I was in Maryland for a conference this past week, right by the Gunpowder Falls River in the Hereford area. This river is well known as a wild trout stream and tailwater that runs out of Prettyboy Reservoir. It was named one of the 100 best trout streams in the country by Trout Unlimited and [...]
2021 Cheeky Schoolie Tournament
In the era of Covid 19, safely hosting grass roots tournaments with hundreds of participants is a tall order, especially if it’s the world’s largest fly fishing only tournament. Cheeky Fishing has done it again though. Modeled after the 2020 event, which took place in September last year rather than May, as the whole country [...]
East Branch of the Croton River
I finally decided to fish a new river that is very local to my home in Westchester County, NY, the East Branch of the Croton River. At only 20-25 minutes away in Brewster, NY, it is a tailwater fishery that holds some surprisingly good sized trout. It's a small river, but open all year with [...]
Fly fishing the Farmington River, CT.
The sound of water tumbling over rocks as it sweeps past your legs, birds chirping in the trees and flying low across the river, picking mayflies out of the air, and the occasional beaver or otter swimming at the water's edge building their home, those are the sights and sounds I long for this time [...]