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Where lessons are learned, laughter a must. Tears of pain when the big one comes off.  And the tales get bigger each year!
  Photo right:  Nothing is greater than a client landing a quality trout in my net!
                        This will be a daily report

Updated Links page, now you can find daily weather reports for the destination you choose for fishing!

               The 2017 Fly-Fishing Season
                          June 27th,   7:45 am

New York:

Wappinger Creek    101 cfs     66.0 degrees  wade

Ten Mile                   174 cfs     66.0 degrees   wade

Beaverkill                 274 cfs    61.0 degrees   wade

East branch              197 cfs    56.0 degrees  wade

West Branch            494 cfs    49.0 degrees  wade
  "Hale Eddy"            

Delaware                1260 cfs    65.0 degrees  wade
Neversink                 175 cfs    59.0 degrees  wade

  "Cornwall"            528 cfs     Unavailable       wade

Farmington             308 cfs      Unavailable     wade

Weather:  For Weather check my links page for up to date reports. 

Best Bet: Take advantage of this cool spell, any stream!

Bugs:   Tan caddis #16's, Olives #20's & 24's   sulphers,  Cahills, Iso's.  Green caddis. Iso's,

***  Summertime, Ant's, Beetles, Hoppers.  Also think Griffth gnats!   Water along fields think Cinnamon ant's, Wooded area's think Black ant's.


6/27/17:  Had a fun afternoon with my daughter Stephanie, despite dealing with two thunderstorms we managed some stream time on the Beaverkill and Willowemoc.  We missed a few and put a few in the net.  All browns and the browns were eating Olives, size 20-22. We fished from 2:30 PM till about 7 PM. Photo below:

6/26/17:  What a fun afternoon to guide a family of 3 from Orange County, Art, Sofie and their Son Chris, We started out on the Beaverkill where Chris scored on two browns on a Stimulator and Dad "Art" had a few hook ups also.  Moved to the Willowemoc for the last couple of hours, there everybody caught fish on a small #22 Olive emerger.  Sofie landed her first of two browns on a dry fly a feat she never did before.  But Chris was the winner of the biggest fish a 14/15 inch brown.  Dad did well also by taking a nifty brookie! All together the group landed about 10/11 trout. We called it at 7:15 pm.  Photo below:

6/25/17:  Now is the time to carry a thermometer, as the water temps in freestones and the lower sections of tailwaters are getting warm, on these sections morning fishing is recommended.  Yesterday was a morning guide trip with Bill and Ann, both novice with the flyrod.  We went to the Willowemoc for practice, Casting we tweaked a few thing and both Ann and Bill did fine, A few fish were landed nothing big, the fly of choice was a #22 griffth gnat.  We also caught one on a beetle and a Ausble wulff with a Pheasant tail dropper. Both were pleased more so on the casting and knowing how to present the fly! Fun morning.  The afternoon was in the shop tying #12 rusty spinners.  Flies going out the door were, Sulphers, Olives, Iso's. In the shop this morning, then a afternoon guide trip with 3 anglers.

6/24/17:  Did lessons yesterday afternoon with Jeff from Long Island, He wanted to improve his casting, more than hooking a fish.  Jeff had good skills, so from an average of 30 /40 feet of casting Jeff started to shoot the line about 65 feet.  At the end he constantly cast to about 60-65 feet, just showing him some modifications in his cast along with a good haul he was nailing it.  We did see a few fish who took his fly, but they won the battle yesterday.  All rivers in good shape for this time of the year.  Best fishing remains early morning to late in the day to dark.  Bugs remain Sulphers and Olives along with Iso's and Cahills.  Ant's playing a important roll now. Guiding again this morning half a day.  

