Schoharie Creek, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Schoharie Creek, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Streamer fishing will be your best bet this week. Darker patterns in size #8 & #6 should work.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Schoharie Creek is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: CFS 348

Visibility: 24 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 39 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: early mornings or late evenings

Best stretch: The public fishing area behind the park in Prattsville

Best access point: Public parking area behind the baseball field.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Small Black Stoneflies Blue Winged Olives Caddis

Fish species: Trout and Small Mouth Bass

Fishing season: Season Apri 1 - October 15

Nearest airport: Albany International

Person Fishing in a stream

Schoharie Creek Description

The Schoharie Creek is located in the heart of the northern Catskills and flows into the Schoharie Reservoir which is hte first link in the chain of the extensive reservoir system that supplies New York City with some of the purest drinking water in the world. Not being a tailwater stream it has all the characteristics of a real, wild, mountain, trout stream. Its gin clear water makes for breath taking beauty ...

Techniques & Tips

Slow patient fishing will be your only path to success right now. Most fish will be located near or on the bottom zones of the stream. This is the most comfortable place for them with current conditions. They will not move far outside their comfort zone. Let your streamer or heavy nymph settle to the bottom of the stream before slowly stripping it back. Occasionally stop your strip before starting up again. Remember these fish are not going to be aggressive right now. You must put the fly in their mouths to get them to feed.

7-Day Forecast

This week will be fairly mild with most days in the middle fifties. Mornings will still be on the cool side with temperatures starting out in the upper thirties. The best fishing will be in the afternoons. Small Black Stoneflies and Blue Winged Olives will be the prominent insects this week.


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