February Postfly Box

My February Postfly box for bass arrived earlier this week, with new bass flies to try, if spring ever gets here!

February Postfly Box bass assortment #finfollower

They all look good but this pencil popper caught my eye. My amateur photography doesn’t do it justice.

February Postfly pencil popper #finfollower

This guy looks like more of a saltwater fly, but I’ll put him in the lineup.

February Postfly box streamer #finfollower

The box is a mix of topwater and subsurface bass bugs. Most of the flies in this box have weedless collars, which definitely comes in handy.

If you’re looking for a great gift for the fly angler on your list, check out Postflybox.



January PostFly Box

postflty, bass flies, poppers, warmwater fly fishing

My January Postfly box arrived, with six new bass flies to try after the spring melt. They all look good but this guy  might be especially fishy. The stickers are always a welcome surprise. The box is a mix of topwater and … [Continue reading]

A Postflybox Christmas Gift

Postfly Bass Box #postflybox @finfollower

Apparently I've been really good this year, or, my daughters are are about to ask me for a new puppy. This Christmas I received a really neat gift from my daughters, a subscription to Postflybox.  Each month I'll receive a box containing select … [Continue reading]

On The Fly Show #5: Interview with Mid-Hudson Trout Unlimited

Ever wondered about fly-fishing opportunities in Dutchess County, NY? Then watch this interview with Mark Searle of Mid-Hudson TU. We cover the local rivers, fly tying classes, Project Healing Waters and other topics. A great … [Continue reading]

One of the Last for 2014

finfollower, farmington river, winter flyfishing

With the fishable days of 2014 coming to an end, I decided to make a quick morning trip to the Farmington River on this last day of November. The temperature was forecast to reach the 40's, with mildly overcast skies, perfect for a late fall day … [Continue reading]

Product Review: Eddie Bauer Harbor Rain Shell

Eddie Bauer Rain Jacket

Had chance to test the Eddie Bauer Harbor Rain Shell on two fishing trips and during the recent storm, Cato.  I'm happy to sat that it is lightweight, breathable, yet does a great job of keeping you dry. It really came in handy when my recent … [Continue reading]

Product Review – Stio Kirby Windshirt

Stio, finfollower

A few weeks ago I attended the Backbone Media Showroom in NYC. While there I was introduced to the Stio line of lifestyle wear. When I mentioned  that I really liked the Kirby Windshirt the Stio rep suggested that I give it a try. Shortly … [Continue reading]

A Fall Morning on the Farmington, October 2014

Farmington Brown Trout, October 2014, finfollower

For a number of reasons, Fall is a great time to get out on the Farmington River. The changing leaves make a colorful backdrop. You notice everyday things in a different light. You have large stretches of the river to … [Continue reading]

On The Fly – Show #4: Interview with Croton Watershed Trout Unlimited

For the fourth show we had four members of the Croton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited join me.  We covered fishing the watershed, Trout In The Classroom, Project Healing Waters, fly tying and other topics. It was great … [Continue reading]

Occasional Creek

small wild brown trout caught on a dry fly, southern Connecticut October 2014, finfollower.com

It rained steadily for most of Saturday, soaking autumn's fallen leaves into a coarse wet mat that covered soft and muddy ground.  By Sunday most of the USGS gauges in the area had spiked and were on the way down to seasonal levels.  The sun had … [Continue reading]

Backbone Media Showroom Fall 2014

Stio Buckhorn Bonded Flannel Shirt, Finfollower

Had a chance to attend the Backbone Media Showroom in NYC again this year. Lots of great brands were represented, but I was most impressed with the Stio line of outdoor apparel, which was new to me.  Spent some time with their reps, who walked me … [Continue reading]