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Quick trip to the Farmington river

Quick trip to the Farmington river

I was in Hartford, CT for the weekend and took a quick trip to the Farmington River on Sunday.  The weather was perfect, and I saw quite a lot of fisherman as I drove to my destination. When I fish the Farmington, I usually fish the TMA catch and release area near the People’s State Forest.  It’s been a productive spot for me, and it’s admittedly easier than scouting out new water.  On Sunday, I wanted to try something new. …

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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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