The best way to start fly fishing: keep things simple! I think learning how to indicator nymph is ideal and autumn is a great time to do so. In this post, I’ll share ideas for affordable gear, flies, easy knots, online and free resources, and some DIY spots on specific rivers. So, if you or
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
I’m really grateful to Will Kirousis for often commenting on blog posts and offering insights. I also am grateful that he volunteered to write about a river about which I’ve heard good things and for which there is very little info offered in writing: the East Branch of the Swift River. When I received the
TL:DR: The Millers River is great for new anglers. For the “best flies,” read below and click here. If you’re new to fly fishing, the Millers is a good choice. There are many easy-to-pick spots with convenient access. The river is heavily stocked in the spring and gets a dose, usually, in the fall, too.