Southeastern NY

Southeastern New York Fishing Report – March 18th, 2016

Ice fishing is no longer an option, but several of the region’s trout waters are typically stocked ahead of the April 1 opener. DEC has yet to publish its 2016 stocking list on its website, but Amawalk Outlet, Cross River Outlet, Croton River, Titicus River, and the Croton River’s East and West branches are good early season options, as are…

Southeastern New York Fishing Report – January 22nd, 2016

The folks at Big Wave Sports report that West Branch, Glenida, Cross River and Croton Falls reservoirs were all producing brown trout on a consistent basis, mostly on medium and large shiners but also on spoons and lead core setups. A couple anglers hit Kensico Reservoir in their boat but struck out. Remember, you have to wear your PFD when…

Southeastern New York Fishing Report – October 15th, 2015

Hudson River: Largemouth bass were starting to move into the major tributaries and can be caught on a variety of baits. The smallmouth bass were starting to move up shallow on the main river points, suck holes and sunken barges. These smallmouth tend to school up and when you find one you can often find many. Some good fall bass…

Southeastern New York Fishing Report – July 24th, 2015

Beaverkill and Willowemoc: Hatches are primarily small Olives, midges with a few sulphurs and Light Cahills at dark.   Delaware East Branch: Terrestrials fished along the banks are a good choice. Some BWOs and midges are about in the morning, while late day there are sulphurs, spinners and a few Isonychias.  Delaware West Branch: Was fishing better at last check….

Southeastern New York Fishing Report – June 26th, 2015

Hudson River: The striped bass run has come to an end but anglers did still catch some smaller fish earlier this month. Now that bass season has opened, fishing pressure should pick up on hot spots like New Croton Reservoir, Muscoot Reservoir, Middle Branch Reservoir, Sylvan Lake, Ashokan Reservoir and Rondout Reservoir. Categories: Southeastern NY

Southeastern New York Fishing Report – May 15th, 2015

While the region’s stocked trout waters have attracted some angling attention, the striped bass run is the featured attraction now, with anglers plying waters from Troy down river toward Newburgh and picking up some fish. Keep the new regulations in mind when heading out: one fish between 18-28 inches OR one fish larger than 40 inches during the April 1-Nov….

Southeastern New York Fishing Report – April 30th, 2015

The region’s recently stocked trout waters include: Dutchess County: Fishkill Creek, Sprout Creek, Roeliff Jansen Kill, Crum Elbow Creek, Sawkill, Ten Mile River, Webatuck Creek, Swamp River, Wappingers Creek, Whaley Lake Brook, Sylvan Lake. Putnam County: East Branch Croton River, West Branch Croton River, Diverting Reservoir, West Branch Reservoir, Croton Falls Reservoir, Peekskill Hollow Brook, Shrub Oak Brook, Pelton Pond,…

Southeastern New York Fishing Report – April 17th, 2015

Your best options now are these trout waters, which have been scheduled for stocking: Dutchess County: Fishkill Creek, Sprout Creek, Roeliff Jansen Kill, Crum Elbow Creek, Sawkill, Ten Mile River, Webatuck Creek, Swamp River, Wappingers Creek. Putnam County: East Branch Croton River, West Branch Croton River, Diverting Reservoir, West Branch Reservoir. Westchester County: Stone Hill River, Mianus River, Amawalk Inlet,…