Near Deere

  • Lower Illinois River for Trout and Striped Bass! #coaffiedlteam

    By / August 26, 2018 / Lower Illinois River

    Made the run to Oklahoma to the Lower Ilinois River for Rainbow Trout and Striped Bass. Fished the spillway area initially but then moved downriver when they started generating power. While at the spillay, caught small striped bass, gaspergou, and our fishing buddy caught a nice size Buffalo but did not get video. Put up… [read more]

  • Back to Fishing the Pond Behind In-N-Out Burger! #coaffieldteam

    By / April 27, 2018 / Bass

    Struck out the other day fishing the pond behind In-N-Out Burger. Decided to give it another try Monday. Things started slow but did pick up with Bluegill. No Bass but the Near Deere fished 2.5 feet under a strike indicator were the key! Did have make a few mistakes as well left them biting because… [read more]

  • Near Deere This Session… #flytying

    By / November 14, 2017 / Fly Tying

    Another round of fly tying the evening. Flybox is filling up nicely; add some Near Deere fishing flies this session. Now, just gotta go fishing! more #flytying this evening. add #neardeere #fishingflies to the #flybox …now just gotta breakaway and go #flyfishing A post shared by COAF Field Team (@coaf.field.team) on Nov 14, 2017 at… [read more]

  • Fly Tying This Evening… Near Deere and San Juan Worm Balls! #flytying

    By / August 4, 2017 / Fishing

    Rain in the forecast and tied up with work related things. No worries, got a round of fly tying in to start the weekend. Opted for more Olive Dear Deere and San Juan Worm Balls. Hope to try them sooner than later for Rainbow Trout! Till then, TGIF Everyone! #flytying this evening. #neardeere and #sanjuanworm… [read more]

  • Quick Trip to Bethany…!

    By / May 24, 2017 / Bass, Bethany Lakes

    Able to sneak away this evening for a quick trip to Bethany Lakes. Really nice evening with minimal wind. Made for ease of casting the fly rod. Bite was slow but still lots of fun. Caught a Bass and a Shellcracker on a Foam Grasshopper, and another Bass that went for a Near Deere. Bass… [read more]

  • TRWD Flyfest 2017! #TRWDflyfest

    By / March 13, 2017 / Rainbow Trout, River Park

    Had a blast at TRWD Flyfest 2017.  Not able to fish the trout contest but was able to fish and limit out at the open fishing area! Lots of lost and missed fish but did manage to get bit enough times to take five! Fishing was rough for some in the first heat of the… [read more]

  • Quick Update. on TRWD Flyfest 2017! #trwdflyfest

    By / March 11, 2017 / Fishing

    Had a great time at TRWD Flyfest. Have some video to edit but here is a quick update! Had a great time watching the Big Trout Contest with a 21″ trout caught and released! Saw several others catch trout but overall it was a tough go for most. For yours truly, was not able to… [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]

  • Fly Tying This Evening… #flytying

    By / February 17, 2017 / Fly Tying

    Did some fly tying this evening in preparation for tomorrow. Hope to see if these fishing flies produce. Opted for Near Deer, variants of the Guadalupana, and a PMC Emerger variant – the PMC GNE! Hope they work on the trout!   #flytying this evening… opted for #neardeere #guadalupana and #pmcemerger variant! Hope they work… [read more]

  • COAF Field Team Vlog #33 – Frisco Commons for Trout This Round! #flyfishing

    By / February 11, 2017 / Frisco Commons

    Fished Frisco Commons Pond in Frisco today; steady action on Near Deere. Was able to limit out on Trout. Even caught an albino and two Bass as well. Lots of fun despite windy conditions and warm temps; enjoyed a little catch and release fishing while practicing casting in windy conditions. Did see a number of… [read more]

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