I found a small brown fly box floating in the Swift River below Route 9. There’s no name in it, but there are some nice flies. See the picture below. It was well-camouflaged in an eddy on the side of the river, and it looks like it may have been there for a while. If
Fall is a great time to get out on the water. There are fewer people fishing, as many are chasing deer instead. And, the fish can be brilliantly colored. Here are a few memorable ones from the past. So, a friendly heads-up that MassWildlife has stocked the Deerfield, Squannacook and Nissitissit (current status report here).
Angler, writer, doctor and friend Brian Irwin from New Hampshire is putting together a GoFundMe for a relief effort for the Bahamas. Fly fishing was the origin of his previous trips to the Bahamas. What really comes through from his visits are the relationships forged with the people of the Bahamas who have become his
A few, quick news items. First, the Deerfield and Swift were stocked this past week (report here). In prior years, the numbers of fish placed for the initial stocking haven’t been huge, but, hey, they’re better than nothing. Moreover, the Swift is back down to a wade-able level from what I’ve heard from Dylan Curley,