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2008

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 19, 7:50 AM - 45 degrees
Way up an eventual Housy trib - if you recognize this stretch, you know CT's northwest corner's trout water very well

Sept. 14, 6:30 PM - 78 degrees
Fish rising to Isonychias and Cahills

- this handsome Brown met my net two nights in a row

Sept. 13, 7 PM
Cahill spinner, Flying Ants, Isonychia & Olives mix in a trout buffet that gets the big fish up and rising

Cahill Spinner sz 12


August

Aug. 29, 8PM
Harry takes a fine fish his last night on the Housy for a while

August 27 - 8:45PM - 64 degrees
I'll miss this view when the season ends!

Jerry Jons throws his 2-hander to the opposite bank

Things that rustle in the dark - up on the railroad tracks

Aug. 22, 6:30 PM - Meadows

Our local Tree frogs (Hyla versicolor), 'chameleons' of the Connecticut woods, change color

               listen
 

Aug. 21, 7 PM - Great fishing these past few evenings - active bugs and good water temps
Isonychias come in smaller sizes (newly emerged male, a small 12)


large Isonychia (fem. sz 10) & spinner, right

When rocks move, keep this guy in mind:

Aug. 18, 6 PM - nice flows, Isonychias, Olives & good temps


 

Aug. 17 some of my favorite small water

Aug. 16, 8 PM Jeff Grossman fights and lands a BIG kyped Brown on the Farmington


From White Flies to Black Caddis

 

Aug. 10, 2 PM
Healthy Rainbow far up a large Housy trib.

Aug. 7,  Ambitious little Brown manages to fair-hook himself on a sz14 Humpy!

Keith works his way up the Blackberry



 

Aug. 4, 8-9 PM
White Flies!

click for VIDEO from last year's hatch:
 
Just a moderate hatch, you can hear the White Flies whirring by in the dark
- Harry Wallace stands in the Blizzard:

Aug. 3 - 9PM
White Flies begin

JULY

there's nothing like a humid Summer sunset

 

Healthy Watershed - Happy Amphibians:
(tree frog)

 

Trout in the thermal refuge -

July 19,
mating Stoneflies (W. Br. Ausable R.)

July 19, brief change of scenery - (W. Br.) Ausable R.
.

Same Buck from last year, in velvet, forages along the river bank

 

Two Gobblers dance it out in a glade - spot the Hen in the woods?

Summer Stenonema - staple of evening hatches

JUNE


 

A sparsely-spotted Brown


 
 


 

MAY


 


 

APRIL


 

FEBRUARY

February 17, 11AM - 42 degrees
melting ice pours morning fog into the valley

'Rolf's Run':

February 9, 9:45AM - 32 degrees
We've had a melt - and for just a brief while the valley has no snow

Then it starts again:


 

A case against strike indicators -

 


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