River Reports

Deerfield River Fishing Report 9/21/18

The streamer bite was good this morning 9/21. The river is dirty and they were releasing 900cfs out of the Fife Brook Dam. The fish were on the edges close to shore and in the slower water seams. Stop by for some Heisenberg Baby Bows sz4. Although I did use a sink tip line towards the end a floating line worked just fine. Stick to the C&R areas. There is still a lot of water coming into the river from the tribs increasing the water flow as you head down river. The Westfield is at a fishable level and the Swift is fishing good. It will be a while for the Millers to get back down. Smaller rivers are good to fish right now as well.

Heisenberg Baby Bow 4, Adams 10-16, BWO 16-18, October Caddis 10-12, Hopper/Dropper, Ayl’s Magnum Hoppers 12, Cinamon/Black Flying Ants 12-18, Chernobyls 8-12, Stimulators 8-12, PMX 8-12, Sulfurs 14-18, White Cahills/Cream/Olive Usuals/White Wulffs 12-16,    Hare’s Ear Soft Hackle 12-18, Olive Quill Nymph 14-18, Pheasant Tail and Olive wet flies 12-16, Pheasant Tail Nymphs 12-18, Natural/Olive Caddis Nymphs 10-16, Black/Brown/Golden Stones 8-12, Sexy Walt 12-16, Copper Johns 12-16, Pink/Orange Hot Spot Nymphs 12-16, Rainbow Warriors 14-18, Olive/Black Woolly Buggers 6-10, Pink/Red/Green Squirmies 12.

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We are getting booked up for September and October. Give us a call if you’d like to book your float trip, wade trip or lesson with us.

The water levels on the Deerfield River are constantly changing due to the many dams throughout. If you are looking to wade waste deep to stalk rising trout then the 130cfs water flows in the catch and release areas is the ideal flow. If you are willing to adapt and throw on a nymph or streamer then you’ll be effective during the water releases of 800-1,000. The lower river (below #2 Buckland Dam) the river widens out a bit and normally does not drop below 300cfs. Good dry fly conditions would be between 300-500cfs. If you are willing to adapt and fish nymphs and streamers then you can be effective at higher water levels. For the catch and release area you can check the water flows here: http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123. For below the #2 Buckland Dam check the water flow here:www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255126. Always be prepared and paying attention for rising water flow. They are subject to change always. Always check the flows before you go out and while you are out if possible!

Deerfield River Fishing Report 9/14/18

They are running minimum flows out of the Fife Brook Dam. Check the water release schedule here http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123 

The lower part of the river has been running high and brown below Shelburne. The Millers went way up from the rain this week and will need some time to get back down. The Westfield looks like it’s at a good level. The Swift is fishing good.

Adams 10-16, BWO 16-18, October Caddis 10-12, Hopper/Dropper, Ayl’s Magnum Hoppers 12, Cinamon/Black Flying Ants 12-18, Chernobyls 8-12, Stimulators 8-12, PMX 8-12, Sulfurs 14-18, White Cahills/Cream/Olive Usuals/White Wulffs 12-16,    Hare’s Ear Soft Hackle 12-18, Olive Quill Nymph 14-18, Pheasant Tail and Olive wet flies 12-16, Pheasant Tail Nymphs 12-18, Natural/Olive Caddis Nymphs 10-16, Black/Brown/Golden Stones 8-12, Sexy Walt 12-16, Copper Johns 12-16, Pink/Orange Hot Spot Nymphs 12-16, Rainbow Warriors 14-18, Olive/Black Woolly Buggers 6-10, Pink/Red/Green Squirmies 12.

We are currently having a sale on select rods, waders and boots. Stop on in and check out the amazing savings!

We are getting booked up for September and October. Give us a call if you’d like to book your float trip, wade trip or lesson with us.

