It was a lot of labor on Labor Day! My wife surprised me by giving me a last-minute hall pass to fish on the holiday. I debated until the morning of as to where to go. In fact, I decided while I was driving to hit the Deerfield. I was pretty indifferent regarding location, as
The Deerfield River Watershed Trout Unlimited Chapter (DRWTU) recently completed a scientific and volunteer-based survey that found spawning brown trout in the main stem of the upper Deerfield River. The study proved that there could indeed be wild brown trout in the river. Maybe the best cold-water fishery in the state, the river is being
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