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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 25, 2018
The river is in great shape, with low discharge rates and good stream levels..
Several good hatches are taking place.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain through Sunday,
otherwise clear for the coming week. Highs will range from 63 to 85 degrees
and lows from 51 to 60 degrees.
Recommended Trout Flies:
Midges: Blood (Red), sizes 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Cream, size 20, larva, pupa and adults
Midges: Light Green, size 20/22, larva, pupa and adults
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6/8
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Aquatic Worms, size 12, pink, red, and others
Blue Quills, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Black Caddis, size 18, pupa and adults
Hendricksons/Red Quils, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Brown Stoneflies, size 14, nymphs and adults
Green Sedge Caddis, size 16/14, larva, pupa and adults.
American March Browns, size 10/12/ nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Midges are hatching. Fish the larva and pupa in tandem. Fish the adults when you see
them on the surface.
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.
Aquatic worms are working. Green Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
American March Browns are hatching.
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