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April 4, 2018

February 6, 2018

“Common Mistakes Swinging Flies on Your Two-Hander”

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Check out a recent article I wrote for Echo Fly Fishing  "Common Mistakes Swinging Flies on Your Two-Hander."  Click here to read it. Raft & Gear - Photo By Brad Loperfido  

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August 8, 2017

Salmon Season

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The Fall Salmon Run is quickly approaching and reports from the lake are "On Fire," "Non Stop Action," and "Best Bite we have seen in years." If you haven't booked your trip yet, don't wait, you won't want to miss out on action.  

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November 10, 2016

Steelhead Report

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It’s hard to believe its early November already, where did the fall go? Everyone has steelhead fishing and hunting season on the brain, including myself; I’m looking forward to spending time in the woods with friends and family starting next Saturday.  Fishing on the Salmon River is back to real steelhead fishing, very humbling for most guys; you have to work hard for every fish, covering lots of water effectively, changing flies often, and thinking out of the box on the heavy pressured water to find a couple each day.  So get out there and enjoy yourself and time on the water with friends. - Paul  

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August 29, 2016

July 7, 2016

What’s Going On?

By |July 7th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It's been a while since I have made a post and now that we are in the dog days of summer it's time to start thinking of fall.  Reports on social media show some kings are being caught on the eastern end of Lake Ontario along with a good number on Steelhead and a few Atlantic's mixed in. We are hoping for a good fall run after the last two being very slow, fingers crossed. With the very dry summer we're having in the northeast and streams running at a trickle, Brookfield and  Flow Management Advisory Team are already taking steps to make sure we have water for the upcoming spawning run.                                                                         Public Notice for Salmon River Due to lower than normal reservoir water levels on the Salmon River (South), Brookfield Renewable has announced the Whitewater Recreation Release scheduled for July 9th – 10th is cancelled. The decision to cancel is based on input from members of the Flow Management Advisory Team (FMAT) regarding the adverse impact that the flow increase would have upon an already low reservoir level and the possible effect upon the ability to sustain spawning season flow requirements later this year. Thank you for your patience during these low water level conditions. Please use caution and wear a personal flotation device when recreating on or near water. Pay close attention to your surroundings and respect all signage, sirens and barriers. Always check water conditions before you recreate. One source is www.h2oline.com. If there are any questions, please [...]

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September 23, 2015

Salmon Season

By |September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Reports|Tags: , , , , , |

The Salmon run on the Salmon River is off to a slower start then what everyone had hoped for this fall. So far we have not seen a big run, everyday its a steady trickle to small pods coming thru the Douglaston Salmon Run section of the river.  As you can see by Jay's smile it only takes a few in the net to make it all worth it. Still looking for last minute dates?? I only have the Friday October 2nd open due to a cancellation for Salmon. I do have a couple of other guides with a few dates left, don't wait to get in this years run. For the latest reports and pictures make to follow us on Facebook and Instagram.  

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August 11, 2015

Salmon Season

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Salmon season is just around the corner. Hopefully we should see a good run based on statistics and hope mother nature is in our favor this fall. A good source was fishing in the Douglaston Salmon Run Sunday and saw a few salmon moving thru. Could we have another year with a early run? If you haven't booked your dates now is the time, I have only a few days open but I have a couple of other guides working for me that may have it open. Paul

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April 16, 2015

January 7, 2015

Got Cabin Fever??

By |January 7th, 2015|Categories: Reports|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Cabin fever starting to set in?? Need a break from tying flies?? Or doing the "Honey Do List?" January has plenty of opportunities for the fly fisherman. The sport shows are all starting up all around, The Fly Fishing Show is make its annual rounds on the east coast and for the diehards there is plenty of decent days to get out and do some winter steelhead fishing on the Salmon River. We are still offering our "Winter Special" with Lodging at the Tailwater Lodge til the end of February, so give us a call or email to book a trip.  

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