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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 -
September 13, 2017
The discharges and stream levels are low. Wading is easy but be careful not
to spook the trout. It is raining and the levels may be back up soon. You can
still catch trout but you need to use some stealth and stay hidden from them
as much as you can.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain through Friday,
otherwise clear. Highs will range from 77 to 82 degrees and lows from 62 to 64
Recommended Trout Flies:
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
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
Green Sedge (caddis), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Slate Drakes, size 10, nymphs and spinners
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
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.
Aquatic worms are working.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching. Green sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Slate Drakes are hatching.
Terrestrials such as Japanese beetles, hoppers and Carpenter ants can be important.
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