Water flow: Normal for this time of year
Visibility: 29 inches
Water temperature at mid-day: 75 Degrees F
Water condition: Clear
Best time of day to fish: Early Morning and Evening
Best stretch: Fly fishing only section between the Oak St. bridge and Kellyville Bridge
Best access point: Oak St. bridge, Newport or Kellyville Bridge in Claremont
Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:
Sulfers Caddis Stoneflies
Fish species: Brook, Brown and Rainbow
Fishing season: Jan. 1 to Nov. 30. OPEN
Nearest airport: Croydon Airport
Recommended fly fishing leader: 9 Foot Leader
Recommended fly fishing tippet: 5X Tippet
Best fly fishing rod: 8' 6" 5 Weight Fly Rod
Best floating fly line: WF Trout Fly Line
The Sugar River is a 27 mile long tributary of the Connecticut River that begins at the outlet of Lake Sunapee in the town of Sunapee, New Hampshire. The river flows west through the town of Newport, where a fly fishing only section is open Jan. 1 through Nov. 30. The river is easily accessible by a Trails-to-Rails recreation path, but be aware that dirt bikes, ATV's etc. are allowed to use the trail also. ...
The river is stocked with Rainbow, Brown and Brook trout by the NH Fish and Game Department.
Try a bugger as the point fly, and a caddis larva as a dropper under a strike indicator
Fishing Season is winding down and will close Nov. 30, 2013 Still time to fish but call first as conditions change fast.