Category: landlocked salmon

Upper Connecticut River Fishing Update: 9/28

Posted by bs - September 29, 2017 - landlocked salmon, Trophy Stretch, Upper Connecticut River
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fish-on-wyman

Finally, the temperatures dropped today in New Hampshire’s north country, and it began to feel like fall. Anytime is a good time to be on the water, but there’s something special about wetting a fly in the autumn.

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Straight talk from a Guide

Posted by bs - September 20, 2017 - landlocked salmon, Trophy Stretch, Upper Connecticut River
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salmon-sept-19

I know that sounds like an oxymoron, and don’t worry, I’m a guide, so I can say that. The guide I speak of is Chuck Degray of North Country Fly Shop & Guide Service, and he has been plying the upper Connecticut River in search of trout and salmon for his clients this week.┬áIn short, things are picking up on the fishing front – get up here, as our season is now only a little over three weeks away from concluding.

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Steven Spielberg … I am not

Posted by bs - August 23, 2017 - landlocked salmon, Trophy Stretch, Upper Connecticut River
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butch-trophy

Awesome sights today on the Trophy Stretch in Pittsburg, NH, showing some new water to friends that currently reside in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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Trophy Stretch Salmon

Posted by bs - June 7, 2017 - landlocked salmon, Trophy Stretch, Upper Connecticut River
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jesse-salmon

Yes, there’s some salmon in the Trophy Stretch right now, and long time TTL guest Jesse Dupere had a battle with this energetic silver bullet this morning. A Beadhead Flashback Pheasant Tail brought this one to justice, and Jesse let him off to roam the river again.

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Drifting through life …

Posted by bs - May 27, 2017 - Andro, landlocked salmon
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mickey-andro

It’s not a stretch now to say that floating a river in a drift boat may be my favorite way to spend time in pursuit of fish, or just to reset the “spirit meter”. Whether it’s in New England or out West (Montana), there is no substitute for seeing a river in this leisurely way.

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Fresh fish!

Posted by bs - May 19, 2017 - landlocked salmon, Upper Connecticut River
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salmon-may-19

Fresh Friday fish photo for you – a very healthy male salmon caught and released by guide Mickey Cunliffe this morning. Not sure where, but I have a suspicion where it could be …

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Payback …

Posted by bs - May 17, 2017 - Lakes, landlocked salmon, Spring fishing
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laker-may-16

Payback for some tough days of fishing in the north country came yesterday – one of the best days of fishing that I’ve had in Pittsburg’s waters, and perhaps anywhere, for that reason.

Mickey’s beautiful and very energetic laker was the icing on our proverbial cake …

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Upper Connecticut River Fishing Report: 5/14

Posted by bs - May 14, 2017 - landlocked salmon, Spring fishing, Upper Connecticut River
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magalloway-may-13

Happy Mothers Day to all of those moms that cared for and nurtured us in our pursuit of all things fly fishing. We hope you’re able to spend time or speak with your mom at some point today.

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They’re back …

Posted by bs - May 9, 2017 - landlocked salmon, Spring fishing, Upper Connecticut River
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salmon-may-7

Looks like the annual “running of the salmon” is upon us in the Connecticut River between Second Connecticut Lake and First Connecticut Lake, at long last. It began sometime this past weekend, and it looks like we should have good salmon fishing for a couple of weeks, if mother nature cooperates.

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Nearing the End …

Posted by bs - October 13, 2016 - landlocked salmon, Trophy Stretch, Upper Connecticut River
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bernier-salmon

That’s a beauty of a Trophy Stretch landlocked salmon that Nate has there – it was caught yesterday and safely released. Thanks to Gary Bernier for the excellent picture.

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