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atlaw 05-04-2005 02:46 PM

Deerfield
 
There are no posts for the NE! how come? I am near the Deerfield which is a very good place to be and am on it at least once a week.

fshfanatic 05-04-2005 02:57 PM

Re: Deerfield
 
We were awaiting a local expert. Guess what, you are it.. ;)

Fish Bones 05-04-2005 03:04 PM

Re: Deerfield
 
Hello atlaw::welcomean


Welcome to the forum. Mike is right... we've needed a few folks to build this area of the forum. It certainly needs a little help. The Deerfield is a great river. Hopefully you can help give this forum a boost. Please keep posting and thanks for joining.

Steve

atlaw 05-05-2005 07:03 AM

Re: Deerfield
 
I have never thought of myself as an expert and if you saw me cast you would no doubt agree. That being said, I am on the river at least one day a week so I do catch fish once in a while. I'll try to put a longer post together soon.

dougm 05-05-2005 03:54 PM

Re: Deerfield
 
Hi atlaw,

If I can help on your cast, just ask...

Doug

atlaw 05-12-2005 02:12 PM

Re: Deerfield
 
thanks, but I think you would have to watch me? One question is I have a tough time mending line in a fairly swift current. I try and seem to jerk the fly inward when I move the line. Ideas?

troutbum20 03-19-2007 08:30 PM

Re: Deerfield
 
this is an old thread but i do live on and fish the deerfield:frogdance

atlaw 03-20-2007 12:44 PM

Re: Deerfield
 
I still have a house up there but am living in San Carlos, Mexico now. I do miss the Deerfield though and might be able to get up there around June. Salt water fly fishing is pretty nice too

Reactor 04-26-2007 10:18 AM

Re: Deerfield
 
I am about 20 miles East of you. How about the Millers River just upstream of the Connecticut River you must have fished this section, fly fish only catch and release.
Have you fished the Farmington River in MA? I'm looking for a good area to start fishing. I purchased some land out that way and plan on fishing this river pretty heavy this year.

troutbum20 04-30-2007 10:00 PM

Re: Deerfield
 
The millers is a good river. there are good hatches, trout and tons of smallies. too polluted [river bed] to eat the fish. the river also gets a private club stocking up in orange and athol. the deerfield really is my home river and i fish the lower part and do very well. the farmington is good. i just dont have the time to travel that far


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