Yup they were of the Caddis variety. And those observations about little stockers learning seem right on. I was standing there at the end of lunch, alone, water calm with about a half dozen rize rings in the water in front of me. Yahhhhh.
Sean, depending on where you end up in Mass. there can be some good (albeit not wild) trout fishing. We need this pesky drought to end though too. If you like Largemouth bass, they're literally everywhere too.
But of course the salt awaits you, our prize.