Q, Yes I know that saying.
Frustration continued Friday when I took my son there and he couldn't get them with a night crawler and I couldn't with a variety of dark side lures.
Fly fishing at Wachusett is possible in many spots, but with the amount of shoreline, ~ 17 miles, it takes a long time to learn where to go. Normally the farther from the car the better. Also if the water level is down its better.