The Swift, the Farmington, or the Deerfield? Those were the choices last weekend unless we want to fish for trout in one of the ponds in Cape Cod that were stocked multiple times this fall. MassWildlife continues to stock ponds of vast importance like the Little Alum, Baddacook, and Singletary while treating the Housatonic, Quinnepoxet,
A fishless fall was forecast for the forlorn East Branch of the Westfield River. MassWildlife didn’t even list the Westfield among its destinations for this fall’s 63,000 trout. MassWildlife is obsessed with stocking every pond in the Bay State with trout, but parsimoniously puts them in rivers where they belong. But this year, one could
As best I know, I’ve never met Gary Metras. I’ve read the interview in this blog about him. And he’s been kind enough to comment on an article I’ve written. I watched a YouTube video that featured him so I’d know what he looked like in case I ever happened upon him on a river.
This article is a continuation of an earlier article “Conversations on Hwy 2” Driving up Zoar Road at 6 am, I was pleased to see that all of the pull-offs next to the highly desirable pools on the Deerfield River were without vehicles. That meant I had my choice of pools. I knew the ones