1. Details: Dorado / Mahi Mahi / Dolphin with a Streamer

    Sight fishing some dorado and Roosters today in Cabo. Got this nice Mahi at the end of the trip. Came out of nowhere and casted to him. Gave my fly a twitch and ...more he took off.

    1. cooper marchetto 0
      is this with grant from baja anglers?
    2. King_Fisher 0
      Great fish that sounds like a blast!
    3. jstruve 0
      Super nice D man great job bet that was fun to land..
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  2. Finally back in Austin. Moved to Colorado back in December and haven't bass fished since then. Saw her on a bed under some branches. Weighed just above 6. Great ...more fish to start out the spawn. @Denton_11

    Largemouth Bass

    1. RyanEllis 0
      Thanks @grantl25
    2. grantl25 0
      Nice one man
    3. fisherfornorthern 0
      Do you have a YouTube channel
    4. Jacob Rankin 0
      Nice fish
    5. RyanEllis 0
      We have winter break. Heading back tomorrow. @rpc127
    6. rpc127 0
    7. rpc127 0
      You lived in Colorado for 2 months then came Bach
    8. RyanEllis 0
      Full of babies. @timmyocean
    9. timmyocean 0
      that's a big looking six pounder man.
    10. Jon Evans 0
      what lure were you throwing? ....Great fish !!!
    11. King_Fisher 0
      Nice one!
    12. RyanEllis 0
      Thanks @ReelGame
    13. ReelGame Saucedo 0
      Great fish welcome back
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  3. Day two: Cut it into two. Sanded most of it down to where I want it. Need to finish sanding the bottom of the back piece. Also cut out a slit for the tail. Hoping ...more to weight it and tune it in the next couple of days. I'll make sure to keep you guys updated.

    Largemouth Bass with a 10 Inch Swimbait

    1. excellsiorlures 0
      πŸ‘πŸ‘Š nice work man!
    2. excellsiorlures 0
      πŸ‘πŸ‘Š nice work bro! 3 1/4 once weights in the and 2 in the tail and it will be swimming like a champ!
    3. jasonrh18 0
      Drill some holes for tuning weights I guess
    4. RyanEllis 0
      No they swim terrible. It swims sideways. And it floats. It's a awful Swimbait @jasonrh18 it doesn't even have hooks so when the fish bites it I'm hoping ...more it will swallow it.
    5. jasonrh18 0
      Do they even swim right
    6. ilovegold 0
      Oh u gonna weight the bait
    7. walt_gober 0
      Oh gotcha that's sweet
    8. RyanEllis 0
      It's not to hard. It's just very expensive with all the tools you need.
    9. Brandon alt 0
      I think I might try to make one
    10. RyanEllis 0
      I will as some joints on the bottom. After I tune it. @BrandonScottAlt
    11. Brandon alt 0
      How will you secure the hooks?
    12. RyanEllis 0
      No. Urethane rubber. It will be a tail like a roman made @walt_gober
    13. walt_gober 0
      Are you going to make the tail wood?
    14. RyanEllis 0
      Looking to do a trout pattern. @BrandonScottAlt
    15. RyanEllis 0
      Put a layer of thick paint on first. Then airbrush it.
    16. Brandon alt 0
      What are you planing for the paint job?
    17. King_Fisher 0
      Lookin good!
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  4. Started a Swimbait project today. It's my first one and it's coming along pretty well so far. It's 10 inches long. Going to start sanding and cutting ...more it out tomorrow.

    Largemouth Bass with a Swimbait

    1. RyanEllis 0
      The tail in the pic isn't the one in using. @big_bass
    2. RyanEllis 0
      With. @big_bass
    3. King_Fisher 0
      Looks good!
    4. big_bass 0
      @RyanEllis is it 10" with the tail or without?
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  5. Tried out doing a perch pattern and I was pretty disappointed with the finish... Going to try to make it better in the next couple of days or completely change it ...more up.

