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We planned to go fishing on June 2, but when the weather report forecast an 85 percent chance of showers for the western Catskills, the trip was canceled. Next morning, when my friend checked in, … more
“Oh, thank goodness!” I shouted, when I heard that the annual Livingston Manor Trout Parade was making its return upstream last Saturday, after a COVID-induced hiatus. If you know me at … more
UPPER DELAWARE REGION — The Delaware Aqueduct carries 600 million gallons of water daily from the Delaware River to New York City. It was originally scheduled to close this fall for repairs, a … 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
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
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
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
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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
It was about 9 p.m. on a late April evening when the Old Man called. Ginger, my Brittany spaniel, was snoozing on the rug by my feet. Every time the Old Man’s number appeared on my caller … more
The Yellowstone River begins as a tributary to Yellowstone Lake, southwest of the Absaroka mountain range in Yellowstone National Park. Upon leaving Yellowstone Lake, the river joins the Missouri … more
The holiday cheer has depleted, like many blow-up snowmen scattered across front yards everywhere. The cold has now settled in, just as part-timers settle into their pool chairs in … more
There is a tradition in our small angling community; I don’t know who started it. I do know it was not me. Originally, it may have been my old friend, Frank, although I don’t recall ever … more
In October of 2017, I wrote a column for the River Reporter titled “A chance at fall spawners.” It was my lament about why the state did not extend the fishing season for trout, which … more
It’s subtle at first. Fall actually begins not on September 22, but in July, when the first poplar leaves fall and cover the ground like large brown potato chips. They crunch underfoot as we … more
While it may not be obvious, it’s important for anglers to be aware that there is a difference between hatchery brown trout and wild brown trout when it comes to the way they feed. The … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — A presentation at the August 5 meeting of the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) brought the topic of climate change to the center of discussion. Rich Evans, an ecologist who … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation on “Climate Change and our Hemlock Forests and Brook Trout” by Rich Evans on Thursday, August 5 at 7 p.m. … more
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