Fishing reports and conditions: 11/27/23 "Friday December 1st, Trouttownflies will be closed at 3pm. This is to attend a Banquet for the Ultimate Sacrifice Foundation. We will be open the following morning at 9am Saturday Morning." Jeannie and I would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! We will be closed tomorrow and re-open Friday at 9 am, come in and see our Black Friday sales. The Catskills recieved some snow and rain last night, Rivers are rising slowly and some may have a tint. The rain has ended and one may get near the water. Black Friday Sale- Tilley hat's 10% off of stocked inventory. Buy Rod and Reel Get free Fly-line, Stocked Items only. Trout Town flies merchandise- 20 % off of remaining inventory. Starting November 26, Sunday mornings 10am to 1 pm, Trouttownflies will set up a table for fly tying, "Open" tie what you want. If someone is interested in how to tie something we can help. Need a vise we can help. Kuerig for coffee will be available, I can have 6 tyers around the table so let me know your coming. 607-290-4107 We are now in the Catch and release season of NYS fishing, Oct 16th-March 31st. This means artificial lure only and no live bait for Trout fishing. A good thing to do is use barbless hooks and or pinch them down. makes it easier to release fish. Browns are spawning beaware of this, one should leave alone the smaller tribs to allow the Brook trout and Browns to spawn. "Lost and Found"- Guild tyers at the CFFCM schedule- Awesome event of tyers! Nov 11th- Bob Colson Nov 18th- Chuck Coronato Nov 25th- Christina Muller (Saturday) Nov 26th- Bruce Pollock (Sunday) NYC Reservoir Levels: As Of 11/4/23 Schoharie: 87.9 % Cannonsville: 85.3 % Perpacton: 90.9 % Askokan: 87.7 % Neversink: 95.6 % Roundout: 89.8 % Croton: 101.2 % Current: 91.2 % Normal: 78.2 %
November Hatches: Olives 18-24, Midges. "Streamers and Nymphs" "October 16 through March 31 2023", Artificial Lure only, Catch and Release in NYS streams. "NO Live Bait"!
November 22, 2023 8:30 AM, "Catch and Release" till March 31st 2024 Rivers / Streams Flow Temp Condition Beaverkill 470 37.0 wade/rising Willowemoc 129 37.4 wade/rising East Branch – Harvard 403 40.2 wade/rising East Branch – Downsville 278 42.9 wade West Branch – Stilesville 161 48.3 very low West Branch - Hale Eddy 460 42.0 wade/rising Mainstem – Lordsville 1500 36.6 wade/rising Neversink – Bridgeville 300 39.3 wade/rising Esopus - Colbrook 340 35.2 wade/rising ** 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: Dun Variant Hook: Dry fly hook eye down, #12 short Thread: 8/0 black Tail: Dun barb spade, long Body: Red Quill Wing: DarkDun hackle Last fly of the week for the year, going out on the Tradtional fly the Dun Variant. One of Art flicks favorite. A good Iso pattern when they are on the water.