Did a little fly tying in preps for TRWD Flyfest tomorrow! Then, hit the local pond for some micro fly rod fishing! Fun stuff! Started with a foam damsel fly but fish were not active on the surface. Tied a Pheasant Tail Nymph and caught several Sunfish/Bluegill before calling it a trip. Fun times!
Had only a short amount of time to fish after work today. No problems, able to cruise along on the standup longboard, make it to the local pond, and catch a fish or two with the Micro Fly Rod! Fun times… even got to practice casting the variant of the Perry Poke we like using… [read more]
Been sidetracked from fishing due to a new hobby – Standup Longboarding! That is, a workout during the work week to get in shape for kayak fishing during the weekend. That said, if you cannot go kayak fishing, what to do… it had to happen sooner than later – Standup Longboarding and Micro Flyrod Fishing!… [read more]
While on the way home from the day job, had the fishing bug strike. Luckily we keep a Micro Fly Rod in our backpack at the ready for these instances. This round fished Crowley Park in Richardson; caught a Bass and a Bluegill on a Foam Grasshopper. Had others short strike but not able to… [read more]
Tough time getting out this week but did make a quick trip today to Celebration Park and had fun catching Bluegill and Sunfish using the Telescoping Micro Fly Rod. It’s the one we keep in our backpack that we take to work. We replaced the rod guides with larger size ones; the fly line shoots… [read more]
Several years ago we modified a Pen Fishing Rod and made our first micro fly rod. It was a prototype where we used a crappie reel as the fly reel and electrical tape to mount it to the Pen Rod. Later, we made more modifications and published an article online detailing the modifications – COAF… [read more]
Broke out the telescoping Micro Fly Rod this round. It’s the second version we made several years ago, and the one we keep in our backpack at the ready in case we see “fishy” waters while out and about during the work week! This round it was little Sunfish and Bluegill at Celebration Park’s North… [read more]
Hosted the fly tying demo at Bethany Lakes yesterday. Was concerned about the rain but luckily it stayed dry. Just in case, we setup at one of the covered picnic areas overlooking one of the ponds. Had two enthusiasts join the demo, and in short order, we had tied a size 10 and size 14… [read more]
Another quick trip with the Micro Fly Rod. This time to the feeder creek at Bethany Lakes for some fingerling bass. Caught one using the Marilyn Monroe Tenkara Fly. Did get a Bluegill on a GRHEN as well but did not get any video of the action. Had a number of small fish go for… [read more]
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