Trout: fat is where it’s at this spring

Books for the armchair practitioner; lures for those who will brave the river. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

CORNWALL — Conditions for trout fishing are ideal at this moment, according to Torrey Collins, store manager at Housatonic River Outfitters on Route 7. The river is flowing low, the water is clear, flies are hatching like mad and, Collins said, “The fish are fat, fat, fat and we’re catching lots of them.”

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