City of Allen Fishing

  • Favorite Fishing Rig for Fishing Denison Dam… and others, too! #damfishing #texoma #denisondam

    By / June 29, 2020 / Fishing

    Details on the rig we like to use when fishing Denison Dam… as well as other tailraces. Simple setup that can be changed and/or replaced quickly. Materials: Snap Swivel Hook Launcher Float: https://amzn.to/2NACWal Sinker – 50 lbs mono and 12 lbs mono

  • Denison Dam Fishing for Gar… by Chance Anyone?

    By / June 28, 2020 / Fishing

    Fished Denison Dam Saturday morning. Initially, planned to bring a Switch Rod to fish Clousers in the runs, pockets, and pools before they started generating power. Quick check of the real-time hydroelectric data and the planned schedule showed two generators online for 24 hours Friday and into Saturday, and possibly Sunday. Adjusted to surf casting… [read more]

  • Fishing Allen’s Old Stone Dam #flyfishing #switchrod

    By / June 25, 2020 / Fishing

    TBT to Allen’s Old Stone Dam. Have not fished the dam in some time although we have checked out the area and its improvements recently. Liking the bridge, bank reinforcements, and expanded trails. Been itching to fish it for awhile… able to do so yesterday. After a little tweaking of the pattern and searching spots,… [read more]

  • Duck Creek Linear Park Fishing #microflyfishing #microflyrod

    By / June 19, 2020 / Fishing

    Short video of a quick trip to Duck Creek Linear Park while on the daily commute. Brought the two piece micro fly rod and the Foam Spider and Scud Tandem Rig to work the section nearest the bridge. Key take aways this round: There are Bass, nice Bass in the area but water is clear… [read more]

  • Redington Practice Fly Rod aka Micro Fly Rod #flyfishing

    By / June 17, 2020 / Fishing

    A tip from a YouTube Viewer on using the Orvis Practicaster Fly Rod as a Micro Fly Rod! Ordered it and Redington’s version of one… the Orvis one is still in the mail but Redington’s arrived. Liking the Rio Fly Line that came with it. Really thick line… planned to use a Micro Fly Reel… [read more]

  • Fishing Denison Dam – Tough Go #flyfishing #buffalo

    By / June 11, 2020 / Fishing

    Had a fun but tough time fishing Denison Dam Tuesday morning. Windy conditions and lots of waterflow from the power plant. They were releasing water, but was able to work different areas on the Oklahoma side. No striped bass but did see others catching them. Did catch as well as lose a Buffalo or two…… [read more]

  • Another Round of Pond Fly Fishing at Bethany Lakes

    By / June 9, 2020 / Fishing

    Another Round of Pond Fly Fishing at Bethany Lakes. Tried for more Bass and Bluegill with the Foam Spider and Scud on Monday. Caught several Bluegill and a little Fingerling Bass…. Minnow sized! PS: Made it to Denison Dam for a chance at Stripers today. Posted a live update while there. Do check back… still… [read more]

  • Fly Fishing Duck Creek Linear Park #cabelascgr #fiberglassflyrod

    By / June 4, 2020 / Fishing

    Wednesday Hump Day has us back at Duck Creek Linear Park in Richardson, TX. This round has a couple of Sunfish that take the Foam Spider and Scud Tandem Rig. No Bass but did see several nice ones lurking about. Fun stuff… plus did a “drive by” video shot of the park to show the… [read more]

  • Foam Spider and Scud Flyfishing at Duck Creek! #cabelascgr #fiberglassflyrod

    By / June 3, 2020 / Fishing

    Fished the foam spider and scud tandem rig with the Cabelas CGR Fiberglass Rod and 2/3wt Echo Ion Fly Reel. Caught a Bass, had other little Bass eye the fishing flies… did have one swipe it but missed it. No worries… had fun with the Sunfish, Bluegill, and Longear Perch that were readily striking the… [read more]

  • Bass Fly Fishing with the Discount Switch Rod #foamgrasshopper

    By / May 27, 2020 / Fishing

    Stopped at Crowley Park in Richardson on the commute. Fished the 2wt Discount Switch Rod and a Foam Grasshopper to catch a Bass or two! Lotta fun… Bass tended to strike when the hopper was sitting still. Slow stop and go was the key! Fum stuff!

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