When it comes to trout fishing, the upper Connecticut River is a cut above. As it winds its way south between the rugged mountains of northern New Hampshire and northeastern Vermont, New England's longest river offers miles of lightly fished water home to brook, brown and rainbow trout. And the scenic beauty is almost as good as the fishing. The best way to experience this water is to float the river, as we discovered when we hooked up with the oldest drift boat guide services in the North Country for a wonderful afternoon of trout fishing on the upper Connecticut River.
When it comes to trout fishing, the upper Connecticut River is a cut above. Then, as more and more land is lost to development, the importance of managing habitat for wildlife is increasing. Lastly, with only a personal computer, anyone can retrieve clues and the global positioning coordinates to millions of "treasure" sites all over the world.