Fishing column by Judy Van Put

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   A check of the USGS website showed that the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls was flowing at 1,350 cubic feet per second on Monday afternoon. Full Story

SOLITARY FLY-FISHER — A lone fly-fisher on Cairns Pool in Delaware County on the Beaverkill on Monday, April 3. Despite a beautiful 60-degree day, not many trout fishers were out on the river. //
— Photo by Lee Van Put

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   The 2017 trout-fishing season was welcomed in last Saturday. Full Story

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   The winter of 2017 has helped with the volume of water in rivers, streams and reservoirs. Full Story


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