Yankee Fisherman

  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, March 16, 2017

    What do you do when the temperature drops and a blizzard is in the forecast? Some go fly fishing, as you can see on Yankee Fisherman, presented by The Dock Shop, Thursday at 1 p.m. at HAN.Network. Watch the show below: Despite the winter-like March temperatures, opening day is...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, March 9

    Despite the forecast, spring is in the air, and Yankee Fisherman continues to get fired up for early season trout fishing Thursday at 1 p.m. at HAN.Network. Charles Petruccelli of the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited, based in the Fairfield area, will demonstrate a blue winged olive tied without...
  • John Kovach, host of Yankee Fisherman, fishes the Norwalk River during winter. (Jeff Yates Photo)

    Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, March 2, 2017

    With spring around the corner, Charles Petruccelli of Nutmeg Trout Unlimited Chapter 217 demonstrates small, hackle-less flies that can attract the trout. His demonstration at a recent Nutmeg TU meeting precedes a clinic on small stream fishing, to be held at Lake Mohegan in Fairfield Saturday, March 11, at...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

    Many anglers would rather see a dear friend catch the big one, and that unfolded over the weekend. A spring-like Sunday one week after a snowstorm postponed a fishing outing nets a tremendous rainbow, showing its full color on Yankee Fisherman on the HAN Network Thursday. Feb. 23, at...
  • John Kovach, host of the Yankee Fisherman on HAN Network.

    Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

    Fishing is not getting any less expensive, especially with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection — like all state agencies — facing budget reductions as Connecticut struggles with a deficit. Bill Hyatt, director of the Bureau of Natural Resources, and Peter Aarrestad, director of Inland and (since a recent cost-saving...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

    Movies that capture the beauty, grace and emotions of angling are coming to a theater in Trumbull to raise money for conservation projects throughout Fairfield County, thanks to a native of Ridgefield. Chris Keig, organizer of the Fly Fishing Film Tour, talks to Yankee Fisherman on the HAN Network...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

    As the Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association gets ready for its expo and its 47th annual banquet, while marking the 50th anniversary of its founding, CFFA President Gary Steinmiller joins Yankee Fisherman for a preview of the events Thursday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m. Watch the show below: The CFFA...
  • Yankee Fisherman: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

    Fishermen lie awake at night waiting for the striper run, waiting for that chance to get up in the middle of the night to cast for them. Filmmaker Jamie Howard of Howard Films documents 1,000 miles of the striper migration, and the anglers who love to go after them,...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

    We’re ringing out the old and ringing in the new on the waters of Connecticut on the first Yankee Fisherman of 2017, set for 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at han.network. Watch the show below: NE Bassin’ put the wraps on its 2016 season, and announced plans for 2017,...
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