Photo Essay: The Rare Sea-Run Brookies of the Northeast

Written by: Colie Egertson

Sea-run brook trout are a rarity worth preserving in their native coastal habitat.
All photos by Colie Egertson

The streams in which sea-run brook trout live are small, snaking slowly through the pine forests and salt marshes of coastal Massachusetts on their way to the ocean. At first glance, they. . .

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Video: Remembering Jack Gartside, Forever a Boy

Today would have been Jack Gartside’s 73 birthday–he passed away in 2009–so here’s a couple of great profiles of the iconoclastic fly fisherman, tier, and example of how to make your life fit. . .

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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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Photos: Discovering an Urban Fishery in an Old Mill Town

Written by: Geoffrey Klane

Largemouth or smallmouth, bass abound in the canals of this post-industrial metropolis.
Photo by Geoffrey Klane

I first picked up a fly rod in the early spring of 2015. I had fished on and off for years, and something about fly fishing intrigued me. The sport placed particular emphasis on strategizing. . .

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Video: Autumn in New England, Part II

Last week, we posted the first installment of the “Autumn” series from Tight Loops. The second, shot on the Deerfield River in western Massachusetts, is even better. You get a real flavor for the stunning scenery, slanted light, and. . .

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