As Usual He Came on the Last Cast

by | Jun 8, 2015 | Uncategorized

blog-June-8-2015-1-flyfishing-bassIt’s been a fun ten days back here in New Hampshire.  Granny and I have had a nice time with my family and some steady warmwater fly fishing.  I say steady rather than good because fishing hasn’t been as good as the past few years.  Both largemouth and smallmouth bass are running a couple inches shorter than usual and we haven’t caught as many.  But, we’re a week earlier this June and the water is colder than normal from the northeast’s brutal winter.

 

blog-June-8-2015-2-bass-fishingAnother solid rainstorm has moved in.  We saw in the forecast that it wasn’t coming until mid morning so Granny and I got out very early in order to beat it.  We fished my favorite largemouth bass lake and arrived before 5 AM.  This is the same lake we fished with Becky and Don last week.  The temperature was a cool 58° and the clouds were threatening.

 

blog-June-8-2015-3-smallmouth-bassWith this type of weather you never know if the bite will be on or off.  Interestingly, though this is my favorite largemouth bass lake, the largemouth weren’t eating at all and the normally uncommon smallies were slurping the popper no matter where it landed.  Smallie fishing was awesome!

 

blog-June-8-2015-4-jeff-currier-flyfishing-for-largemouth-bassGranny and I caught smallies over largemouth ten to one.  But the “one” largemouth was our biggest of the week and came on my 5-weight Winston.  After I released him we called it and headed back to my folks house where we’ve been relaxing all day.

 

We fly back to Idaho tomorrow then Friday I’m right back east to fish and visit the Scientific Anglers (SA) factory in Michigan.  I’m there to fish and be filmed giving tips for their website for five days.  On Monday, I’ll be taught how to make my own fly line – very cool!

 

Keep on a movin!

Jeff Currier Global Fly Fishing

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I started fly fishing at age 7 in the lakes and ponds of New England cutting my teeth on various sunfish, bass, crappie and stocked trout. I went to Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin, where I graduated with a Naturalist Degree while I discovered new fishing opportunities for pike, muskellunge, walleyes and various salmonids found in Lake Superior and its tributaries.

From there I headed west to work a few years in the Yellowstone region to simply work as much as most people fish and fish as much as most people work. I did just that, only it lasted over 20 years working at the Jack Dennis Fly Shop in Jackson, WY where I departed in 2009. Now it’s time to work for "The Man", working for myself that is.

I pursue my love to paint fish, lecture on every aspect of fly fishing you can imagine and host a few trips to some of the most exotic places you can think of. My ultimate goal is to catch as many species of fish on fly possible from freshwater to saltwater, throughout the world. I presently have taken over 440 species from over 60 countries!

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