Category: River Report/Conditions

River Report/Conditions

River Report / Conditions – July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

The DEC has been pulsing water to keep the target temp at Lordville. This has kept the Lower West cool and fishing well. Bugs are not as heavy as the Upper river, but fish are on them and more willing to eat. Nymphing during the day is very productive. Hatching:   BWO #16-20 March Browns […]

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River Report / Conditions – July 9, 2019

July 9, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

The Upper West has the most consistent fishing right now. Sulphurs are starting around 12:30 and going till about 2 – 3ish. There a lull after that till about 6-7ish and the sulphurs start back strong. Olives and Iso’s are in the mix and can bring fish up in between/during the Sulphur hatch. The Upper […]

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River Report / Conditions – July 6, 2019

July 6, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

We got a much needed bump in flows last night, but it wont last long. fishing from Hale Eddy up has been the most consistent. Temps everywhere else on the system needs to be monitored before you fish them. Hatching:   BWO #16-20 March Browns #14 Sulphurs #14-18 Tan Caddis #16 – 18 Cahills #12-14 […]

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River Report / Conditions – July 4, 2019

July 4, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

Temps on the Lower West Main are climbing/have climbed into unsafe temperatures. The Upper West and Upper East are still safe to fish. Sulphurs, Iso’s, Cahills, BWO and some Gray Fox (Upper West) are the main bugs to be worrying about.  Brown Drakes are on the Upper East and can provide good spinner falls. Water […]

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River Report / Conditions – July 2, 2019

July 2, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

Water flows and temps are dropping and warming. Fishing on the West from Hale Eddy up has been the most consistent. The Upper East is still getting Drakes and Coffins but very low and clear, Hatching: Green Drakes – #8 -10 BWO #16-20 Grannom Caddis #16 -18 March Browns #10 – 14 Sulphurs #14-18 Tan […]

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River Report / Conditions – June 30, 2019

June 30, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

Drakes are coming to an end on the Upper East, but Sulphurs and Iso’s are picking up strong.  Below Hale Eddy bugs are sparser but fish are more willing to eat. Spinner falls have been excellent on this end as well. The bugs above Hale Eddy have been strong, but fish have been much pickier. […]

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River Report / Conditions – June 28, 2019

June 28, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

Drakes are still going strong on the Upper East. I caught a good coffin fall last night right before dark. The temps on the Main are starting to heat up so be sure to check temps.  Isonychia and Sulphurs are the main hatches on the West and Main. There are also  few different Cahills coming […]

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River Report / Conditions – June 26, 2019

June 26, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

Drakes are primarily on the Upper East right now, but anglers are reporting a “loss of interest” from the fishes point of view. The seem to be keying in on the caddis hatching along with them. Isonychia and Sulphurs are the main hatches on the West and Main. There are also  few different Cahills coming […]

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River Report / Conditions – June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

Drakes are primarily on the Upper East right now, but anglers are reporting a “loss of interest” from the fishes point of view. The seem to be keying in on the caddis hatching along with them. Isonychia and Sulphurs are the main hatches on the West and Main. There are also  few different Cahills coming […]

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River Report / Conditions – June 22, 2019

June 22, 2019, Author: Frank Rosata

The system is clearing nicely. Flows are still up, but fishing should be much better today on the Main. Lower West and Upper East are your best wading options with the current flows. Drakes are still coming off on the Lower West and Upper East Branch. Hatching: Green Drakes – #8 -10 BWO #16-20 Grannom […]