The good folks at UpCountry, one of the best fly shops out there, announced this: The upper river, from the dam in Riverton down about 4 miles to Whittemore Pool (just above the permanent Catch & Release area) was stocked on Tuesday 3/1. Needless to say, fishing reports in Riverton were excellent. Not sure on
The Squannacook’s Peter Bertozzi wildlife area is an awesome stretch. Access is easy and the trout are willing when they’re there. I’ve spent quite a few outings fishing various parts of the river, and I’ve concluded that the Bertozzi stretch is the best by far (I tomorrow will write about some other good spots). This
Orvis Dedham. It will remain open! They were able to renew their lease. Ty and Cynthia there are great, and so, if you’re in the area, say hello to them. They have great advice and also guide. Swift River. Ice sheet is gone from the hatchery lot. Some anglers continue to battle the cold weather and fish.
I hope everyone is having a good January. I have just a few things to report: Ed Engle’s Trout Lessons. I recently finished it and think it’s great. I’ve read Tying Small Flies and Fishing Small Flies and thought I’d read his third book. It covers some tricky situations and what to do when you