Sonic Pond

  • Fishing with the Switch Rod…! #switchrod

    By / June 17, 2017 / Bass

    Fun times last week on the coast, but we are back in the DFW Metroplex. Had some work and “honey do’s” to complete, so been out of pocket this week. This morning did make a quick trip to Sonic Pond fishing the Switch Rod. Caught our Bass on a White Foam Grasshopper, and one Bass… [read more]

  • COAF Field Team Vlog #5 – “Local Ponds and Denison Dam”

    By / August 28, 2016 / Fishing

    This round we do a quick recap of the local ponds fished this past week – Bethany Lakes, Sonic Pond, Eagles Nest aka “Pond Behind In-N-Out Burger”.  And then, we go into Saturday’s trip to Denison Dam. Was a tough go but did catch and release a couple of Carp as well as hook into… [read more]

  • Only One at Sonic This Round

    By / August 23, 2016 / Bass

    Was a tough go today at Sonic. Started with a Foam Grasshopper; had two strikes and missed the hook set. Then, lost it to a tree. Switched to a Blue/White Near Deere and struck out. Put on a White Near Deere and finally got a little Bass to hit. Only one today but was still… [read more]

  • COAF Field Team Vlog #1… Sonic Pond This Round

    By / August 11, 2016 / Bass

    Playing around with the camera and green screen. Put together Vlog #1 that shows the action at Sonic Pond using the Traditional III Fly Rod from Cabelas and a Foam Grasshopper! Had started out with a Near Deere but after took hook ups with Bass that threw the hook, decided to switch to the Foam… [read more]

  • Two Weight Did Well at Sonic Pond This Evening!

    By / May 2, 2016 / Bass

    The smaller size Foam Grasshopper coupled with the Two Weight fiberglass fly rod did well this evening. Caught twelve bass and lost several others. No Bruisers – largest went about 13″. Still lotta fun as even these little Bass put a great bend in the rod! PS: We used a Size 12 Hook and scaled… [read more]

  • Bent Back Clouser Variant Worked!

    By / March 29, 2016 / Bass

    Tested out a new pattern… a Bent Back Clouser Variant. This one uses a weighted keel instead of dumbbell eyes or bead chain, and the hook shank is bent back slightly. Worked well today at Sonic Pond! Tried it at Bethany Lakes, yesterday with some success. Today was much better. Used a larger hook and… [read more]

  • Fun with the Two Weight…!

    By / February 9, 2016 / Bluegill, Sunfish

    Could not wait till the weekend to go fishing. Decided to make a quick trip and catch a fish or two with the two weight! Fun stuff… sure beats working, even if it was only for a quick trip! PS: Frisco is hosting their annual Trick-A-Trout Derby this Saturday. May need to sneak away and… [read more]

  • Olive Near Deere Worked….

    By / December 12, 2015 / Bass

    Was able to find a break in the day for a quick trip to Sonic Pond. Tied several Olive Near Deere to re-stock the fly box; took one on this quick trip for a go at some Bass. Fished for about 30″ and caught and released three Bass. Good to see the Olive Near Deere… [read more]

  • Sonic with the Four Weight this Round!

    By / November 23, 2015 / Fishing

    Went for a quick trip to the pond by Sonic yesterday. Had about an hour and a half to fish but did manage to catch and release sixteen Bass, a Bluegill, and a Crappie! All went for a Near Deere in pink or olive. Also, started out with a short pull and fast retrieve that… [read more]

  • Sonic with the Eight Weight….

    By / November 11, 2015 / Bass

     Made it out this evening to try the new Eight Weight Fly Rod. Picked up a new one at Cabelas to replace the one we broke on a trip back from the Blue River. Had not been able to fish with it until now. Rod feels good, makes great casts including the Roll Cast, and… [read more]

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