Quick Tie – Simple Tenkara Fly… “Marilyn Monroe” #flytying #coaffieldteam

By / June 17, 2018 / Article, Micro Fishing

Variant of the Simple Tenkara Fly that we wrote an article about. This one uses pink tying thread, a size 12 streamer hook, white saddle hackle, and UV Glue. Does not take long to tie, is effective on Bluegill and Trout, and uses minimal material. Do give it a try!

Wet Wading for Trout on the Lower Illinois River! #coaffieldteam

By / June 11, 2018 / Lower Illinois River

Made it to the Lower Illinois River earlier this month – June 2, 2018. Had a fun time wet wading the river for a chance at trout and other fish! Went with the 5 weight fly rod and one-handed spey casting with the OPST Commando Head. Used an olive Near Deere for the fishing fly…. [read more]

Tough Round Fishing Lavon…! #coaffieldteam

By / June 3, 2018 / Lake Lavon

Was a tough round fishing last week. Decided to take the jon boat and put out jug lines with long time Field Team member – Zeke Rutledge. Put in a Highland Park and soon found out the shad were not in the area; knew then that the fishing would be tough. Cast the net at… [read more]

Struck Out Kayak Fishing, Great Workout… TBT Port A Beach Song! #coaffieldteam

By / May 27, 2018 / Fishing

Struck out today but had a great time still. Best thing about kayak fishing is if you don’t catch a fish, you still can get a workout in! Estimate 4.5 mile paddle this round; had to come in a little early due to thunderstorms brewing in the area, but lucked out… just after loading the… [read more]

Pelican Catch 100 Kayak Quick Review #coaffieldteam

By / May 24, 2018 / Kayak Fishing, Lake Lavon

Did a quick review of the Pelican Catch 100 Kayak that we bought at Academy Sports not too long ago. So far, liking the kayak, especially: – Stable, can stand up without issue using the strap provided, – Easy to paddle and maneuver, be sure to use long paddles (250cm) is what we used the… [read more]

No Fishing Today, So It’s Ukulele Time! #coaffieldteam

By / May 24, 2018 / Fishing

Bummer that the day job has us sidetracked and so another day without fishing, but no worries… can always go with some ukulele time to get through the mid-week blues! Till the weekend… the Memorial Day Weekend, here is a short, song to get us to the weekend… come sail away (or more like, kayak… [read more]

Out and About with the Heritage Featherlite and Pelican Catch 100 #coafieldteam

By / May 19, 2018 / Kayak Fishing, Lake Lavon

Was hoping to go kayak fishing Friday, but was sidetracked by other things. Did get the video from last weekend where we fished Collin Creek Marina using our Heritage Featherlite and Pelican Catch 100 kayaks. Although we did not get a fish, was able to demo some techniques uses while kayak fishing and got to… [read more]

Out and About Pond Fishing! #coaffieldteam

By / May 15, 2018 / Bass, Bluegill

Tough time fishing lately, even with time off from work… pulled away with other “fam bam” commitments. No worries, been having a great time enjoying good food, strong drinks, live music, and great friends! Day job has impacted things as well, but did hook the fishing partner with a new kayak… got my Heritage Featherlite… [read more]

Kayak Fishing and Jug Lining at Lake Lavon…! #coaffieldteam #kayakfishing #juglining

By / May 6, 2018 / Fishing

Kayak fishing last Sunday, putting in at Highland Park (Lavon Lake). Morning was calm, easy to deploy jug lines. Later, wind kicked up and it made for some fun conditions. Used Shad for bait and caught four Catfish, fishing partner had several bites using a fishing pole, and even caught a keeper size Crappie. But,… [read more]

Latest iFishNews is posted – April 30, 2018! #ifishnews #coaffieldteam

By / April 30, 2018 / Fishing

Latest iFishNews is posted. Do check it out, lots of fishing thing… in this case, kayak fishing!

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