Kayak Fishing for Striped Bass #TBT #SHORTS

By / September 22, 2021 / Fishing

YouTube Shorts video where I went kayak fishing for Striped Bass in the little Heritage Featherlite Kayak one chilly October morning on Lake Texoma. Was a fun time, caught several Striped Bass with the largest going 6 pounds! See full video at https://youtu.be/H0YPsESUENw

Kayak Skeg No Drill Install #shorts

By / September 21, 2021 / Fishing

Here are additional answers related to the install… Q: What are the materials used to add install a skeg on the Pelican Catch 100? A: I used a kayak skeg, heavy duty Velcro, and Shoe Goo. And then, used a D-Clip and paracord lanyard as a safety line; the skeg will slide off its mount… [read more]

DIY Fish Bait Recipe | Fishing with Pectin aka Gelatin #shorts

By / September 19, 2021 / Fishing

YouTube Shorts video where I use Pectin – also can use Gelatin, to make DIY Fish Bites using a recipe from  @Deep Waters Fishing  – see video at https://youtu.be/GQm-EOpLSsg, for saltwater fishing. We call it DIY Fish Bites Gummy Gums for ease of reference. It is a simple recipe that works in freshwater, too! Steps… [read more]

What’s lurking below at Texoma… | kayak fishing #shorts

By / September 16, 2021 / Fishing

YouTube Shorts video of yours truly kayak fishing for Striped Bass on Lake Texoma – large reservoir that borders Texas and Oklahoma. Putting in at Highpoint Marina on the Texas side, I managed to get a strike or two but never landed a fish. Luckily, I had the old Water Wolf Camera – since lost… [read more]

Lower Mountain Fork Before The Flood #shorts

By / September 13, 2021 / Fishing

Here is another YouTube Shorts TBT video to Beavers Bend and the Lower Mountain Fork River before the flood changed the river to its present state. It was a fun trip where I fished Spillway Creek, the Cold Hold, the Bluffs, and the Evening Hole. But, as luck would have it, I had lots of… [read more]

Fisherman Beware of Turtles!

By / September 12, 2021 / Fishing

YouTube Shorts video where I place an underwater camera – WaterWolf Camera, under a float with a hook baited with bread. Soon realize… Turtles can steal a bait quickly! This was several years ago when I still had the camera; I lost it while kayak fishing and never recovered it. Since then I have replaced… [read more]

TBT Beavers Bend Trout Fishing #shorts

By / September 11, 2021 / Fishing

YouTube Shorts video of a TBT to Beavers Bend State Park before the big flood or was it floods that changed the entire river. Lots of brush and greenery with a few Rainbow and Brown Trout caught and released. See the full video at https://youtu.be/8KePd_ZH-ic In the past, designated Blue and Red zones were used… [read more]

Review These Fishing Regulations Before Fishing in Texas and Oklahoma | What’s New in 2021?

By / September 11, 2021 / Fishing

Decided to review the What’s New in 2021 section of the Texas 2021-2022 Season. Had a question concerning one of the new changes to 2021; contacted Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. They replied within the hour. Nice! Reviewed one new change to the trout regulations in Oklahoma. Was uncertain about the Daily Limits for the… [read more]

New Trout Limits for Oklahoma!

By / September 9, 2021 / Fishing

Looks like September 11, 2021 the trout limit will be three instead of six for Oklahoma. Previously, the Oklahoma Statewide limit was six which has some area fishermen conflicted in fishing for trout this upcoming trout stocking season. So far, it appears to be two opposing opinions: Those for the three trout daily limit look… [read more]

How We Prepare for Fishing Galveston! #galveston

By / September 9, 2021 / Fishing

Good Day Everyone! This round we talk about how we prepare for fishing Galveston, TX. Specifically, fishing piers for “whatever bites”! Galveston Fishing Pier 61st Fishing Pier Seawolf Park Pier PS: Was a fun trip this year, and learned more things about the area. See the post-trip video at: Galveston Fishing Pier | Sharks and… [read more]

  • Happy Labor Day Weekend | Quick Update from the Team

    By / September 6, 2021 / Fishing

    Fishing updates and related activities from the Team! Had a little ouch that has me slightly out of commission. Should be good to go in a couple of weeks or so. Till then, do check back on our YouTube Channel – COAF Field Team, and this website as we can always talk fishing! In the… [read more]

  • Tenkara Fishing a Small Pond

    By / September 5, 2021 / Fishing

    Out and about this weekend in Oklahoma. Decided to fish a small pond is in Moore or possibly Norman… could be on the border, too! Trip started out slow with fish actively feeding on “bugs” on the surface. Also, noticed lots of turtles seemed to show up suspiciously near my fishing fly. I started fishing… [read more]

  • Why the OPST Commando Head for One Handed Spey Casting | No Backcast, No Problem!

    By / August 30, 2021 / Fishing

    Answering the mail to the question, “Why the OPST Commando Head for One-Handed Spey Casting?” The main reason we like the OPST Commando Head is it offers us the ability to fish places where our back cast is clobbered. Like when a tree is behind you and there is no room for an overhead or… [read more]

  • 15 Bass Lurking in the Local Pond | GoFish Cam Confirmed

    By / August 29, 2021 / Fishing

    Here is the follow-up video showing the underwater footage taken with the GoFish Cam. We used the Micro Fly Rod to catch live bait, then baited the camera rig, and struck out… had multiple strikes including one that broke the line. Compared the picture of the Bass caught last week that went 20″; would say… [read more]

  • One That Got Away | Micro Fly Rod and GoFish Cam

    By / August 29, 2021 / Fishing

    Fished the local pond using the Two Piece Micro Fly Rod to catch Sunfish and Bluegill for live bait. Plan was to rig up our GoPro and GoFish Cameras for some underwater action shots of fish lurking in the area. In short order, managed to catch (as well as miss) a fish or two using… [read more]

  • Catfish and Bluegill like Hotdogs…. YouTube #shorts

    By / August 28, 2021 / Fishing

    Looks like Catfish and Bluegill like hotdogs. In this round, we took the GoFish CAM to the local pond that has lots of Bluegill and Sunfish and the occasional Bass and Bullhead. The Bluegill acted like Piranhas tearing up the hotdog. But, a Catfish swooped in to take a bite. It was a nice size… [read more]

  • Do Fish Like Hotdogs… YouTube #shorts

    By / August 28, 2021 / Fishing

    YouTube Shorts video of a pond fishing trip to the local pond. Brought a GoPro, Hotdogs, and the EmmRod to see what will bite!

  • Pond Fly Fishing l Damsel Fly Variant

    By / August 24, 2021 / Fishing

    Fished the local pond with the TFO 6wt and OPST Commando Head. Started with a Popper Tube Fly and caught a little Bass. Switched to a Damsel Fly Variant and caught Bluegill and another Bass, too! Damsel Fly got beat up but still caught a fish or two despite losing the fishing fly’s tail!

  • Pond Fishing with Hot Dogs… Gotta Bass!

    By / August 21, 2021 / Fishing

    Decided to take the #emmrod and @GoFish Cam to the local pond and see what will bite using hot dogs. Mainly Bluegill and Turtles but did have a pleasant surprise when a Bass went for the hot dog! First time catching a Bass with a hot dog!

  • GoFish Cam | Video Playback | | COAF Field Team

    By / August 16, 2021 / Fishing

    This round we are reviewing GoFish Cam underwater video from a recent trip to the local pond. Hope to gain some insight on the fish lurking below! PS: Found the Catfish that was lurking in the video…

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