Simple Fly Tying | Mickey Finn Variant

By / September 17, 2020 / Fishing

Here is a simple but effective variant of the Mickey Finn fishing fly. It makes for fast fly tying, made with minimal material, and can be upsized to target larger fish. In our case, we opted to tie it small to pair it with the Cabelas CGR 2wt Fiberglass Fly Rod when fishing for little… [read more]

Fly Fishing Tips from the Little Red Book of Fly Fishing | iFishNews Fishing Podcast 24

By / September 14, 2020 / Fishing

Number 4 in our “Little Red Book of Fly Fishing” series podcast where I review fly fishing tips in preparation for the upcoming Trout Stocking Season.  This week it’s fly fishing tips 13 through 16! Tip 13: Tighten the LoopTip 14: Anticipation… It’s CrazyTip 15: Groove Your SwingTip 16: See the “U” Do check it… [read more]

Lower Mountain Fork Fishing Update | Tough Day | #beaverbendstatepark #rainbowtrout #troutfishing

By / September 13, 2020 / Fishing

Saturday, made the run to the Lower Mountain Fork for some fishing at Beavers Bend State Park near Broken Bow, OK. Been awhile since we went fishing on the Lower Mountain Fork, so did learn a few things… new fishing regulations and park fees – specifically, parking. Was a hot day with lots of people… [read more]

Lake Lavon Fishing | Kayak Jug Lining This Round | #kayaking #juglining #catfish

By / September 11, 2020 / Fishing

Back to Lake Lavon for more fishing. This round went kayak fishing with the jug lines, putting in at Highland Park. Was a calm morning on the lake when we started fishing, but later the wind kicked in. Caught several Blue Catfish and Channel Catfish. Ended up keeping three Blue Catfish. Jug lines worked well… [read more]

Cabelas CGR Fiberglass Fly Rod | 2wt for Fingerling Bass on a Mickey Finn Variant

By / September 8, 2020 / Fishing

Another round of fishing with the Cabelas CGR Fiberglass Fly Rod – 2wt fly rod with an Echo Ion 2/3wt Fly Reel. Fun time catching fingerling bass using a Mickey Finn variant. Tied the pattern on a size 10 streamer hook that cast easily with the Cabelas CGR Fiberglass Rod. Still liking the flex of… [read more]

DIY Jug Lines | Livestream Update

By / September 6, 2020 / Fishing

DIY Jug Lines worked…! Will get a video posted of the trip. Here is a Livestream update for now:

How To Make Jug Lines for Kayak Fishing

By / September 5, 2020 / Fishing

DIY video to answer the mail… how to make jug lines for kayak fishing. In this case, the jug lines we used to catch a nice Catfish the other day… https://youtu.be/xEr5F5tYT3g Have tried various jug lines including commercial and homemade diy jug lines. So far, liking this one. It does not flag but works well… [read more]

Fly Fishing Tips from the Little Red Book of Fly Fishing | iFishNews Fishing Podcast 23 #ifishnews #fishingpodcasts #flyfishingtips

By / September 4, 2020 / Fishing

Third in our “Little Red Book of Fly Fishing” series podcast where I review fly fishing tips in preparation for the upcoming Trout Stocking Season.  This week it’s fly fishing tips 9 through 12! Tip 9: Take a BowTip 10: Watch That ThumbTip 11: Say Hello to Good CastingTip 12: William Tell Overture Do check… [read more]

More TBT time… Don’t forget Trout Stockings at Turner Falls!

By / September 4, 2020 / Fishing

Another fun trip to beat the heat; this one is a TBT to Turner Falls Park in Davis, OK. The OPST Commando Head made for ease of casting by the Waterfall using an “air anchor” to avoid the metal railing along the walkway. See full video at: https://youtu.be/n-vkX-REKkc

Cabelas CGR 2wt Fiberglass Fly Rod and Echo Ion Reel | Small Feeder Creek Fly Fishing #cabelas #flyfishing #fiberglassrod

By / September 2, 2020 / Fishing

Decided to fish a little feeder creek with the Cabelas CGR Fiberglass Fly Rod. It’s a 2wt with an Echo Ion 2/3wt Fly Reel. Handy fly rod that makes for fun fishing for little bluegill, sunfish, and fingerling bass! Been using the Cabelas CGR off and on over the years, and have not had any… [read more]

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