The Upper Connecticut Region of New Hampshire is considered one of the prime fly fishing grounds of the Eastern United States. The headwaters of the mighty Connecticut River rise near the Canadian border. As the river begins its 440-mile route to the sea, it is collected in a series of impoundment lakes. The tail-water dams discharge the icy cold water into fast-running streams. They are the perfect environment for the Brook Trout, Rainbows, and Brown Trout, as well as Landlocked Salmon on their annual springtime and fall spawning run.
The sections of the Connecticut River below Second Connecticut Lake and First Connecticut Lake are reserved for fly fishing anglers only. There are shallow, rocky rapids, quiet backwater pools, and fast-running deep channels. On both banks the native vegetation gives rise to the amazing variety of insect life that provides the main source of food for the voracious fish: the caddisflies, the mayflies, the duns; these are species the anglers must know to duplicate with their offerings.
This results in a fly fishing paradise that results in some of the best fly fishing in New England