I used to be down within the Catskills lately and stopped in to speak with Evan Lavery of The Beaverkill Angler in Roscoe, New York. The subject of our podcast is hatches of the freestone rivers of the Catskills, particularly the Beaverkill and Willowemoc Creek. These are rivers wealthy with custom and in addition wealthy with a various insect inhabitants. Though they don’t have the amount of bugs seen within the Catskill tailwaters such because the Delaware, they’ve a extra various inhabitants, so that you by no means know what you’ll see. Plus, for the wading angler, these rivers don’t have drift boats; thus they are often extra nice for fly fishers on foot.
Within the Fly Field this week, we’ve got these questions and extra:
What chief ought to I exploit for pike and muskie?How do I fish for grayling in excessive mountain lakes?Do trout eat moths?What fly line is greatest for brief casts?What indicators do you like?How do I inform the distinction between a wild and stocked brown trout? Plus a harrowing story of an “excessive angler”
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Evan Lavery on Willewemoc Creek.
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