Fishing column by Judy Van Put

BIG CATCH — Connecticut resident John Mills is proud of this smallmouth bass he recdently caught in the Pepacton Resevoir.

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   Judging by the snow on the ground that has fallen since Sunday, (at least a foot in our area) and the freezing temperatures predicted for the rest of the week, winter has arrived a bit early this year.  Full Story

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   By Judy Van Put We’ve just returned from a nice vacation on Cape Cod with picture-perfect weather and lovely beach conditions. Full Story

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   Our rivers and streams remain in good shape to finish out the month of August, thanks to recent rain interspersed with cool evenings, and it looks as though we’ll have good fishing during this first week of September. Full Story

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   The rain we experienced over the weekend and at the beginning of the week have added some much-needed water to our rivers and streams, in addition to providing a good soaking to water the gardens. Full Story


FISHING FAMILY — Meir, 10, Eli, 8, and Hudi, 6, Steinmetz were fishing from a boat on Camp L'man Achai's Perch Lake with their father, Asher when they “helped their daddy catch a nice brown trout” that was reportedly over a foot long. — Photo courtesy of Tremperskill Country Store, Andes

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   Fishing in the Pepacton Reservoir has been very productive lately. Full Story

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   As we head into the early days of July, our rivers and streams are low and warm, and we’ve been watering our gardens regularly. We’re badly in need of steady, soaking rain. Full Story

GOOD CATCH — Al Lutkins shows off a recent catch from the Pepacton Reservoir. — Photos courtesy of Al's Sport Store in Downsville.

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   Candy Chin of the Tremperskill Country Store in Andes has provided a nice record of the good fishing that has been going on in Pepacton Reservoir earlier this spring. Full Story

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   Sunday’s stormy weather brought a good amount of much-needed and welcomed rain that served to replenish our rivers and streams from near-record lows to a more normal level for this time of year. Full Story

THE ART OF FISHING — Art Perry Jr. with a nice brookie. //
— Photo courtesy Al's Sport Store, Downsville

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   It seemed like late winter had returned to the Catskills this past week, or at least the Ides of March, with several cold windy days and overcast skies. Full Story

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   It seems as though winter has returned and we are back in the Ides of March rather than the merry month of May! Sunday was windy, cold, and snowy with snow sticking on the ground and our deck. Full Story