Category Archives: Fly Fishing in Freshwater

The Klinkhammer

The Klinkhammer dry fly hasn’t received much press in recent times so I felt the subject deserved a visit. Developed in the 1980’s by Dutch angler Hans van Klinken this innovative dry fly has proven itself worldwide, and richly deserves … Continue reading

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Phil is Trouting

My buddy Phil has been doing some trouting. Hey why not? The weather has been great. And his Fish & Game Club, in eastern Connecticut, has a well stocked pond loaded with rainbows and will get a second stocking of … Continue reading

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Bear’s Den Fly Fishing Expo 2020

Just got back from Bear’s Den Fly Fishing Expo 2020, over in Taunton, Massachusetts. Fabulous event! Truly epic. Hats off to Scott Wessel and crew; they did a stellar job. This was Bear’s Den’s 22nd annual Expo. Wow, amazing. Bob … Continue reading

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Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association Expo 2020

The 2020 Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association Expo was a huge success. Roughly 30 vendors, a dozen fly tyers and programs attracted about 400 people yesterday. The aisles were packed with anglers. I venture to say this is the best club … Continue reading

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A Trip for Landlocked Salmon

A Trip for Landlocked Salmon I just got back from a trip up north for landlocked salmon. My last trip was in 2017. Back two years ago, the river was very low. And as a consequence there were less fish … Continue reading

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