fishing_report BY gmetras ON March 2 - 0 COMMENTS
Salmon as they once were
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Here are a couple old photos that show how huge king salmon used to get compared to today's diminished catches. The culprit? 1. Dams on freshwater rivers that prevent the salmon from reaching their traditional spawning grounds; also, the heavy water releases from these dams too often wash their [ READ MORE... ]
fishing_report BY gmetras ON June 30 - 0 COMMENTS
Bass vs. Trout
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Can there be any argument about which fish is beautiful?! The small mouth bass was caught in the Chicopee River last week on Wadsworth Shad Fly while fly fishing for shad; the brookie caught in the Swift River this morning on a Y2K. At this size, the trout out-fought the bass.
fishing_report BY gmetras ON August 20 - 0 COMMENTS
Watersnake vs. Brook Trout
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Tuesday afternoon, August 16, I went out to fish the Swift.  It was a beautiful afternoon, mostly overcast and humid, but water in the high 50s made for comfortable conditions. And the trout were obliging nicely!  Well, late in the afternoon, a brief, but heavy rain shower came through.  After it [ READ MORE... ]

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