Fishing column by Judy Van Put

Hook, Line & Sinker

   Candy Chin, of the Tremperskill County Store, Andes, has reported on some early-season fishing success.  Toby Titch reported taking three nice brookies on the season’s opening day, ,April 1, and saw many fishermen above Downsville on Sunda Full Story

What’s in YOUR Fly Box?

   In trying not to focus on all the late-coming winter storms (43 inches of snow fell here in the Catskill mountains in just the past 2 1/2 weeks with more predicted for this week!) I thought it might be fun to “think Spring” - and what bet Full Story

Time to assess fishing waters

   At this writing, 11:00 Monday morning, November 27, the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls was registered as flowing at 316 cubic feet per second, below the average flow of 487 cfs based on 103 years of record-keeping. Full Story

Hook, Line & Sinker

   After the drought of the weeks of October, area rivers and streams have finally gotten some water, thanks to the heavy rains we were deluged with last Sunday into Monday. Full Story

HOOK, LINE & SINKER

   A check of the USGS website showed that the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls was flowing 287 cubic feet per second (cfs), which is more than two and-a-half times the average level for August 21 of 106 cfs over 104 years of record-keeping - not surprising wi Full Story

HOOK, LINE & SINKER

   A check of the USGS website showed that the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls was flowing at 248 cubic feet per second (cfs), which is above the average level for August 8 of 126 cfs over 103 years of record-keeping - not surprising with all the rain we rece Full Story

HOOK, LINE & SINKER

   Fishing in our rivers and streams seems to be slow recently, despite a beautifully sunny summer weekend, we’ve received rain showers just about every day and water temperatures are a bit warm. Full Story

HOOK, LINE & SINKER

   Fishing in our rivers and streams seems to be slow recently, despite a beautifully sunny summer weekend, we’ve received rain showers just about every day and water temperatures are a bit warm. Full Story

HOOK, LINE & SINKER

   Fishing has been somewhat slow on the free-stone streams this past week as temperatures rise and water levels decrease. Full Story

HOOK, LINE & SINKER

   A check of the USGS website showed that the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls was flowing above the average level, recorded at 297 cubic feet per second (cfs) Monday afternoon, as compared to the average flow of 206 cfs, based on 103 years of record keeping. Full Story