River Flow 386 CFS - River Visibility - Clear - River Cover - ICE - Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. - AM Water Temp 33' - Am Air Temp 39' - High Air Temp 46' - PM Low Air Temp - 45'
Mostly cloudy this morning. - We are going to have an afternoon high of 46' today. - There is plenty of snow in Cornwall Bridge.... So come up and snowshoe the trails on Mohawk Mtn and the AT. -Call the shop at 860.672.1010 to rent a pair of snowshoes - The stove is lit and the shop is warm. Come on in and check out the new fly tying materials from Wapsi Fly. The Housy has shelf ice on btoh sides of the river. Some pools are completely frozen over. We have warm air temps, rain and snow melt coming the next few days. This may break up some ice. As t he river flow increases it would be worth taking a ride to see the Great Falls on the Housy in Falls Village. At times it thunders and sprays like Niagra Falls !! Quite the sight to see !
For your eyes only ! We now have in stock - Cortland Line Co's Brand New TOP SECRET ULTRA PREMIUM FLOUROCARBON TIPPET MATERIAL !! - HRO TROUT FLY SALE!!! In the front section of the store we have a tremendous assortment of trout and bass flies on sale for ONLY $1.50 each !!! Refill your fly boxes with this is an amazing assortment of dry, wet & nymph fly patterns !!
Now for the fishing conditions. ICE. The river is at 386 CFS - AM Water Temp 33'. - Mostly cloudy this morning. - We are going to have an afternoon high of 46' today. -The Housy has shelf ice on btoh sides of the river. Some pools are completely frozen over. We have warm air temps, rain and snow melt coming the next few days. This may break up some ice. - Tune-up your fly vest by cleaning out the last year's leaders & tippet spools and replace them with fresh leaders & tippet spools for this year. Reorganize your flies into new boxes. Check your vest to see if you need more floatant, lead shot, strike indicators or tippet rings. If your fly line is becoming stiff or cracked it's time to change it. You can bring your fly reel into the shop and we can machine wind a new fly line with free backing !! If your favorite rod has broken guides, tip tops, missing hook keeper or needs new wraps.......Bring it down to the shop for repair.
We like the following patterns: Eggs, Sucker Spawn, Scuds and San Juan Worms. - Streamers: John's Lion Bugger, G's Catch'Em All, Circus Peanuts, Zonkers, Woolly Buggers, Pick Yur' Pocket - Soft Hackles: Spiders, Hares Ear or Pheasant Tails - Nymphs: Golden Stone (8-10) BH Hares Ear (12-16), BH Princes (10-16), BH Pheasant Tails (12-18), Rubber Legs (all colors), 20 Incher's (8-16) & Euro Bead Head Princes. Don't forget to try a Chartreuse or Yellow Stone Mop Fly, too. We recommend a drop rig for maximum effectiveness and use an indicator to make sure you don't miss any takes. Try the AirLock indicators if you haven't already. They are the best!
Don't forget we offer a FULL ROD REPAIR SERVICE Bamboo, Graphite and Glass. - Reel Seat Replacement, Cork Grip Repairs, Guide Replacement, Rod Wrapping and Rod Finishing. - Repair or refinish your old favorite rods and fish them as if they are new again!!
Our Guides are Ready to Take You Wade Fishing!!! - Book your fall guided fishing trips now! We look forward to providing you with a great fishing experience this fall. A BIG THANK YOU from all of our guides!
Don't forget we buy, sell or trade used and antique fishing equipment rods, reels, lines, duck and fish decoys, fishing lures, books, artwork, collectibles and tying materials/tools. If you are looking to trade in, sell, or are just scaling down as they say, bring your items in or take pictures and email them to us and we will happily purchase or offer a trade up. I have been purchasing and selling used and collectible items for over 25 years and our fishing/hunting library in the store is the finest and largest probably in the country. We will happily show you the value of your items and then offer trade-in or purchase prices. So give us a call (860-672-1010) or send and email (email@example.com). We also purchase estates and will gladly come over to your house to assess the value of your collection and purchase the entire collection.
Since you're reading our river report, please consider purchasing your gear from us. We are happy to have the opportunity to match any deals out there you may come upon. Give us a call first and let us have the first chance. Thanks!