Catching up with biggie smalls in the Housatonic River

It’s been a good small-mouth bass summer on the Housatonic River. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

By the time you read this I will have returned from a week on the Esopus Creek in New York, after catching record numbers of trout, splitting several cords of firewood by hand and generally being manly.

The summer on the Housatonic River has been excellent. In sharp contradistinction to last summer, it has been raining at regular intervals, and the river has not dipped below 200 cubic feet per second at Falls Village.

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