    Bluegill Sunfish with a Swimbait

    1. RyanEllis 0
      Thanks. Appreciate It @MulletHead
    2. JustinGoodman 0
      Honestly.i think that bait looks sick. Good job
    3. Gabe Mitchell 0
      Fyi ^
    4. Gabe Mitchell 0
      @RyanEllis it logs what you did the last Blert. If you chose "none" one time, the next Blert should stay at "none". Let me know if it isn't ...more working. @BrandonScottAlt fun
    5. RyanEllis 0
      ThanksπŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™ @Denton_11
    6. RyanEllis 0
      Thanks πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ’™πŸ’™
    7. Denton Apple 0
      Looks about like the closest thing I've ever seen to a piece of crap
    8. RyanEllis 0
      Thanks. Every single time I post a blert it always puts the exact location... It's getting really annoying @BrandonScottAlt
    9. Brandon alt 0
      I took off the location because it was on your house
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  6. Got a airbrush for Christmas and thought I would Repaint a old Swimbait. Turned out ok for my first one. All it needs now is the clear coat. Going to try to make ...more some gill patterns today.

    Golden Rainbow Trout with a 7" Rainbow Trout Swimbait

    1. RyanEllis 0
      Air? @claytonk
    2. RyanEllis 0
      Haha thanks man @bassman3869
    3. Isaac Carey 0
    4. Isaac Carey 0
      yours and a strike king one could get mixed up, so I'd say it's goo
    5. claytonk 0
      What swim air is that?
    6. RyanEllis 0
      Thanks guys. Means a lot. @CaliBassFisher @ronety @robz713 @bassman3869
    7. Isaac Carey 0
      Dude! That looks awesome for your first one ever
    8. robz713 0
      Looks good
    9. Richie Pusateri 0
      Awesome man
    10. RyanEllis 0
      I'm working on some bluegill patterns this afternoon. Hopefully I can find one that will work. @yich4
    11. Tyrone Smith 0
      Looks good
    12. Richie Pusateri 0
      Dude if you get good at bluegill patterns, I'll pay you to do some of my swimbaits
    13. Chris Skinner 0
      Trout season*
    14. Chris Skinner 0
      Guadalupe Stripers and you'll see what I mean, they can be a real nuisance in striper season in the deeper holes
    15. Chris Skinner 0
      @atxflyfishing what do you mean? @SD_9 yessir, BIG ones! They have pulled a lot of them out now but there were dozens in the past, they washed over the spillway ...more in the floods of '98 and 2000, Google
    16. atxflyfishing 0
      grammar game pitiful
    17. Sutton Dole 0
      They have stripers in there? @Cowboy713
    18. Aidan Chadam 0
      Wow! That's amazing. I have no artistic talent so I wouldn't we able to do that. Good job!
    19. Chris Skinner 0
      Bring that on down to the Guad and see if you can pull one of them big stripers out of the river!
    20. RyanEllis 0
      Haha. Thanks @bassinboy01
    21. Jacob Breaux 0
      Looks good buddy
    22. Jacob Breaux 0
      an* airbrush
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  7. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout with a Nymphs, Streamers, Midges

    Decided to check the Guad out today to see if we could get some rainbows. Really bad weather but ended up catching a few including this decent size one. Mainly through ...more nymphs in small pockets.

    1. atxflyfishing 0
    2. RyanEllis 0
      Rio raft. @yich4
    3. Richie Pusateri 0
      What part of the river were you guys fishing?
    4. colek 0
      Atta boy Ry!!!!
    5. Tyrone Smith 0
      Nice catch
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  8. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout with a Nymphs, Streamers, Midges

    Head down today to see if we could get any trout. Weather was awful but managed to catch a few including the decent one. Fun day. Working Pockets with nymphs.

    1. RyanEllis 0
      @MulletHead is there a reason whenever I post a picture it becomes really blurry.
  9. Deps 250 Flash carp that came in today. Are you against fishing big swimbaits or for it?

