Gear and Tactics: Trout fishing in the kettleponds

**3/13 Update: Trout have been stocked in a few Cape ponds! Head over to https://www.mass.gov/service-details/trout-stocking-report for details. *3/12 Update: No trout stocked yet. Will update when I hear about the trucks. Sean and I hit four ponds just off-Cape on Monday 3/11 and found them all locked up with ice. I'm thinking they should be …

This is spring

This is spring. This is the beginning of something. Work's busy but I sneak out early, speeding down 195, shoving a granola bar into my mouth while narrowly avoiding speed traps and potential ten car pileups. At the state forest, I pull down an unmarked dirt road; overgrown even in the dead landscape of early …

Steve Culton, Guide and Fly Tyer, Seven Stripes Podcast

Today, we chat with fly fishing extraordinaire, Steve Culton. Steve is a guide, fly tyer and acclaimed fly fishing writer, with works published in Field & Stream, American Angler, The Flyfish Journal, The Drake and Flyfishing & Tying Journal.  We talk (the sometimes technical) trout fishing on the Farmington, catching stripers on the fly year-round, and using …