Before I started to target big-and-wild browns, as a new angler, I focused on the the rain-bros at the Swift, Westfield, Millers, and Squannacook. It was a lot of fun, and those waters aren’t too far away from metro Boston and offer obvious spots so that you don’t need a guide (our compendium of DIY
On Sunday, Doover2 and I took a trip to the Chesterfield Gorge to fish the most beautiful trout river in Massachusetts: the East Branch of the Westfield River (our overview here). In the seven years I’ve lived in New England, I’ve averaged five to six trips a year there, but this year with the drought
I wanted to mention two things. First, Orvis has put out a Euronymphing video that features George Daniel. When I took my clinic with George at UpCountry, he mentioned that he thereafter was going to meet up with Tom Rosenbauer and the Orvis film crew. So, I’ve been awaiting this video for a long while.
There’s something good and right about fly fishing with a friend when the noise of the world is a bit too persistent. There’s something even better and almost just when it happens during a pandemic. And, so it was on Saturday when fellow blog writer, Jamie Carr, and I met up to fish. Jamie and