Hot Weather Popper Fishing

Temps rose well above the 90 degree mark today, but that didn’t stop us from getting out before it got unbearably hot. Fredy and I loaded up the canoe and kayak and headed to Merrill Creek Reservoir. We were on the water shortly after 6 am. Even at that hour there were already a number of […]

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Bean Bream

Got out tonight in the kayak just before a nasty storm.  Picked up a few bream on poppers and dries, but I was most proud of the one below, which I caught on one of my coffee bean beetles.  To learn how to make your own click here. Tweet

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Coffee Bean Beetle at Work

Today I had a chance to put a few of the CBBs to work.  They did quite well. Here’s some video. If you want to see how I make them, click here. Tweet

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Coffee Bean Beetle

A few weeks ago I came across an article on coffee bean beetles.  I am not a fly tyer by any stretch of the imagination but this intrigued me, primarily because it didn’t really involve tying at all.  Instead it relies on the ability to use a magic marker and some glue – skills that […]

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