    Grass Carp with a Deps 250 Flash Carp SS

    1. RyanEllis 0
      Quantity is low but the Size is pretty good. @grantl12
    2. grantl12 0
      You catch much on that ??
    3. TRafferty 0
      That's a pretty good price but I'll pass. I just grabbed a flash carp. Thanks though.
    4. RyanEllis 0
      210 @TRafferty
    5. TRafferty 0
      How much were you thinking?
    6. TRafferty 0
      How much were you thinking?
    7. RyanEllis 0
      OG Saiko @TRafferty
    8. TRafferty 0
      OG or new? What color?
    9. RyanEllis 0
      Yeah a 250 @TRafferty
    10. TRafferty 0
    11. TRafferty 0
      You got any swimbait said you want to sell?
    12. Charlielewis3 0
      I can see that but I thought u meant against them like some people are against Alabama rigs like think it's cheating
    13. RyanEllis 0
      Price and You also don't anywhere near as many fish. @Charlielewis3
    14. Charlielewis3 0
    15. RyanEllis 0
      75% of fisherman. @Charlielewis3
    16. Charlielewis3 0
      Who's against fishing big swimbaits???
    17. sampowers 0
      That looks like a piece of junk, what fish would bite that
    18. sampowers 0
      That looks like a piece of junk
    19. sampowers 0
      That is the worst swimbait I have ever seen in my life
    20. sampowers 0
      That is the worst lure I have ever seen
    21. sampowers 0
      That thing is the worst lure I have ever seen in my life
    22. atxflyfishing 0
      No prob... Plz delete these comments too, that's a great spot 😏
    23. RyanEllis 0
      My bad. Didn't even realize there was a exact location on the very. @atxflyfishing
    24. atxflyfishing 0
      Plz take off exactly location, we trying to keep that spot on the Guad private
    25. RyanEllis 0
      Yes. Most of them were 14+. So I would assume the GTRU ones. It really surprised me how thick some of them were. They all looked pretty healthy. @atxflyfishing
    26. atxflyfishing 0
      Good stuff... Did y'all catch the tpwd fish or the ones stocked by grtu? The grtu ones are usually 14+ inches
    27. RyanEllis 0
      Thanks for the help. @atxflyfishing
    28. RyanEllis 0
      It was pretty good, ended up going to Lazy l and l. Caught a couple nice fish. Started out with some streamers and couldn't get anything so put on nymphs and ...more started hooking up with some decent fish.
    29. atxflyfishing 0
      How was the Guad
    30. mjmj11111 0
      This bait is garbage use worms and goose poop
    31. Lunk_Lifestyle 0
      If you have the money and the equipment go for it! I have seen huge fish on that. I just want to ask what kind if knot are you cinching up on it?
    32. saylor_cline 0
      What pound line and color do you use on your Swimbaits? @RyanEllis
    33. whitebass_81 0
    34. saylor_cline 0
      @tr_combs he meant he would rather catch 1 bass thats 7 pounds then 10 2 pound bass
    35. atxflyfishing 0
      @RyanEllis mission accomplished
    36. tr_combs 0
      Are you on something @whitebass_81 I would much rather catch 1 ten pounder than 5 seven pounders
    37. MusicCityBass 0
      @Denton_11 ok great! I've wanted to see how well big swim baits really work on my home lake and for $10 I couldn't resist
    38. Denton Apple 0
      Nah man that's a sweet deal. They swim good I just don't like the style of the bait and all. They are about half a centimeter thick. Just a personal thing ...more that's all... @MusicCityBass
    39. MusicCityBass 0
      @Denton_11 well TackleWarehouse had them on sale for like $10 a piece so I got an 8", a 6", and a 4". Do they at least work okay or just terrible?
    40. saylor_cline 0
      @RyanEllis You should do a video when your using this bait. Would be cool to watch especially if you caught a big one on it
    41. Christian Cisar 0
      @matfeo you sir are a wise man.
    42. ATLBassin 0
      I don't use swimbaits simply because I don't have the money to spend on them but they are the best baits for targeting the specific class of giant fish. ...more May not get the number of votes but the quality
