February Postfly Box

My February Postfly box for bass arrived earlier this week, with new bass flies to try, if spring ever gets here! They all look good but this pencil popper caught my eye. My amateur photography doesn’t do it justice. This guy looks like more of a saltwater fly, but I’ll put him in the lineup. The box is […]

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January PostFly Box

My January Postfly box arrived, with six new bass flies to try after the spring melt. They all look good but this guy  might be especially fishy. The stickers are always a welcome surprise. The box is a mix of topwater and subsurface bass bugs. Most of the flies in this box have weedless collars, […]

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Owl’s Poppers

The request for the Owl was simple:  Three bass poppers with a camo theme. What I got instead was 6 really nice bass bugs; three with camo paint jobs, and another three that look equally as fishy. Actually they look too good to fish – almost. Jeff “Owl” Jones knows bass poppers. He has made them […]

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A Day of Spring

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 […]

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My First Fish of 2014

Saturday was opening day of trout season in Connecticut. My first fish was  . . . not a trout. That’s right. Instead of hitting a local river for rainbows, browns and brookies, I spent most of the day waiting for a plumber to arrive and unclog a bathroom sink. The first plumber I called promised […]

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