Quick Trip to Bethany Lakes … Feeder Creek! #flyfishing

By / March 8, 2017 / Bethany Lakes, Bluegill, Sunfish

Fished Bethany Lakes on a quick trip using fly fishing gear to test a new pattern – Near Guad. It’s a combination of the Near Deere and the Guadalupana. Had one Bass look at it, else no takers. Switched to a smaller Guadalupana and caught a Sunfish and a Bluegill, then put on a Griffith’s Gnat and caught several more… fun time!

 


Log Book Entry: 3/08/17

  • Location: Bethany Lakes – Feeder Creek (Allen)
  • Time: 18:00 – 18:45
  • Weax: Clear, “Long Sleeve”, Calm
  • Rod: Redington Classic Trout 5wt – 9′
  • Reel: Echo Ion 4/5 – 6wt Flyline

 

Comments:

  • Fished the Back Pond and had one Bass follow the Near Guad. But, it did not take it.
  • Moved to the Feeder Creek and caught a Sunfish and Bluegill on a Guadalupana.
  • Later, changed the fishing fly to a Griffith’s Gnat as there were a number of strikes but no solid hook ups.
  • Caught several more Sunfish and Bluegill with the Griffith’s Gnat.
  • Fished a little after dark and left them biting!

 

Landed:

  • 1 Sunfish – 4″ – Guadalupana – Sz 14
  • 1 Bluegill – 5″ – Guadalupana – Sz 14
  • 4 Sunfish – 3″-4″ – Griffith’s Gnat – Sz 16
  • 2 Bluegill – 2″-3″ – Griffith’s Gnat – Sz 16

 

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