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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 -
October 19, 2016
The river is still very low but the good news is, we don't think that is going to
be the case soon. There is rain on the way from tomorrow through Saturday.
Conditions should greatly improve. The weather is going to be much cooler
and that too, will help.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain from Thursday through
Saturday, otherwise clear for the next week. Highs will range from 55 to 81
degrees and lows from 34 to 51 degrees.
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
Green Sedges, size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Great Autumn Brown Sedges, size 10, pupa and adults
Mahogany Duns, size 18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
Sandwich Hoppers, Green, size 8, 10, 12,
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter ants, size 16/18
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.
Great Autumn Brown sedges are hatching.
Green sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching. Cinnamon Caddis are hatching.
Mahogany duns are hatching.
Carpenter Ants, Japanese Beetles and Grass hoppers will start becoming important
later this month.
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