Nothin’ But Gnat – An Evening On The Housatonic

My first trip of the year to the Housatonic River is a mix of anticipation and trepidation.   The hour long ride through northwest Connecticut is relaxing, and the back roads remind me what a beautiful state this is. The scenery becomes lush and canopied, and the car’s outside temperature gauge drops by a few degrees. […]

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Summertime Smallmouth on the Housatonic River

Sometimes a change in plans turns out to be better than expected – Sometimes. Today I headed out to the Housatonic River for what I thought was going to be a chance to chase trout with dry flies. I arrived to find the river clear and low, with better wading conditions than I usually experience. […]

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Worth Waiting For

This picture was taken on the Housatonic River last summer. I arrived at the river early and was given a chilly reception, embraced only by the rising fog and rushing water, which tumbled over the rocks and tested my balance.   Moving down river I found a much more hospitable spot.  The water was relatively […]

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