Stocker Trout Fishing

  • Only Two This Round Tenkara Fishing #flyfishing

    By / May 24, 2020 / Fishing

    Tough round this go… a little Bass and a Bluegill after spending most of the time trying to get Bass protecting their bed to strike. Had one strike but missed it; else, the Bass were definitely wary!

  • More Quick Trips Fly Fishing for Sunfish #duckcreek

    By / May 22, 2020 / Fishing

    Lotta fun catching these Sunfish on the MaxCatch Fly Rod and Orvis Hydros Reel. 2wt makes for a fun fight of these feisty fish! Tried the size 8 Foam Grasshopper and caught several. Upsized to the size 4 and had some strike but only managed one on the larger pattern. Great way to start a… [read more]

  • Fly Fishing Duck Creek #maxcatch #orvis #riotroutmax

    By / May 20, 2020 / Fishing

    Quick trip or more like a quick stop on the day job commute… able to wet a line at Duck Creek Park to do a little fly fishing with the Maxcatch Discount Switch Rod. Started with a Rubber Legged Near Deere but no takers. Switched to size 4 Foam Grasshopper and caught a Bass, then… [read more]

  • Tenkara Fishing a Pond with Foam Grasshoppers! #tenkarafishing #flyfishing

    By / May 16, 2020 / Fishing

    Finally got a much needed haircut after two months! Feel much better now, what to do to celebrate… GO FISHING. Since the Tenkara Iwana Rod from Tenkara USA is at the ready in the little pickup truck, hit the closest pond from the barber… Kroger Park. Water was clear and the Bass and Bluegill were… [read more]

  • Kayak Fly Fishing OPST Commando Head or Weight Forward Fly Line? #flyfishing

    By / May 14, 2020 / Fishing

    Wind was minimal on Mother’s Day, finally able to try out the OPST Commando Head sitting in a kayak placed in a grassy area. Wanted to play around with the one-handed spey fly line and compare it with the weight forward fly line… fun time, do like the OPST Commando Head because it makes a… [read more]

  • More Jugline Fishing for Catfish #lakelavon

    By / May 10, 2020 / Fishing

    Was a tough start Saturday… windy and a little chilly, plus no shad at the boat ramp at Highland Park. Made the quick adjustment, and decided to head to calmer waters… Bratonia Park, and to the Branch Convenience Store for bait. No shad but they did have Nightcrawlers. Enough for us to get started setting… [read more]

  • Kayak Fishing with the EmmRod #lakelavon

    By / May 4, 2020 / Fishing

    Able to fish the point at Brockdale Park on Lake Lavon Sunday. Was a tough go with lots of wind to deal with. No worries… White Bass and Yellow Bass were on the point. Planned to sight cast to boiling fish with the fly rod but it turned out the fish were staying down below…. [read more]

  • Kayak Fly Fishing on Lake Lavon for White Bass! #flyfishing #kayakfishing

    By / April 29, 2020 / Fishing

    Had a fun time fishing Lake Lavon for White Bass on a fly rod Sunday morning. Water was glass smooth, making for an easier paddle to the fishing spot – water treatment plant’s drainage system. Was hoping for a Largemouth Bass or two using the EmmRod and a Slab and Jig Rig. Had one strike… [read more]

  • Jug Line Fishing Lake Lavon #ifishnews #coaffieldteam

    By / April 25, 2020 / Fishing

    Able to get the jon boat prepared for a round of jug line fishing at the local lake – Lake Lavon. Put in at Highland Park, and had a fun time catching catfish for the beer batter fish fry recipe we like. Caught seven catfish – one Channel Catfish and six Blue Catfish. All went… [read more]

  • First Kayak Fishing Trip to Lavon for 2020 #kayakfishing

    By / April 22, 2020 / Fishing

    Finally able to make it out in the kayak to our local lake – Lake Lavon. Went light with one rod and the small tackle box with slabs and crappie jigs. Planned to try for crappie in the trees but no luck. Did manage one Yellow Bass on a Slab and Jig Rig and bottom… [read more]

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