Paula Piatt

In New York, cooperative project benefits Wylie’s brook trout

Coventry, N.Y. — For us, it’s as simple as driving over them; zipping along at 55 mph, we don’t even notice. But if you’re a brook trout, it’s an impassable barrier – the end of the road. And it doesn’t matter that miles of prime spawning and nursery habitat is on the other side. Thanks, however, to a cooperative effort…

Survey of New York’s Chemung River shows solid fishing

Elmira, N.Y. — If you’re fishing the Southern Tier’s Chemung River, you’re likely not picky about what you catch. You’re fishing from shore and, on average, you’ll catch something about every half hour. And you’ll have better luck, overall, between Corning and Elmira than you will from Elmira to the Pennsylvania state line. But even then, you were on the…