Memorial Day Kayak Fishing

This morning I spent some time on a local lake fly fishing from my kayak.  Pitching a popper close to the bank yielded these trophies. Enjoy! Tweet

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First Carp on a Fly/World’s Ugliest Streamer

This didn’t start out to be a post about my first carp caught on a fly or about using the world’s ugliest streamer to do it.  The trip was originally supposed to be the opportunity to test of a new popping bug.  But over an hour into it I realized that despite my best efforts and some great new poppers, […]

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Local Lake Fishing

Had a chance to get out today and spend a couple of hours in the kayak on a local lake.  Temperature was around 80 degrees with low humidity. The wind gusted occasionally, but this didn’t keep them from biting.  I kept the same popper on the whole time. Here are just a few pics.  Enjoy! […]

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Tips for Smallmouth Fishing

I’ve been a big fan of Harry Murray of Murray’s Fly Shop.  I’ve watched his trout fishing videos and listened to his podcasts. He has a great article on fishing for smallmouths on his web site.   To see it click here. He’s giving some good tips and tricks to use.  Enjoy! Tweet

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Future Trophies

The next few photos are all early spring prizes. Not because of their girth, length or overall size, but rather for the way that they were caught or the way that they fought. Some were netted quickly, while others spooled the reel, taking line effortlessly, refusing to be retrieved until fatigued by a bowed rod […]

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‘Bows and Bluegills

Had a chance to spend some time pond and river fishing this weekend. First stop was the local pond, where I tried out some new poppers, successfully netting two bluegills in about one hour. Later in the afternoon, I went with a friend down to the Naugatuck.   The first hour of nymphing was uneventful, […]

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