Category: Back Lake

The October Caddis

Posted by bs - September 8, 2014 - Back Lake, Upper Connecticut River
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october caddis

We had an inquiry from a guest recently if the “October Caddis” had made it’s appearance yet in our area, and there was seemingly nothing to report until Saturday night. That’s when this specimen decided to start answering my phone at the lodge, while I was deep in discussion of fishy matters with several guests at the front desk. He hung around for a while, and confirmed that, yes, the October Caddis hatch has indeed started.

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September 3rd Fishing Report – Pittsburg, NH

Posted by chowe - September 4, 2014 - Back Lake, Upper Connecticut River
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Tim Fleury Ct. River  rainbow (1024x768)

It was a great day to be out on the water today in the North Country.  OMR and his clients drifted the Connecticut River from Colebrook to Lemington, Vt., and they had a great day landing 20 + trout on a variety of flies. 

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Back Lake Hex Hatch Fishing Update: 7/5

Posted by bs - July 5, 2014 - Back Lake, Back Lake Hex Hatch, Ponds, Upper Connecticut River
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hex-patterns

These are several of the hex hatch patterns that can work at any given time, depending on how the trout are feeding and your casting ability. In order, from left to right: Olive Sparrow, Woodduck Heron, Mark’s Hex Emerger, Hex Cripple, Foam Hex, Sexy Hex, Hex Usual, Paradrake Hex, Lucca’s Hex Spinner.

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Back Lake Hex Hatch Fishing Update: 6/28

Posted by bs - June 28, 2014 - Back Lake, Back Lake Hex Hatch, Trophy Stretch
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hex-light

The onslaught continues, and after last night, we’re nearing the peak of hex hatching activity on Back Lake now. While there were many hexagenia limbata coming off last night (the lake was boiling from 8:45 PM until dark), it was sometimes hard to figure out what life stage the trout were taking them at.

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Back Lake Hex Hatch Fishing Update: 6/26

Posted by bs - June 26, 2014 - Back Lake, Back Lake Hex Hatch
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hexagenia-june-26

They’re coming off now, in pretty good numbers when the weather allows. This one was just one of probably ten of them that were plastered to our picture windows this morning.

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