Story: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mouse


Casting mouse flies at night for big browns can result in savage strikes from big browns.
Photo by Drew Nisbet, Fishing Manager of Orvis Buffalo

Went to the Boneyard yesterday afternoon. Big yellow stoneflies in the air. First time I’ve ever seen them flying around at the Farmington. Hooked and lost a (seeming) mega on a yellow stonefly . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXIV: Rich Strolis


Throwing big streamers for brown trout is one of Rich’s favorite pastimes.
Photos courtesy Rich Strolis

Rich Strolis is an independent guide on Connecticut’s Farmington and Housatonic rivers, but he’s perhaps better known for his fly-tying videos on vimeo–many of which have been featured on. . .

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Photos: A Trio of Autumn Trout In New England


This Farmington River brown blends in well with the downed leaves.
All photo by Aimee Savard

Editor’s note: Aimee Savard of Tight Loops sent me these cool photos, along with a note: These images were shot this month, over several trips we took to rivers around. . .

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