Fishing column by Judy Van Put

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

Hook, Line and Sinker: May 20, 2009

   The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development hosted the first Public Forum on Brook Trout in the Catskill Mountain Region on Sunday, May 17. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: May 13, 2009

   Mark your calendar for this Sunday. The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development in Arkville is host to the very first Public Forum on Brook Trout in the Catskill Mountain Region. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: April 29, 2009

   Flies have been hatching this past week – on trips to the East Branch of the Delaware River and the lower Beaverkill in Delaware County over the weekend there were great numbers of caddis flies in the air, on the water, and in the willows linin Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: April 22, 2009

   Fishing this past week was a bit slow. Mike Cornwell, of Al’s Sports Store, Downsville, reported one nice brown trout taken by Gary Skiba of Binghamton. Gary used a Gold Krocodile to catch his fish, which weighed six pounds, 10 ounces. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: April 8, 2009

   Reservoir levels (as of March 27) were as follows: Pepacton Reservoir, 96.3 percent capacity of 140.2 billion gallons; Ashokan Reservoir, 90.5 percent capacity of 122.9 billion gallons; Cannonsville Reservoir, 100.3 percent capacity of 95.7 billion g Full Story