Overnighter

While my 3-day camping trip was ultimately cut short by bad weather, it contained all the ingredients for a perfect weekend, including  . . . . . . . An early start . . . . . . Dirt roads just asking to be explored . . . . . . Rising fish and and […]

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November Rainbow

The thermometer reached 60 degrees today, providing us with one of the last mild and sunny days for the foreseeable future. After addressing a few chores at home, I decided to spend a couple hours on the Muconetcong River. Started out with streamers and egg patterns, but neither proved effective, so I switched to a weighted […]

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Early Fall Trout

The last few visits to the local trout stream have yielded a number of bass and panfish, but sadly no trout.  The water levels and temps have also been unpredictable due to the hurricane and the rain. Today the sun came out and temps were in the low 60’s, so I decided to give it […]

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A Two Fish Day

Had the opportunity to fish the Ken Lockwood Gorge Wildlife Management Area for the first time this morning. The path for the KLG runs parallel to the Raritan River.  I had heard good things about the fishing as well as the scenery.  Neither were disappointing. We arrived around 10 am to find a healthy flow in the […]

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Fall Morning Catch

This Sunday morning offered me an increasingly rare opportunity to get out on the water.  While the rest of the family was sleeping I packed up the car and headed down the street to the local river. Fall is undoubtedly one of the more scenic times to fly fish.  The reflection of the trees on the river only […]

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One Of Those Days

Hurricane Earl decided to pass us by for the most part, but did leave behind some fall temperatures in the low 70’s and gusting winds. I took the opportunity to get out this morning on the Farmington and hit a local spot that is loaded with rainbows and browns.  After an hour of tossing spinners, […]

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