Countering the Crowd

It’s been pouring rain for weeks. Everyone agrees that this year is a wash-out. Perhaps there is a better sport for spring.
Nick Mills doesn’t let prevailing sentiment keep him from going out and trying something a little different — tiny bugs — at the East Outlet of the Kennebec River near Moosehead Lake in Maine. Result: no crowds, fantastic fishing. “The conventional wisdom, that streamers were the way to go, seemed to be largely outdated by Friday. The first anglers I encountered, in the parking area on the south bank, had just come out of the river and had been skunked.” From Mills’s blog on

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