Here is another funny guest post from blog reader, Bill Hager, who is a chaplain at MIT, a freelance writer, and an avid fly angler from Boston. For two full days and one morning, I had my butt kicked by a destination river, the South Holston in east Tennessee. According to those who make their
Fast forward to 2:55 if you’re just here for the fish! (In case you missed it: A Rapid River Primer, Part 1: Regulations, Access, and Ecology) INTRODUCTION That old #6 rod collecting dust in the corner ever since you bought a #4 rod? Bring it (and the #4). The Eastern Brook Trout of
I’m not sure what it is about blog team member, Ashu Rao. Every time I fish with him, I’ve had an extraordinary outing. Maybe it is good karma, as Ashu is one of the kindest anglers out there, the person who shares flies with strangers and makes friends instantly with everyone with whom he meets.
Many things haven’t changed since 1941! INTRODUCTION Located in The Great North Woods of Western Maine, the Rapid River is the premier brook trout fishery in the United States. It is without comparison a destination for landing a trophy size wild brook trout (17 inches or longer) in its native range in the Lower 48.