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Pittsburg, N.H. ~ Where the Trout & Salmon Play!

Ask The Expert: Jon Howe

Posted by bs - February 17, 2015 - Fun Stuff
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OMR's Ct. River brown 9-4-13

Jon Howe, a.k.a. “Old Man River” and the “Dean of the Androscoggin”, is our fly fishing guide emeritus here at Tall Timber and has been guiding on the Connecticut and Androscoggin Rivers for decades. In short, he has been harassing trout and salmon for many a moon. In fact, it’s well in to decades of harassment that Jon has perpetrated on the salmonid population, and he really loves it.

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Dreaming With Trout

Posted by bs - February 14, 2015 - Upper Connecticut River
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A frosty stroll along the lower section of the Connecticut River’s “Trophy Stretch” in Pittsburg brought me to the scene of several memorable fish caught and released over the years, as well as several that were regrettably lost. That’s “Skaters Pool” above.

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Spey Casting Clinic at Tall Timber in September!

Posted by bs - January 31, 2015 - Fly Fishing School
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Spey Casting

Perhaps you’re like me and made a New Years resolution to get more active and reach your fighting weight again in 2015, or perhaps you’ve decided to learn a new discipline to enjoy your time on the water. If you’re the latter, you may consider our “Spey Casting with the Switch Rod” Clinic that we will offer on September 19, 2015.

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Too cold and snowy to go fishing….time to tie a few flies.

Posted by chowe - January 29, 2015 - Fun Stuff, Trophy Stretch, Upper Connecticut River
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Use them - they verk!

Our friend Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions has created numerous top quality fly tying videos of fly patterns that we frequently use here in Pittsburg, Maine and in Montana.

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Catch & Release

Posted by chowe - January 13, 2015 - Spring fishing, Upper Connecticut River
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Jon's brown

010This photo on the left is of Jon Howe aka OMR with a huge brown trout he caught on April 5th, 2010.  Pittsburg was experiencing very mild weather that Spring which made it possible to fish the Upper Connecticut River.  I took a couple of sloppy photos (sorry Jon), and then we quickly released this beautiful hen brown. It was a moment that we will always remember and we felt great watching her swim away.

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