Tag Archives: upper Genesee

Flycatcher

When the weather finally turned irresistible for the craft of venturing into the stream-lined depths of mother nature, I got on the West Branch Genesee and, later, the main stem Genesee. There, among the hills and hollows of the dual-state … Continue reading

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Still Life With Trout

The Lily Pool I parked the car, suited up, and walked the half mile distance to the stream along abandoned railroad bed. I turned and crossed a field of chest-high goldenrod then dropped to the water like a sinner to … Continue reading

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The Home River News

Every time I feel that I’ve neglected my home river this year, I pinch myself and say, hold on. Typically, I don’t get to fish the main stem of the Genesee in New York ’til late May or June because … Continue reading

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First Brook No-Frack Blues

Two decades ago, the regional fight against a proposed nuclear waste dump for Allegany County and New York State was more intense than this struggle. That was passionate arm-in-arm civil disobedience against the state, along with a protractive legal war, that … Continue reading

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