Delaware River, Main Stem - Hancock to Callicoon, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Delaware River, Main Stem, NY
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Delaware River, Main Stem - Hancock to Callicoon, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Prospect with Iso dropper rigs.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Delaware River, Main Stem is currently Fish somewhere else this week

Water flow: Lordville 6,350 cfs Callicoon 10,100 cfs

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 62 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: All day

Best stretch: Hancock to Callicoon

Best access point: Any of the public access areas, though the driveway to Bard Parker has been still clogged with ice.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Cahills Olives Caddis Isonychia White flies Heptagenia Terrestrials

Fish species: Rainbow & Brown Trout, Smallmouth bass

Fishing season: Year round catch and release

Nearest airport: Binghamton Airport (BGM), Binghamton, New York

Delaware River, Main Stem Description

The Main Stem of the Delaware begins in the Village of Hancock where the West and East Branches meet and forms the border between New York and Pennsylvania. This is a big river. Its pools are long and deep fed by long, gentle riffles. This river is best known for its hard fighting rainbow trout. In recent years there’s been an increase in the number of brown trout with many exceeding twenty inches in length. ...

Techniques & Tips

Swinging wets in the riffles and prospecting with dries.

7-Day Forecast

Early week rain raised river flows. Look for levels to remain high through the week, maybe getting tame by the weekend.

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