One of the challenges of Euro-nymphing is it can be intimidating. Not just the choices for fly rods, but decisions to be made about flies, lines and leaders. So, it caught me eye that the good folks at UpCountry, right on the banks of the Farmington, have pulled together an outfit to get you going.
Orvis Dedham is organizing a group trip to the Farmington. They’ve reserved a block of rooms at Legends B&B, which is right on the water. I’ve stayed at Legends and am a big fan. The Farmington is an incredible but huge river. Half of the fish are wild and wily brown trout. My personal best
I yesterday was deciding between hitting a recently stocked river or gunning for wild browns. I picked the latter and went to the Farmington permanent TMA stretch. The stockies can wait. The drive was easy and peaceful. Although it was a cold morning, there already were quite a few anglers on the river when I
Noted Farmington guide Zach St. Amand is on the water 200 days a year. Heck, he actually lives right next to the river. He ties flies, sold at UpCountry, specifically meant for the Farmington. And, what does he do on a day off? He fishes. He was out yesterday and texted me the photos below.