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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

SEASON:


March - June: Trout, smallmouth bass and Northern pike.
June - August: Smallmouth bass, Northern pike and carp.
September - December: Trout, Northern pike, smallmouth bass and carp.




SPECIES:


  • Brown trout, rainbow trout, and brook trout
  • Northern pike
  • Smallmouth bass
  • Carp




REGION/TERRAIN:


The Housatonic River is a large limestone river that offers easy access fishing by driftboat. Long deep pools and wide shallow riffles that hold a variety of fish.




TYPICAL WEATHER:


Spring: 32 - 70 degrees
Summer: 65 - 80 degrees
Fall: 45 - 75 degrees
Winter: 32 - 60 degrees




RATES:


Rates start from: 1/2 day float trip $325.00 Full day float trip $425.00. You can find all pricing information at: fishydude.com




WHAT IS PROVIDED:


1/2 day float trip includes: fly rods, hand tied flies and leaders along with snacks and beverages. Full day float trip includes: fly rods, hand tied flies and leaders along with snacks, beverages and a shore lunch.




GEAR RECOMMENDATIONS:


Trout fishing: Clients bringing their own fly rods should bring 5-wt. or 6-wt. 9' or 10' length rods. Bass/Pike/Carp fishing: Clients bringing their own fly rods should bring 8-wt. or 8- to 10-wt. 9' length rods. Lines: Floating and sinking lines Waders are not necessary, but rain gear is recommended.




WHAT TO BRING (ADDITIONAL):


Rain gear, sun glasses, hat, sun block.