Fishing

  • Turner Falls Quick Update… #turnerfallspark

    By / November 18, 2017 / Fishing, Turner Falls Park

    Made the run across the border to Oklahoma’s Turner Falls Park for some fly fishing. Recently stocked with rainbow trout, was able to get a limit Friday. Hope to try again Saturday for more fun fishing the river! Will post a video of the trip later. For now, here is a video snippet of the… [read more]

  • Quick Trip to Bethany with the Micro Skagit Head and 9′ 5wt… #flyfishing

    By / November 12, 2017 / Fishing

    A quick trip to Bethany Lakes using the OPST Commando Head and a backup 9’wt Fly Rod. Setup cast well and made for easy distance casting either Roll Cast, Switch Cast, and other Spey style casts. No Bruisers but did get four fish to take our fishing fly – a Bluegill, a Sunfish, and two… [read more]

  • Tying Fishing Flies… #flytying

    By / November 11, 2017 / Fishing

    Tied a few fishing flies this week. Been having to work the day job, so fishing has been delayed temporarily. No worries, can still tie fishing flies in preps for the next trip: Wire Body Stonefly Mop Fly Variant Rainbow Warrior Variant Rubber Legged Stonefly Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

  • Turner Falls Park Trout Fishing #troutfishing

    By / November 9, 2017 / Fishing

    Saw the post on Facebook that Turner Falls is stocking trout soon! Great place to have fun and catch a trout or two! Depending on where they stock, can be dealing with lots of trees and things to hinder our a back cast when fly fishing or can be free in clear to cast with… [read more]

  • Spreadsheets and the Texas Winter Trout Stocking Season Schedule… #troutfishing

    By / November 8, 2017 / Fishing

    Another Texas Winter Trout Stocking Season is almost here. Texas Parks and Wildlife posted the stocking schedule, and as in past years, we like to play around with spreadsheets for easier reference. Last year, we used OpenOffice’s applications to modify the schedule; this year we dusted of the old laptop and modified the schedule using… [read more]

  • Another Round at the Blue River Catch and Release Area. #flyfishing #blueriver

    By / October 31, 2017 / Fishing

    Headed back to Texas from Oklahoma City, decided to make one more stop at the Blue River Catch and Release area. Caught one, lost a number of others… still had a great time! Plus: Learned the parking area furthest west is best for accessing the C&R. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

  • OPST Skagit Commando Head for 9′ 5wt Rod #flyfishing

    By / October 22, 2017 / Fishing

    Been itching to try the OPST Skagit Commando Head on our mojo fly rod – Redingtion Classic Trout 9′ 5WT. Put an order in at Red’s Fly Shop, now just waiting for the package to arrive. Concept of spey casting one-handed with a short Skagit head appeals to us. Went with the recommended 200 grain… [read more]

  • Fishing Addiction #7: “Fishing Secrets” #fishingaddiction

    By / October 16, 2017 / Fishing

    Fishing Addiction #7 is about fishing secrets. Secrets that fishing addicts keep to themselves. It could be a certain lure, fishing fly, or bait. It could be a fishing technique, method, or other how to…, or most of all, it could be that secret fishing spot that no one knows about, holds huge fish, and… [read more]

  • Krystal Dub Minnow (KDM) #flytying

    By / October 15, 2017 / Fishing

    Request from one of our Readers on how we tie the Krystal Dub Minnow that we used at Frisco Commons Pond yesterday. Here is a quick video to answer the request. Materials used were: White 6/0 Dacron Tying Thread Bead Chain Eyes Size 8 Streamer Hooks White Saddle Hackles Ice Dub UV Pearl (Krystal Dubbing)… [read more]

  • Sonic Pond for Switch Rod Casting and a Pink Near Deere… #switchrod #flyfishing

    By / October 7, 2017 / Fishing

    More casting practice with the Switch Rod!  Liking the Cabelas TLR 8wt Switch Rod combined with the Echo Ion 8/10 Fly Reel. Fished Sonic Pond with a Foam Grasshopper at first but only had a couple of missed strikes. Switched to a Pink Near Deere and started catching fish! Fun stuff! Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

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