It was a bit last minute, but one of my college-aged kids wanted to fish. September is a tough time to dupe trout, at least for me. The big bug hatches are over, and the fish are awaiting the spawning season. Plus, they’ve seen quite a few flies already. So, I decided to head north
Bracingly-cold water during a heat wave, many fish on dry flies and a new experience. The Mrs. and I learned a few months ago that we would be empty nesters for a few summer weeks and for the first time ever. She suggested that I take her fly fishing. She had never been. Sign. Me.
There’s a period this summer when all of our kids will be out of town. The Mrs. asked me if I would teach her to fly fish. We will head to the “Trophy Stretch” up in Pittsburg, NH. I’ve booked a room at Tall Timber for a long weekend. It will be her first stay
The stocking trucks in Massachusetts and Connecticut have been rolling (updates, respectively, here and here). The trout season in New Hampshire ends October 15. So, prepare to fish! As of yesterday, the Deerfield, Farmington, Nissitissit, Squannacook, Swift and Westfield have been stocked. The Millers, Quinapoxet and Willimantic (among many others) are on deck for when