Housatonic River, Connecticut Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Housatonic River, Connecticut Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
If you see fish rising try and ISO dry. If that does not work try swinging an ISO wet.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
9 / 19 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Housatonic River is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: 3700

Visibility: 10 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 64 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Anytime.

Best stretch: From two miles above the Covered Bridge down to Housatonic State Park in Cornwall Bridge.

Best access point: Anywhere along Rte 7 from the park to the Covered Bridge and off the dirt road from the Covered Bridge up to Push em up pool.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Look for Blue winged olives, ISO's & caddis. Flying ants always a possibility as this time of year.

Fish species: Trout, Smallmouth bass, pike, carp.

Fishing season: All season

Nearest airport: BDL-Hartford Bradley International Airport

Housatonic River Description

The Housatonic River or Housy as it is know by those that fish it regularly, is one of New Englands premier trout streams. The stretch that runs from the dam in Falls Village down to Housatonic State Park is of most interest to trout anglers; more specifically, the stretch that runs from Push em up down to the park. This section runs just over 5 miles and is the area that is stocked with browns and rainbows ...

Techniques & Tips

Fish can be taken with all methods right now so pick your poison. Nymphs, streamers, wets and dries all working!

7-Day Forecast

Great weather over the next several days with overcast skies and air temps. in the low 70's. Rob Nicholas www.housatonicanglers.com

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