Fishing column by Judy Van Put

Hook, Line and Sinker: April 28, 2010

   Fishing conditions these past two weeks have been more like mid-May than mid-April. The trees and flowers have also followed suit. We’ve seen several flowering cherry trees along Route 17 on our way to Binghamton. Full Story

Hook Line and Sinker: April 21, 2010

   Early season fishing has been spurred on by the unseasonably warm weather we were greeted with during the first week in April. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: March 31, 2010

   Trout fishers are eagerly anticipating the opening day of the season on Thursday, April 1. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: August 26, 2009

   With a week of hot summer weather under our belts, fishing has held up well, due to the rains that have kept area rivers and streams and reservoirs filled. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: August 12, 2009

   The results of the Pepacton Trout Derby, which ran through the month of July, are in - Al Carpenter, of Al’s Sports Store, Downsville, was happy to report the winners of his contest: First prize was won by John Rutkowski, of New Jersey, for h Full Story

Hook, Line & Sinker: July 8, 2009

    by Judy Van Put No doubt that the July 4th weekend was the absolute best so far this summer as far as weather is concerned. Finally, two days of glorious sun, blue skies and warm breezes! Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: June 24, 2009

   By now just about everyone, with the exception of ducks and the fish, is tired of the weather; rain, clouds, scattered showers, thunderstorms and hail and the forecast isn’t much better! Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: June 17, 2009

   A check with the NYS DEP Web site on Monday morning revealed that the NYC reservoirs are at the following levels: Pepacton is at 99.6 percent capacity; Neversink, 96.6 percent; Rondout, 98.2 percent; Ashokan, 98.6 percent; Schoharie, 83.8 percent. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: June 10, 2009

   A check with the NYC DEP Web site on Monday morning showed that our Catskill reservoirs are at the following levels: Cannonsville, 101.6 percent; Pepacton, 100.4 percent; Neversink, 98.4 percent; Rondout, 97.6 percent; Ashokan, 99.2 percent; Schohari Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: May 27, 2009

   The weather was wonderful over the much-anticipated Memorial Day Weekend, the first unofficial weekend of the summer season. Full Story