rio trout max

  • Fun Evening Fishing the 4wt and Rio Trout Max! #coaffieldteam

    Too nice an evening Sunday to not go fishing. Went for a quick trip to Celebration Park to fish the East Pond. Decided to fish the 4wt Redington Pursuit Rod with the Echo Ion 2/3 Fly Reel spooled with a Rio Trout Max Skagit Head in 200 grains Bite started slow but picked up as… [read more]

  • Slow Bite but Still Lot of Fun Fishing with the Rio Trout Max! #coaffieldteam #flyfishing

    By / August 15, 2018 / Bass, Bluegill

    Was out and about the other day; short on time but not short on fishing fun! Decided to take the 4wt fly rod that had the Rio Trout Max shooting head and Rio GripShooter running line and a conveniently tied Foam Grasshopper already on the leader to Bethany Lakes. Bite was slow but always good… [read more]

  • Fishing at Cottonwood Creek Trail Pond! #coaffieldteam

    By / April 30, 2018 / Fishing

    Fished the pond by Allen Cinemark Theater… officially called Cottonwood Creek Trail Pond, but Allen Theater Pond sounds better! Fished Tuesday using a 7-1/2′ 4wt fly rod and 4wt fly line and a Foam Grasshopper and caught Bass and Bluegill. Traditional fly line required false casting to get the fishing fly past the vegetation that… [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]

  • Saturday Morning… Fishing Bethany Creek Pond #coaffieldteam

    By / April 21, 2018 / Fishing

    Rain in the forecast today. Decided to fish Bethany Creek Pond before the rain clouds moved in. Pond was clear; could see the bottom as well as see a few Bass moving about. Polarized glasses were key at times, save for the Feeder Creek and Canal area where you could clearly see the Bass. Able… [read more]

  • Why We Like One-Handed Spey Casting… #opstcommandohead #speycasting

    By / April 8, 2018 / Fishing

    Video that shows the fly rod/reels we used, and what led us to using a Switch Rod and a Trout Rod for most of our fly fishing trips now. We learned about spey lines and Switch Rods after injuring a shoulder. Normal overhead and side casts was painful. We were doomed to waiting for the… [read more]

  • Quick Update – March 12, 2018 #stockertroutfishing

    By / March 12, 2018 / Fishing

    Still working on the video editing from this past weekend’s action. Planned to work on it after work but with the time change and gaining more daylight after work, opted to go fishing instead! Fished Bethany Lakes with the 4wt flyrod that was lined with the Rio Trout Max shooting head. Caught a Bass that… [read more]

  • Saturday Fishing at Frisco Commons #flyfishing

    By / February 18, 2018 / Frisco Commons

    Had planned to fish Towne Lake in Mckinney but the stocking was postponed due to weather. Things cleared up and made the run to Frisco Commons and fished for trout. Like in years past, something was hatching. Managed to land four and miss several others using a Griffith’s Gnat and a PMC Emerger. See how… [read more]

  • Liking the Rio Trout Max Shooting Head… #flyfishing

    By / February 7, 2018 / Fishing

    Been able to fish with the Rio Trout Max Shooting Head one several trips to local ponds as well as the Blue River in Oklahoma. So far, really liking the one-handed spey casting concept. Started with several traditional Switch Rods, fishing them both one and two-handed. And then tried OPST’s Commando Shooting Head for one-handed… [read more]

  • UW Video In The Works, Liking the RIO Trout Max #fishing

    By / January 15, 2018 / Fishing

    Was able to limit out yesterday at Waterloo in Denison. Caught them on Ultralight Gear and Corn. Did get some underwater video using the Water Wolf Camera as well as practice with the 4wt 8′ fly rod using Rio’s Trout Max single spey shooting head. Still working on the underwater video. For now, below is… [read more]

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