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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 -
August 17, 2018
Stream levels are just a little above normal. There's lots of rain in the forecast,
so what them.. Good numbers of trout are caught. Good hatches are still
7 Day Weather Forecast: There is a chance of rain everyday this coming
week but Monday. Highs will range from 72 to824 degrees and lows from 61 to
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 Sedge Caddis, size 16/14, larva, pupa and adults.
Slate Drakes, size 10/12, nymphs and spinners
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, lava, pupa and adults
Light Cahills, size 14/16, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
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 are plentiful. Blue-winged olives can hatch on
cloudy, overcast days.
Green Sedges, or caddisflies, are hatching.
Sulphurs are hatching.
Cinnamon Caddis are hatching.
Light Cahills are hatching.
Terrestrials are working - hoppers, carpenter ants, Japanese beetles.
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