Fishing column by Judy Van Put

Hook, Line & Sinker: April 16, 2014

   Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 26. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., there will be an auction of a fine consignment of fly-fishing and related items from the estate of Cheryl Stelter to benefit Margaretville’s Fairview Public Library. Full Story

Hook, Line & Sinker: April 9, 2014

   Opening Day of the trout-fishing season in New York State came and went last Tuesday without a lot of fanfare. Full Story

Hook, Line & Sinker: January 1, 2014

   It’s hard to believe that January is upon us, the beginning of the New Year of 2014! Full Story

Holiday shopping for the sportsman

   As December settles in, preparations are in full swing for the holiday season. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: August 7, 2013

   The results are in from the July Pepacton Trout Derby sponsored by Al Carpenter of Al’s Sports Store in Downsville. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: July 3, 2013

   Despite the rainy weather and warmer temperatures we’ve had over the past weekend, the Pepacton Reservoir has been fishing terrifically well. Full Story

Hook, Line and Sinker: June 26, 2013

   Free fishing this weekend! Full Story

Hook, line and sinker: June 5, 2013

   Cheryl Myers of Pepacton Bait and Tackle in Arkville has announced that Mike Ford of Arkville brought in the winning fish in the store’s May Trout Derby. Full Story

Hook, line and sinker: May 8, 2013

   Cheryl Myers of Pepacton Bait and Tackle in Arkville has announced the winner of their April Trout Derby. Jack Jordan of Pine Hill caught the prize-winning fish, a beauty of a brown trout that weighed 10 pounds, three and-one-half ounces. Full Story

Hook, line and sinker: April 23, 2013

   Recent rains have brought some much-needed water to our rivers and streams; as there was a lack of significant snow in the woods and mountaintops that would normally have provided runoff in the early spring. Full Story