#1 New England Fly Fishing Blog. Among Top 25 in the World. Androscoggin, Ashuelot, Beaverhead, Cape Cod, Cocheco, Connecticut, Deerfield, Exeter, Farmington, Grand Lake Stream, Hoosic, Housatonic, Isinglass, Lamprey, Millers, Natchaug, New Haven, Nissitissit, Quaboag, Quinapoxet, Rock Creek, Saco, Salmon, Sandy Creek, Souhegan, Squannacook, Stillwater, Swift, Wachusett Reservoir, Westfield, Willimantic and others. Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:34:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 32 32 124989127 My Game Plan Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:19:47 +0000 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

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The Deerfield River Trout Spawning Study, Part 2 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:32:48 +0000 The Deerfield River Watershed Trout Unlimited chapter (DRWTU) recently conducted a scientific and volunteer-based survey that found spawning brown trout in the main stem of the upper Deerfield River. This means that there could indeed be wild brown trout in the river.  This invaluable resource is being taken for granted by some, but others are doing what

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Pittsburg Pre-Fishing: Day Two Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:50:51 +0000 Last night, my buddy Robert came up earlier than expected. This morning, we fished together. Due to the cold, raw, and windy conditions, Murphy’s Dam was a no-go, and we fished below 1st Connecticut Lake instead. There were cars at the usual pullouts as early as 6:30 am. No worries. We hiked further downstream to

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Pittsburg Pre-Fishing: Day One Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:41:56 +0000 I’m up north for the NH Trout Unlimited Youth Camp and arrived early to fish. I woke up early this morning and fished with Tall Timber’s Mickey Cunliffe. I fished with him last year and had great luck fishing various parts of the Trophy Stretch and the No-Kill section. Today, we fished just the Trophy

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