As persistent rumors involving local fisheries ooze out like sweet molasses in January, one has to wonder if there is any truth to them. Some say there’s no way. But as others say, where there’s smoke, there’s fire. If you haven’t heard it yet, the rumor is that a certain guide service that locates itself
Follow Jay on Instagram @handmade_angler. Jay Aylward of The Handmade Angler is arguably the best all around freshwater fly fishing guide in Massachusetts. He is currently the only Orvis-Endorsed freshwater guide in the state. Not only does Jay offer wade and drift boat trips for trout, he also takes clients out for warm-water trips on
My dad’s friends wanted me to take them fishing for a long time Unfortunately, conflicting schedules and life got in the way. Luckily, Fathers’ Day weekend presented a good opportunity so I quickly contacted Phil Nogee and Cam Chioffi of Harrison Anglers and booked a float. Over two months went by and the anticipation built.
When my friend Steve Mirin, aka “Doc,” pinged me to see if I’d be up for a float with Chris Jackson, the answer was a strong and quick “yes.” Chris could only do a half-day with us, which freed Doc to visit family en route to Western Massachusetts and let me target some picky fish