Water, water and more water! The rains yesterday pretty much blew everything out (except for some some off-the-charts bass fishing in the suds off New Jersey!) So I thought I'd begin with the flow charts so everyone can see how their favorite river is flowing and what the timeframe might be before they're back down to fishable levels:
Here in Connecticut,winter is finally making way to some actual Spring temperatures. Days have been cold and water temperatures even colder which has kept most of the action in our trout streams underwater with nymphs and streamers fished low and slow. But air temperatures for this coming weekend are projected to be in the 70s! So get your gear ready and find a stretch of water that lifts your spirit and soul - and be sure to include some dry flies in your.....
Fishing continues to be hot in most local Connecticut trout streams, and Catskill rivers are just beginning to wake up from their winter nap.
The Farmington River is at a perfect height for wading. At Riverton, the river is running at 177cfs. Below the Still River at Robertsville, the Farmington is running 391cfs. Water temps are in the high 30s and in the afternoons in the low 40s. In the Farmington, there's a great mixture of newer stockers, holdovers and wild fish - mostly depending on where you fish and what your cup of tea is