Lake Kenoshia Revisited

A few weeks ago we shot the second episode of On The Fly at Lake Kenoshia in Danbury CT. While we caught fish, it wasn’t exactly spectacular. On Sunday I had an opportunity to give it a second chance. It did not disappoint.bream, Lake Kenoshia, fly fishing , poppers, kayak fishing, @finfollower, #finfollower

Almost from the first cast I was into fish.

The winds forced the kayak all over the lake, but that didn’t stop the bream from taking a frog popper.

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I picked up quite a few that looked like this.

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Hope you’re getting out for the last few days of August. Fall fishing will soon be here. Enjoy!

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Beaverkill Brown Trout #finfollower

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Fishpond Black Canyon Backpack

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Beaverkill River

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Owl Jones Popper

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Clipboard, first show On The Fly

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Casting For Recovery

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