Visit to American Museum of Fly Fishing, September 2017

Tippet and I decided to head north to Manchester VT and explore the American Museum of Fly Fishing. AMFF has been on my hit list for some time, and with beautiful fall weather finally arriving in New England, it seemed like the right time to make a trip up Route 7. Driving up Route 7 […]

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Good Friday 2017 and the Joy of a Smaller River

It was supposed to be raining. So imagine my surprise when Good Friday turned out to be a blue sky day, with temps in the 60’s. Spring had finally arrived in Connecticut. Errands kept me busy for most of the morning, but my plan was to spend the day chasing my first trout of 2017. […]

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A Nice Start to May Fishing

May fishing started off well. I caught trout and panfish in the same weekend.

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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 time. Enjoy!   Tweet

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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. Almost from the first cast I was into fish. The winds forced […]

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Owl’s Poppers

The request for the Owl was simple:  Three bass poppers with a camo theme. What I got instead was 6 really nice bass bugs; three with camo paint jobs, and another three that look equally as fishy. Actually they look too good to fish – almost. Jeff “Owl” Jones knows bass poppers. He has made them […]

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Camping & Fishing

I was finally able to get away for a weekend of camping & fishing on the Farmington River. I used to live close enough to the Farmy to fish it almost daily during the season, but now it requires a day trip or overnight to really enjoy the experience and have a reasonable amount of time on […]

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Bass After The Rain

I really need to check the weather app on my phone more often. For Saturday afternoon, I planned a quick kayak fishing trip to a local lake. It was the first day of the year that you could comfortably wear shorts, and my cadaver-white legs were in need of some sun and exercise. I unloaded […]

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What Did The Skunk Say?

Unlike the fox, the skunk says very little. Instead he lures you to the Housatonic River TMA on the last 60-degree, blue-sky day of the foreseeable future . . . Shows you some beautiful water that  doesn’t have to be shared with anyone . . . Lets you throw everything in the fly box to […]

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Product Review: Sage CIRCA Rod and Click III Reel on a Trout Stream

For the past few weeks I’ve had the Sage CIRCA 379-4 fly rod,  Sage Click III fly reel and RIO Trout LT WF3F line sitting in my closet waiting to be used on a trout stream.  Due to the heavy amount of rain that we’ve received, the rivers have been too blown out for any small stream trout fishing. […]

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Atlanta Trip – Part 2

Drove north of Atlanta to spend an afternoon with Gene, Art and Frank from Upper River Adventures. They have some great water stocked with trophy trout. It’s a small stream experience with fish normally found in a larger river. We fought and caught fish all afternoon, mainly large rainbows.  Here are just a few that […]

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