A Fall Day on the Housatonic

This is the time of year when you’re reminded that the remaining comfortable fishing days are few, and you better get out and enjoy them while you can. During my drive to the river, I heard on the radio that the number of daylight hours in CT is now less than 12, and falling. The […]

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Trout On A Fly Tied By Me

Wild brown trout caught on a peacock caddis dry fly in a small stream in southern CT, June 2015 #finfollower. Fiberglass rod on a small stream.

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Accidental Purist

Sometimes the best trips are unplanned.

On the way back from one of my regular runs to Home Depot, I decided to stop at a wild trout stream near my home. It’s skinny water, seasonal at best, but can hold some wild gems in the spring.

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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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Quick Trip

The weather cut short a weekend camping trip to the Farmington River in Connecticut.  I was able to get in a few hours of fishing before the storms hit. Small BWOs, needhamis and tricos were popular, and a hornberg came in handy as well.  Here’s a few pics. Enjoy! Tweet

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