I visited a local stream for a few hours. Had a great time landing on a 1-wt. a few dozen panfish. I could see the takes much of the time, and some pretty hefty crappies pounced on the fly. A soft-hackled Hare’s Ear (pumped up and down) was the winning fly, although the the trailing
I love tracking Orvis on social media. One reason is they post awesome videos. Here’s one below. If you like fishing for big browns, it’s a fun one to watch. Yes, fly fishing is often serene and solitary. But, sometimes, it involves situations when complete bedlam happens. Enjoy the video!
During the drive back from Connecticut, I made a quick pit stop to fish the Natchaug. I fished it a few days ago during the drive down. Landed 40 trout (more here). What a difference a few days makes. The river was very low, and there were hordes of folks, swimming in the choicest pools.
En route to a college reunion, I decided to stop at the Natchaug and fish. Glad I did. I landed quite a few brown and tiger trout. All stockies, but I didn’t care. It was a great deal of fun. Honestly, credit should go to these folks, Frank and Max. They’ve been friends since childhood.