 6/27/17:  Photo below, My daughter Steph with her best fish of the day, a very nice brown that took a BWO #20.  Willowemoc.
 6/25/17:  Photo below, Sofie holding her first Brown trout that she caught on a dry fly, #22 BWO emerger.
 6/25/17:  Photo below, Chris from Orange county N.Y. holding his best fish, a Brown that took a #22 BWO parachute.
 Photo Below:  6/10/17, Matt took this Nice Upper Beaverkill brown on a #14 Cornuta "BWO".
 6/3/17:  Photo below, Tom from Connecticut holding a very nice brown that took a Green Drake emerger.  This was on the Beaverkill.
 5/28/17:  Photo below 13 year old Kieran from Long Island with his first ever Brown on a fly rod.  Also he wins the Family bet where to eat!
 5/26/17:  Photo below, Mark from Salt Point releasing his first Brown of the afternoon, the Brown took a size 12 brown floating nymph on the swing!
 5/24/17:  Photo below, good friend Dick Smith with a nice Brown trout, that took his March Brown.  Dick likes to use his Echo 4 wt, fiberglass on the Willowemoc!
 5/22/17:  Photo below, Dean Avery with his best fish of the day!  The brown trout took my #12 Brown floating nymph.
 5/21/17:  Photo below, Jason Larson with his best fish brown trout of the day.  The Brown took a March brown emerger.  One of three fish he landed!  This was a full day of lessons.
 5/20/17:, Photo below, Jeff from N.J. with his best fish of the day!  The brown took a March brown emerger.
 5/17/17:  Photo below, Harry Sr. carefully removing a fly from a nifty brookie!  The brookie took a #16 brown Wulff.
 5/12/17:  Photo below, Phil and his son Colt, sharing a moment with a nice Willowemoc Brown that took a #18 BWO.
 5/11/17:  Photo below, Phil from Texas with his first ever Beaverkill Brown, that took my Brown floating nymph size #12.
 5/2/17:  Photo below, Beginners luck!  Had a friends kids on the water and Elisha takes this huge brown on a 3wt, 7'6" rod, the brown took a gray spent caddis.  Their Dad was able to find youth waders which got them closer to the fish. It was team work!  By the way this was her second fish.
 5/1/17:  Photo below, Algis with his first ever Brown on a flyrod, Willowemoc, the Brown took a #16 orange stimulator.
 Photo below:  5/1/17, Had some free time on Monday to fish for myself, Fished the West branch of the Delaware and placed this brown in the net, the Brown took a Blue Quill emerger, the flow was just over 400 cfs, The Brown was over 18 inches.
 Photo below:  5/2/17, Jim Corless with the Best Brown caught in the Neversink, the brown took a Tan caddis emerger.
 4/30/17:  Photo below, Joe from Brooklyn with his first ever Beaverkill brown and first ever trout on a fly rod.  the brown took a Caddis beadhead pupa as a dropper off of a Hendrickson compara dun.
  4/29/17:  Photo Below:  Ray from N.J. with his first Beaverkill brown of the day.  The Brown took a Brown Caddis X #16. 
 4/25/17:  First time on the Wappinger creek for me this year, and this little guy was my first fish.  All fish caught today were subsurface.
 4/24/17:  Photo below, Wendell Refior from Boston Mass took this nifty Rainbow on the Farmington river.  The Rainbow took a Green soft Hackle.
 4/16/17:  Most holidays are family time, my buddy Charlie does just that spends time with his kids.  Over the years I have put Riley and Kelsey on the web with their photo's of there fish.  Well here is another year of the kids having fun with there Dad.  Top photo is Kelsey "no fish get's by" holding and releasing her best fish of the day.  Bottom photo is Riley "no fish to tough" holding and releasing his best fish of the day!  Good family fun!  Thank you Charlie for sharing!
 4/15/17:  Photo below, Charlie Fiske took a float trip with his new friend Marty, Charlie took this very nice 20 inch brown on a streamer.
  4/14/17:  David Collins of Westchester County took two nice Beaverkill Browns today.  the Browns took a size 14 Stonefly dry fly!  First dry fly fish of the year!
4/10/17: My fishing partner Jim Corless with his first brown of the year!  Got to love the Bugger's!
 Photo below:  4/4/17, the Ver Nooy Kill falls, brook trout stream.  Where John Burroughs wet a line a few times!
 Photo below:  2/4/17:  Willowemoc covered bridge
 Photo below:  10/17/16, Mike Madureira of Buchanan N.Y  with a Dandy brown that took a Blue wing Olive emerger.
 Photo above:  10/17/16, Tom Madureira with his first Brown of the day, which took a Blue wing Olive.

Photo below:  10/17/16, Phil Terrano with one of his many trout taken today, again the Blue wing Olive.

 Photo above: 10/15/16,  Jennifer with her first ever Rainbow the fish took a hares ear nymph as a dropper off a stimulator.

Photo below: 10/15/16, Lucas with his first ever Brown trout that took a BWO.

