkara Fly. The extra weight of the 1/80 oz fly jigs helps fishing deeper spots… [read more]

Quick Post – Tips for Fishing for Stocked Trout in Ponds

By / February 13, 2019 / Fishing

Here is a post to answer a question posted on Facebook about fishing for stocked trout in ponds. As a general rule, we like to use ultralight spinning gear lined with 4lbs or 6lbs mono when fishing with bait and lures. For baits, we tend to Powerbait, PowerWorms, Corn, Salmon Eggs, and Cheese, and Bread…. [read more]

How We Stay Aware of Fishing “Happenings”… #ifishnews

By / February 11, 2019 / Fishing

Here is a website – http://www.iFishNews.com we maintain that is more a fishing information and news aggregator than a traditional website or blog. It has fishing info and reports from our area in North Texas and Oklahoma as well as fishing information around the USA and other parts of the world. We started it as… [read more]

Cold Round Trout Fishing Rowlett Community Park!

By / February 10, 2019 / Fishing

Able to get a round fo trout fishing at Rowlett Community Park Saturday morning. Was a tough go with temps in the 30s and a slow bite. Fished a Near Deere in White, then Pink, and then back to White without success. Added a Berkley Powerworm and started getting strikes but could not hook them…. [read more]

Product Review – Why We Like The Corqs Strike Indicator!

By / February 4, 2019 / Fishing

After trying different strike indicators over the years, settled on this find – the Corqs Strike Indicator! Made out of cork and a rubber O-ring; it does not slip and casts well. Do check out our product review of the Corqs Strike Indicator where we talk about why we like it as well as detail… [read more]

Fished LLELA and Struck Out But…!

By / February 2, 2019 / Fishing

Learned trout were stocked earlier this week at LLELA – Lake Lewisville Ecological Learning Area. Not been to LLELA for awhile, decided to give it a go. Brought the 6wt TFO Flyrod and the Echo Ion 6/7wt lined with the OPST Commando Head, Airflo Superfast Sinking Line, and the Coated Running Line. Great opportunity to… [read more]

LLELA Video Playlist

By / February 1, 2019 / Fishing

Video of fishing trips to Lake Lewisville Ecolgical Learning Area – LLELA. May be of interest to those who may want to fish for trout recently stocked this week!

Bethany Lakes, OPST Commando Head, TFO 6wt, and 11 Fishing Flies!

By / January 27, 2019 / Fishing

Yesterday’s practice casting of the 6wt TFO Fly Rod was a fun time at Bethany Lakes. But, was sidetracked by a school of bass lurking in the hole by the drainage pipe in the Back Pond. After 11 fishing flies later, found a pattern that worked… caught one Bass but fouled hooked it. When up… [read more]

  • Trout Fishing Frisco Commons with TFO 6wt, Micro Fly Rod, and Griffith’s Gnats!

    By / February 17, 2019 / Fishing

    Cold temps Saturday morning – February 16, 2019! Decided to go a round at Frisco Commons for some recently stocked Rainbow Trout. Trout derby was held last weekend; was not able to make it. Temps were in the low 30s, had to bundle up well… layered clothing did the trick but still forgot the gloves… [read more]

  • Another Coffee Mug from the Field Team!

    By / February 16, 2019 / Fishing

    We like fishing, we like coffee… if we cannot go fishing, a cup of coffee will do for now. At least temporarily! See more at… I’d Rather Be…

  • Ukulele and Q&A and Near Deere Give Away!

    By / February 15, 2019 / Fishing

    Starting an impromptu live stream for some ukulele fun and fishing Q&A! Plus a Near Deere Give Away with a twist… This round we are giving away two White Near Deere tied on 1/80oz fly jigs and one Marilyn Monroe Tenkara Fly. The extra weight of the 1/80 oz fly jigs helps fishing deeper spots… [read more]

  • Quick Post – Tips for Fishing for Stocked Trout in Ponds

    By / February 13, 2019 / Fishing

    Here is a post to answer a question posted on Facebook about fishing for stocked trout in ponds. As a general rule, we like to use ultralight spinning gear lined with 4lbs or 6lbs mono when fishing with bait and lures. For baits, we tend to Powerbait, PowerWorms, Corn, Salmon Eggs, and Cheese, and Bread…. [read more]

  • How We Stay Aware of Fishing “Happenings”… #ifishnews

    By / February 11, 2019 / Fishing

    Here is a website – http://www.iFishNews.com we maintain that is more a fishing information and news aggregator than a traditional website or blog. It has fishing info and reports from our area in North Texas and Oklahoma as well as fishing information around the USA and other parts of the world. We started it as… [read more]

  • Cold Round Trout Fishing Rowlett Community Park!

    By / February 10, 2019 / Fishing

    Able to get a round fo trout fishing at Rowlett Community Park Saturday morning. Was a tough go with temps in the 30s and a slow bite. Fished a Near Deere in White, then Pink, and then back to White without success. Added a Berkley Powerworm and started getting strikes but could not hook them…. [read more]

  • Product Review – Why We Like The Corqs Strike Indicator!

    By / February 4, 2019 / Fishing

    After trying different strike indicators over the years, settled on this find – the Corqs Strike Indicator! Made out of cork and a rubber O-ring; it does not slip and casts well. Do check out our product review of the Corqs Strike Indicator where we talk about why we like it as well as detail… [read more]

  • Fished LLELA and Struck Out But…!

    By / February 2, 2019 / Fishing

    Learned trout were stocked earlier this week at LLELA – Lake Lewisville Ecological Learning Area. Not been to LLELA for awhile, decided to give it a go. Brought the 6wt TFO Flyrod and the Echo Ion 6/7wt lined with the OPST Commando Head, Airflo Superfast Sinking Line, and the Coated Running Line. Great opportunity to… [read more]

  • LLELA Video Playlist

    By / February 1, 2019 / Fishing

    Video of fishing trips to Lake Lewisville Ecolgical Learning Area – LLELA. May be of interest to those who may want to fish for trout recently stocked this week!

  • Bethany Lakes, OPST Commando Head, TFO 6wt, and 11 Fishing Flies!

    By / January 27, 2019 / Fishing

    Yesterday’s practice casting of the 6wt TFO Fly Rod was a fun time at Bethany Lakes. But, was sidetracked by a school of bass lurking in the hole by the drainage pipe in the Back Pond. After 11 fishing flies later, found a pattern that worked… caught one Bass but fouled hooked it. When up… [read more]

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