Connecticut River Fly Fishing Report, August 17, 2015.


This week’s fly fishing report Greg Inglis discusses the Fly Ant hatch that happens on the Connecticut River near Colebrook NH every August. This is some of the best dry fly fishing of the season on the Connecticut River. Lots of rising fish are sipping the Cinnamon Ants of the river’s surface. Greg uses CDC patterns to imitate the cinnamon ants. This morning Greg and clients wading along the Connecticut River near Canaan, VT. Using nymphs, they were successful catching trout.

More flies to try are the CDC Caddis, Usuals, Amato May flies, Olive Flashback Hare’s Ears in sizes 16 or 18. This fishing has been great, the weather is beautiful.

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