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In New York: Bethel Woods Center for the Arts 845/583-2000; bethelwoodscenter.org 200 Hurd Rd., Bethel, NY About: “Located 90 miles from New York City in Bethel, NY, our lush … more
Rising Stars cabaret to support performing arts HONESDALE, PA — The promising talent of Honesdale Performing Arts students will be showcased at the first annual Friends of Operetta Night of … more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — On May 12, 70-some Sullivan West elementary school kids released 500 brown trout fingerlings into the cold, pristine waters of Callicoon Creek. The school is partnered … more
According to my fly-fishing diary, the last time I went to West Yellowstone, MT, was during the late summer of 2002. At that time, with the exception of late-morning trico hatches, most of the mayfly and caddis activity was over, and the eagerly awaited blue-winged olive hatches had not begun. more
Big fish at the fishing derby MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Commissioners held their 24th annual fishing derby at the Lily Pond recently. Approximately 278 children attended.Prizes were … more
I believe the summer deluge began sometime in July of 2021. Part of that phenomenon had to do with the inordinate amount of rain that we had in the western Catskills during that period. At the … more
Go fly a kite at SUNY Sullivan LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — It’s been 30 years of kite-related fun. And after a pandemic-related hiatus, the Kite Festival is back.This year, the … more
In those days, the teenage years, trout fishing was strictly a weekend affair. Except during summer, when on occasion my friend Tony and I had the rare opportunity for a weekday adventure. At the … more
Confidence. Founded or unfounded, confidence is what turns a mere attempt into an experience. It doesn’t even have to be real; sometimes faking it will get you just as far as the real thing … more
In the last three or four years, the years I’ve written about fly fishing for the River Reporter, there have been columns about most of the important mayfly species that hatch from Catskill … more
ROSCOE, NY — On February 26, the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum (CFFCM) held Fly Fest 2022, its annual rite of passage as the frigid grasp of winter starts to thaw, bringing forth … more
Although by the time this magazine is printed, ice-fishing season will be either over or close to it, it’s been on my mind for a few years now to talk about the particulars of this chilly … more
On several occasions, anglers have asked what I thought was the single most important issue facing the future of trout fishing in the Catskills. Without hesitation, I replied, “Continued and … more
The Upper Delaware is an amazing resource and treasure for us who live near and recreate within its watershed. It is a complete ecosystem, a river that brings life, death and everything in … more
NEW YORK STATE — For the seasoned fisher and beginners among us, Catskill streams are a springtime worldwide fishing destination. For decades, April 1 was the traditional opening day of … more
A lost African-American soldier Milford’s Milton Wesley Bailey’s letters home MILFORD, PA — The only person from Pike County to be killed in the Korean War was an … more
It’s difficult for me as a writer of fly-fishing stories and as a columnist for the River Reporter, not to have a few words about the opening day of trout season on April 1. I’ve had a … more
A river can be a strange, yet beguiling, mistress, drawing us in with its charm and potential reward, much like a beautiful woman. A river can be elusive one day and generous the next. A river can … more
To say I was a poor student is giving credit where no credit is due. On Memorial Day weekend, during my senior year in high school, I contracted a debilitating virus while camping and fishing in … more
‘Grease’ is the word at Honesdale High School HONESDALE, PA — Dust off a leather jacket, pull on bobby-socks and take a trip to a simpler time during the Honesdale High School … more
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