Olive Near Deere

  • Wet Wading for Trout on the Lower Illinois River! #coaffieldteam

    By / June 11, 2018 / Lower Illinois River

    Made it to the Lower Illinois River earlier this month – June 2, 2018. Had a fun time wet wading the river for a chance at trout and other fish! Went with the 5 weight fly rod and one-handed spey casting with the OPST Commando Head. Used an olive Near Deere for the fishing fly…. [read more]

  • Summary of Fly Tying Items Picked Up Recently… #flytying

    By / February 24, 2018 / Fishing

    Been raining for some time now but the afternoon looked promising. Rain stopped and sun came out; hope to get a round of trout fishing in tomorrow. For today, tied a few more sample Olive Near Deere and then recapped fly tying items picked up recently – specifically, Metz Saddle Hackle that made for some… [read more]

  • Another Near Deere Sample is Done! #flytying

    By / February 21, 2018 / Fishing

    Rainy evening but still able to do fishing related things. Quick tied another Near Deere Sample… to put in the fly box! Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

  • Stepping Up the Fund Raising Game… Beach Shark Fishing by Drone!

    By / February 19, 2018 / Fishing

    Be it Patreon sponsors and/or donations, we are stepping up the fund raising game to reach our fishing goal of beach Shark Fishing by Drone on the Texas Coast in 2018 and/or 2019! To get things started, we created a Patreon page with various tiers of sponsorship. However, for those who want to show their… [read more]

  • Trout Fishing Rowlett Community Park… #flyfishing #troutfishing

    By / January 28, 2018 / Rainbow Trout

    Fished Rowlett Community Park Pond Saturday. Been a while since we last fished the pond but luckily, had Google Maps to guide us there. Still have to pass through a subdivision to access the park. Else, it remains as we remembered it… baseball fields, a landfill, and two ponds. Brought the 4wt flyrod with the… [read more]

  • Tying the Olive Near Deere… #flytying #neardeere

    By / January 27, 2018 / Fishing

    Short video clip sped up to demo how we tie the Olive Near Deere – the fishing fly we used to limit out at a local pond this morning. Still working the video of the trout action, more to come! For now, do keep this fishing fly handy! PS: Playing a little Shakey Graves’ Roll… [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]

  • Saturday Switch Rod Practice at Bethany Lakes…. #switchrod

    By / May 27, 2017 / Bass, Bethany Lakes

    Decided to get a round of Switch Rod casting practice at Bethany Lakes this morning. Missed two Bass but did get two Bass. Lots of fun especially getting distance casts using the one-handed style we like. One Bass went for a Clouser Minnow; the other Bass went for an Olive Near Deere. The two Bass… [read more]

  • More Olive Near Deere

    By / January 22, 2016 / Fishing

    Running low on Olive Near Deere. Made a batch in preparation for another trip this weekend. Blue River is looking promising; really liked Possum Kingdom last weekend. And this time, I have the Clouser Minnows in my vest for certain. Will see how the day goes, and then hit the road some time this weekend… [read more]

  • Sunday Round at Bethany!

    By / October 25, 2015 / Bass, Bethany Lakes, Bluegill, Sunfish

      Cooler Temps and rain these past few days may have changed the pattern. But, since we have not been able to fish since last Sunday, not sure what the pattern was in the first place! No worries, decided to give Bethany Lakes a try this morning. Started out with a Pink Near Deere and Rainbow… [read more]

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