Edit: We fished an area that isn’t accessible from shore due to private property and tough access. And, it is too deep for wading. In fact, we didn’t see any shore-bound or wading anglers. Writing this in case people are concerned that Chris floats the heavily-waded areas of the Swift. He does not. I don’t
Fast forward to 2:55 if you’re just here for the fish! (In case you missed it: A Rapid River Primer, Part 1: Regulations, Access, and Ecology) INTRODUCTION That old #6 rod collecting dust in the corner ever since you bought a #4 rod? Bring it (and the #4). The Eastern Brook Trout of
Many things haven’t changed since 1941! INTRODUCTION Located in The Great North Woods of Western Maine, the Rapid River is the premier brook trout fishery in the United States. It is without comparison a destination for landing a trophy size wild brook trout (17 inches or longer) in its native range in the Lower 48.
I did an overnight trip this past weekend with a few buddies from Trout Camp. After a few weeks of saltwater fishing, we all decided that trout would be a nice change of pace. Since all of us had obligations on Saturday, we met up later that evening at a popular spot near Conway, NH.