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Last nights Veterans class was the second on introducing them to fly fishing.  We took a trip to a local stream to check out the insect life, and talk about where to start locating fish in a river.  The guys took to the activity and searched the gravel and rocks for what insects were living there. ...
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Date: 5/14/15Water Clarity: Muddy-ClearWater Temperatures: 50's-60'sHatches: Brown and Black Stoneflies, Hendricksons, some CaddisSuggested Patterns: Copper Johns (#12-18), Hare's Ear Nymphs(#12-18), Prince Nymphs(#12-18), 3D Flashbacks(#6-#14), Tay ...
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Tuesdays afterschool kids camp with Stowe Rec. theme was edible wild plants.  We had a field trip to the Lamoille River. picking fiddle heads.  The kids enthusiasm was intoxicating.  They picked none stop until all of our containers were full.  We have blanched and froze them for a future open f ...
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The Fly Rod Shop would like to introduce and welcome the newest member of our team Stephanie Olsen.  Stephanie will be one our spring and summer camp instructors.Stephanie was born in a small town in New York and came to Vermont after high school to attend Sterling College. With her love of natural ...
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 My favorite way to fish for trout is out of a drift boat.  It doesn’t matter if I’m guiding a client or being guided myself.  The drift boat in my opinion is the most comfortable and agile craft out there.  If the water body is large enough to accommodate the boat there is no other place I ...
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Date: 5/12/15Water Clarity: Muddy-StainedWater Temperatures: 50's-60'sHatches: Brown and Black Stoneflies, Hendricksons, some CaddisSuggested Patterns: Copper Johns (#12-18), Hare's Ear Nymphs(#12-18), Prince Nymphs(#12-18), 3D Flashbacks(#6-#14), T ...
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Date: 5/10/15Water Clarity: ClearWater Temperatures: 50's-60'sHatches: Brown and Black Stoneflies, Hendricksons, some CaddisSuggested Patterns: Copper Johns (#12-18), Hare's Ear Nymphs(#12-18), Prince Nymphs(#12-18), 3D Flashbacks(#6-#14), Taylor's ...
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There are several items that should be in every fly anglers vest or pack. Many of these items such as nippers, leaders, tippet, hemostats and flies are no brainers. Now there are other items that being a seasoned angler I would never hit the water without that many anglers overlook. One of these bei ...
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Date: 5/9/15Water Clarity: ClearWater Temperatures: 50's-60'sHatches: Brown and Black Stoneflies, Hendricksons, some CaddisSuggested Patterns: Copper Johns (#12-18), Hare's Ear Nymphs(#12-18), Prince Nymphs(#12-18), 3D Flashbacks(#6-#14), Taylor's G ...
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Last night was our first class with the Green Mountain Vets. The first class was an introduction to Fly fishing. We covered history, gear, entomology, and held a casting clinic. Our hope is enrollment will sustain, and this will be our first year long fishing class. These guys are great students and ...
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