I’m still awaiting word on the MIA Swift River trout, and so, I fished the Farmington yesterday. Thankfully, home and family schedules worked out. It was a tale of two sub-stories. It snowed quite a bit in the morning. Winter. Then, the sun peeked out and bugs started to move. Still, no bumps after seven
Category: Farmington River
Report: A Small Stream (and, A Good Fly)
Colie Egerston was kind enough to email me with a fishing report. He yesterday hit one of his favorite small streams to seek wild browns and brookies. Unfortunately, water conditions were less than ideal in terms of temp and color. But, he may try again on Saturday. And, for me, I’ve been tying some flies.
River Report: The Farmington and a 19" Wild Brown
I am a newbie at fishing Massachusetts waters. I started fishing local waters only last year. Before, I would fish only once or twice a year, up in the heralded waters around Pittsburg, NH, near Canada. Then, I started listening to Tom Rosenbauer’s podcasts and felt the need to find local waters. Since then, I’m
River Report: Farmington in CT. Good.
OK, so I know this is a blog post focused on Massachusetts waters. But, local reports say this: the local rivers are still iced up and the Swift River trout are in hiding. So, I reached out to a source at the famed Farmington River in Connecticut. He has been fly fishing for 30 years