Slightly better than last time out

This one (and a lot of others) ate a jerkbait

And by slightly, I mean many magnitudes.

Steve and I hit the river early. Our first couple spots produced some fish, but the action certainly didn’t warm the cockles of our hearts. The water temp seemed surprisingly chilly, given the weather we’ve had the last couple days. The next spot was a good deal warmer. […]


There are lousy days and there are good days.

Yesterday was one of the good ones.

Like one of the goodest ones we’ve seen in a while.

It was calm.

The air temps were comfortable.

And the river as muddy and ripping.

Everybody was catching fish. Most everybody was catching some big ones.

Carl Lovisolo and I had a fun day throwing 7″ Fin-S […]


Dirty water!

Here's a clear shot of the dirty Naugatuck's mud line along the East bank of the Housy.

The river was dirty today, my friends.

Even though conditions bordered on brutal with near freezing temps and a strong and persistent North wind, Alex and I went fishing anyway. We were hoping that last night’s intense rain squalls lasted long enough somewhere up stream, to muddy up the river. And it did!

We fished […]