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Recommended Tackle & Gear
5 or 6 weight
Dry fly: 9 & 12 ft., 5 or 6X, Nymphing:
71/2 ft., 3 or 4X, Streamers 0-2X
Dry fly: 5 or 6X, Nymphing: 3 or 4X,
Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly Superb Five or Ultimate Six
For 5/6 fly line
Floatants and Misc Items:
Loon Floatants, KISS Strike Indicators
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Farmington River, Connecticut - Fishing Report -
May 24, 2017
The stream levels are down to normal and the water clear. We received two
reports from customers fishing yesterday that were good. There are lots of
insects hatching. There is some rain in the forecast, but the cloudy skies will
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain everyday for the coming
week except on Saturday. Highs will range from 58 to 74 degrees and lows
from 50 to 54 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6/8
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue Quills, size 16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Quill Gordons, size 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Hendricksons/Red Quills: 12/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin are two of the best flies to use for the next few
months. The Black Matuka and Olive Matuka sculpins are good flies to use at this time
of the season.
Various species of Blue-winged Olives and midges are plentiful. Blue-winged olives can
hatch on cloudy, overcast days.
Quill Gordons are hatching.
Blue Quills are hatching.
Little Black Caddis are hatching.
Little Brown stoneflies are hatching.
Hendricksons and Red Quills, should begin to hatch anytime now.
|Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (email@example.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (firstname.lastname@example.org)
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
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