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

Connecticut River Fishing Update: 2/7

Posted by bs - February 7, 2016 - Upper Connecticut River, Winter Fishing
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Another mighty impressive fish landed by Chuck Degray of North Country Fly Shop yesterday – once again, Chuck’s Gray Soft Hackle Streamer did the trick.

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It’s a scary world out there …

Posted by bs - February 3, 2016 - Fun Stuff
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Learn & Improve at 2016 Tall Timber Fly Fishing Schools

Posted by bs - January 28, 2016 - Fly Fishing School, Upper Connecticut River
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As these winter days drag on, it’s likely that you’re daydreaming about learning the art of fly fishing, or you might even be contemplating a dramatic change to how you already pursue trout and salmon. Yes, it’s a serious itch at this time of year and we fly fisher people need to scratch it at some point soon.

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Attack of the Lunker Brown!

Posted by bs - January 9, 2016 - Upper Connecticut River, Winter Fishing
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Yup, that’s Chuck DeGray of North Country Fly Shop with a beautiful (and big) Connecticut River brown trout – what a fish! This isn’t Chuck’s first rodeo either – he’s brought many a big brown or rainbow to justice in the wintertime over the years, and this one was a spectacular 25″ specimen. yes, this big guy prowls the depths once again …

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First trout of 2016

Posted by bs - January 3, 2016 - Spring fishing, Upper Connecticut River
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This beautiful Connecticut River brown trout was one of two caught and released by our guest Rich MacNeil on New Years Day. In addition to being one of the best anglers that we see at the lodge on a regular basis, Rich also takes wonderful photos as well, and this is another of his greats.

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New Years Day Fishing Update

Posted by bs - January 1, 2016 - Spring fishing, Upper Connecticut River
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Fishing season opened today on the Connecticut River

Happy 2016 everybody – we hope you had a good New Years Eve last night and have begun your recuperation nicely – a Bloody Mary will usually help with this.

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Some Good News

Posted by bs - November 12, 2015 - Fun Stuff, Upper Connecticut River
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Congratulations, everybody – there’s strength in numbers, and we were able to get the Powers That Be to see the light regarding the type of brown trout and rainbow trout fishery we could have below Murphy Dam …

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Sayonara to Another Fishing Season

Posted by bs - October 22, 2015 - landlocked salmon, Trophy Stretch, Upper Connecticut River
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Yup, it’s over – in fact, it’s been nearly a week that we reeled up and put away the flies for the 2015 fishing season. It was a good one – water flows were generally good, and NH Fish & Game did a nice job in stocking some nice trout.

Tall Timber’s fly fishing guides Angus Boezeman and Dave Poole got out there on the Connecticut River’s Trophy Stretch to close out the season, and made the most of their time out there, landing some beautiful landlocked salmon.

Enjoy the pictures – we won’t see salmon again for at least a few more months.

Thank you to everyone for joining us for some fishing this season – it was great to see many old friends, and make some new ones too. We’re looking forward to 2016 already!

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Connecticut River Fishing Report: 10/9

Posted by bs - October 9, 2015 - landlocked salmon, Trophy Stretch, Upper Connecticut River
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That’s a beautiful landlocked salmon that Chuck DeGray of North Country Fly Shop picked up today on the Trophy Stretch, estimated in the 22″-23″ range. It was on one of his classic soft hackle streamers, and the weather today was your typical salmon fishing weather – cold and rainy!

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Upper Connecticut River Fishing Update: 9/29

Posted by bs - September 29, 2015 - Trophy Stretch, Upper Connecticut River
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Yes, it’s been many moons (even a blood moon) since we last blogged about the angling here on the Upper Connecticut River. I would love to regale you with excuses (i.e. taking “the stroll” down the aisle, getting the dogs ready for the upcoming grouse hunting season, etc.), but I know that you’re fishermen (and women), and no excuse will do.

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