In which our seasoned angler shares some secrets

The venerable Hendrickson is the first mayfly hatch of the spring. It’s a good idea to have a few on hand in the early part of the trout season. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

Saturday, April 13 is the opening of the 2019 trout season in Connecticut.

That’s a little misleading, actually. Trout Management Areas like the Housatonic and Farmington rivers are open year-round. Whether or not they are fishable is another question.

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