The Swift River Between Bondsville and the Ware River

TL;DR: The Swift River below Bondsville. Many wild brook trout. Potential for solitude. Below the waterfall at Bondsville and until the Ware, the Swift River is productive water. We’ve written overviews of the Swift that cover the areas around Rt. 9 and below the Hatchery Pipe. Legendary angler Gary Metras has a special presentation on

The Connecticut River ‘Trophy Stretch’ in Pittsburg, NH

TL;DR: Best flies and spots. One of the prettiest rivers in all of New England. View this post on Instagram Oddly chunky. Taped at 16" length, 10" girth. #nofilter #flyfishing #euronymphing #thomasandthomasflyrods #orvis /cc @talltimberlodgenh A post shared by BlogFlyFish.com (@blogflyfish) on Jun 30, 2017 at 5:01am PDT   The Connecticut River “Trophy Stretch” is

Best Flies and DIY Spots: Easy Links

To access quickly info about the best flies and DIY river spots that have worked for me, links are below. Note that these are all amply-stocked waters that many already visit and about which much information already has been published. I’ve found that many rivers are sub-par. I track in my fishing journal what fly

Will Kirousis: the East Branch of the Swift River

I’m really grateful to Will Kirousis for often commenting on blog posts and offering insights. I also am grateful that he volunteered to write about a river about which I’ve heard good things and for which there is very little info offered in writing: the East Branch of the Swift River. When I received the