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Catskill Fly Tyers Guild Meeting: December 17, 2016

The December 17, 2016 monthly meeting of the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild will be held at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center, Old Route 17, Livingston Manor NY at 1 pm. 93 more words

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"Dry-Fly Hackle: What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been" by John Merola

My odyssey through the land of dry-fly hackle started around 1970. I had become a member of the Southern New York Sportsmen’s Association and entered their essay contest for youth members. 1,921 more words

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Just Fishing

It has been a long, long time since I posted anything here. Well, I’ve been busy. There were the scattered posts I made, the most recent but still old ones, referring to my drumming in a Classic Rock Band, my girlfriend, Mary – we got married on June 4th, and other things that have occupied my time. 2,231 more words

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Caddisflies: The Other Trout Food

Article, flies and photo by “Catskill John” Bonasera


From the February 2012 Guild Gazette Newsletter

“I never paid much attention to caddisflies in my fledgling years of fishing and tying flies. 859 more words

Flytying

Fishing Report: Seneca Creek, West Virginia

I spent the last weekend in the Seneca Creek backcountry, fly fishing for native brook trout and rainbow trout.  This area is part of the Monongahela National Forest, an enormous stretch of wild mountains that includes Spruce Knob (West Virginia’s Highest Mountain), Seneca Rocks, and the Dolly Sods Wilderness.  603 more words

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