I did a half-day outing this weekend. Started at the Quinapoxet. Water was super low at about 31 cfs. Landed a wild brookie and quite a few fallfish. Saw some stockies, and they appeared to be scared out of their minds. They weren’t interested in what I was throwing. Unfortunately, Jurassic Park-like mosquitoes were there.
I recently bought a 1-wt. It is amazing. I bought the TFO Finesse rod, which is 6.75′ in length. It’s perfect for the small and local freestone I fish for panfish and trout. I also bought an old-school Orvis reel, the one that makes a clicking noise when fish pull the line. The rod casts
I started using this chest pack, and it has changed how I fish. I learned about it after watching a video on what competitive fly fishermen tend to use (see up top). I really like the WJC because:
Last year, I bought the Rio Leader Wallet, and it’s been very helpful. I store in it quite a few things while also trying to minimize weight: Leaders (obviously) Various pre-tied rigs for dries and nymphs Pre-built 2′ leaders for big streamers Tippet rings In-line strike indicators: the pre-built multi-colored mono kind and the