The Catskill Fly Fishing Report

Thursday November 5, 2020
10:00 AM
Fly

Beaverkill River, Willowemoc Creek, and the Delaware River System

We have some rare conditions over the next 4-5 days, its going to be warm and the river flows are excellent. Be prepared to do some nymphing and streamer fishing and maybe we will see some BWO's. Take advantage of the good weather and get out one more the this year!

Check our our suggestions below, we will be adapting to the changing environment over the coming weeks.

Hatches: Olives (20-24), Tan Caddis (16-18) October Caddis (8-10)

WINTER STORE HOURS: FRIDAY - SUNDAY 9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

Rental Equipment available: Fly Rod/Reel Combo - $30/day; Bootfoot Waders - $30/day

***We do not sell fishing licenses at the shop and recommend you purchase them in advance since they are not sold in town. You can do so at the NYDEC Website

FLOWS AND TEMPERATURES NOW REPORTED IN REAL TIME

Catskill Fishing Report
RIVER FLOW WATER TEMPERATURE USGS DATA LINK
BEAVERKILL RIVER
(at Cook's Falls)
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WILLOWEMOC CREEK
(no gauge)
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EAST BRANCH,
DELAWARE RIVER
(at Harvard)
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DELAWARE RIVER
WEST BRANCH,
DELAWARE RIVER
(at Hale Eddy)
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DELAWARE RIVER
DELAWARE RIVER
(at Lordville)
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* Denotes estimates because there is no gauge data available, all flow and temperature data updates automatically.

TIP OF THE WEEK - Streamers! Have streamers of different size and colors ready to go. Large articulated streamers!

The Beaverkill & Willowemoc - Small pheasant tails, hare's ears and caddis pupa/larvae. Larger streamers, articulated streamers. Using nymphs or swinging wet flies an covering some water will be the most productive. BWOs (20-24).

The East Branch of the Delaware - From the Pepacton to Shinhopple Bridge is closed for the season. Below Shinhopple Bridge to Hancock is open for CATCH & RELEASE only. Streamers & Nymphys - Pheasant tails 12-16, Hares Ears 14-18, Caddis pupa 14-16.

The West Branch and Upper Mainstem of the Delaware - The West Branch is closed for the season from the Cannonsville Resoviour down to the NY/PA border. From the NY/PA border on down is CATCH & RELEASE ONLY. Streamers & BWOs (20-24).

Lower Mainstem of the Delaware - CATCH & RELEASE ONLY! Streamer action. Have streamers to cover the color spectrum i.e. Dark, Medium and Light colors.

Stop by or visit The Beaverkill Angler Online Store to gear up for your next trip!