Published: 3 years ago

West Canada Creek

The West Canada Creek By Matt Chapple Black Angora Stonefly Nymph  “When the water receded to 200 cfs around 5pm March 19th, I landed two beauties(one around 18″) in the trophy section using #6 black stoneflies fished at the head of a pool. Sunset was around 6:30pm.” Matt ChappleThe lower …

Published: 3 years ago

An Early Hatch

An Early Hatch Stonefly The winter season is typically long, cold and gray in central New York.  Through this long cold winter season, fly-fishing is without any major insect hatches.  The other three seasons are graced with some beautiful hatches possibly starting with the …

Published: 3 years ago

New York Atlantic Salmon

Landlocked Atlantic Salmon caught and released in the fall of 2003 History in New York Of all the salmon species that exist in New York’s waters today, including Chinook, Coho, Pink and Sockeye,  only the Atlantic Salmon is native to the state.  Lake Ontario …

Published: 3 years ago

Finger Lakes Rainbows

NICE RAINBOW brings a smile. Matt landed this nice female rainbow using a #8 Reddish Brown Hare’s Ear nymph on April 11th, 2001 at about 1:00pm. It was 27 inches and weighed in at over 7 pounds. He immediately released it saying “She will …

Published: 6 years ago

New York Brown Trout

the beginning of a whole new generation of fly fishers and fly fishing literature, which is now the basis of fly fishing lore in America History The history of the brown trout in New York and the United States began in the late 1800s. …