Fall is a great time to get out on the water. There are fewer people fishing, as many are chasing deer instead. And, the fish can be brilliantly colored. Here are a few memorable ones from the past. So, a friendly heads-up that MassWildlife has stocked the Deerfield, Squannacook and Nissitissit (current status report here).
It was a pretty chill outing at the Farmington yesterday. There have been fewer anglers, bugs, rises, and landed trout with each passing week. And, yesterday, that trend continued. I threw wets (again) to test some new flies and saw a modest volume of fish. I think we’re in the fall “shoulder season,” as most
I normally fish for pre-spawn brookies in the White Mountains in early September every year. The fishing is at its best this time of year; fish are feeding heavily in preparation for winter and larger fish are often on the move. However, with spawning being the main focus, the fishing tends to taper off very
“Get the wet.” That’s my advice to all of my fly-fishing buds. 2019 has been a wet-fly “project year” for me. I doggedly have brought my wet-fly rig pretty much every time I fished this year, and threw wets whether I thought they would work or not. I forced the technique to learn it. I