Category Archives: Fly Fishing in Freshwater

Dry Flies can be a Problem

Dry Flies can be a Problem: Dry flies are a super part of our sport. Not one can deny that. But if you love dry flies too much, dry flies can be a problem. I was on the river early … Continue reading

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Is Euro-nymphing Fly-fishing?

Is Euro-nymphing Fly-fishing?: Heard something interesting today, from a reliable source. Yesterday, a conservation officer asked two anglers on Connecticut’s Salmon RiverĀ  fly-fishing only area to leave. Why? They were euro-nymphing. Got you a tad puzzled? Okay, let me fill … Continue reading

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Back to the Salmon River

Back to the Salmon River: I went back to the Salmon River today. (For the record I’m referring to the one in Colchester, Connecticut.) Conditions were fairly good. Water was down a hair, but running at a respectable 57 degrees. … Continue reading

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The Farmington River is Slow

The Farmington River is Slow: The Farmington River is slow – right now. No question, it could bust wide open tomorrow, but still the present situation is surprising. The weather is good, the flow is good, water temperatures are good … Continue reading

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Connecticut’s Salmon River

Connecticut’s Salmon River: Spent a day on Connecticut’s Salmon River. I did last spring as well and others. A freestone river, small and picturesque, it wanders through the hardwood forests of Marlborough and Colchester. Its headwaters are formed by the … Continue reading

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