“The Point”… #brockdalepark

By / April 24, 2017 / Fishing

Question: “Where is the “Point” referenced in our videos for Brockdale Park? Answer: Just to the right of the boat ramp as you face the water. See picture.

Electric Ukelele Anyone?

By / April 23, 2017 / Fishing

Still no fishing today but can keeping the fun going with some “electric ukelele”! Ron Burgundy had the “jazz flute”, your’s truly has the “electric ukulele!

Chilly Morning… Late April?

By / April 23, 2017 / Fishing

Was chillin’ in the backyard having a cup of coffee. Colder than normal for late April in Texas. At least the lawn is done!   No #fishing this Sunday. But, got the lawn and hedges done yesterday. This chiily morning, having a cup of #coffee and watching the grass grow… despite 47 degree temps in… [read more]

Pattern Changed, Struck Out But…

By / April 22, 2017 / Fishing

Front rolled in dropping temps. Made things tough fishing. No Shad at the boat ramp at Clear Lake Park (Lavon). Tried for Crappie near the fishing pier without success. Pattern has changed, struck out but still able to have fish for dinner. Went to Long John Silvers!   Weax changed. Pattern changed. Struck out #fishing… [read more]

New Shoes and One That Got Away!

By / April 20, 2017 / Fishing

Had a flat tire on the old Columbia kayaking sandals the other day. And, the Topsiders finally broke its seam. No worries though; went online and ordered new ones! Came in yesterday and all is good… though my mojo is off with fishing. Lost a nice size carp on light tackle the other day. Oh… [read more]

Fun with Yellow Bass!

By / April 18, 2017 / Fishing

Had a fun time jug lining at Tickey Creek Saturday. While catching Shad with the cast net, soon found out that the Yellow Bass are back! This time of year Yellow Bass tend to points and other wind blown areas where Shad are present. But, we especially like when they start to show near boat… [read more]

COAF Field Team Vlog #38 – Another Round of Jug Lining… # juglining

By / April 17, 2017 / Lake Lavon

Made the run to Tickey Creek (Lavon) Saturday morning for more jug lining for Catfish. After dealing with a hornet and sorting out the shad from the yellow bass in our cast net, we were able to set jug lines and catch four Catfish this round. Did come back Sunday and had fun catching yellow… [read more]

Caught a Shellcracker, then Back to the Lake!

By / April 17, 2017 / Fishing

Caught a Shellcracker Saturday morning on a PMC Emerger at Bethany Lakes, then got a call from our fishing buddy to load the jon boat and do some jug lining for Catfish. Hit Lavon and wound up catching four Catfish. Also found the Yellow Bass were lurking near the boat ramp. Went back Sunday with… [read more]

Beer Batter Fish Fry Recipe! #beerbatterfishfry

By / April 13, 2017 / Fishing

A favorite recipe from the Team is the Beer Batter Fish Fry Recipe. And, with the last trip where we caught three Catfish, the recipe came in handy. Do check it out when you get chance, and maybe use it for your net fish fry!   Snippet of Sunday’s #juglining and #kayakfishing …made for a… [read more]

Portable Fish Finder Mount… #kayakfishing

By / April 12, 2017 / Fishing

Question from a Reader on how we used a dry box to mount or fish finder – Lowrance Hook 3X DSI, that we picked up from Cabelas last year. Here is a quick snippet that details our Portable Fish Finder Mount! Works well in our kayak, readily transferred to another kayak we use, and to… [read more]

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