As most of you have noticed, spring trout stockings are still going on all over the state. A few rivers still need fish (the Niss!!!), but most have some freshly stocked trout in ’em! Now a lot of people don’t like fishing for stocked trout. That’s cool. I personally do fish for them, because I
I’ve tried all kinds of net retractors, from the clip-on type to the magnetic ones. My favorite one is from Orvis (more info here). It is lightweight and pulls out very easily. I like how it’s easy to decouple the net from the cord, making it easier to take a photo of a fish, or
Many thanks to Colie Egertson for giving me a heads up to this development: there’s a one-mile trout stream in Western Massachusetts available to the public. Some private farmland was for sale and here’s what happened: The Massachusetts-Rhode Island Council and the Franklin Land Trust (FLT) have partnered to protect 108 acres and a mile
It felt like December on the Swift As yesterday was a holiday in Massachusetts, I headed out for a day of fly fishing. It was cold, windy, and rainy. The water was 38 degrees. I landed three rainbows to the net, and it was a great deal of work and fun at the same time.