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Water flow: 2850 CFS
Visibility: 12 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 68 Degrees F
Water condition: Muddy
Best time of day to fish: Anytime but early morning and evening best.
Best stretch: Housatonic State Park, Garbage Hole, Sand Hole & Push em Up.
Best access point: Anywhere along Rte 7 from Housatonic Meadows to Push em Up.
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Zebra Caddis Green & Tan Caddis Cahills March Browns Sulfers
Fish species: Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Pke and Carp.
Fishing season: All season
Nearest airport: BDL-Hartford Bradley International Airport
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 5X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 9' 5 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: Trout WF
Best sinking fly line: Streamer Stripper Sink Tip
Scenic and beautiful are the Litchfield Hills of CT any time of the year. We are a classic free flowing river just 2 hr. drive from NYC. Conditions for all interests with classic pocket water and riffles to long glides with what seems to be no end.
A must on any fly-fisher`s to -do list !
Fish the edges with big dries, streamers and nymphs. Try helgramite patterns.
Cooler, nicer weather in the forecast with air temps. in the mid 70's.. Tight Lines, Rob