I’ve read that it’s Hendrickson season. So, for my next outing, I’ll be chucking some Hendrickson wet flies. I’ve read that before a hatch, there’s a lot of activity happening sub-surface, and wets are the way to go. Below, are some flies I’ve tied up. The recipe is pretty simple: #14 nymph hook Brown thread
Every summer, I do a long weekend at Tall Timber Lodge. Great lake and river fly fishing, friendly service, and amazing food. I will be heading up for my tenth visit next month. It is a family-run operation, with various siblings running the front desk, kitchen, and guide service. You can choose to fish Back
I went to the Westfield River today. Windy and water at a chilly 38 degrees. No bumps or strikes. Sometimes the trout are on. Sometimes they’re not. That’s fly fishing. But, it was fun to fish in Cummington for the first time. The Westfield really is a special place and it is a beautiful river.
C&F has a cool chest patch. I really like it because it’s small, lightweight, and has some unique features. Good value for the money, IMO. First, one side of the box has magnets. It’s a great place to quickly place flies and let them dry. The flies stick to the magnets. The sides of