Blue River Oklahoma Fishing | Two Trout This Round

By / November 18, 2020 / Fishing

Fished the Blue River in Oklahoma this past Sunday for a chance at trout for dinner. Fishing was tough for yours truly. Managed a Longear Perch, and two Rainbow Trout. Used the 6wt TFO Fly Rod and caught the Perch on a Pink Near Deere with Rubber Legs, one Trout on a White Megaworm, and… [read more]

Fly Fishing Tips from the Little Red Book of Fly Fishing | iFishNews Fishing Podcast 30

By / November 14, 2020 / Fishing

Number 10 in the “Little Red Book of Fly Fishing” podcast series where I review fly fishing tips in preparation for the upcoming Trout Stocking Season. This week it’s fly fishing tips 37 through 40! Tip 37: Remove the ShacklesTip 38: Lose the Tailing LoopTip 39: Fish Like a SnakeTip 40: Will Your Casts Do… [read more]

Blue River Oklahoma | Fishing the Catch and Release Section!

By / November 13, 2020 / Fishing

Fished the Blue River in Oklahoma last Saturday – November 7. Plan was to fish the Hughes Crossing area for trout to make another catch and cook. Struck out though. That said, made the run North of HWY 7 and fished the Catch and Release Section. After a wrong turn or two, made it to… [read more]

Fun with Spreadsheets | Texas Parks and Wildlife Winter Trout Stocking Schedule for 2020-2021

By / November 12, 2020 / Fishing

Another Winter trout stocking season is fast approaching! Like in past seasons, yours truly modified the schedule posted by TPWD to sort by Stocking Date and the count of trout stockings planned for a location and its estimated trout to be stocked. Makes for ease of reference by allowing Readers to quickly see when the… [read more]

DIY Wooden Trout Net | Do Over Anyone?

By / November 5, 2020 / Fishing

Had some issues with the DIY Wooden Trout Net that I made several seasons back. In colder weather the lacing tended to become stiff and did not open up well. Sure enough the trout were able to jump out of the net and back into the water. Decided to order a net from Amazon. Net… [read more]

Fly Fishing Tips from the Little Red Book of Fly Fishing | iFishNews Fishing Podcast 29

By / November 4, 2020 / Fishing

Number 9 in the “Little Red Book of Fly Fishing” podcast series where I review fly fishing tips in preparation for the upcoming Trout Stocking Season. This week it’s fly fishing tips 33 through 36! Tip 33: Wind Knots and the Big Bang TheoryTip 34: Fast Rods Cover Casting FlawsTip 35: The Double HaulTip 36:… [read more]

Blue River Oklahoma Fishing | First Trout Limit for 2020-2021 Season! #oklahoma #rainbowtrout #season

By / November 1, 2020 / Fishing

Fun time fishing the Blue River in Oklahoma. Recently stocked with Rainbow Trout, made the run across the border from Texas to Oklahoma for a go at the trout. Olive Near Deere and Tandem Rigged flies seemed to get a strike or two… after yours truly shook off the missed strikes and hooksets. Good thing… [read more]

Blue River Fishing Oklahoma | Trout Season FYI

By / October 29, 2020 / Fishing

Here is a video to mark the start of the Oklahoma Trout Stocking Season – specifically, the Blue River which was stocked today with Rainbow Trout. Getting some questions from folks, so here is some info to keep at the ready this season!

Blue River Oklahoma Fishing | Fly Tying Three Fishing Flies

By / October 24, 2020 / Fishing

Blue River in Oklahoma gets its trout stocking next week! Hoping to breakaway and get a round of fishing in! In preparation, time for some fly tying sessions. Here are three patterns we like to have at the ready in our fly box. Do check it out, and do see the bonus at the end… [read more]

Fly Fishing Tips from the Little Red Book of Fly Fishing | iFishNews Fishing Podcast 28

By / October 21, 2020 / Fishing

Number 8 in the “Little Red Book of Fly Fishing” podcast series where I review fly fishing tips in preparation for the upcoming Trout Stocking Season. This week it’s fly fishing tips 29 through 32! Tip 29: Control Trumps DistanceTip 30: Pinkie PerfectionTip 31: Cast Around ProblemsTip 32: Make Friends with the Wind Do check… [read more]

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