#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. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:52:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 32 32 124989127 Fly Fishing Is Not Just for Schoolies Wed, 17 Oct 2018 04:01:34 +0000 In 1999, Frank Daignault’s book The Trophy Striper was released.  Chapter five is on fly fishing and to quote Frank, “a myth I should dispel is that fly fishing is light tackle, that it is schoolie fishing.” Twenty years later, this myth is still alive and well, and I have found that most fly rodders

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Swift River Update, 10/13/2018 Mon, 15 Oct 2018 04:01:28 +0000 It’s been quite a while since my last post. Life has been a whirlwind of a time since tying the knot, honeymooning, and switching jobs. That said, I’ve still been making time to fish and tie flies whenever I can. Most of the fishing has been on a schedule, and that has led me to

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Tinkering Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:13:21 +0000 The morning’s weather forecast predicted chilly temps., high water and rain. Sounds perfect to me. It was time to tinker with new ideas from two-time national champion George Daniel. There’s something truly special about a New England autumn, and all the more so when you’re out fly fishing. Crowds have ameliorated, the weather can be

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Fall on the Androscoggin Fri, 12 Oct 2018 04:01:58 +0000 This post is a long time coming. With my hectic schedule this past week, I found no time to run this post until today. I fished the Androscoggin last weekend with Matt and Pete. It was windy and clear, not a cloud in the sky. A beautiful fall day elsewhere, but so much brightness is

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