Four Weight Fly Rod

  • Olive Near Deere Worked….

    By / December 12, 2015 / Bass

    Was able to find a break in the day for a quick trip to Sonic Pond. Tied several Olive Near Deere to re-stock the fly box; took one on this quick trip for a go at some Bass. Fished for about 30″ and caught and released three Bass. Good to see the Olive Near Deere… [read more]

  • Bethany Lakes with the Four Weight this Round

    By / November 23, 2015 / Bass, Bethany Lakes, Bluegill, Sunfish

    Yesterday we fished Sonic Pond with the four weight rod. Today, we fished Bethany Lakes with the four weight. Colder temps has the Winter Pattern in play; managed to catch a few using the same slow and steady retrieve that worked at Sonic Pond. Olive and Pink Near Deere continued to work as well; could… [read more]

  • Near Deere at Plano East Senior High School

    By / August 18, 2015 / Fishing

    Tied a couple of Near Deere and took them to Plano East Senior High School for a round of fishing. Was targeting Bass and Catfish; ended this round with Catfish and Bluegill! Caught two Catfish and three Bluegill fishing the Near Deere under a strike indicator. Good to fish with the Fly Rod/Reel again. Been… [read more]

  • Murphy City Hall Pond This Round

    Happy Fourth of July… started out catching little fish, ended up hooking into to two nice ones… a Catfish and a Bass! Fished Murphy City Hall Pond this morning. Used a Tandem Rigged Near Deere and GRHEN to catch a number of Sunfish and Bluegill. Bite was good; even caught two at the same time… [read more]

  • More Fun with Bluegill…

    By / April 15, 2015 / Bass, Bethany Lakes, Bluegill

    Had more fun catching some nice Bluegill from the Lower Pond at Bethany Lakes this evening. Used the four weight fly rod and started fishing with the COAF Foam Damsel Fly. Caught several Bluegill and one Bass, and then started missing hook sets for some reason. Switched to a COAF Guadalupana and began hooking up again…. [read more]

  • Back to Bethany Lakes This Round

    By / March 12, 2015 / Bethany Lakes

    Decided to go back to Bethany Lakes to fish the evening bite. Went with the Olive Near Deere and a different Four Weight Rod; caught nine Bass and lost five others. No Bruisers… largest went about 13″-14″ inches. Lots of fun still. Did notice the Bass were further out compared to yesterday. Also, noticed the… [read more]

  • Near Deere Works for Bass!

    By / March 11, 2015 / Bass, Bethany Lakes

    Nice weather and more daylight to fish after work. So, best thing to do is go fishing. Headed to Bethany Lakes with the Four Weight Fly Rod and an Olive Near Deere. Fished for about an hour. Was able to catch 10 Bass or so. May have missed the count +/- 1 but did not… [read more]

  • Slower Bite This Round….

    Worked on the Micro Fly Rod for a little, and then headed to Murphy City Hall Pond when it looked like the rain was slowing down. Rod handle now has the reel seat and the hook keeper is in place. Next step is to wrap the rod guides. Was going to do work on them… [read more]

  • Only Four This Round

    By / February 25, 2015 / Murphy City Hall Pond

    Made it to Murphy City Hall Pond for another go at Trout. Caught four and missed four more but still was good to get out for another round of fishing this week! Used a Tandem Rig – Olive/Brown Near Deere and a Soft Hackle. One Trout went for the Near Deere, remainder went for the… [read more]

  • Back Again to Murphy City Hall Pond This Round!

    By / February 24, 2015 / Murphy City Hall Pond

    Fished Murphy City Hall Pond this evening. Was cold but it was great to get a round of fishing in during the work week! Even better that we managed to limit out on Rainbow Trout. Used the Four Weight Fly Rod and the Olive/Brown Near Deere that worked the other day. Change in the retrieve… [read more]

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