We have another blog writers’ outing planned. With summer travel complicating matters for many, though, it just will be Jamie and I. We will remember to toast the other writers. Likely, there will be more than just one. There also might be bawdy jokes at dinner, but we will see. Next weekend, we will fish
I used to go up to Maine in June to chase big brook trout in the Rangeley Maine area. As my son started getting older, I could not leave for a fishing trip and not take him along! So, we started heading out to western Massachusetts and camping at the Mohawk Trail State Forest, located
It was a multi-faceted 4th of July for me at the Farmington. The good, the bad and the ugly. THE GOOD It was the usual routine, meaning, I was on the water at 5 am and back home in time for afternoon duties and to make dinner. I ran into quite a few browns.
I learn a lot from competition anglers, both in the USA and in Europe. In particular, Lance Egan’s attractor patterns have been money for me. I often fish Frenchies, Rainbow Warriors and Red Darts. I tweak the patterns a bit when I’m feeling industrious, but they’re fundamentally the same flies. Competition anglers compete at stretches