Bass

  • Fishing the Comal River at Landa Park #flyfishing

    By / July 3, 2020 / Fishing

    Made it to New Braunfels for some fishing fun. Planned to fish the Guadalupe River by Faust Street Bridge, but it was closed. Headed to Landa Park and fished the Comal River. Was a slow bite with only one Bluegill and a Bass caught. Both went for a Guadalupana!

  • Foam Spider and Scud Tandem Rig for Bluegill #flyfishing

    By / June 2, 2020 / Fishing

    Finally found the pattern for the tight lipped Bluegill at the local pond. Went with a tandem rigged foam spider and scud! Most fish went for the trailing scud and was surprised the little bass were readily striking the scud! Foam Spider was a diy pattern made from Wapsi’s Foam Spider Kit. The Scud was… [read more]

  • Pond Fly Fishing – Tough Round #maxcatch

    By / May 31, 2020 / Fishing

    Another round of pond fishing at the local pond. Had a Bass take a Foam Grasshopper, then spent most of the time working Bluegill on their nest. Had a few missed strikes while trying a number of fishing flies. Did have several little Bass show interest as well as little Sunfish readily taking a Foam… [read more]

  • Pond Fly Fishing for Bass and Bluegill #maxcatch #tenkara

    By / May 30, 2020 / Fishing

    Fished Bethany Lakes Friday morning with then MaxCatch Discount Switch Rod and the Foam Grasshopper. Caught a Bass and lost a Bass. Returned in the evening and caught Bluegill and a Bass using a Damsel Fly as well as a Foam Grasshopper! Opted for the Tenkara Rod for the evening fishing round. Fun Stuff!

  • Tenkara Pond Fishing #tenkarausa #iwana #flyfishing

    By / April 9, 2020 / Fishing

    Been itching to go fishing with the TenkaraUSA Iwana tenkara rod but sidetracked with the day job. Luckily, there was break in the work schedule… able to fish a couple of ponds. Was a tough go at first… a missed strike at the first pond, else no other bites. And then, a slow start until… [read more]

  • Fishing a Foam Grasshopper for Bass! #flyfishing #bassfishing

    By / March 31, 2020 / Fishing

    Started out trying to catch Bass using the No Name Fly. Bass were cruising the shallows like the other day. Went to the Foam Grasshopper tied using a foam cutter that forms a Chernobyl Ant body. Used a Size 4 hook to provide increased hook setting rates. Worked on Bass and Bluegill!

  • Bass Eating a Dragon Fly #bassfishing #flyfishing

    By / March 29, 2020 / Fishing

    Short video of a quick trip to the local pond. Not been to this one in awhile but good to see there are bass to be caught and released! A catch and release pond that holds bass and bluegill. Was a fun time; have more video to post but wanted to get this one out……. [read more]

  • Fly Fishing the Local Pond #foamgrasshopper

    By / March 29, 2020 / Fishing

    Fished the local pond for Bass in hope of catching a fish or two with a new pattern modified from two variants of the BOB Fly or Bass On Bed Fly. First BOB Fly was tied clouser style on a bent back hook using marabou plumes. Worked but wanted the hook bend to ride higher… [read more]

  • Fly Fishing for Bass with the Bass On Bed Fly #bobtail #bobfly

    By / March 27, 2020 / Fishing

    Back to the local pond catching bass with the variant of the BOB fly… this one has added plumes to keep the hook riding high while on the bottom. Calling it the BOBTAIL Fly. Caught a little Bass with a Foam Grasshopper and a Sunfish… switched to the Foam Grasshopper because it was hard to… [read more]

  • Bass Fishing with Senkos This Round #bethanylakes #bass

    By / March 22, 2020 / Fishing

    Able to fish the local lake Saturday with the break in the rain. Caught four bass that were in their beds. Fun time… do checkout the video, gives an idea how I rig a Senko – new as well as damaged… forgot the Superglue this time. Also, shows some bass takes a little more coaxing… [read more]

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