Bass

  • More Fish on the Fly… Fly Fishing at the Local Pond! #flyfishing

    By / April 26, 2019 / Fishing

    Made a stop on the way home from work Monday. Rain was in the forecast but was able to catch a Bass and Bluegill or two or more before the rain arrived. Use the TFO 6wt Fly Rod; Echo Ion 6/7/ Wt Reel, and OPST Commando to cast Damsel Flies, a variant of one, and… [read more]

  • Guadalupana Does Well Again On Bass!

    By / April 21, 2019 / Fishing

    Fly fishing for bass at a local pond using the Guadalupana. Did well last round; same held true this round! Bass were in their beds or cruising the shallows. Also, caught several Bluegill. Did try a popper but the Bass were not interested. Also, Bass on their beds were selective or better yet “picky” when… [read more]

  • Finding the Pattern Fly Fishing Kroger Park … #Guadalupana Give Away

    By / April 13, 2019 / Fishing

    Was trying to catch fish at Kroger park, specifically, Bass using the Tube Popper Fly that worked well at Stoney Hollow Pond. Switched to a Damsel Fly Variant when it did not work, then switched back to the Tube Popper Fly. No luck there, so went with a Guadalupana… it worked. Do check out the… [read more]

  • Stoney Hollow Pond for Bass on the Fly… Tube Fly!

    By / April 6, 2019 / Fishing

    Finished the day job and kicked off the weekend with some pond fishing for bass on the fly. Not sure where we were going to fish; plan was to stop at a pond on the commute home. Several options on the way; ended up fishing Stoney Hollow Pond in Plano. Went with the trusty 6wt… [read more]

  • Pond Fishing at Kroger Park with the TFO 6wt for Bass!

    By / April 3, 2019 / Fishing

    Fished Kroger Park in Allen, TX Sunday, March 31, 2019. Struck out but did have a few strike fishing flies; just could not connect. Came back Tuesday, Arpil 2, 2019. Managed to catch a Bass on a Foam Grasshopper; shortly after lost the fishing fly to a snag. After trying different patterns, settled on a… [read more]

  • Pond Fishing Crowley Park for Bass and $10 Kid’s Fishing Combo Gets a Bass!

    By / March 31, 2019 / Fishing

    Stopped at Crowley Park Pond in Richardson, TX after work one day; after figuring out a pattern hooked but lost several Bass. Came back the next day and caught one after modifying Mop Fly to use a wider gap hook. Did lose several others, and then watched on fisherman catch a nice Bass using a… [read more]

  • Out and About Sunday, A Bass Takes A Griffiths Gnat, then A Strike Out, and then Hail!

    By / March 29, 2019 / Fishing

    Out an about Sunday, March 24… stopped at Bethany Lakes in Allen for a try at the bass on their beds with a fishing fly we made for trout but modified it some to go for bass. Change of plans though… bass did not want to strike anything on their beds. Instead, a hatch started… [read more]

  • Fishing Bethany Lakes – Bass in Their Beds

    By / March 27, 2019 / Fishing

    Did some scouting at Bethany Lakes in Allen to see if the Bass were on their beds this past Saturday. Sure enough they were; tried using the Mouse Tail Fishing Fly; it worked but the hook gap was too small for consistent hook ups. Tried other fishing flies before settling on a Clouser Minnow! Caught… [read more]

  • Fished LLELA and Struck Out But…!

    By / February 2, 2019 / Fishing

    Learned trout were stocked earlier this week at LLELA – Lake Lewisville Ecological Learning Area. Not been to LLELA for awhile, decided to give it a go. Brought the 6wt TFO Flyrod and the Echo Ion 6/7wt lined with the OPST Commando Head, Airflo Superfast Sinking Line, and the Coated Running Line. Great opportunity to… [read more]

  • Fun Evening Fishing the 4wt and Rio Trout Max! #coaffieldteam

    Too nice an evening Sunday to not go fishing. Went for a quick trip to Celebration Park to fish the East Pond. Decided to fish the 4wt Redington Pursuit Rod with the Echo Ion 2/3 Fly Reel spooled with a Rio Trout Max Skagit Head in 200 grains Bite started slow but picked up as… [read more]

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