Farmington River Overview: Best Flies, Where to Eat and Stay, How to Start

Wild fish, Survivor Strain browns bred for shyness and size, and plenty of elbow room? Yes, the Farmington has all that and more. A bottom-released tailwater that makes for more consistent flows and water temperatures, the river features prolific bug hatches, loads of fish and beautiful water. The state does a great job of establishing

The Swift River Between Bondsville and the Ware River

TL;DR: The Swift River below Bondsville. Many wild brook trout. Potential for solitude. Below the waterfall at Bondsville and until the Ware, the Swift River is productive water. We’ve written overviews of the Swift that cover the areas around Rt. 9 and below the Hatchery Pipe. Legendary angler Gary Metras has a special presentation on