Lots of tall tales and bull will be slung carelessly this weekend at our booth at The Fly Fishing Show in Marlborough, MA. Come out, talk fishing, Pittsburg and Tall Timber with us – it’ll be fun!Read More
Category: Fun Stuff
Not that we don’t dream about our piscine friends frequently enough, but we have a couple days of warm weather starting today (the first thaw of the winter), so naturally, one’s thoughts turn to pursuing trout, salmon, and just about everything else that prowls our northern waters.Read More
December is a difficult month if you’re a fisherman … it’s the time of the year where we take stock of the season that just passed and look forward to the fishing season yet to come. A time for reflection in other words.Read More
We often hear guests and fishermen ask how the fishing is and what is working, and my first question right back at them is well, how do you like to fish?
Nymphs? Streamers? Dries? Wets? Everything?Read More
It’s changing around here … you can just feel it. That transition from summertime to fall is happening here in northern New Hampshire, and that means fall fishing on the Connecticut River. Perhaps the most beautiful part of the year, and a great time to cast on the river for colorful brookies and browns, and don’t forget about our acrobatic rainbows and salmon too. It’s here.Read More
Just think of Bob Dylan wailing that one out. Cringe worthy.
Great pictures from earlier this week by Tall Timber Fly Fishing Guide Mickey Cunliffe. He turned over a couple of rocks in the Connecticut River to check what could be happening for insect activity and discovered this healthy looking stonefly nymph.Read More
This is what happens when someone makes a suggestion to a professional fly tier – within a couple of hours, a prototype is created, and this one looks like it could work.Read More
The weather has taken a wintry turn in the last day or so, and it looks like we won’t be fishing anytime soon. Chuck Degray’s got his work cut out for him trying to fill his fly orders, as he kicks it in to high gear tying his famous Gray Soft Hackle Streamer. Good luck, Chuck!Read More
What does a northeast fly fisher do when it’s simply too cold to take to the water? Some of us might tidy up our gear, maybe organizing our fly boxes once again after a season of fishing, or getting our leaders and tippet straightened out (no pun!).Read More