To access quickly info about the best flies and DIY river spots that have worked for me, links are below. Note that these are all amply-stocked waters that many already visit and about which much information already has been published. I’ve found that many rivers are sub-par. I track in my fishing journal what fly
The Carpe Diem folks, as I’ve written before, have a gift for making fly-fishing videos. Here is an excellent one, featuring nice fish on a dry fly. Click on “cc” at the lower right to read the English subtitles. Enjoy!
The stars aligned, and I was able to devote a full day to fly fishing. It seemed fitting, given that Saturday was the first day of autumn. I awoke at 3:30 am and made the pilgrimage to the Farmington. The upper and lower sections of the river had been stocked a week or two ago,
Hi everyone, there are two very interesting events about which you may want to know. First, the Deerfield River Trout Unlimited chapter is hosting a meeting about the Farmington’s Brown Trout Survivor Strain Program. CT DEEP Biologist Neal Hagstrom will be speaking. The Survivor Strain program really improved conditions at the Farmington, and some estimate
I’ve been busy lately. So much so that I’ve neglected to post for over a month despite the number of productive trips I’ve had. So here goes; a summary of my last two outings. I fished with a buddy during one, and I went solo for the other. I started this September on a good