Category Archives: Fly Fishing in Freshwater

Early Black Stoneflies

Early Black Stoneflies Today my luck was better. Caught a nice rainbow and dropped one; all on nymphs. No “Euro” style nymphing this time. I stuck with an strike indicator, a small nymph and one split shot about 18″ up … Continue reading

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No Fish Today

No Fish Today No fish today! Yeah, it happens. Face it, you don’t win them all. Fishing is wishing. Still it was a great day to be outdoors. Enjoyed it. Temperatures climbed well into the sixties. Sun was shining. Wind … Continue reading

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The Art of the Soft Hackle

The Art of the Soft Hackle Soft hackle flies are easy to cast, easy to tie, easy to fish and deadly. What more could you want? But the truth is many anglers avoid them. Why? Well soft hackles, and for … Continue reading

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A Day on the Connecticut’s Salmon River

A Day on the Connecticut’s Salmon River Last week we had a few warm days. Naturally I took advantage of them to do some trout fishing. The closest trout water to me is the Salmon River. It is only 30 … Continue reading

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Thought on Matching Green Caddis Pupae

Thoughts on Matching Green Caddis Pupae In the previous post we took a quick look at “anchor” flies used in “Euro” nymphing. And I mentioned that perhaps the most productive “anchor” flies is the green caddis pupae. Green caddis pupae … Continue reading

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