Bethany Lakes

  • 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]

  • Fly Fishing Tips… How We Fish the Betts Bream Getter!

    By / September 15, 2019 / Fishing

    TBT time Friday evening fishing an old favorite of ours… the Betts Bream Getter. It’s the fishing fly we derived the Foam Spider pattern we tie. This one we picked up at Cabelas but unfourtunately lost it to a snag. Will have to either buy another or tie one using the kit we bought last… [read more]

  • More Fly Fishing with the Guadalupana plus Short Cast Fly Fishing!

    By / August 31, 2019 / Fishing

    Fished Bethany Lakes Saturday morning. Able to get a round in before it rained. Planned to fish with the Tube Popper Fly; gave it about an hour with only three missed strikes to show for it. Then, put the Guadalupana on and caught fish – Bluegill, Sunfish, and Bass. Fished the Back Pond and left… [read more]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Fishing Updates and Random Drawing – 12/21/18 Re-Broadcast

    By / December 25, 2018 / Fishing

    Re-broadcast of our Facebook Live Session where we provided quick updates on fishing in our area, and then the random drawing for the four fishing flies we tied. Same ones we used on the Blue River, Turner Falls Park, and locally at Bethany Lakes in Allen and Waterloo Park Pond in Denison, TX! Do check… [read more]

  • Friday Bite at Bethany Lakes!

    By / December 22, 2018 / Fishing

    Able to make the run to Bethany Lakes Friday afternoon. Bite was slow on fishing flies at first. Did see others doing well with bait and Power Worms. Bite picked up later as the trout started feeding on something hatching as well as bread and other floating baits. Olive Near Deere did well. No strike… [read more]

  • Only One Little Stocker Trout This Round at Bethany!

    By / December 16, 2018 / Fishing

    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!

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