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December 18, 2018

The calendar may say its still fall but winter conditions are well under way across the Upper Delaware. Pretty much all the rivers are high and fairly cold. That can be a tough proposition when you're looking for lethargic winter trout. 

Last week, one of my hardcore an...

April 26, 2018

Things are finally starting to get moving in the Upper Delaware watershed. The warmer weather over the last few days and especially the warmer nights have been the deciding factor. Yesterday I managed to get a few afternoon hours on the river and noticed a marked impro...

April 6, 2018

Upper Fly Fishing Report 4/6/2018

Guide Zachary Anderson

Well things are off to a pretty slow but typical start here in the Upper Delaware watershed. As I write this, im looking out the window at lightly falling snow, fortunately not much is predicted. If it wasn’t April...

April 1, 2018

Well after a long cold wait, its that time of year again! To us at the Baxter House, and trout fisherman all over, April 1st is like a holiday, and after a winter like this one the anticipation is palpable. I couldn’t be more excited to share another season on the Uppe...

November 2, 2017

This season which we're dubbing "the season that never ends" is still going strong. The fish are now mostly in or near where they will spend the winter. With the cold nasty weather olives are going strong, look in areas with little to no current that will concentrate b...

October 26, 2017

Tuesdays rain has all the upper Delaware rivers in good shape. The olive fishing should really turn on with the cooler weather predicted over the next week. Yesterday we had some olives, but it was a little too warm and sunny for them to really come out in force. With...

October 19, 2017

 Fall is well under way in the Catskills, leaves are changing, days are getting shorter and the fish are on the feed. Currently with the exception of the west branch wading options are unlimited on the water the still open to fishing. Anglers should keep in mind that t...

October 5, 2017

 The photos in today's post are from yesterday's action on the Main Delaware

The last week has brought high sun and cooler air temps to the upper Delaware. Fishing conditions remain good overall, Anglers at this time have the luxury of deciding how they want to fish. 


April 24, 2017

This weekend saw an interesting mix of weather conditions on the upper Delaware. Saturday was a tough day, it was windy, cold and winter like. Yesterday was a beautiful spring day, with sun, warm weather and light winds which made for a great day on the water.


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