    43. TylersReelFishing 0
      You kidding me? I would give my soul for a bait, even if it never catches a fish
    44. Isaac Carey 0
      Sweet bait, I wouldn't pay more that $10 for one bait though that being said, I'm expecting a Okama 8" rainbow trout swim any day now that I got for ...more free
    45. RyanEllis 0
      Trust me, I will.πŸ˜‚ @yich4
    46. Richie Pusateri 0
      This is so fun to read. Great entertainment. Keep the swimbait pics coming!
    47. RyanEllis 0
      Like he said. @eastonsutley
    48. eastonsutley 0
      It's fun to stir the pot @wyldechylde77 and look at things differently.
    49. Chuck LaBruna 0
      @RyanEllis So, that's the reason you post these huh. Just to start arguments, is that what you are saying? That's what I'm reading.
    50. RyanEllis 0
      πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ @joemac2242I love posting swimbaits. Gets people arguing ever time😏
    51. joemac2242 0
      Oh shiit we got @wyldechylde77 going again Ryan...πŸ˜‚ knew he'd come out of the woodworks before too long
    52. Denton Apple 0
      I'm not a fan of them @MusicCityBass
    53. matthew johnson 0
      Again all the gear I take on the water totals $300 including kayak and I have caught 2 bass over 11 pounds in under a year. As @wyldechylde77 said for the most part ...more bass are dumb don't waste your $$
    54. MusicCityBass 0
      @RyanEllis you ever used or heard of ABT Banshee Swimbait?
    55. RyanEllis 0
      Your good. Same here. Let's hope I can find one soon before we move to Colorado @BrandonScottAlt
    56. atxflyfishing 0
      Haha yea those pile and musky flies are pretty crazy to tie @MiamiFly
    57. MiamiFly 0
      @atxflyfishing game changers? More like those giant 16 inch pike flies that take hours on end to make. Compared to those game changers are easy
    58. Brandon alt 0
      Hey I'm sorry about my comment earlier. I hope to see a picture soon of that thing in the mouth of a 12lb
    59. atxflyfishing 0
      Game changers are like the big swimbaits of fly fishing @RyanEllis
    60. Chuck LaBruna 0
      Anyway, as I have said I don't like the ploys and will never be influenced by anyone. Remenber guys, most lures are made to lure the fishermen, not the fish. ...more Anyway, you all enjoy them, I prefer not.
    61. Chuck LaBruna 0
      ..I haven't really targeted big largemouths myself as of late. Call it burnout if you will, but I simply prefer Smallies. Last big largemouth I saw, I let my ...more ex-GF get it, went like 9lbs.
    62. Chuck LaBruna 0
      ..well, I'n not a young man. I've been fishing since well before most of you were even a thought. I'm not out to prove anything, just to enjoy myself ...more and help teach others so our sport doesn't die...
    63. Chuck LaBruna 0
      @atxflyfishing I've caught my share of em over the years. And also, remember that LMB are not the Kings around NY and unlike California (for example) we don't ...more have tons of big Largies. Remember as..
    64. Jeff Goldberg 0
      I like those big rat swim baits.
    65. whitebass_81 0
    66. whitebass_81 0
      @ATLlakemaster98 bass will it a white octopus with a shiny blade next to it because it is moving. But for high pressured fish, I get using expensive, top of the ...more line swimbaits. Whatever works.
    67. atxflyfishing 0
      Then how come you haven't caught a 10 pound largemouth? They're not easy @wyldechylde77
    68. ATLlakemaster98 0
      And yes they are high grade. worms don't look like any type of baitfish or forage. So you might wanna look into some stuff
    69. ATLlakemaster98 0
      Watch manny chees videos butch brown videos bassin dons videos ect. All they do if fish swimbaits mostly deps or huddleston delux and they pull out 50+ 10lb fish ...more a year @wyldechylde77
    70. ATLlakemaster98 0
