ROSCOE and CALLICOON, NY — The 2017 Fly Fishing Hall of Fame Ceremony and Recognition Dinner will take place on Saturday, October 7. The induction ceremony and reception will take place at 1:30 p.m. at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (CFFCM) to honor the 2017 Class: Vernon S.
If you have been in or near the woods during this past summer, you may have heard a high-pitched single-note whistle. It is piercing and carries a fairly long distance, even through the forest. Occasionally, you may have spotted a stubby-winged hawk, appearing somewhat like a miniature red-tailed hawk, sounding this call.
It seems like just the other day that we were grumbling about a late spring, cold water temperatures, high flows and lack of rising trout, and here we are, in September. One has to wonder where May, June, July and August went.
MILFORD, PA — A guided walk through the Grey Towers landscape will be held on Saturday, October 7, at 10 a.m. Visitors will get an up-close look at the brilliant fall foliage in the estate gardens during “Evolution of the Grey Towers Landscape: Autumn in Cornelia’s Gardens.”
As I was driving past my neighbor’s home recently, a white figure in the green grass caught my eye. The ghostly bird turned out to be a great egret, also called the American egret and sometimes referred to as a white heron.
NARROWSBURG, NY — On Saturday, September 30, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will celebrate National Public Lands Day by hosting a park-wide volunteer event, which will focus on maintaining the park’s treasured natural and historical resources.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Four individuals will be inducted into the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum on Saturday, October 7. They are Vernon S. “Pete” Hidy, Theodore “Ted” Niemeyer, Steve Rajeff and Theodore “Ted” Rogowski.
Well, its September now; the kids are back to school and some folks have made preparations to close summer cottages for the season. It is still officially summer, and green still abounds in the environment, but there are subtle changes that can be seen that tell of a change of seasons.
This autumn is shaping up to offer us fly fishermen some great opportunity. Our recent weather has been cooler, with daytime highs in the 60s. This is a great time to be outdoors and for us fly fishermen, this is a time of plenty.
HONESDALE, PA — A pair of invasive insects posing a deadly threat to our region’s forests will be the focus of two programs sponsored by the Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association this weekend. Dr.