“There’s No Tonic Like the Housatonic” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

 An Association of sportsmen for the preservation & responsible enjoyment of the Housatonic River region.

We unite to promote good fellowship, to further the art and skills of fly fishing, and to aid in the formulation and establishment of sound policies to conserve, restore and protect the Housatonic River for this and future generations.


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PO Box 185092
Hamden, CT 06518-5092


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Late Cape Cod Report

Hi All, here’s a little delayed Cape Cod report……..I was on the Cape from Wednesday May 2 to this past Sunday May 6…….the fishing was poor to fair……….things are 2 weeks behind there……….. I fished all over the place………I averaged 2-3 fish per outing…….fished 2-3 times a day ……..1-3 hours at a clip………had a 12 …

Mill River Project

UPDATE: The following information was provided by Tracy Brown, Trout Unlimited Northeastern Restoration Coordinator. Trout Scapes, the engineering and design company working on the Mill River project, agrees with the design modifications proposed by Tracy Brown of TU and Mike Humphreys of DEEP.   Estimated cost is $45,000 to complete the work on the Mill River refuge. Next …

Fly of the Month 2018

MAY 2018

Paul’s Salt Water Hair Bug

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April 2018

Paul’s Everything Hare’s Ear Nymph

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March 2018
Monahan’s Mangum Dragon Fly
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February 2018

The Usual

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January 2018


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