SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Once again it is time to think about stocking your pond with fish. The Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District is having its annual bass and minnow fish-stocking program. If your pond seems to have excessive vegetation you may also want to consider grass carp.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The “History of Japanese Fly Fishing Rods” will be presented as part of “Tenkara Day” on Saturday, May 20 at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (CFFCM).
On a hot summer day, I was enjoying a few quiet moments next to a stream in Sullivan County, NY. I saw some ebony jewelwings flutter near the stream in courtship flight, and in the stream, there was the occasional brook trout.
The 2017 trout-fishing has been open for just over a month now. So far, Mother Nature has not been cooperating with us fly fishermen. For much of this time, the Delaware River and its tributaries have been too high for good wading access, and the weather has been caught somewhere between winter and spring.
MILFORD, PA — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy will hold a free workshop on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grey Towers National Historic Site.
WESTERN SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library will again offer its Lend-a-Rod program this year.
It’s that time of year when we’re busy prepping the garden or doing yard work and we hear it—the unmistakable buzz of an iridescent fairy bird flitting past, zooming and zipping, searching for sustenance from the funny-shaped feeders we’ve come to associate with that most beloved little creature—the hummingbird.
Here we are, after a long winter of tying flies, checking equipment, talking about it with friends, and generally chaffing at the bit. It is finally Hendrickson time in the Catskill’s. At least according to the calendar, hatching charts and previous years notes, it is.
A wildlife rehabilitator wears many hats during the course of rescuing and rehabilitating animals that find themselves sick or injured. A wildlife rehabilitator is part bush-whacker, part EMT, and part caregiver and occupational therapist, among other things.
DEPOSIT, NY — The 25th annual streamside cleanup sponsored by the Binghamton Trout Unlimited will meet at Firemen’s Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 29. There will be coffee and donuts at 9, followed by group pairings.