Winter fly fishing is hit-or-miss in terms of numbers, but offers tremendous and unique rewards. Most rivers are largely devoid of anglers, the landscape is stark, and the elements can be challenging. Whether it be precipitation, wind or cold, there’s always something tempting you to stay at home or reel up for a warm car
I took the micro-thin Euronymphing leader to the Farmington, and it did well. I usually do an overnight fishing trip in October, but my work schedule had other ideas. So, I am doing one now in November and took a vacation day from work on Friday. Thankfully, the forecasted lightning didn’t materialize, and the rain
The morning’s weather forecast predicted chilly temps., high water and rain. Sounds perfect to me. It was time to tinker with new ideas from two-time national champion George Daniel. There’s something truly special about a New England autumn, and all the more so when you’re out fly fishing. Crowds have ameliorated, the weather can be
A quick report on the Farmington, given the high water. Fellow blog writer Damon Matus and I will be at the George Daniel nymphing clinic later today. We met up yesterday and fished in the afternoon. I started off above the Still River and found seven in all: willing stockies, a brown and a brookie.