The stocking trucks in Massachusetts and Connecticut have been rolling (updates, respectively, here and here). The trout season in New Hampshire ends October 15. So, prepare to fish! As of yesterday, the Deerfield, Farmington, Nissitissit, Squannacook, Swift and Westfield have been stocked. The Millers, Quinapoxet and Willimantic (among many others) are on deck for when
Geoff Klane clearly is a passionate angler and talented fishing guide. We featured him in a prior interview, and he goes after all sorts of cold- and warm-water species. It is great that he has agreed to join the blog team! Here is his inaugural post. The Aquarium, the Y-Pool, the Bubbler, the Pipe. These
Off and on, I’ve been working on throwing size 30 dries while at flat water. I’m avoiding quick currents and trying to see if I can get fish to take up top at slow or still water, even when there isn’t a hatch going on. The trout can eyeball the flies for a long time.
Six years ago, when I started to fly fish more than once a year, I visited the Swift Y-Pool on a late-winter day. It was very intimidating. Two anglers were fishing tiny dries and were catching fish in a snowstorm. I couldn’t believe it. I was in awe. I was a rookie and felt like