Posts Tagged "brown trout"

It’s not how high you fly

»Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Fly Fishing Evolution | 0 comments

…it’s how far you go. This past weekend I had Mark out for his first trip of the season. As you would guess it was rough going at first. He got the hang of it again just in time to land a bunch of trout including this 24 inch wild brown trout! More often than not keeping with it equals success than one would think. Just like when I was a kid I was told that quitters never win. This was true again. He landed it European Nymphing with 6x tippet.

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Night Fly Fishing – The Quest for a Brown Trout of a Lifetime

»Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Fly Fishing Evolution | 0 comments

Introduction Fly fishing for trout at night takes a special dedication. It requires sleep deprivation, sometimes in massive quantities, especially if there is a large trout at stake. I have fished at night for many years and thought that I knew what I was doing until I met my good friend Tony Scuderi. We fished a great deal during the day and I would come up on the better end when we finished up. Naturally, I thought I would show him a thing or two; I was in for a big surprise. I’ll never forget it, we were fishing the Famous Corner Hole on the Housatonic River in Connecticut. We started art about ten. I took the first fish, a nineteen-inch brown and thought that this was going to be easy. After catching that fish, I thought this would be like the best of our...

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