Fishing

  • Heritage Park Strike Out…. But a Great Brunch Was Had!

    By / December 9, 2017 / Fishing

    Made it to Heritage Park in Flower Mound today and in short order struck out. No trout this round! Did see trout, did see other catch them, but yours truly did not. No worries had a great time getting some casting practice with the OPST Skagit Line. Still learning but getting better every trip. Water… [read more]

  • Excel Spreadsheet of the TPWD’s Winter Trout Stocking Schedule #texastroutstocking

    By / December 8, 2017 / Fishing

    Another Texas Winter Trout Stocking Season is here. Texas Parks and Wildlife posted the stocking schedule, and as in past years, we like to play around with spreadsheets for easier reference. Taking the Winter Trout Stocking Schedule posted on 11/8/2017, we collated the Stocking Dates, added Total per Stocking and Number of Stockings for a… [read more]

  • Caruth Park for Trout Fishing! #flyfishing

    By / December 6, 2017 / Fishing

    Sidetracked with the day job but did manage to get the video of the fishing trip to Caruth Park in Dallas – specifically, the Highland Park / University Park area. The park has a small pond that was stocked with trout last Wednesday. Managed to catch one, lose one… and catch a Bluegill, too! Others… [read more]

  • Caruth Park Saturday Morning… #troutfishing

    By / December 3, 2017 / Fishing

    Tried a new place Saturday for stocked Rainbow Trout. Only caught one; got some video but was a tough go fishing for them with fishing flies. Did land one and lose one. Also, had several chase the fishing fly but only nipped the tail of the Near Deere. Will get a video snippet posted later…. [read more]

  • Quick Trip to South Lakes in Denton! #flyfishing

    By / November 26, 2017 / Fishing

    Decided to check out the action at South Lakes Park in Denton. Recently stocked with trout, South Lakes can be a hit or miss trip based on when the trout were stocked and their willingness to bite. Today, we saw trout out moving about but unfortunately not near our fishing fly. Did catch several Bluegill… [read more]

  • 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]

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