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April 30, 2019

Dry Flies and Drift Boats

The dry fly fishing is excellent now. The early spring activity of Blue Quills, Quill Gordon's and Hendrickson's is in full swing. Our guests have been enjoying great hatches and easy fish for the last week.

The weather has been doing it's best...

April 27, 2019

 A nice Delaware Rainbow from yesterday. Ate a Hendrickson Cripple


Yesterday we had every one of our guides out on the water with guests.  The fishing continues to be good in most places with a good streamer bite and dry fly action all afternoon....

April 26, 2019

Weekend Outlook

As is always the case in April the question of the day is will the rain change fishing conditions and keep us off the rivers?

For the Baxter House Guide Staff the answer is no. We thrive in high water and normally have our best days during the crappy weat...

April 24, 2019

Conditions Improving Quickly

Over the last 2 days our rivers have been quickly returning to good fishing conditions. Yesterday our local rivers looked great. 

At this time anglers can expect to find all of our rivers to be running high and clear. Under the current flows...

April 20, 2019

 a nice brown from yesterday. photo from guide Matt Hackett

Delayed Start, Delayed Again

The Rainy weather and high water conditions continue. Over the last 2 days we received substantial rainfall again. This new batch of rainfall was completely different that what hit u...

April 17, 2019

Mid Week Update

 Over the last 2 days the water levels have been dropping. The degree that the water has fallen depends on the river. Our freestones as always have dropped the most. The Willowemoc and Beaverkill have dropped dramatically from where they crested Monday m...

April 15, 2019

Dangerous Water Levels on all of our local Rivers

Last nights rainfall has the Upper Delaware rivers at or above flood stage. No recreational activity should be attempted at this time.

The big push of water is coming from the Beaverkill and Willowemoc but this water infl...

April 13, 2019

Saturday Morning Update

Last night we had steady light rainfall with a few heavy showers mixed in. This morning all Upper Delaware rivers are on the rise. Anglers should expect to find turbidity which should range from fairly heavy in the freestones to just a tinge in t...

April 12, 2019

The first 2 weeks

The Trout fishing in the Upper Delaware River System is off to a fairly normal start. The weather has been a mix of nice days and gray damp days. Daytime high temps have been in the 40's to low 50's with nights near freezing.

The next few days are expec...

April 1, 2019

Photo of Junction Pool at low water level 

When the New York State trout season opens tomorrow it will start our 20th. year in Roscoe.  A lot has changed over the years but we remain dedicated to offering  the fly fishing community the best information regarding conditi...

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