To access quickly info about the best flies and DIY river spots that have worked for me, links are below. Note that these are all amply-stocked waters that many already visit and about which much information already has been written both on-line and in books. But, I’ve found that many rivers are sub-par. I track
TL;DR: Blog improvements? Speed and fly recommendations for specific rivers. Thanks to you, some blog improvements on the technology front have been required. The short answer is that traffic has really been high, and it has slowed down the blog. So, I’ve put in some back-end improvements that will increase page speed retrievals. And, a
One of the reasons the flows have been cut is that CT DEEP today is collecting larger fish for the Farmington Survivor Strain program. The goal is to take the big holdovers, which have proven to be adaptive, back to the hatchery to collect their DNA (more here). They then are returned to the river.
If schedules work out, I will get a hall pass to stay over a few nights and fish the Farmington on Columbus Day weekend. Last autumn yielded my personal best trout (details here). So, I’m hopeful for another good fall season. Of all the seasons in the year, I think autumn is my favorite time