Ramblings of a Catskill Flyfisher
A change in feeding behavior of Ashokan Reservoir rainbow trout

Rainbow trout were first stocked in tributaries of the Esopus Creek in 1883, taken from California stocks.  As those fish matured and reproduced, offspring spread throughout the watershed. …

The other side of the river

Almost all of the fly fishing stories that I have written for the River Reporter have been about the famous rivers of the Catskill Mountains. While that region is steeped in history and tradition and …

Bobbin’ for bass and browns

Those of you who read this column know that most of the articles I write are dedicated to fly fishing. However, once in a while, I come across some notes or recall a fishing event that might appeal …