Old-timers will tell you that the brook trout fishing starts to get really good when the leaves on the alder trees get as big as a mouse’s ear. Recent warm weather has made anglers antsy, no matter what the alders may indicate or the mice might think. BDN visuals editor Brian Feulner took advantage of a warm spring day to try out the new fly rod he built while fishing the Union River near Amherst on Tuesday.
‘Tis the season for brook trout fishing
Posted May 03, 2013, at 4:40 p.m.