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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 -
July 19, 2017
The discharges and stream levels have been providing anglers some very
good fly fishing opportunities. We received three good reports from customers
fishing this past week. This coming week should be another good one.
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain from Saturday through
next Monday, then clearing. Highs will range from 75 to 89 degrees and lows
from 64 to 68 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
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva, pupa and adults
Green Sedge (caddis), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Sulphurs, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Light Cahills, size 16/14, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
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.
American Marc Browns are hatching.
Sulphurs are hatching.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching. Green sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Light Cahills are hatching.
Slate Drakes are hatching.
Terrestrials such as Japanese beetles, hoppers and Carpenter ants can be important.
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with a budget for flies and we will select
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