On Saturday, I awoke at 3 am to drive a few hours to fish a few hours. I needed to be back home by noon. The Millers was full of mist when I arrived. The cool air felt great. It was still pretty dark. I was the only angler. I started tightline nymphing, targeting runs
Yes, I’m an addict. I naturally arise early most mornings. Today, Saturday, I have some family obligations at 11 am. So, when I awoke at 3 am, I did the most rational thing that I could do. Fish! So, I headed to the Millers River. I targeted a stretch that is new to me and
TL:DR: The Millers River is great for new anglers. For the “best flies,” read below and click here. If you’re new to fly fishing, the Millers is a good choice. There are many easy-to-pick spots with convenient access. The river is heavily stocked in the spring and gets a dose, usually, in the fall, too.
So although I fish all over the place, I live in Northeastern Mass, and over the last 5 or 6 years, I have explored many of the rivers around here. So for all the fly fishers who live in Eastern Mass, hopefully you’ll learn of a few good rivers, closer to home. First, I hit