Well another year, and another throphy, plus a few for the guys to take home. Here is how it went down:
Pete Smith of Farmington, Maine successfully defending his 2012 title, won the trophy for the biggest trout caught during the annual Upper Andro 2-Fly Contest in Bethel held Saturday, September 21. Pete netted a 16” brook trout. Second place went to Jerry Miller of Marblehead, MAwith a 15 1/4 inch rainbow trout and third place to Justin Snow of Plymouth, MEwho caught a 14” brook trout.
The award for the largest catch went to Kate Farnham of Bath, ME who caught 7 brown trout and a brook trout. Tied for second place with 7 fish were Jerry Miller, Dan Reader of Dover, NH and Todd Richard of Farmington, ME. Third place honors went to Sean Libbey of Deerfield, MA, Justin Snow, and Chandler Woodcock of Farmington each betting 6 trout.
The Rocky Freda Turtle Water Trophy presented to the oarsman of the team who caught the most fish was awarded to Brian Reader, Cornish, ME of the Western Maine Drifters/Patagonia team. Anglers Sean Libbey and Dan Reader caught a total of 13 fish.
Maineflyfish.com’s “Chubnado” trophy for the largest chub caught went to Hakan Adams of Mason Township, ME who caught a 12 inch chub.
Twelve teams of two anglers and an oarsman fished theUpperAndroscogginRiver fromShelburne,NH toRumford Center,Maine. The anglers were restricted to using only two flies to catch the biggest and the most trout for an eight hour time period from 6 am to 2 pm.
Wanna know what flies we were using? You’ll have to book a trip and find out!