Fellow blog writer, Ashu Rao, and I are up in Pittsburg, NH, fishing for salmonids before the season closes in a few days (our river guide here). I’m back at the motel room, stretching my back and having a 6 pm hard cider, while Mr. Young Legs is still out there. We started our day
Like many anglers who learned a cast or a tip from Bernard “Lefty” Kreh, my son and I both feel a bit of a connection to the legendary angler. Maybe, it’s more like a small debt. Or, a dash of jealousy, even, as Lefty was a person who accumulated multiple lifetimes of fishing knowledge and
It was a pretty chill outing at the Farmington yesterday. There have been fewer anglers, bugs, rises, and landed trout with each passing week. And, yesterday, that trend continued. I threw wets (again) to test some new flies and saw a modest volume of fish. I think we’re in the fall “shoulder season,” as most
T’was a quick session today at the Farmington. I started off swinging wets and connected right away with some fish. As we head towards the end of meteorological summer, the trout have been more picky. I really had to work for them this morning. And, one trick I learned was to position myself far away.