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Despite some recent rainfall, our rivers and streams are still below the average flow for this time of year, but the wading is easy, and thanks to the emergence of the March Brown hatch, trout … more
Early May, one of the sweetest months of the year, especially in contrast to the drabness of late winter and early spring. There are already a number of colorful flowers blooming and blossoms pushing … more
Fishing has really heated up this past week! Hendricksons continue to make their presence known, along with the early hatches of Blue Quills and Quill Gordons. All week long there were reports of … more
It was nice to finally have a weekend that was fairly dry, after all the rainy days we’ve had this spring, with a partly sunny week expected ahead. Surprisingly with all the rain, our … more
Our rivers and streams had been in a very fishable shape last week, with the early hatches of Quill Gordons and Blue Quills noted. Fishing below the surface with wet flies and nymphs has been … more
After several cold, gloomy and dreary days, this past Easter weekend brought glorious sunshine that lifted spirits. Our rivers and streams are in good shape for the beginning of the trout season and … more
We are less than a week away from Opening Day of the regular trout fishing season in New York State that anglers have looked forward to! It’s been a relatively easy winter, with only a few … more
The “regular” trout fishing season in New York State ends this Sunday, October 15. On some rivers and streams the season is expanded by Special Regulations - such as in the Catch and … more
Mark your calendar for this Saturday, October 7, 2023. The Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum will hold its annual Fly Fishing Hall of Fame Induction from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Wulff Gallery, … more
As Hurricane Ophelia makes its way up the coast, we are experiencing the residual effects with continuous rainstorms and showers. On Monday morning September 25, 2023, the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls … more
The rivers and streams in our area continue to be in great shape - and above the average flows for this time of year, providing great growth opportunities for the trout. On Sunday September 17, … more
Favorable water conditions continue, thanks to ongoing rain showers and storms. Despite a return to summertime/hot weather of last week, there were only two days when water temperatures reached … more
Thanks to continuous showers and rainstorms during the end of August, we are now heading into September with our rivers and streams in good condition – with above-average flows that are still … more
Our rivers and streams are still in great shape - well above the average flow for the end of August/beginning of September - thanks to continued rain showers. What is surprising, though, is the … more
August has brought a taste of autumn weather with its welcoming coolness to the evenings and mornings, and some beautiful sunny days in-between rain showers and storms, filling our rivers and … more
Thanks to continued rain showers, evening temperatures in the 50s and daytime temperatures in the 70s, we are heading into the last half of August with rivers and streams in a favorable state. These … more
The first weekend in August brought perfect summer weather, cool mornings with warm sunny days, blue skies and just the right amount of cooling breezes, with rivers and streams still at   very … more
This past week has certainly provided a variety of summer weather – sure to please just about everyone – from those who like “as hot as it gets!” as we experienced on Friday, … more
We’ve just enjoyed one of the best weather-weekends so far this year – picture perfect warm summer days with cool breezes, lower humidity and some blue skies – and slightly cooler … more
Recent rains have kept rivers and streams at a favorable above-average level over the past week, and despite warm temperatures in the high 70s and 80s with lots of humidity, the added volume has kept … more
Recent rains have helped fill our rivers and streams to a more fishable level; on early Monday morning, July 10, the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls had crested at 581 cubic feet per second; which is above … more
As we progress into summer, many of the mayflies that are hatching will be of a lighter color than earlier in the season, and fly-fishers will often use flies such as Sulphurs and Light Cahills as … more
Despite showers and thunderstorms, our area rivers and streams are still below the average level for this time of year; June has always been the lushest month, with plenty of water to draw upon to … more
This past week’s rain was much anticipated and welcomed and added a bit of a respite to the parched earth and low flows of our area streams. Last Tuesday, June 13, the Beaverkill just about … more
Last week we experienced an unprecedented phenomenon when clouds of smoke from wildfires in Canada billowed across the Eastern Seaboard, from Vermont down to South Carolina, polluting the atmosphere … more
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