A Movie You Must See

This weekend I watch a documentary by Josh Fox entitled Gasland. While the title was amusing to my kids, the content was disturbing and should be of interest to all of us, not just anglers. The topic of the documentary is hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a method of extracting natural gas from underground. Over the course of […]

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City Water

On the train ride to and from NYC I pass a number of different ponds, streams and rivers. Many are found behind barbed wire and close to the railroad tracks, often just feet away from a warehouse, parking lot or abandoned building. They range in color from clear to to milky brown to emerald green. And at […]

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This Is Fly, No. 33

It’s that time again – another issue of This Is Fly has hit the online shelf. The Feb/Mar issue is filled with some great stories, including bamboo rods built by a kid from New Jersey,  fly fishing punk rockers Pegboy, winter tarpon fishing, steelhead junkies and the always popular mixtape. Check out Fly The Flag […]

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Safety Cone Slayer In Action

A few weeks ago I posted about a bass bug I had won in a naming contest at J and M flies.  My entry: The Safety Cone Slayer.  To see the original post click here. The bug arrived and I can tell you that the appearance and quality both exceeded my expectations. But could it catch fish? Got up […]

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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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FinFollower World Headquarters Moves to Garden State

For almost a year now I have been writing FinFollower from Connecticut, with most pics and stories coming from The Farmington and Housatonic Rivers, along with some local ponds and lakes. I recently got a new day job, so  I will be moving to northwestern New Jersey.  I lived there almost 10 years ago, but […]

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