Here at DockTalk365.com we have covered a lot of fishing on the Connecticut River. Bass, northern pike, and crappie have all been discussed. We have yet to cover the carp fishing available on the River. That is until we found Connecticut angler Rafal Cisowski. Rafal was willing to give us a look into some of his carp fishing strategies. His favorite water to use these techniques is the Connecticut River and his Instagram proves that the River holds lots and lots of big carp.
We interview a lot of bass anglers from Connecticut here at DockTalk365 but I noticed that Kyle Quine does a lot of fishing for two other not as popular Connecticut species, crappie and northern pike. So while we do talk about some of Kyle’s bass fishing, we mostly focus this interview on his crappie and northern pike Connecticut fishing. Kyle caught the monster near record crappie pictured here earlier this year and is focused on beating the State record next year. Also, his northern pike advice for fishing Connecticut is spot on.
Well Lake Champlain and Vermont aren’t the first places I think about when thinking about hot spots for Crappie fishing. The attention from National fishing articles focuses on the amazing largemouth and smallmouth bass fishery of Lake Champlain. But Crappie bass? Then I found the Instagram page of Dylan Smith and saw that this guy catches a lot of crappie and some very big crappie on Vermont waters including Champlain. Dylan was kind enough to take some time to fill all of us in on his approach to Crappie fishing on Lake Champlain as well as the Connecticut River in Vermont.
While many of us focus on the top names in bass fishing when we think of tournament fishing, there is a whole group of anglers that spend countless hours focused on tournament angling despite having lives filled with a lot of other commitments. Jason Lestage is one of those fisherman who loves and thrives on the competitive aspects of fishing. And as you will learn is always in a tournament mindset when out fishing. Jason is from Connecticut and fills us in on his year of tournament fishing as well as his favorite waters to fish.
I interviewed Connecticut angler Jay Rayner. He goes into great detail about his Connecticut waters, largemouth bass strategy and kayak fishing techniques. Lots to read here. You are big time bass chaser. What is your favorite way to fish for largemouth bass? While I love the fast paced action of