The water levels on the Deerfield River are constantly changing due to the many dams throughout. If you are looking to wade waste deep to stalk rising trout then the 130cfs water flows in the catch and release areas is the ideal flow. If you are willing to adapt and throw on a nymph or streamer then you’ll be effective during the water releases of 800-1,000. The lower river (below #2 Buckland Dam) the river widens out a bit and normally does not drop below 300cfs. Good dry fly conditions would be between 300-500cfs. If you are willing to adapt and fish nymphs and streamers then you can be effective at higher water levels. For the catch and release area you can check the water flows here: http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123. For below the #2 Buckland Dam check the water flow here:www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255126. Always be prepared and paying attention for rising water flow. They are subject to change always. Always check the flows before you go out and while you are out if possible!

Deerfield River Fishing Report 9/7/18

Conditions have been good at times and fishing has been slow at times. We’ve had anoher hot week bringing water temps back up and slowing things down a bit. I’ve had the chance to bring clients to the Millers and the smallies have kept them active. A few browns have been mixed in. I would expect the Millers and Westfield to start to get better with the weekend of cooler temps and rain forecasted for Monday. Stay tuned.

Hopper/Dropper, Ayl’s Magnum Hoppers 12, Cinamon/Black Flying Ants 12-18, Stimulators 8-12, PMX 8-12, Sulfurs 14-18, White Cahills/Cream/Olive Usuals/White Wulffs 12-16,  Adams 10-16, Tan/Olive Caddis 16-18, BWO 16-18,  Hare’s Ear Soft Hackle 12-18, Olive Quill Nymph 14-18, Pheasant Tail and Olive wet flies 12-16, Pheasant Tail Nymphs 12-18, Natural/Olive Caddis Nymphs 10-16, Black/Brown/Golden Stones 8-12, Sexy Walt 12-16, Copper Johns 12-16, Pink/Orange Hot Spot Nymphs 12-16, Rainbow Warriors 14-18, Olive/Black Woolly Buggers 6-10, Pink/Red/Green Squirmies 12.

We are currently having a sale on select rods, waders and boots. Stop on in and check out the amazing savings!

We are getting booked up for September and October. Give us a call if you’d like to book your float trip, wade trip or lesson with us.

The water levels on the Deerfield River are constantly changing due to the many dams throughout. If you are looking to wade waste deep to stalk rising trout then the 130cfs water flows in the catch and release areas is the ideal flow. If you are willing to adapt and throw on a nymph or streamer then you’ll be effective during the water releases of 800-1,000. The lower river (below #2 Buckland Dam) the river widens out a bit and normally does not drop below 300cfs. Good dry fly conditions would be between 300-500cfs. If you are willing to adapt and fish nymphs and streamers then you can be effective at higher water levels. For the catch and release area you can check the water flows here: http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123. For below the #2 Buckland Dam check the water flow here:www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255126. Always be prepared and paying attention for rising water flow. They are subject to change always. Always check the flows before you go out and while you are out if possible!

Deerfield River Fishing Report 8/31/18

The water flows below Fife Brook dam in the C&R areas has dropped to 130cfs and a release of 900cfs is scheduled from 12pm-3pm today 8/31. Lets hope for the same throughout the long weekend. You can view the schedule for the following day after 5pm here http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123

The water temps down river have shot up a bit with the recent heat but tend to drop down to 66-68 overnight. With the cloudy days this may even out and drop a bit more but I would suggest fishing early morning. Temps can shoot up into the 70’s on hose hot days. Same goes for the Westfield River. The Millers is down below 500cfs and tends to run a bit warmer but may be worth checking out this weekend. Have a SAFE and HAPPY Labor Day!

