Fishing reports and conditions: 10/20/21 Home today the leaves around the house are beckoning me to rake them up and the gutters need some attention also. We are still open 7 days a week till November 1, then we will be open from Thursday -Sunday. As of now October hours have changed to 9-4pm Monday -Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9-5pm, Sunday 9-4pm. Rivers are in good shape to wade and the tailwaters are getting there with some limited wading. My friend Tim fished the Beaverkill yesterday afternoon and did well using a September peach and fooled some nice browns. Olives still the ticket as is some spinners. Today the high will be near 69 degrees, Sun and Clouds with a WNW wind 10-15 mph. Remember the new regulations are in effect, October 16, 2021 thru March 31st 2022, all NYS streams catch and release, artificial lure only, no Live bait. Remember also fish are spawning be aware of Redds spawning area's that hold our future in Wild Trout. NYC Reservoir Levels: As Of 10/17/21 Schoharie: 91.5 % Cannonsville: 84.3 % Perpacton: 89.6 % Askokan: 90.2 % Neversink: 91.0 % Roundout: 97.6 % Croton: 98.3 % Current: 91.1 % Normal: 73.8 %
October Hatches: Orange Cahill's, Iso's, October Caddis, Olives, Hebe's. "October 16 through March 31 2022", Artificial Lure only, Catch and Release in NYS streams. "NO Live Bait"!
October 20, 2021 6:45 AM Rivers / Streams Flow Temp Condition Beaverkill 473 50.9 wade Willowemoc 121 50.1 wade East Branch – Harvard 865 45.6 limited East Branch – Downsville 710 00.0 float West Branch – Stilesville 874 60.8 limited West Branch - Hale Eddy 1210 55.0 float Mainstem – Lordsville 2940 52.5 float Neversink – Bridgeville 170 52.7 wade Esopus – Coldbrook 284 52.8 wade Olives, Iso's, October caddis, some Cahill's, assortment of spinners. ** 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. Also I have a back up website my original before I bought the shop Trout-whispers.com.
Fly of the Week: Prince Nymph Hook: Lighting strike NW3, #12-16 Thread: 8/0 Black Tail: Brown Goose biots Rib: Small silver wire Body: Peacock Hackle: Brown Wings: White Goose biots A great nymph as a dropper, Use when Iso's and caddis are hatching. This is the Last fly of the week till next year.