Catching spring trout on Pitsford Reservoir

I found myself suddenly attached to a 4lb rainbow. It is easy to exaggerate but I would say that the fish tore off a distance of probably 45 yards or more.

Fly fishing nymphs on Pitsford Reservoir

Nice rainbow trout

    Seeing as the weather is so awful, here’s a story I’ve had saved for a while… It was late spring in 2012 and Bob (Church) had fished in a friendly match at Pitsford earlier that week, boating seven large rainbows. Graham Pearson, Bob’s boat partner and semi-professional trout match fisherman, had caught even […]