Tag Archives: new york fly fishing

Photo of the Day: Pikezilla in Upstate New York

Written by: Kubie Brown

The lakes of the Adirondacks hold some big northern pike.
Photo courtesy Kubie Brown

My brother and I took our annual adventure to the Adirondack Mountains, hunting for spring pike. It was cold and windy, and the fishing was slow. Though we both caught a few smaller. . .


Classic Orvis Trout Bum of the Week: Joe Demalderis

Written by: Phil Monahan

Joe D. with a beautiful Patagonia brown trout and the smile of a man who enjoys his work.
All photos courtesy Joe Demalderis

Joe Demalderis—or simply “Joe D.”— operates Cross Current Guide Service and Outfitters, guiding for trout and smallmouths on New York’s Upper Delaware system and for striped bass and bluefish off Northern New Jersey. He has been guiding for more than. . .


Photos: A Midwinter Tributary Trip for Teens

Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions

Will Lillard (left) poses with one of his “campers” and a gorgeous brown trout.
Photos courtesy Will Lillard

Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions was joined by five young anglers on their first-ever winter-break trip to Western New York. The participants, ranging from in age from 15 to 20 years old, passed. . .


Trout Bum of the Week LXII: Kubie Brown

Written by: Phil Monahan

Since moving out West, Kubie has spent a lot of time chasing cutthroat trout in Montana and Wyoming.
Photos courtesy Kubie Brown

Kubie Brown is a Vermont native who used to man the fly-fishing desk at the Orvis flagship store in Manchester, but he has since moved to Montana to pursue his fly fishing dreams. He is. . .


Trout Bum of the Week LXI: Ken Kalil

Written by: Phil Monahan

Ken ties on a new fly while enjoying fall fly fishing on his home waters in Upstate New York.
Photo courtesy Ken Kalil

Ken Kalil owns and operates Kalil’s Upstate Outfitters in the Adirondack region of New York State and is a contributor to the Orvis River Reports for the Ausable and Saranac Rivers. A founding. . .


Photo: When the Fishing Gets Tough, the Tough Go Fishing!

Written by: Capt. Joe Demalderis, Cross Current Guide Service

Some client who didn’t want to fish in the rain missed out on this beauty.
Photo courtesy Cross Current Guide Service

Here’s a photo of my fellow guide, Ryan Furtak, on the Upper Delaware River, making good use of a client’s bad-weather cancellation by doing some fishing on his own and putting some. . .