Fishing Season: fall

Westfield River - MA

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Water Temp:


Dan Harrison's Tip of the Week

Cold Temps streamers and eggs

Directions open in app

Map of Westfield River

Water Flow Data

Tidal Conditions

5-Day Outlook as of 3/27/12

Keep an eye on flows if rain in the forecast

Techniques & Tips as of 3/27/12

Nymphing with eggs and caddis

Local Species Available fall

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Dan Harrison's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Name: Colors: Size(s):
Czech-Mate Caddis green 8-12
Woolly Bugger green black 8-12
Klinkhammer Green 12-16
Sparkle Soft Hackle olive, cream 14-18
soft hackle phesant tails N/A 12-16
bunny leaches olive, brown 6-10
Bead Head Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail olive 10-14
Egg Fly pink and orang 12
Wooly Buggers brown, black, white 8-12
Stone Flies brown 6-10

Czech-Mate Caddis

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Dan Harrison's Recommended Gear

Description: About Westfield River

Nearest Airport:

Bradley International, Norhtampton Airport

Best Time to Fish:

mid day

Best Stretch:

Chesterfield Gorge

Best Access:

Follow the river to access points and explore the side roads which follow the river away from Rte 9