      I garentee you a deps 250 will bull a fish before a hot dog will. I mean if you fish like a poor person than yes. Swimbait fishing in the best way to target 10lb+ ...more fish
    71. Chuck LaBruna 0
      ..you, please spend your money on something that is much more worth it in the long run. That's all. Other than that, good luck of course and post those catches!
    72. Chuck LaBruna 0
      ..largemouth bass are so popular? Because they are easy to catch. You can catch a 10+ lb LMB on a hot dog of you move it right. Again, it's your choice and you ...more can do whatever you want. But I beg..
    73. Chuck LaBruna 0
      These are marketed as these "high grade" BLAH blah, when in all reality you can catch the same fish on other methods. LM Bass are NOT smart fish. They ...more are eating machines. Here's a secret: know why..
    74. Chuck LaBruna 0
      ...presentation, not the looks. Fish will see mostly silouettes (sp?), feel vibration and pulses, etc. They don't care if a lure costs $500 or $.50. If it gives ...more off the proper action, you'll get them.
    75. Chuck LaBruna 0
      I'm not against them, per sé, as I do feel do each his own and anyone can do what the want. What I am against is the marketing ploy for them that people ...more fall for. I cannot stress enough..it's about...
    76. bmftom 0
      I get it. I was just stirring the pot. Lol. @RyanEllis
    77. RyanEllis 0
      Oh haha. Just got this yesterday so I haven't had much time to fish it. The reason I post these big swimbaits is to get people debating on swimbaits. Not meaning ...more to brag at all. @bmftom
    78. bmftom 0
      I believe it, I was talking about all the people on here showing off swim baits. @RyanEllis
    79. RyanEllis 0
      I can show you multiple 13+ fish caught on this bait. Butch brown catches 13+ fish on the bait all the time. @bmftom
    80. whitebass_81 0
    81. matthew johnson 0
      Then maybe one 10 pound bass. Deep not swap
    82. matthew johnson 0
      I say save the money on the swim baits and take a trip swap sea fishing. I'm planning a 12 hour trip off shore of south padre island fishing for tuna that cost ...more 250. I rather catch ten 25 pound tuna
    83. bmftom 0
      I see a lot of big expensive swim bait pics, but not many big fish pics caught off these swim baits. Just saying.... *pot stirred*
    84. Brandon alt 0
      Agreed @whitebass_81
    85. atxflyfishing 0
      It's one of the mysteries of fishing scout @TylersReelFishing
    86. ATLlakemaster98 0
      You need to look at hph swimmers I have both deps and hph but hph get bit a lot more
    87. TylersReelFishing 0
      How are hoe and pimp not censored but d i n k is...?
    88. TylersReelFishing 0
    89. TylersReelFishing 0
      How are hoe and pimp not censored but d i n k isn't?
    90. atxflyfishing 0
      You the hoe and mom my the pimp @RyanEllis
    91. atxflyfishing 0
      Man yo mom the typa hoe outside the 711
    92. RyanEllis 0
      Just like your mom. πŸ˜‰ @atxflyfishing
    93. whitebass_81 0
      For me atleast. I would rather catch one 7 pounder than 10 two pounders
    94. whitebass_81 0
      @BrandonScottAlt it's not about the amount it's about the size of the fish
    95. TylersReelFishing 0
      "Everyone get out of my life and shut up"-Napoleon Dynamite
    96. Grady Stracener 0
      But other that where r u a prostitute haha
    97. Grady Stracener 0
      I'm sure he earned he and he tears up the fish on swimbaits
    98. Grady Stracener 0
      Honestly it's no ones business to know where he gets the money from
    99. Grady Stracener 0
      Dang Davis we need to become prostitutes @atxflyfishing
    100. atxflyfishing 0
      Like by being a prostitute @RyanEllis
    101. RyanEllis 0
      Haha I have no idea... Why do even careπŸ˜‚ I've spent a good amount. Even if I did know I wouldn't tell you on a this appπŸ˜‚ @AllWaterLife and I earn my money ...more a lot of ways.
    102. Caden Leavell 0
      πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ @atxflyfishing
    103. atxflyfishing 0
      He's a part time prostitute @C_levi97 @AllWaterLife πŸ˜‚
    104. RyanEllis 0
      Yes. Shimano Cardiff @MainFishing
    105. Caden Leavell 0
      Not being a di*k, I'm all for swimbaits, I just want to know how a 13? Year old kid can pay for that.
    106. Caden Leavell 0
      That's what I want to know^^
    107. AllWaterLife 0
      And can I ask you where you earned all the money from? I've got two jobs paying me 9$ an hour and I can't afford a bait that expensive.
    108. AllWaterLife 0
      If you added up all of the money you've spent on swimbaits, how much would the total be?
    109. MainFishing 0
      Do you have a swimbait specific reel that you're going to use when you fish it?
    110. CCSCOTT 0
    111. Brandon alt 0
      Where are the hooks?
    112. RyanEllis 0
      I earned every single cent of the money I spent on that bait by myself.... @CCSCOTT
    113. Brandon alt 0
      Oh really? Then more power to you
    114. TylersReelFishing 0
      @scoopdaloop welcome to the world of fishing Skout sarcasm
    115. CCSCOTT 0
      Spoiled prick. That thing is fuckin expensive
    116. scoopdaloop 0
      @TylersReelFishing, you have got to be kidding....?
    117. scoopdaloop 0
      You clearly haven't ever fished a large swimbait, @TylersReelFishing. So don't comment. I mainly throw swimbaits, I enjoy realistic the approach and the ...more ginormous hits I get when fishing swimbaits.
    118. RyanEllis 0
      Just got it yesterday. Lost a 7 the first 20 minutes of fishing it @BrandonScottAlt
    119. TylersReelFishing 0
      Swimbaits are gay as crap
    120. TylersReelFishing 0
      Timeout tho, you are moving to Colorado soon. You better hope these puppies work up there. Haha maybe for some rainbows
    121. TylersReelFishing 0
      Timeout tho, you are
    122. Brandon alt 0
      Have you caught anythkng on it?
    123. RyanEllis 0
      Haha live worms^^ @Denton_11
    124. Brandon alt 0
      That's $300?! Unless you catch 10 pounders with it daily there is no way I would spend money on that. You can catch probably more fish with a 3$ pack of worms.
    125. benski7 0
      I own lots i just neverbuse them
    126. RyanEllis 0
      It not BC you told me to get a carp color, I've been searching for one for over 2 months @bobarnett
    127. Bo Barnett 0
    128. RyanEllis 0
      That's the reason I post these😏 @atxflyfishing
    129. RyanEllis 0
      30 pound Seagur @saylor_cline
    130. RyanEllis 0
      Only place you can get them. @big_bass
    131. RyanEllis 0
      Yes, caught it on live worms @Denton_11
    132. atxflyfishing 0
      *grabs popcorn*
    133. Chuck LaBruna 0
      That's a big one
    134. Gabe Mitchell 0
      All for whatever works
    135. matthew johnson 0
      That bait cost more than my kayak and rods do put together but if u make that kind of money more power to u
    136. saylor_cline 0
      What pound line will you use on that? @RyanEllis
    137. big_bass 0
      @RyanEllis where did you get that one? I'm guessing swimbait underground
    138. Conley Foeh 0
      I just think they're crazy expensive but if you can afford it and catch fish, go ape
    139. Denton Apple 0
      Is that a real fish?
    140. eastonsutley 0
      Totally against it! don't mind my 175 250 and bullshooter....
    141. King_Fisher 0
      Totally for it if I could only afford one! ;)
    142. hunter_nessen 0
      I'm only against the price
    143. Calvin Wolf 0
    144. RyanEllis 0
      Now I'm set for LA fishing @bobarnett
    145. RyanEllis 0
      @wolfman finally found one😏
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  10. Cool looking streamer I tied. Can't remember that exact name of it. Looks even better in the water.

    Largemouth Bass with a Fly

    1. Mason Cizek 0
      I like them Tennessee Volunteer colors.


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