This is a friendly reminder that summer can be a tough time for trout, if you’re fishing freestones. A prior post about that here. Above 70 °F can be particularly challenging. Fish are cold-blooded animals, and the concentration of oxygen in water decreases as temperature increases. Of course, there can be exceptions. Statistically, there always
Category: Millers River
Deerfield Brown Trout?
I re-arranged my schedule and took a vacation day yesterday. I fished the Deerfield for a half-day and hit the Millers on the way home. With lower flows happening for a bit each day, the Deerfield was too good to pass up. And, this weekend is loaded with family activities. Also, I’ve been keeping an
Millers Has Been Stocked
Just noticed on the MassWildlife trout stocking report that the Millers was stocked on April 2. The river appears high right now (USGS link here), and I’d suggest waiting for the flows to go down. Personally, I like it when it’s 400 cfs and below. This river heats up quickly, and so, I like to
Fished Friday evening and all day Saturday. Friday night was a quick trip to the Nissitissit. I had some time to kill before Evening Sun Fly Shop opened. The river was stocked but very low. Fish were stacked in up in the remaining deep, fast runs. I fished for an hour and went 3 of