The Deerfield is a terrific river. But, it’s a working river, and the pulsed flows and size are often not an ideal match for youngsters and those new to wading. For the most part, when we are camping at the Mohawk Trail State Forest with the family, we are primarily fishing small streams (Part 1).
I used to go up to Maine in June to chase big brook trout in the Rangeley Maine area. As my son started getting older, I could not leave for a fishing trip and not take him along! So, we started heading out to western Massachusetts and camping at the Mohawk Trail State Forest, located
These days, my fishing game plan is mostly nonexistent. I usually don’t have one. I’m non-committal about a fishing destination until the morning of. I wait for the most current USGS gauge flows and see the latest weather report. Then, I wait as to which river calls me. Then, I decide. I usually am diligent
The Deerfield River Watershed Trout Unlimited chapter (DRWTU) recently conducted a scientific and volunteer-based survey that found spawning brown trout in the main stem of the upper Deerfield River. This means that there could indeed be wild brown trout in the river. This invaluable resource is being taken for granted by some, but others are doing what