Morning Kayak Trip and a Bass on a Homemade Popper

With daytime temps headed well into the 90’s and humidity to match, I left early for a kayak fishing trip on a local pond. I usually fish this water regularly, but this year I’ve decided to spend more time prospecting new lakes and ponds in the area. It was overdue for a visit. There was […]

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A Good Start to the Holiday Weekend

Loaded up the car and headed to the local bass pond for an early morning kayak fishing trip. Wanted to start the holiday weekend off right. Most of the nearby trout water is running a bit high, so this was a good alternative. Fishing was slow for the first hour, but when I tied on […]

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Near the Teepee

Most of us look for some type of marker to identify a great fishing spot. In the age of Google Maps, cellphone cameras and GPS, little is left uncharted. Yet we still commonly refer to these places by landmarks.  Sometimes it’s a boulder; other times a tree, bend in the river, or pull-off down a […]

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What Brown Did for Me

Early morning kayak fishing trip to a local pond yielded some nice bass and bream. All were caught on a brown popper. Bass fishing with a fly rod from a kayak, June, 2015

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Product Review: Sage and Rio – 3wt Fun

For the next few weeks I’ll be testing the new Sage Circa 379-4, a 7′ 9″ 3wt. It’s paired with a Sage Click III fly reel and Rio Trout LT WF3F line.  A nice combo which should be good for some small stream and farm pond action. I’ll be using it for trout, bass and […]

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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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Safety Cone Slayer In Action

A few weeks ago I posted about a bass bug I had won in a naming contest at J and M flies.  My entry: The Safety Cone Slayer.  To see the original post click here. The bug arrived and I can tell you that the appearance and quality both exceeded my expectations. But could it catch fish? Got up […]

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Memorial Day Kayak Fishing

This morning I spent some time on a local lake fly fishing from my kayak.  Pitching a popper close to the bank yielded these trophies. Enjoy! Tweet

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