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September 13, 2016


 PLEASE NOTE- This will be my last fishing report until Monday  9/19/16 I am heading out for 5 days of fishing the tailwaters in Tennessee. Our guide staff will be available for Upper Delaware trips as usual. There are a few openings available...

July 4, 2016

Happy Independence Day!

So far the Holiday weekend has brought our guests excellent fishing.  Most major Holidays bring a big increase in visitors to the region but not fly fishermen. Over the last few days the rivers have been virtually empty of drift boats and anglers...

June 29, 2016

Good Summer Fishing

It has been a while since my last report. I simply have not had the time. Over the last week Baxter House has been crazy.  I have been doubling up with my mornings on the Main Stem for Bass and Walleye and my afternoons on the West Branch chasing fus...

June 11, 2016


Sorry for being a day late with my weekend outlook. We had several large groups going out Friday morning and I could not get to the report.

Here are some shots from yesterday. All of our guests had great action!. We are now having success with both Nymph...

June 6, 2016

Heavy Rain in the Upper Delaware!


Yesterday we had some heavy rainfall in the Upper Delaware region. This was the first real soaker in a long time.


This morning all area rivers except the Upper East branch are running high and turbid. These conditions should be with us...

June 3, 2016





This weekend is one of the most anticipated weekends of the trout fishing season in the Upper Delaware. This is the time where the seasons greatest diversity of insect life will  be active simultaneously.


This season however mother nature is not com...

June 1, 2016



Bug week is upon us! This week has always been one of the  most popular times in the Upper Delaware Region due to the diversity of insects and the action associated with the Big Green and Brown Drakes and their Spinners.

This action is in full swing right now...

May 30, 2016


The Green Drakes are now pouring from the water in most all of the Upper Delaware rivers. There is now Excellent activity in the Beaverkill, Upper East Branch, West Branch and Main Stem.


The last few nights the water has been blanketed with Coffin Fl...

May 25, 2016

The fishing continues to be pretty good everywhere but there has been a big change recently to the timing of the dry fly activity. The appearance of several sunny days in a row has shifted the activity to much later in the day.


The photo below clearly shows the best ti...

May 23, 2016




Over the next 3 weeks the Upper Delaware River system will be in the Prime Time for Dry Fly action. This time period will bring us the hatches of the Biggest insects of the year and their respective spinner activity.


By the end of this week the Gree...

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