Ramblings of a Catskill Flyfisher
A trout finally landed after a struggle

The first six weeks or so of the 2021 trout season have been a mixed bag of weather and streamflow. When the season began on April 1, flows were down due to early snowmelt, with the release from …

The Yellowstone Lake cutthroat trout recovery story

A number of years ago, I had the opportunity to fish several trout streams around West Yellowstone, MT, including the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park. At that time, fishing for native …

A lesson learned, or was it just luck?

About a week ago, I sent an email to friends I fish with, inviting them to our camp for the annual spring gettogether. This is what I wrote in the subject line: “Pick Up Sticks.” Each …