Tag Archives: summer fly-fishing

A Small Stream Summer

With the rains and relatively cool temperatures this summer throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, small stream fly-fishing has held up better than it usually does at this time of year. Many small streams have enough cool water that the … Continue reading

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Ausable on the Skids

The West Branch Ausable River, in the Adirondacks of New York, isn’t really on the skids, it just seemed that way the past few days. As the summer days heat up, the temperature of the river water naturally rises to … Continue reading

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A Stream Report

Last week, when the hot and humid weather finally broke, I set out to do another study of a favorite tributary in the upper Genesee River watershed. I decided to fly-fish all of its “miracle mile,” a stretch extending upstream … Continue reading

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Tiny Fly, Big Hatch

One of my fishing grounds for August mornings is a trout stream close to home. Upper Dyke Creek is the habitat and spawning place for native brook trout and wild brown trout where the morning water temperature registers in the … Continue reading

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