‘Tis the season for brook trout fishing

Posted May 03, 2013, at 4:40 p.m.

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.

http://bangordailynews.com/2013/05/03/outdoors/tis-the-season-for-brook-trout-fishing/ printed on October 26, 2014