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Fly Fishing Report for the Upper Delaware and Catskill Rivers

WEEKEND OUTLOOK This weekends conditions appear to be very favorable for all fly fishermen. It looks like we will have air temperatures in the Upper 70's. There should be a mix of sun and clouds and there is about a 20% chance of a passing shower each day. This is the type of forecast that could increase insect activity around the system. The Beaverkill, and Willowemoc are in perfect condition for wade anglers. Fishing pressure is non existent. This week anglers have been doing well in both rivers. The Upper and Lower East are wadable as well. The West Branch and Main Stem remain a bit too high for good wading access. Fishing from shore or shin deep is possible in both rivers. Drift Boat fis

Fishing Report for the Upper Delaware and Catskill Rivers

Fishing Conditions Improving Daily The fishing options around the Upper Delaware Region are improving. Over the last few days our guides have been able to head out with guests and fish Streamers, Dry Flies and Nymphs. Based on the current weeks weather forecast this trend should continue. Our guides have been on the East and West branches every day for weeks and in the last few days we started to float sections of the Main Stem again. Marty heading out Overall the fishing is good. There is not however any one method that is red hot. At this time you need to let the river guide you to the correct technique. A good example is my last few trips. We have rigged up streamer, nymph an dry fly rods

Fly Fishing Report for the Upper Delaware and Catskill Rivers

Another big boy for Kevin Moglia who has been out with guide Matt all week Weekend Outlook A great drone shot of Baxter House guides Zachary Anderson and Marty Yi heading out for a extreme high water float last week. THE REPORT This weekend is looking good! For the first time in a while we are forecast for sunny skies and good weather through the entire weekend. In addition to the great weather all of our local rivers are falling into good flow ranges for fishermen to access the water. This weekend the Beaverkill and Willowemoc should fish well. The water will be at good mid to high fishing flows. There have been lots of bugs late in the day. Sulfurs, Isonychia and Cahills. The fish have bee

Fly Fishing Report for the Upper Delaware and Catskill Rivers.

High Water Conditions Continue The high water conditions continue everywhere around the system. Fishing is good if you are fishing from a drift boat. Fishing is improving for wading anglers. First the Drift Boat report. The Streamer Bite remains hot. High water, great water temps and aggressive trout. It doesn't get better. All of our recent trips have yielded lots of action and the photos of big fish continue. Yesterday Guide Zach, Marty and Matt all floated the West Branch of the Delaware. All had steady action with an assortment of Streamer flies. Some dry fly activity was possible if you targeted the dead spots in the river. The East is also in great shape and producing similar results.

Fly Fishing Report for the Upper Delaware and Catskill Rivers

Weekend Outlook For the last 3 weeks wet rainy weather has had a grip on the Upper Delaware and Catskill Regions. This morning it is not really surprising that rain is falling again. Rain is expected to continue on and off through today before it clears up for the weekend. The fishing is still red hot! Over the last few weeks our guide staff has been running hard. Our guests have been taking some amazing Brown Trout on big Streamer Flies. Now the details - Right now every bit of water in the Upper Delaware region is very high. It is so high in most places that our guides have been taking their Smallmouth Bass trips to local lakes and ponds. Here are some photos from the ponds Our Trout trip

Fly Fishing Report for the Upper Delaware and Catskill Rivers

Rainy Days and High Water The hot streamer bite continues. The last few days have been incredible if you seeing 20"+ Brown Trout crush big streamer flies. Before I get into the fishing report I will put up yesterdays photos taken by the Baxter House Guide Staff. Below is our newest guide Luc Genovesi with a Delaware Brown that tried to drag him out of the boat. Oscar continues his big fish streak. Photo by guide Marty Taylor bringing one in on Guide Zach's boat. Marty Being Marty Guide Matt and Guide Rich in their usual pose. Loving the high water! Dr. Bob in on the action A little Close Up Two Smiling Dudes! Brownie in the fog for John They Eat Weird Stuff. One of my Salt Water bait fish. N

Fly Fishing Report for the Upper Delaware and Catskill Rivers

WEEKEND UPDATE The rainfall has continued throughout the Catskill and Upper Delaware regions. There have been areas that have received localized heavy downpours that have caused areas of heavy runoff. All of the Upper Delaware rivers are still running above normal high water conditions. Conditions are about perfect for Streamer fishing and our guests have been taking some impressive fish all week. Regardless of weather all of our scheduled trips for the next few days are ON! If you are a wade angler the next few days are not expected to offer much opportunity. The Beaverkill, Willowemoc are a few days away from good wade conditions. The Upper East is in the same boat. The Lower East, West an

Fly Fishing Report for the Upper Delaware and Catskill Rivers

Dr. Bob had a banner Day with guide Zach. He put 4 Big boys in the net on Streamers and a bunch of smaller ones. High Water and a Great Streamer Bite This past weekend was a perfect example of why our guides love high turbid water. The heavy rainfall provided us with about the perfect conditions for Fishing large streamer flies from our drift boats. All of our guides were busy over the weekend and we had several groups with trips booked for both trout and smallmouth bass. With the high water we wound up fishing every trip for trout. The photos below are from Saturday's action. We split our guests between the East and West branches, both rivers produced steady action. We expect the high wat

Fly Fishing Report for the Upper Delaware and Catskill Regions

Guide Matt Hackett with a nice Brown from his float yesterday. Matt Has been on the West Most days and has been dialed in on big browns. WEEKEND OUTLOOK This weekend is shaping up to be repeat of last weekend. We have just about the same river flows throughout the region. We also have a similar weather forecast. As of now we are expecting some heavy rain storms today that could drop 3/4" of rain on our already wet mountains. This rain is expected to continue on and off throughout the night and tomorrow. If the forecast is on target I expect the Beaverkill, Willowemoc, Lower East and Main Stem to be too high and turbid for quality, safe fishing. I expect the Upper East and Upper West branche

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