Saturday, January 30, 2016

Hiking For Brook Trout

There is a tiny stream in the state forest near my home that contains some wild brook trout. I discovered it this summer while mountain biking. There is a man made pool bellow the small foot bridge that always holds a bunch of brookies. On the bike it is a quick ride, but on foot it is a trek. Today my brother and I made the walk to this amazing little stream. I brought along my 3 wgt. and a box of wetflies. I fished the deep pool and the one bellow it and caught 4 little wild brook trout. They all took a partridge and peacock soft hackle.




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  1. Just beautiful Rowan! Those little guys are spectacular as is the typical Conn. red barn.

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    1. Thanks,
      Gotta love barns and brookies!

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  2. Well done getting out today for the beautiful brookies. What a gift to be able to get out this time of year in New England.

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  3. Nice Scenic photos of the brook and its' residents!

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  4. What fun -- glad you can share it with M.
    - G.

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  5. Nice photos of a good day out with your brother. Good memories!
    Tie, fish, write and photo on...

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