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.
If you have been reading this blog for a while, you may remember some posts about some great work that the Deerfield River Watershed’s Trout Unlimited Chapter (DRWTU) has done. If not, check out these posts to get caught up (Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3). They have worked to prove what many anglers
The stars aligned, and I was able to devote a full day to fly fishing. It seemed fitting, given that Saturday was the first day of autumn. I awoke at 3:30 am and made the pilgrimage to the Farmington. The upper and lower sections of the river had been stocked a week or two ago,