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June 6, 2012

Maine Fly Fishing: I gotta say it was a good day!

Today I fished a pond with John from Maryland…weather was decent fishing was off the hook for Maine Brook Trout…Too many landed on dryflies to count…I gotta say it was a good day.

Since our last report…
Caddis arrived in full force this past Sunday on the West Branch, during a soaking downpour… seems the Branch is the only game in town right now with high flows all over Maine. Fish have been fussy during these hatches try a variety of flys at all levels of the water column. Weather has been wet, but I have had a lot of good company the past to weeks. I love my job!

On the River we have been seeing a good variety of insects, caddis from size 20 to 14, Bwos from 16 to 22, March browns, lots of yellow sallies, golden stones, and some lingering Hendricksons…

Some of the best fishing of the year is yet to come! Book a day on the water and spoil yourself! Don’t wait til July to book a July day on the water…it will be too late! And if you are looking for a dry place to hang your hat after a day fishing the West Branch…Chewonki’s Big Eddy has you covered with a new cabin for rent seconds from the river…Good news is you will be dry and comfortable with a woodstove and other amenities, bad new is…I’m your neighbor…

Here is a link to booking info for Big Eddy Campground :
Email as cell phone service is limited.

Todays Catch…
Thick Maine Brook Trout

The past week in review:
Caddis Orgy?

oh's that time again!

Buster and Mike charged up after lunch

Caddis cover Boulder Boat

off the clock...

Peter getting it done

Lupines are early this year (so is everything)

Til next time,

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