The Deerfield is a terrific river. But, it’s a working river, and the pulsed flows and size are often not an ideal match for youngsters and those new to wading. For the most part, when we are camping at the Mohawk Trail State Forest with the family, we are primarily fishing small streams (Part 1).
I used to go up to Maine in June to chase big brook trout in the Rangeley Maine area. As my son started getting older, I could not leave for a fishing trip and not take him along! So, we started heading out to western Massachusetts and camping at the Mohawk Trail State Forest, located
The past two weeks have seen warm water action heat up, so here is what my family and I have found on the water lately. I often travel all around chasing trout on dry flies, but casting dries to rising bluegill on the lake near home is a just plain wonderful way to fish. #flyfishma
My kids have been itching to put some of the flies they tied this winter to the test in front of some fish. We have had a few short outings during this unseasonably cold spring, but things finally lined up. I was able to get us in front of some of Mass Wildlife’s freshly-released brown