Fly Fishing the Guadalupana at Bethany Lakes #fishing

By / August 24, 2019 / Fishing

Tied Guadalupana Fishing Flies for the upcoming Fishing Fly Give Away. Giving two away and tied an extra one to “test” at the local pond. Caught one Sunfish, then lost it… user error, should have made sure the knot was secure. Fished a Foam Damsel Fly and caught more little Bluegill, then broke off on… [read more]

Circle Hooks Vs J-Hooks

By / August 19, 2019 / Fishing

Here is an interesting infographic that may add more debate to the effectiveness of circle hooks versus j-hooks. As quoted by Lenny Rudow, “Using Circle Hooks versus J-Hooks isn’t an either-or proposition—both types belong in your tacklebox. Choose which to use wisely, and you’ll end up with more fish in the cooler.“ Retrieved from https://www.boats.com/on-the-water/fishing-friday-circle-hook-vs-j-hook/

Broken Bow Get Away #brokenbow #beaversbend #lowermountainfork

By / August 17, 2019 / Fishing

Had some time to burn, so off for a quick get away “mini-vacation” to Broken Bow, Oklahoma for some wine tasting, fishing… and overall chillin and grillin! Stayed at a really nice cabin in the Hochatown area, able to try a few wines and pick up a bottle or two at three wineries, grilled some… [read more]

Q&A Fly Tying – Suggestions for Starter Kits and Other Tips!

By / August 9, 2019 / Fishing

Impromptu live session to answer a Viewer’s question on a starter kit for fly tying. Unedited video with key items noted below. Also, includes details of recent trip fishing Denison Dam for Stripers! Key Items: Starter kits in the $30.00 range are available 1a. Cabelas and Bass Pro 1b. Can go more expensive but may… [read more]

Denison Dam Fishing – Five Tips for Fly Fishing

By / August 9, 2019 / Fishing

Fished Denison Dam early AM Sunday. Was non-Stop action. Lost count of how many were caught and released. Estimated over fifty striped bass after we quit counting! All were caught and released between 6AM to 10AM till alarm sounded warning us power plant would be generating soon. Do join us this round for Denison Dam… [read more]

Simple Fly Tying – The Denison Dam Dawber #flytying #flyfishing

By / July 31, 2019 / Fishing

Simple pattern made with two white Marabou Plumes, Red Dumbbell Eyes, Pearl Chenille, Red Dacron Tying Thread, and a 1/0 Hook. Tied this one from memory of a fishing fly that was doing well on Striped Bass at Denison Dam. Calling it the Denison Dam Dawber or Triple D. Going to try it out next… [read more]

Dam Fishing – How we decide when and how to fish (Denison Dam)?

By / July 29, 2019 / Fishing

A detailed video on how we decided when and how to fish a dam by finding the pattern… of the water flow based on real time release data and generation schedules. Do check it out and do stay till the end to see who won the Paracord Fly Rod Tube Rack Give Away! Team decided… [read more]

Jug Line Fishing for Catfish… with a Kayak!

By / July 22, 2019 / Fishing

Was a windy Saturday at Lake Lavon but did manage to catch three Catfish for dinner using jug lines – commercially bought as well as DIY ones. Also, caught and released a Gar. All went for fresh caught Shad caught with a cast net prior to launching. Below are key items this trip. Hope the… [read more]

How We Organized Our Fishing Rods… DIY Fishing Rod Racks #diy #fishing #rodracks

By / July 15, 2019 / Fishing

How we organized our fishing rods using three fishing rod racks to store them. One rod rack used paracord and two screws to mount fly rod tubes to the wall of our home office / fishing room. Another rod rack we used was made of wood and mounted to the wall. It costs about $30… [read more]

Quick Fishing Update… Finally Broke The Streak!

By / July 14, 2019 / Fishing

Fished Lavon last Friday and struck out, then Denison Dam last Saturday and struck out, too! Went to Texoma last Sunday, and struck out again! No chance to fish until this Saturday… finally broke the streak by fishing Stoney Hollow Park Pond using the TFO 6wt Fly Rod and Echo Iion 6/7wt reel. OPST Commando… [read more]

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