• 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]

  • Lost Maples State Park Report…. #troutfishing

    By / January 11, 2018 / Fishing

    Received a report from one of our Readers who fished Lost Maples State Park today and despite the cold and windy conditions, a limit of trout was had! One went for an Olive Near Deere and two went for a Guadalupana. The remainder went for a gold Panther Martin spinner. Great report!   #flytying #fishingflies… [read more]

  • Only One On The Blue River Plus a Road Trip Song? #blueriver #troutfishing

    By / November 5, 2017 / Blue River, Rainbow Trout

    Was a tough round on the Blue River today. Saw others catching trout; yours truly struggled, but did finally land one – a small stocker. That said, had a great time on the river, even put a song together inspired while on the road to the Blue… Blue River not Blue Bayou that is. Morning… [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]

  • Mixed Bag This Evening at Bethany Lakes!

    By / March 10, 2017 / Bass, Bethany Lakes, Bluegill, Sunfish

    Fished Bethany this evening and caught a mixed bag of Bass, Bluegill, Sunfish, and a Shellcracker. Used a Guadalupana, a Foam Grasshopper, a Damsel Fly, and a PMC Emerger Variant to catch them this round! Fun stuff.. pics and a short snipped of one of the Bass and the Shellcracker begin caught! #flyfishing this evening…. [read more]

  • Quick Trip to Bethany Lakes … Feeder Creek! #flyfishing

    By / March 8, 2017 / Bethany Lakes, Bluegill, Sunfish

    Fished Bethany Lakes on a quick trip using fly fishing gear to test a new pattern – Near Guad. It’s a combination of the Near Deere and the Guadalupana. Had one Bass look at it, else no takers. Switched to a smaller Guadalupana and caught a Sunfish and a Bluegill, then put on a Griffith’s… [read more]

  • Dry Fly Hackle Wrap Works Well with Near Deere Too!

    By / March 3, 2017 / Fly Tying

    More fly tying this evening with two more Guadalupana to add to the others. While tying them, decided to tie a couple of Near Deere using the same Dry Fly Hackle Wrap as the Guadalupana. Looks good, may have to sneak away tomorrow and try them on trout at one of the recently stocked ponds… [read more]

  • More Guadalupana Fishing Flies…! #flytying

    By / March 2, 2017 / Fishing

    Busy work day; no fishing but did get a couple more Guadalupanas tied to add to the others! That said, the weekend is near and the Team is still uncertain where to fish. Will be playing it by ear but next weekend, TRWD Flyfest is next Saturday. Looking really good that we will be there!… [read more]

  • Can’t Catch Them All…

    By / February 28, 2017 / Fishing

    Quick trip to Murphy City Complex Pond for a go at trout. Had one on the line but lost it using a PMC Emerger. Else, had one Sunfish go for a Guadalupana to save us from striking out. No worries, still a good time fishing!   Can’t catch them all. #flyfishing quick trip gets one… [read more]

  • Back to Murphy for More Trout This Sunday Morning! #flyfishing #guadalupana

    By / February 26, 2017 / Murphy City Hall Pond

    Had a great time yesterday fishing Murphy City Complex Pond for trout. Went back again today with the same setup… Redington Pursuit 4wt-8′ fly rod and Ross Flystart Model 2. Used a size 14 Guadalupana to take a limit today! Fun stuff!     Log Book Entry: 2/26/17 Location: Murphy City Complex Pond (Murphy) Time:… [read more]

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