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Farmington postponed to Dec. 9

UPDATE: The event scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, has been postponed to Sunday, Dec. 9.

UPDATED STORY: Join Nutmeg TU for a morning of exciting fishing on one of the best rivers in Connecticut, the Farmington River, on Sunday, Dec 9, starting at 10 a.m.   If we are going to get heavy rain trip will be cancelled. Water levels are high to begin with. Keep an eye on the website and your email for updates.

We will be meeting up in New Hartford at Ovation Pool parking lot (37 Greenwoods Rd, New Hartford).  Look for the Nutmeg TU banner and a silver Subaru Forester.  

Open to everyone, beginners and experienced anglers alike, this trip is a great way to learn the river. Spinning or fly fishing, all are welcome.   You will need:

  • Waders,
  • wading stick
  • rain gear

Following fishing, everyone is welcome to join us at the Parrott Delaney Tavern located right at Ovation Pool,  Please RSVP to David Edgeworth so we know who to expect.  Text 203-627-5817 or email Eggsofan@hotmail.com.

Nutmeg TU visits the Church Pool

Josh Lockwood, grandson of Nutmeg TU member Phil Jacques, landed this fish, held by Nutmeg TU member Dave Edgeworth, who guided the recent trip to the Farmington.

Nutmeg TU member Dave Edgeworth recently led a trip to the Farmington River, starting at the famous Church Pool.

Josh Lockwood, grandson of Nutmeg TU member Phil Jacques, landed an 18-inch trout with a hook jaw, estimated to weigh about 2 pounds.

More outings on the Farmington are coming soon.

Council to fish Farmington, meet July 25

Fish the Ovation Pool on the Farmington River in New Hartford, then gather for an informal meeting of the Connecticut Council of Trout Unlimited on Wednesday, July 25.

Fish Ovation or nearby pools as early and often as you want.

At 7 p.m., we will meet at a restaurant near the Ovation pool — Parrot Delaney Tavern at 37 Greenwoods Road, New Hartford — for our quarterly meeting. Everyone will be responsible for buying their own food and drink. Click here to view a menu.

Please RSVP to johnkovachiii@optonline.net so we can have an accurate headcount.

Agenda to follow.

Council meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of July, October, January and April, and are open to all.

Fish the Farmington June 24

Join Nutmeg TU for a morning of exciting fishing on one of the best rivers in Connecticut, the Farmington River, on Sunday, June 24, starting at 8 a.m.  You may come earlier if you wish, I will be at the river setting up and getting some quick fishing in.

We will be meeting up in the Church Pool parking lot: look for the Nutmeg TU banner and a silver Subaru Forester.

Open to everyone, beginners and experienced anglers alike, this trip is a great way to learn the river. Spinning or fly fishing, all are welcome.   If you are new to the river or fishing, I will show you techniques and strategies that will have you catching trout in no time.  If you are more experienced, I will have maps of spots you can fish.

Following fishing, everyone is welcome to meet up at the Parrot Delaney Tavern in New Hartford, next to the Ovation factory and the famous Ovation Pool fishing hole.   BYOL (Buy Your Own Lunch)

Please RSVP to David Edgeworth so we know who to expect.  Text or Email

(203) 627-5817 or email Eggsofan@hotmail.com

Looking forward to see you

Fish On!!

Dave Edgeworth