- The Driftless Angler in Viroqua, WI, also the home of Uncommon Carp, the premier fly shop for all things carp.
- Waterville, ME, the confluence of the Kennebec and Sebasticook Rivers, and home to alma mater Colby College.
- Freeport, ME, birthplace and company headquarters of L.L. Bean.
- Portland, ME, the location for the 3rd Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour Party, hosted by Jeremy from fliesandfins.com on June 4.
Up' North comrade Ben Rioux will be attedance.
Also a great town to pick up a Gritty McDuff's Best Brown or a Shipyard IPA.
In honor of all the striper goodness to be had off the coast of southern Maine with Ben, with assistance from Capt. Eric Wallace, I will commemorate the countdown with a big ass meaty fly of the day. Whether used for the salt or for some esocid and centrarchid action, these buggers will definitely leave you with some meat in your teeth.