Farmington River Fly Fishing

The 2nd most popular fly fishing river in Connecticut.

Northeast of Hartford near Canton, the Farmington River is a fly fishing haven. It is the second largest trout fishery in Connecticut. The Farmington River, a popular tailwater fishery, is stocked with a variety of trout species, including brook, brown and rainbow.

The best section to explore the Farmington River for fly fishing starts from the Goodwin Dam in Hartford and runs to the confluence with the Connecticut River. Most fly fishermen are on the section from Farmington to Riverton. The stone bottom makes for good wading.

Overall, Farmington River is the 2nd most popular fly fishing river of all 3 fly fishing spots in Connecticut.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Conn. Visitors (800) CTBOUND; Housatonic River Outfitters (860) 672-1010.

Recommended Book:  "50 Best Tailwaters to Fly Fish" from Wendy Gunn

Best Season:  Any

Reference Source:  click here http://farmingtonriver.com/

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Date Updated:  4/13/2017

ID:  19612

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