COAF Field Team

  • 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]

  • Only Two This Round Tenkara Fishing #flyfishing

    By / May 24, 2020 / Fishing

    Tough round this go… a little Bass and a Bluegill after spending most of the time trying to get Bass protecting their bed to strike. Had one strike but missed it; else, the Bass were definitely wary!

  • Quick Trip Fly Fishing for Sunfish!

    By / May 21, 2020 / Fishing

    Another quick trip to Duck Creek before starting the day job. Sunfish were biting on a size 8 foam grasshopper. Caught several in short order, then the bite stopped unexpectedly. No worries… good reason to stop and head to work!

  • Tenkara Fishing a Pond with Foam Grasshoppers! #tenkarafishing #flyfishing

    By / May 16, 2020 / Fishing

    Finally got a much needed haircut after two months! Feel much better now, what to do to celebrate… GO FISHING. Since the Tenkara Iwana Rod from Tenkara USA is at the ready in the little pickup truck, hit the closest pond from the barber… Kroger Park. Water was clear and the Bass and Bluegill were… [read more]

  • More Jugline Fishing for Catfish #lakelavon

    By / May 10, 2020 / Fishing

    Was a tough start Saturday… windy and a little chilly, plus no shad at the boat ramp at Highland Park. Made the quick adjustment, and decided to head to calmer waters… Bratonia Park, and to the Branch Convenience Store for bait. No shad but they did have Nightcrawlers. Enough for us to get started setting… [read more]

  • Kayak Fishing with the EmmRod #lakelavon

    By / May 4, 2020 / Fishing

    Able to fish the point at Brockdale Park on Lake Lavon Sunday. Was a tough go with lots of wind to deal with. No worries… White Bass and Yellow Bass were on the point. Planned to sight cast to boiling fish with the fly rod but it turned out the fish were staying down below…. [read more]

  • Kayak Fly Fishing on Lake Lavon for White Bass! #flyfishing #kayakfishing

    By / April 29, 2020 / Fishing

    Had a fun time fishing Lake Lavon for White Bass on a fly rod Sunday morning. Water was glass smooth, making for an easier paddle to the fishing spot – water treatment plant’s drainage system. Was hoping for a Largemouth Bass or two using the EmmRod and a Slab and Jig Rig. Had one strike… [read more]

  • Jug Line Fishing Lake Lavon #ifishnews #coaffieldteam

    By / April 25, 2020 / Fishing

    Able to get the jon boat prepared for a round of jug line fishing at the local lake – Lake Lavon. Put in at Highland Park, and had a fun time catching catfish for the beer batter fish fry recipe we like. Caught seven catfish – one Channel Catfish and six Blue Catfish. All went… [read more]

  • First Kayak Fishing Trip to Lavon for 2020 #kayakfishing

    By / April 22, 2020 / Fishing

    Finally able to make it out in the kayak to our local lake – Lake Lavon. Went light with one rod and the small tackle box with slabs and crappie jigs. Planned to try for crappie in the trees but no luck. Did manage one Yellow Bass on a Slab and Jig Rig and bottom… [read more]

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