It was supposed to be raining. So imagine my surprise when Good Friday turned out to be a blue sky day, with temps in the 60’s. Spring had finally arrived in Connecticut. Errands kept me busy for most of the morning, but my plan was to spend the day chasing my first trout of 2017. […]
With daytime temps headed well into the 90’s and humidity to match, I left early for a kayak fishing trip on a local pond. I usually fish this water regularly, but this year I’ve decided to spend more time prospecting new lakes and ponds in the area. It was overdue for a visit. There was […]
Loaded up the car and headed to the local bass pond for an early morning kayak fishing trip. Wanted to start the holiday weekend off right. Most of the nearby trout water is running a bit high, so this was a good alternative. Fishing was slow for the first hour, but when I tied on […]
Most of us look for some type of marker to identify a great fishing spot. In the age of Google Maps, cellphone cameras and GPS, little is left uncharted. Yet we still commonly refer to these places by landmarks. Sometimes it’s a boulder; other times a tree, bend in the river, or pull-off down a […]
Early morning kayak fishing trip to a local pond yielded some nice bass and bream. All were caught on a brown popper. Bass fishing with a fly rod from a kayak, June, 2015
With the local weather forecast looking less than certain, I decided to make an early morning run to a local pond for some kayak fishing. I was on the water by 6 am, and had the place to myself for 2 hours. While many ponds in the area have already become choked with lilies, this […]
May fishing started off well. I caught trout and panfish in the same weekend.
For most of us in New England, spring has been slow in coming this year. April continued to deliver snow and cold, and the heavy rains of the past two days have left us with with flooding, washed out roads and streams swollen with water that could be easily mistaken for chocolate milk. But May […]