West Branch Angler & Resort, NY
Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge in Hancock, New York.
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Sample of Typical Itinerary:
A general trip is 2 nights lodging 1 day guided trip. Guest arrives on day one and gets settled in. You can fish right in front of cabin with guidance from fly shop as to what is working best. Dinner that evening at River Run Restaurant, then drink in the Trout Skellar bar. Next morning complimentary breakfast, then meet guide around 10am for trip. Fish till dark then return to cabin.
What is Provided to Customer:
With any guided trip we include rental gear rod, reel, waders/boots.
What Should Customers Bring?
All appropriate fly fishing gear, sun screen, proper thermal layering, rain gear, warm jacket, bug spray, charcoal, lighter fluid, food for cooking (if desired).
Sporting clays, 5 stand, exercise room, and hiking.
Hiking, canoeing, and kayaking.
April - November.
Species You Fish for by Season:
Spring: Wild brown and rainbow and occasional brook trout. We have a full Eastern cycle of mayflies from Quill Gordon to Green Drakes.
Summer: Wild brown and rainbow, brook trout as well as smallmouth bass, walleye and occasional striped bass. The Delaware fishes much like a spring creek. Sulphurs and Olives will hatch all summer. Long leaders and accurate casts are a must.
Fall: Species of fish same as summer. Small Olives and Isonychia.
Region/Terrain Where You Fish:
We fish the Delaware River System. These are medium sized streams with wadable and drift boat accessible sections. These rivers are located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, general elevation around 900 - 1200 ft.
Typical Weather by Season:
Early Spring: Air Temps 20 - 40°
Spring: Air Temps 30 - 50°
Late Spring: 30 - 70°
Summer: 40 - 90°
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