Tailwater trout are finicky, given the abundance of food. Tailwater trout in catch and release areas, I suspect, are even more choosy. That’s why the WD-40 fly has been fun to fish, particularly in the Swift River C&R area. It has fooled the wily rainbows there. Tied in a small size, like #28 to #32,
Wondering if anyone knows if the warm weather this week has de-iced the Nissitissit and Squannacook? And, has anyone seen trout at the Swift? A bit ago, before the warm weather hit, I embarked on a scouting drive and went to various parts of the Nissi and Squanna. The roads down to the woodsy access areas weren’t plowed.
Troy, many thanks for the warm welcome! Hi everyone, I’m sure you’re chomping at the bit for spring. For me, there’s only so much fly tying I can do before cabin fever creeps in. So, in Feb., I ventured to the Swift River twice, trudging through three feet of snow with ice crampons at the
Well guys, it’s official as of today. I’ll be moving to California in March. I’m still not really sure what to think. I like MA a lot – not just the fishing, but the great people I’ve met. It’s gonna be sad. I’ve been in MA for a total of about 20 years now, but