Upper Connecticut River - Bloomfield VT upstream to above Lake Francis, New Hampshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Upper Connecticut River, NH
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Upper Connecticut River - Bloomfield VT upstream to above Lake Francis, New Hampshire Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Get your nymphs and streamers ready. It's cold, the potential is there. Be ready to put your time in.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
2 / 21 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Upper Connecticut River is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Lopstick Lodge Outfitters

Water flow: 206 cfs below 1st and 303 cfs Below Murphy's

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 38 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: Connecticut river, inlet to Lake Francis and below Lake Francis through town.

Best access point: Lots of public access points.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Nymphs, streamers

Fish species: Trout and Salmon

Fishing season: Trout season opens January 1st.

Nearest airport: MHT

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Upper Connecticut, Above Lake Francis Description

The Connecticut river starts at the Canadian border. From there it travels through the Connecticut Lakes providing wade-able fishing in the river in between the lakes, most notable the 'Trophy Stretch' between First Lake and Lake Francis. From Lake Francis, the river widens. the river is wade-able to West Stewartstown NH / Canaan VT but from there down stream, the river is best accessed by driftboat, canoe ...

Techniques & Tips

Nymphing or streamers.

7-Day Forecast

Cold early in the week then warming later on. Maybe some showers. Expect the water levels to rise slightly. >~}}'>

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