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Month: May 2018

A short trip to the Millers river and the Swift

A short trip to the Millers river and the Swift

Last weekend I had a trip back to Boston with extra time to kill before my flight, so I packed my gear and decided to fish a couple of old haunts for a few hours.   It was incredibly rainy nearly all day, but that didn’t stop a few trout from hitting flies.  I had originally hoped with the warm weather that I’d have a chance to fish dries, but the steady downpour was keeping the fish down.  I used…

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Fly Fishing Big Spring Creek,PA

Fly Fishing Big Spring Creek,PA

This weekend I decided to drive up to Big Spring Creek to go fly fishing on one of Pennslyvania’s famous springs creeks.  I read that this stream is expecially known for producing large brook trout, and that was all I needed to hear to put it on my list.  It’s also known as an extremely difficult stream to fly fish, and I’m always up for a challenge.  Big Spring Creek has the combination of crystal clear water and wary trout,…

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Orvis Rod Repair

Orvis Rod Repair

As some of you may remember, I broke the tip section off my Orvis Clearwater 3 weight rod back in 2017.   I wrote a post about it while commemorating one year of blogging.  For some reason, I waited almost another year to send it off to be repaired, and the blog will be celebrating its second birthday this month!  It feels apt to start off the second year with a story of the repaired rod, and hopefully it will set…

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