Stopped by Bethany Saturday for a fishing quick trip; only caught one little Rainbow Trout on an Olive Near Deere. Had other strikes but did not hook up. Still a fun time!
Final video of our trip to Turner Falls is done – #3 of three! This round fished the mid-section of the river, caught four, released more, then kept the last one to close out a limit. Fun times fly fishing Turner Falls Park in Oklahoma!
Answered a Facebook question asking for info about fishing access at Turner Falls Park. Tried two live sessions; first failed. Second one worked but not certain if it provided enough detail. Made edits and added details to the original live session. Hope this one answered the mail more clearly. Do check it out on YouTube… [read more]
Trip 2 of 3 fishing Turner Falls Park in Oklahoma for Rainbow Trout. This round was tougher; started the day fishing downriver, then moved upriver later. Able to limit out, even did a “Hank Patterson” move when the fly reel fell off the fly rod while fishing… LOL! Goto 28:00 in the video to see… [read more]
Trip 1 of 3 last week fly fishing Turners Falls Park in Davis, OK for Rainbow Trout! Limited out after having to figure out the pattern and dealing with lots of leaves clobbering the area where the trout were lurking. Fun times!
Lots of fun fishing last week for trout in Oklahoma. Caught lots of fish as well as a cold. No worries though, no fishing but am having fun with the new ukulele – Kala Pacific Walnut Tenor Ukulele. Liking the sound of this one, and the ease of play… no fishing, no singing, just some… [read more]
Previously posted the video “Blue River Fly Fishing Tips” on our YouTube Channel that provides suggestions and tips using “the 3 Ws” – What we tried, what worked, and what we learned! Here is the video of that trip; do note the approach taken to fish the area, presentations used, and changes to the fishing… [read more]
Longer than the normal video; this one provides for suggestions and tips for fishing the Blue River in Oklahoma using “the 3 Ws” approach:. What we tried What worked What we learned Do checkout the information when planning a trip to the Blue River. Information focuses mainly on fly fishing tips but does provide information… [read more]
Viewer’s Question: Could you do a video on fly fishing gear needed for a trip like this when it’s cold? I don’t have waders but want to see what else I would need. Initial Answer: …will keep one in mind next trip when it’s cold and freezing. For the most part, we use the same… [read more]
Here is simple, quick tie pattern that works well for trout…Simple Mop Fly! We have used the pattern in various combinations of dubbing – white, pearl, pink, and orange. For this demo, we opted for White UV Dubbing. However, it can be readily replaced with your favorite color as well as with Glo Bug yarn… [read more]
Last weekend we made the run across the border from Texas to Oklahoma. Friday we hung out in Norman and had dinner at Torchy’s Tacos for tasty tacos and margaritas. Later, we stopped at the Guitar Center Store to checkout the ukuleles – big sale going on until 31 October on guitars and ukuleles. Always… [read more]
Liking the news about the Blue River getting trout stockings next week! Time to get gear ready, and make a run across the border to OK for those in the North Texas area! Video retrieved from Blue River Fishing and Hunting Area video posted on Facebook; do check it out! PS: Info on Hughes Crossing… [read more]
Stopped at Cabelas in Allen to check out the Fly Tying Class that the Dallas Fly Fishers have been holding every Tuesday for the month of October. This was the last one for the month, then the Dallas Fly Fishers will shift to Fly Tying Demos on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Also, while there tonight, learned… [read more]
Had a fun time on the Lower Illinois River Saturday! Still working on the video of the trip; will post soon as able. For now, here is a snippet of our Fishing Partner catching the First and Last Trout of the day….! Also, here is the link to the article that details the Bubble Fly… [read more]
Here is a quick tie fishing fly pattern that uses minimal material; for ease of reference, we call it the Simple Midge. Works well on Bluegill, Sunfish, and fingerling Bass. Hope to try it on trout this upcoming Trout Stocking Season! Recipe calls for: Peacock Herl Mallard Flank Size 16 Caddis Hook (can go up/down… [read more]
Having some fun and a quick update from the Team before we head to OK this weekend for maybe some fishing!
Lots of fun the other day at Celebration Park fishing with the Micro Fly Rod. While there, decided to put bait on the Water Wolf Camera Rig and toss it in the pond to see what was lurking below. It was mainly Bluegill and Sunfish, but did get a glimpse of Catfish and a Bass…… [read more]
Finished the “How We Fish Bubble Fly Rigs” video to go with the article, “How to Set Up Bubble Fly Rigs“! Video shows the three rigs we detailed in the article… Bubble Float: https://amzn.to/2Numo5B Torpedo Float: https://amzn.to/2x82Tp1 Ajusta Bubble: https://amzn.to/2Nz1kuC Lots of fun showing how we fish them; even caught a fish or two!
Having fun catching little fish with the Micro Fly Rod. Next step… taking the Micro Fishing Challenge to catch a fish that can fit on a US Quarter using a Micro Fly Pattern! Starting out with what we have on hand for the smallest hook – a size 22 dry fly hook. However, did place… [read more]
Had fun the other day fishing for little Bluegill and Sunfish using midge patterns and nymphs with the Micro Fly Rod. Was trying for the smallest of fishes but hooks were too large to catch the little fingerlings in the local pond. Put an order in with TenkaraBum for some micro fishing hooks – sizes… [read more]