Tandem Rig

  • Switch Rod Practice in Preps for TRWD Flyfest!

    By / March 2, 2019 / Fishing

    Decided to get the switch rod out in preparation for next Saturday’s TRWD Flyfest. Tend to use the switch rod while fishing for trout as longer cast are needed at times and like the ease of less and/or no false casting. Stopped at Towne Lake in McKinney and got a round of practice casts in…. [read more]

  • Kayak Fishing for Stripers on Lake Texoma… Anyone? #texoma #coaffieldlteam

    By / September 6, 2018 / Fishing

    Had an awesome time on the water at Lake Texoma this past Saturday. Was a busy day on the lake being Labor Day Weekend, but it was manageable. Tried trolling at first and had a few strikes. Was hoping to locate balls of Shad with the depth finder, and then try to jig a slab… [read more]

  • Three Rainbow Trout Sunday at Bethany Lakes!

    By / December 19, 2016 / Bethany Lakes, Fishing

    Following up on yesterday post – “Quick Trip To Bethany Lakes… Running Errands”, below is the video of the action at Bethany Lakes where we caught three Rainbow Trout using a Tandem Rigged Near Deere and trailing COAF Griffith’s Gnat! It was very cold; we had to keep clearing the rod guides on our fly… [read more]

  • Quick Trip To Bethany Lakes… “Running Errands” #troutfishing

    By / December 18, 2016 / Bethany Lakes

    Running errands for the significant other… passed by Bethany Lakes and had to bend a fishing rod and wet a line given it was stocked with trout recently. Very cold, did see lots of fish activity and fish being caught. After trying different lures and fishing flies, was able to get three using a Tandem… [read more]

  • One More Round at Waterloo!

    By / March 6, 2016 / Waterloo Park Pond

    2015-2016 Trout Stocking Season is nearing an end. Decided to make one more trip to Waterloo for Rainbow Trout. Was able to limit out using a Tandem Rig – Near Deere and Griffiths Gnat before the wind kicked up. Left them biting but had to work hard for the last one.

  • Out and About Saturday

    By / February 28, 2016 / Fishing

    Fished McKinney’s Towne Lake Saturday morning, and then fished Prosper’s Frontier Park Pond afterwards. Took a little work to find the pattern at Towne Lake. But, did find it… Olive Near Deere was the “go to ” fishing fly again. But, the key was the retrieve – let the fishing fly sink counting to ten,… [read more]

  • Frisco for More Trout!

    By / February 15, 2016 / Frisco Commons

    Fished Frisco Commons Sunday for another chance at Rainbow Trout. Was able to limit out using the same Tandem Rigged Olive Near Deere and trailing Gold Ribbed Hares Ear Nymph (GRHEN) that we used at Waterloo on Saturday. Steady action with strikes typically happening as we switched from a short pull and retrieve to a… [read more]

  • To The Blue River This Afternoon

    By / November 25, 2015 / Blue River, Rainbow Trout

    Made it to the Blue River Tuesday afternoon! Had a great time; limited out with six Rainbow Trout. Caught and released a lot more! Used a Five Weight Fly Rod and fished a Tandem Rigged Near Deere and trailed either a GRHEN or a Rainbow Warrior. Started fishing the area by the Island. Caught four… [read more]

  • Saturday’s Fishing Action at Beavers Bend

    Here is the follow-up video from Saturday’s fishing trip to Beaver Bend State Park in Oklahoma. Was able to get an underwater shot of one fish lurking in the pool where we caught the 18″ Rainbow Trout Learned the camera works much better when it’s turned on Was able to get action shots of one… [read more]

  • Kayak Fishing Saturday Afternoon

    After striking out Saturday morning, we decided to try our luck kayak fishing back on Lake Lavon. We heard two boat ramps were open, including one we like that is nearest the Dam. Started out fishing several spots that we normally get strikes. Did not get any hits but at least we got a workout… [read more]

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