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Fly fishing the Housatonic in CT

Fly fishing the Housatonic in CT

On Saturday, I had the privilege of attending a wedding in Litchfield, CT for two friends of mine.  My girlfriend was part of the wedding party, so I had free time on Saturday morning to explore the area while she was preparing.  I’ve always loved this part of Connecticut, and it is exceptionally beautiful in the summer months.  There are plenty of green meadows, aging barns, and meandering small streams dotting the landscape. I spoke with some locals (always a…

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Farmington River, Connecticut Fishing

Farmington River, Connecticut Fishing

I happened to be nearby in CT on Saturday and fished the Farmington river for the first time ever for about an hour.  There was minor bug activity on the water, but I didn’t see any fish rising while there.  I’ve heard that the Farmington river is known for it’s holdover trout (Stocked trout that survive), and I was hoping to fool one into taking a nymph.  (I’ll share more on that fly later, as it has been very productive…

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