Fishing reports and conditions: 3/19/23 The Robins are pretty abundant now along the roads and fields Spring is closing in. The sap is glowing in the Willows and you can see the Birches and Maples getting new life. Still the Mountains have some snow but the lowlands are opening up. Rivers still pretty much wadable. Hale Eddy down stream is a little high for wade, as is the Mainstem. Those who nymph and toss streamers maybe able to get a tight line. Today morning snow showers then becoming partly cloudy to cloudy. High near 30 with a WNW wind 15-25 mph. Now booking trips for 2023, don't wait to long as May-June will fill up fast. Call shop 607-290-4107 Women's clinic and Euro classes are now being booked, Don't get left out on these popular programs. "See Events for more detail's". Or call shop 607-290-4107. March 25 Euro class now full! April 8th now full. March Weekend Sale- "Winter Sale", "Based on our inventory" Simms Freestone boots Felt or Rubber, Were $179.95 now $134.95, Men or Womans. Tributary boots, were $139.95 now $114.95. Tributary waders, few left were $199.95 now $155.95 NYC Reservoir Levels: As Of 3/1/23 Schoharie: 91.4 % Cannonsville: 91.5 % Perpacton: 93.3 % Askokan: 90.5 % Neversink: 94.3 % Roundout: 89.1 % Croton: 96.9 % Current: 92.6 % Normal: 90.6 %
March Hatches: Black caddis, Winterstones, midges, streamers and nymphs. "October 16 through March 31 2023", Artificial Lure only, Catch and Release in NYS streams. "NO Live Bait"!
March 19, 2023 6:30 AM, Rivers / Streams Flow Temp Condition Beaverkill 507 33.2 wade Willowemoc 91 33.4 wade East Branch – Harvard 512 35.9 wade East Branch – Downsville 278 36.8 wade West Branch – Stilesville 610 35.2 wade West Branch - Hale Eddy 1150 33.9 float Mainstem – Lordsville 3290 36.6 float Neversink – Bridgeville 395 37.0 wade Esopus - Colbrook 568 37.7 wade ** if for some reason there is no current River report, the Host is down once up I will place a report, or throw the computer in the Garbage.
Fly of the Week: Black Winterstone Fly Hook: NH-7 Nymph/Hopper 16 2x Thread: 12/0 Black Tail: Black Goose biot Body: Black Ultra wire small Thorax: Nature Spirit Emergence dubbing Black Legs: Black hen It's March and insects may start showing, The Black or Brown Winterstones will be migrating to the banks. I like this pattern as it's not to heavy and will swing nicely to shore.