Fly Fishing Tips… How We Fish the Betts Bream Getter!

By / September 15, 2019 / Fishing

TBT time Friday evening fishing an old favorite of ours… the Betts Bream Getter. It’s the fishing fly we derived the Foam Spider pattern we tie. This one we picked up at Cabelas but unfourtunately lost it to a snag. Will have to either buy another or tie one using the kit we bought last… [read more]

More Pond Fly Fishing…! #flyfishing

By / September 15, 2019 / Fishing

Fished Stoney Hollow Pond and managed two fish only. Was a tough go. Next day fished two ponds – Sonic Pond and Bethany Creek Pond. Struck out at Sonic Pond. Did catch several fish at Bethany Creek Pond!

Fly Fishing with the Foam Grasshopper, TFO 6wt Flyrod, and Echo Ion Flyreel! #flyfishing

By / September 11, 2019 / Fishing

Made it to Kroger Park on the commute home. Always good to have a fishing rod handy in the little pickup for times when traffic is slow and yours truly prefers to fish rather than drive in stop and go traffic. This round used the Foam Grasshopper with the TFO 6wt Flyrod coupled with the… [read more]

Fly Casting Demo… Redington Pursuit 8 ft 4wt! Casting 50 feet or so? #flyfishing

By / September 9, 2019 / Fishing

Lucked out catching a few fish with the PMC Emerger! While out on the local pond, decided to demo the Redington Pursuit 4wt – an 8 foot rod we picked up several years ago. Noticed on the Texas Fishing Forum a question about casting 50 feet or so with a 5wt 8 foot fly rod…. [read more]

Fly Fishing with the PMC Emerger! #flyfishing

By / September 9, 2019 / Fishing

Fun time fishing the 4wt Redington Pursuit Fly Rod. Not used it for some time. Dusted it off along with the Ross Flystart 2 Reel that we picked up from Amazon several years ago. Reel came with backing and a Weight Forward 4wt line.

Kayak Fishing – Using the Back Paddling Technique to Catch More Fish #howto #kayakfishing

By / September 5, 2019 / Fishing

Normally we troll Slab and Jig Rigs when kayak fishing. Works well for fish holding in the upper water column. But, when fish are holding deep, near bottom… what to do, what to do. We try the Back Paddling Technique! This round in keeping with our motto, “Learn to Fish by our Trial and Errors”……. [read more]

Fishing Fly Give Away – Guadalupana… plus Kayak Fishing Preview

By / September 2, 2019 / Fishing

In this video, we randomly select the Fishing Fly Give Away Winner… winner gets two Guadalupana Fishing Flies tied on Size 8 Streamer Hooks. Also, went fishing yesterday on the local lake – Lake Lavon. Took the kayak out and caught and released a number of undersized White Bass. Did get four keepers – three… [read more]

More Fly Fishing with the Guadalupana plus Short Cast Fly Fishing!

By / August 31, 2019 / Fishing

Fished Bethany Lakes Saturday morning. Able to get a round in before it rained. Planned to fish with the Tube Popper Fly; gave it about an hour with only three missed strikes to show for it. Then, put the Guadalupana on and caught fish – Bluegill, Sunfish, and Bass. Fished the Back Pond and left… [read more]

Fishing Fly Give Away – Guadalupana… #flyfishing

By / August 26, 2019 / Fishing

For this round, we are switching it up and giving away two Guadalupana Fishing Flies – a variant of the original pattern. This one is tied smaller than the original and use two peacock herls instead of three. It has been effective on stocked trout when we fished local ponds during the TPWD Trout Stocking… [read more]

Fly Fishing the Guadalupana at Bethany Lakes #fishing

By / August 24, 2019 / Fishing

Tied Guadalupana Fishing Flies for the upcoming Fishing Fly Give Away. Giving two away and tied an extra one to “test” at the local pond. Caught one Sunfish, then lost it… user error, should have made sure the knot was secure. Fished a Foam Damsel Fly and caught more little Bluegill, then broke off on… [read more]

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