Trout Fishing at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center #flyfishing

By / December 9, 2019 / Fishing

Made it to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens, TX for a go at the trout stocked recently! Was an interesting round; the trout wanted “green” fishing flies and lures fished fast. Tried various fishing flies and different retrieves before settling on a short pull, steady retrieve. Did miss a number of strikes… [read more]

Easier Fly Tying of a Mop Fly Using a Dubbing Loop #flytying

By / December 5, 2019 / Fishing

Had a great time fishing Turner Falls last week for Rainbow Trout. Go to pattern was a Mop Fly that had a Chartreuse body and an Orange Egg Sac. Simple pattern to tie but tended to spend more time trimming and shaping the Egg Sac as well as ending with lots of wasted egg yarn… [read more]

Super Dupers and Mop Flies for Turner Falls Trout…!

By / December 1, 2019 / Fishing

Although it rained Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, Saturday was dry and much warmer for the Team. Given the break in the weather, we headed to Turner Falls Park near Davis, Oklahoma for a round of trout fishing. The Team limited out with several nice sized ones that went for a Gold Super Duper. Other… [read more]

Turner Falls Park – Trout Fishing

By / November 29, 2019 / Fishing

HubPages article that summarizes key information when planning a trout fishing trip to Turner Falls Park – a popular summer park in Oklahoma that becomes a trout fishery in winter! Check it out when you get a chance.

More Near Deere and Mop Flies…! #flyfishing #flytying

By / November 28, 2019 / Fishing

Happy Thanksgiving… Running out of Near Deere and Mop Flies… time to tie more. Ended up tying Olive, Pink, and White Near Deere, two variants of the Mop Fly, and some John Deere. All done… now just need to go fishing. Hoping sooner than later! PS: Lots of rain has our fishing plans on hold… [read more]

How We Fished the Blue River Saturday… Limited Out! #flyfishing

By / November 24, 2019 / Fishing

Video of the action from Saturday morning, November 23, 2019 when we fished the Blue River in Oklahoma. Temps were in the 30s and the action was slow but steady. Able to limit out fishing the channel and undercut by the “Island” using Tandem Rigged Fishing Flies and Mop Flies. Tandem Rigged used was the… [read more]

Quick Update – Wood Net, Trout Stocking Schedule, Tandem Rig Article #flyfishing

By / November 23, 2019 / Fishing

Quick update as of Friday evening, November 22: Wood Net… just finished the new netting for the wood net. Just in time to make a run to the Blue River Saturday morning. More to come on our trip Saturday. Net did well, lost no trout, and limited out! Trout Stock Schedule… more fun with spreadsheets… [read more]

Increase Your Catch With Tandem Rigged Fishing Flies! #flyfishing

By / November 21, 2019 / Fishing

Answering the mail with a follow-up article to our video – “How We Tie Tandem Rigged Fishing Flies”. Published an article “Increase Your Catch with Tandem Rigged Fishing Flies!” Do check it out; it expands on the video providing details on knots used, suggested tips, why we like them, and how to fish them!

Fun with Spreadsheets… TPWD 2019-2020 Trout Stocking Schedule #troutfishing

By / November 20, 2019 / Fishing

Fun with Spreadsheets 2019… Texas Parks and Wildlife Trout Stocking Schedule is posted on their website – TPWD. For ease of reference, modified the data to sort by date and to breakout stockings and counts to show estimated counts for a given stocking. Example: Place A is stocked two times this season. It is scheduled… [read more]

Tandem Rigged Streamer and Midge Worked Again…! #flyfishing #blueriver

By / November 17, 2019 / Fishing

Made it to the Blue River in Oklahoma Saturday. Had a great time. Water was clear and fish were active and once we figured out the pattern… able to get them on our stringer! Started with a Tandem Rigged Near Deere and John Deere; same setup that did well last Sunday. Unfortunately, was not the… [read more]

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