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
Trout season opens January 1st closes October 15th. Pike and Smallmouth trips til the end of October. Go rip some big Streamers, 5 foot leaders, 20 lb test with 50 lb bite guard. It's not easy but way better than not fishing, and it's a lot of fun......
Fishing Report Last Updated:
11 / 19 / 2019
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Upper Connecticut River is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Lopstick Lodge Outfitters

Water flow: 241cfs below 1st and 273cfs Below Murphy's

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 44 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Mid day

Best stretch: Lakes and Reservoirs, Drifts, Pike and Smallmouth Bass

Best access point: Lots of public access points.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Pearch, sucker, and chub patterns

Fish species: Pike

Fishing season: PIKE

Nearest airport: MHT

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

Streamers, singles and double articulated. Wiggletails.... >~^~~}}'>

7-Day Forecast

Trout Season CLOSED.... Having a little rain. It's that time of year when charges of water will get fish moving. Time to go hunting, Water Wolf........All the time after October 15th until it gets to cold. Pike are feeding right NOW!!!!! >~}}'>


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