I cut my teeth fly-fishing on Maine’s Rapid River for landlocked salmon and brook trout, and it was on that steep, tumbling freestoner that I first fell in love with traditional streamer patterns. Of course, the Rapid begins at Middle Dam, just a lake’s length from Upper Dam, the spot where Carrie Stevens invented her famous. . .
Rick Young, a guide at Libby Camps in the Maine backcountry, sent us these photos with a brief description:
“Phil, here are a couple of nice brookies caught by angler Steve Keyser, one of our guests. These are just a couple of the 14 trout we caught that were. . .”
Young Finn Cameron used his dad’s Helios and a Conehead Olive Woolly Bugger to land this beauty from a wild brook-trout river in Maine. As you can see from the image below, the boy has been fishing since before he could walk, and I suspect that his name is no. . .