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Gear Review: Thomas & Thomas Fly Rods

Gear Review: Thomas & Thomas Fly Rods

When I first started to organize getting this fly shop off the ground, I had multiple options and brands to consider. I came from a background of selling a lot of various manufacturers, but I truthfully only fished a few. This essentially helped lead me to my shop's motto of only...

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Video: Native Maine Brook Trout

Video: Native Maine Brook Trout

Here's a short video I took recently of some native Maine Brook Trout working their way to their spawning grounds. It is amazing to watch these special fish continue life. The amount of dedication and energy involved is pretty remarkable. In this specific area the water is very cold, so...

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3 Tips For Striped Bass Fishing In The Fall

3 Tips For Striped Bass Fishing In The Fall

Here in the Northeast, we anticipate the 'fall run' well in advance. The opportunity to catch large bass looking for a quick meal before their long trip south is ever-present. There are a number of factors which make fall fishing for stripers different than the rest of the season. Here are three...

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3 Reasons To NOT Use Tapered Leaders When Fishing A Sinking Line

3 Reasons To NOT Use Tapered Leaders When Fishing A Sinking Line

When trout fishermen are looking to get their flies deeper in the water column, a sinking tip or full sinking line is usually at-the-ready. Or, it's at least rigged up on a spare spool in their pack. In some situations split shot, or other forms of weight added to the...

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That Special Time Of The Year - Fall Fly Fishing In Maine

That Special Time Of The Year - Fall Fly Fishing In Maine

Fall in New England.  A special time that signifies the end of a season as well as new life. I can sense it when I walk out to my car each morning before dawn.  There is a slight chill to the air and the sun is later to arrive on...

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