I made a trip up to the mountains on Sunday. My plan was to explore some new water I scouted during a family hike early last week. However, I heard some positive reports from the Androscoggin River, so I decided to call an audible at the last minute. Despite the recent stretch of cool, wet
Fly fishing is about memories and good fortune. I hit the river at dawn and headed to a favorite stretch. The last morning of the Pittsburg, NH, fishing trip evoked some emotions: gratitude and longing for my children. As I drove around the area and walked familiar paths to and from the river, they reminded
The Deerfield is a terrific river. But, it’s a working river, and the pulsed flows and size are often not an ideal match for youngsters and those new to wading. For the most part, when we are camping at the Mohawk Trail State Forest with the family, we are primarily fishing small streams (Part 1).
These days, my fishing game plan is mostly nonexistent. I usually don’t have one. I’m non-committal about a fishing destination until the morning of. I wait for the most current USGS gauge flows and see the latest weather report. Then, I wait as to which river calls me. Then, I decide. I usually am diligent