A Quick Trip to the Farmington, July 2013

Temperatures have been in the 90’s for the past two weeks, and the high humidity has been giving us “air you can wear.” Needless to say, fishing trips have been few and far between. So when I stepped outside this morning and it didn’t feel like a sauna, I decided on the spur of the […]

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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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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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‘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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