 Photo below:  10/15/16, Abbas with his first ever trout taken on a fly rod, the nifty brown took my brown floating nymph.
 Photo Below:  October 11th, 2016, Toby Tobias from Oregon with a nice fall Rainbow, taken on a Caddis nymph.
 Photo's above and below:  October 1st, 2016:  Fall is here as the Summer flowers are coming to and end, the Colors are starting on the Willowemoc at Hazel bridge but they are so far drab, note how low the Willowemoc is!
   9/13/16:  Photo below, Terry Chapman from the state of Mass, with his first ever Beaverkill Brown.  The Brown took my Yellowsallie pattern. 
 9/2/16,  Photo below:  Jim Newcomb from Chicago holds a nice 16/17 inch brown trout, that took a unexpected spinner in a experiment, a Golden spinner size 10.  He actually caught 3 more trout on that fly around 7 PM.
8/18/16: Photo below,  Emanuel from Long Island holding his first ever Brown trout caught on a dry fly!  The Brown took my Brown floating nymph #20
Photo below:  June 11th - my brother-in-law, Joe Uva landing one of the many Browns he caught today, this one took a Snowshoe Sulpher Emerger.
Photo below:  July 8th, 2016:  Quinn Lai with her best East branch brown trout. The Brown took a sulpher emerger. 
Photo above and Below:  June 14th, 2016:  My wife Jeannie with her first tussel of a trout on a flyrod!  Below is her first trout she placed in the net!  The trout took a Ausable wulff.
Photo below:  June 8th, 2016:  My client Gary Needell holding a nice Beaverkill brown that took a yellow stimulator.
Below photo, June 7th, 2016:  Kristy Wilson holding one of her many trout caught on a day of lessons.  Kristy was on the Willowemoc and the trout today took a beetle, Brown floating nymphs, and a Tan caddis pupa.
Photo above and Below, May 30th, 2016:  Upper Bob Lusardi with his first Beaverkill brown on the fly-rod. 

Photo below, Bill Weimer with his first ever Beaverkill Brown on the fly-rod. 
Photo below:  May 23rd, 2016, This is the smallest of Cruz Golier browns but the underwater shot came out pretty clear I wanted to show something different.  All 3 browns took a my March brown emerger.
 Photo below:  May 21st, 2016, Erik Brower with his first ever Brown trout on the Flyrod.  The Beaverkill brown took my March brown emerger!
  Photo's above & below, May 20th, 2016, Father and Son, Jerry and Julian from Valley forge Pa.  Both are holding there first ever Beaverkill Rainbows that took my beadhead soft hackle green caddis larve. 
  Photo below:  May 9th, 2016:  New friend Taylor Inman took this very nice brown on the Beaverkill with a Apple caddis.
 Photo below:  May 9th, 2016:  Long time client Bob Ciabocci holds one of his West branch Browns that took a red quill #14.
 Photo below, 5/2/16,  Fish-camp buddie Jim Corless holding a nice West branch brown that took a Brown floating nymph.
 Photo below:  5/3/16 West branch of the Delaware, my friend Vinny with one of his many brown trout caught this day.
 5/3/16:  Photo below Fish-camp pal Vinny has Olives covering his rain gear!  West branch of the Delaware.
Photo Below:  April 29th, 2016,  Joel from Texas holds his Beaverkill Rainbow that took my Brown floating nymph #18.  
 Photo Below:  April 28th 2016:  Christian Johns first Willowemoc Brown trout, the trout took a size #20 blue wing olive emerger.
Photo Below:  Rich from Wallkill second time with the flyrod, caught 5 browns today!  It was a Caddis day, Photo is his last fish of the Day that took my apple caddis emerger.  
 Photo below:  April 24th, 2016:  Bonnie Miller from Philly with her first ever Beaverkill Trout.  The brown took a Gray spent caddis!
Photo below:  April 23rd, 2016:  Riley and Dad share a special moment with Rileys first ever trout on the willowemoc.  Riley caught 4 trout on the spinning rod! 
Photo above and Below:  April 22nd 2016:  Two good friends Barry and Steve waiving the stick on the Beaverkill.  Barry above his first ever Beaverkill brown.  Steve below first Brown of the day!
  Photo Below, April 13th, 2016:  Rich from Walkill with his first ever Beaverkill Brown trout on a fly rod!  The Brown took a Hendrickson comparadun.  This was a day of lessons what a first trout!
Dry flies:


Sm.    Sulphers

Yellow drake

Golden drake







White Mayfly

Tan Caddis

Olive Caddis

Green sedge









Pheasant tail's

Flashback- Pheasant tail

Case caddis

Caddis Nymphs

Hare's ear

Peacock caddis Larve

Copper John's


Prince Nymphs

For the summer think Small nymphs!