Damsel Fly Variant

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • Bass and Bluegill This Round

    By / April 19, 2016 / Bass, Bethany Lakes, Bluegill

    Tested out a new fly pattern – no name for it yet. Caught a Bass and lost a Bass, then switched to damsel flies and caught Bass, Bluegill, and Sunfish. Will tweak the new fly pattern more, and “test” it out again. Was good to see lots of fish near shore in their beds. Looked like… [read more]

  • “Look Ma No Wings”… Fly Tying Article Posted!

    By / April 12, 2016 / Fishing

    Been having fun catching fish these past few outings. One pattern in particular seems to be doing well on top water action for Bluegill and Bass. We started using the Simple Foam Damsel Fly pattern we have used for many years. It has done well for us, but always on the lookout for other patterns… [read more]

  • Testing a Damsel Fly Variant

    By / April 5, 2016 / Fishing

    Headed to Kroger Park again this evening to test a Damsel Fly Variant. This one uses sparkle braid for the tail and foam and grizzly hackle for the body. Went with a size 12 instead of a size 10 and got better hookup rates compared to yesterday’s size 10 we used. Caught several nice looking… [read more]

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