When Jamie Carr proposed a blog writers’ outing to target big and wild brook trout and landlocked salmon, I was immediately in. So was Ashu Rao. I mean, what’s not to like? Salmonids and fishing buddies go hand-in-hand, and I’ve never fished in Maine. Plus, I had heard that 20″+ brookies were possible. Since the
Instead of visiting my usual haunts, I decided to mix things up this past weekend and try new water. After some last minute planning, I decided to fish the Black River in Vermont, due to a recommendation of a good friend. Owing to its reputation as a trophy trout fishery, I fully expected to share
I went to Nashua to visit some out-of-town family this past weekend. After spending time with family on Saturday, I got the much needed hall pass to fish on Sunday. My previously well laid-out plans to wake up early and fish till noon went out the window since I slept in till 9 am. Still,
On Memorial Day, I fished the Westfield River’s East Branch at the Chesterfield Gorge area (our overview here). I’ve not been in a while, and it was as scenic as always. There’s no cell phone service down there, and it is a wild and bucolic area, where anglers can give each other plenty of room.