The Souhegan River is a great spot to fish in southern NH. Fish and Game stocks it heavily during the spring with all three species. There are supposedly also wild brookies present. Access isn’t a problem as much of the river flows through public land. With around 30 miles of fish-able river, it can be
I visited a local small stream briefly. The water was a tad high and cold when I got there. In addition, it was pouring rain and showed little signs of letting up. Needless to say, I had low expectations. The first few pools produced no action on my dry-dropper rig. Further upstream, I found a
I went to a local spot yesterday. Although the air temps hovered around 55 ˚F, snow melt was minimal, and the river ran high but clear. I fished many familiar runs and holes in a favorite section. Nothing. I tightline-nymphed, fished a dry-dropper, and even micro-nymphed with an indicator. Still, I failed to induce a take.
I fished a new stream earlier this week. Although it ran clear, the water was still cold from snow melt. Since I never before had fished the stream, I had nothing to go by. I didn’t know how many fish were there or where their usual lies were. I searched all the typical types of