• Out and About Pond Fishing! #coaffieldteam

    By / May 15, 2018 / Bass, Bluegill

    Tough time fishing lately, even with time off from work… pulled away with other “fam bam” commitments. No worries, been having a great time enjoying good food, strong drinks, live music, and great friends! Day job has impacted things as well, but did hook the fishing partner with a new kayak… got my Heritage Featherlite… [read more]

  • Fishing at Cottonwood Creek Trail Pond! #coaffieldteam

    By / April 30, 2018 / Fishing

    Fished the pond by Allen Cinemark Theater… officially called Cottonwood Creek Trail Pond, but Allen Theater Pond sounds better! Fished Tuesday using a 7-1/2′ 4wt fly rod and 4wt fly line and a Foam Grasshopper and caught Bass and Bluegill. Traditional fly line required false casting to get the fishing fly past the vegetation that… [read more]

  • Back to Fishing the Pond Behind In-N-Out Burger! #coaffieldteam

    By / April 27, 2018 / Bass

    Struck out the other day fishing the pond behind In-N-Out Burger. Decided to give it another try Monday. Things started slow but did pick up with Bluegill. No Bass but the Near Deere fished 2.5 feet under a strike indicator were the key! Did have make a few mistakes as well left them biting because… [read more]

  • Out and About Sunday Morning Pond Fishing! #coaffieldteam

    By / April 22, 2018 / Bluegill

    [UPDATE: Added the video of the evening round below and a link to google maps. Pond is in Fairview on Fairview Parkway.] Started Sunday morning with a swing and miss at the “Pond Behind In-N-Out Burger”. Tried the usual spots without a strike, but did see a nice Bass along the bank… that is, did… [read more]

  • Quick Trip to Bethany with the Micro Skagit Head and 9′ 5wt… #flyfishing

    By / November 12, 2017 / Fishing

    A quick trip to Bethany Lakes using the OPST Commando Head and a backup 9’wt Fly Rod. Setup cast well and made for easy distance casting either Roll Cast, Switch Cast, and other Spey style casts. No Bruisers but did get four fish to take our fishing fly – a Bluegill, a Sunfish, and two… [read more]

  • Cottonwood Trail Pond aka Pond by Cinemark… #flyfishing

    By / October 8, 2017 / Bass, Bluegill, Sunfish

    Decided to fish the pond by the Cinemark Theater in Allen this morning. Looks like it is called Cottonwood Trail… been a while since we fished it last. Was not sure what would be biting. As it turned out, it was Bass, Bluegill, and Sunfish. Scrappy fighters that put up a great fight on the… [read more]

  • Murphy City Complex Park Pond This Round. #flyfishing

    By / October 1, 2017 / Fishing

    Having done well at Stoney Hollow Park Pond in Plano, decided to fish another pond that we have not fished since last trout stocking season – Murphy City Complex Park Pond in Murphy… just down the road from South Fork where the filmed the show Dallas way back when. Have caught some nice Catfish and… [read more]

  • Stoney Hollow Park Pond and the Purple Damsel Fly This Round! #flyfishing

    By / September 30, 2017 / Fishing

    Fished Stoney Hollow Park pond in Plano this morning. Brought the 4 Weight Fly Rod and went with a Purple Damsel Fly in size 10. Varied the retrieve as needed to catch and release 11 Bass and one Bluegill. No pictures or video of the little Bluegill but did get some good video of several… [read more]

  • Eagle’s Nest “aka In-N-Out Burger” Pond…! #switchrod #flyfishing

    By / September 24, 2017 / Fishing

    Decided to try another pond that we have not fished for some time. This time went to the pond behind In-N-Out Burger in Allen. It’s formal name is Eagles Nest Catch and Release Pond but we like to call it In-N-Out Pond for ease of reference. Brought the six weight Switch Rod this time, and… [read more]

  • Quick Trip to Village Trails with the 4 Weight! #flyfishing

    By / September 23, 2017 / Bass, Bluegill

    Fighting a cold this past week but finally got to wet a line this morning. Decided to bring the Redington 4 Weight Rod with the Ross Flystart #2 Reel this time. A fun rod we like to use in local ponds during the trout stocking season. For the pond, we went to the Village Trails… [read more]

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