When fishing isn’t dreamy and relaxing

A leviathan from the Wachocastinook, aka Riga Brook. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

Today we’ll talk about how to go quietly crazy while trying to catch native brook trout.

Step One: Forget to bring a spool of 4X tippet.

Step Two: Have somebody steal your shoelaces.

Step Three: Drop your camera on some rocks and watch it bounce into a puddle.

The stream in question is Wachocastinook, aka Riga Brook. It comes out of South Pond on Mount Riga and travels 3 miles and change through a steep gorge, with many deep holes and a nice waterfall along the way.

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