Hopper/Dropper, Ayl’s Magnum Hoppers 12, Cinamon/Black Flying Ants 12-18, Stimulators 8-12, PMX 8-12, Sulfurs 14-18, White Cahills/Cream/Olive Usuals/White Wulffs 12-16,  Adams 10-16, Tan/Olive Caddis 16-18, BWO 16-18,  Hare’s Ear Soft Hackle 12-18, Olive Quill Nymph 14-18, Pheasant Tail and Olive wet flies 12-16, Pheasant Tail Nymphs 12-18, Natural/Olive Caddis Nymphs 10-16, Black/Brown/Golden Stones 8-12, Copper Johns 12-16, Pink/Orange Hot Spot Nymphs 12-16, Rainbow Warriors 14-18, Olive/Black Woolly Buggers 6-10, Pink/Red/Green Squirmies 12.

We are currently having a sale on select rods, waders and boots. Stop on in and check out the amazing savings!

We are getting booked up for September and October. Give us a call if you’d like to book your float trip, wade trip or lesson with us.

The water levels on the Deerfield River are constantly changing due to the many dams throughout. If you are looking to wade waste deep to stalk rising trout then the 130cfs water flows in the catch and release areas is the ideal flow. If you are willing to adapt and throw on a nymph or streamer then you’ll be effective during the water releases of 800-1,000. The lower river (below #2 Buckland Dam) the river widens out a bit and normally does not drop below 300cfs. Good dry fly conditions would be between 300-500cfs. If you are willing to adapt and fish nymphs and streamers then you can be effective at higher water levels. For the catch and release area you can check the water flows here: http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123. For below the #2 Buckland Dam check the water flow here:www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255126. Always be prepared and paying attention for rising water flow. They are subject to change always. Always check the flows before you go out and while you are out if possible!

 

Deerfield River Fishing Report 8/28/18

Fishing has been good in the C&R areas during the low water release of 130cfs. Nymphing the riffly pockets has produced some nice fish. The Westfield is at a great level and I’m eager to fish this river. The Millers dropped substantially to 750cfs and should be ready to fish soon. Under 500cfs and it’s a go time. We are in for a hot couple days but then a cool down for the weekend. The Swift is still going strong.

Hopper/Dropper, Ayl’s Magnum Hoppers 12, Ants 12-18, Stimulators 8-12, PMX 8-12, Sulfurs 14-18, White Cahills/Cream/Olive Usuals/White Wulffs 12-16,  Adams 10-16, Tan/Olive Caddis 16-18, BWO 16-18,  Hare’s Ear Soft Hackle 12-18, Olive Quill Nymph 14-18, Pheasant Tail and Olive wet flies 12-16, Pheasant Tail Nymphs 12-18, Natural/Olive Caddis Nymphs 10-16, Black/Brown/Golden Stones 8-12, Copper Johns 12-16, Pink/Orange Hot Spot Nymphs 12-16, Rainbow Warriors 14-18, Olive/Black Woolly Buggers 6-10, Pink/Red/Green Squirmies 12.

We are currently having a sale on select rods, waders and boots. Stop on in and check out the amazing savings!

We are getting booked up for September and October. Give us a call if you’d like to book your float trip, wade trip or lesson with us.

The water levels on the Deerfield River are constantly changing due to the many dams throughout. If you are looking to wade waste deep to stalk rising trout then the 130cfs water flows in the catch and release areas is the ideal flow. If you are willing to adapt and throw on a nymph or streamer then you’ll be effective during the water releases of 800-1,000. The lower river (below #2 Buckland Dam) the river widens out a bit and normally does not drop below 300cfs. Good dry fly conditions would be between 300-500cfs. If you are willing to adapt and fish nymphs and streamers then you can be effective at higher water levels. For the catch and release area you can check the water flows here: http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123. For below the #2 Buckland Dam check the water flow here:www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255126. Always be prepared and paying attention for rising water flow. They are subject to change always. Always check the flows before you go out and while you are out if possible!

Deerfield River Fishing Report 8/24/18

The Deerfield River is still on the high side but fishable if you know the larger pools and soft pockets. As of right now they are scheduling low water (130cfs)from 12AM to 11AM on Saturday 8/25 below the Fife Brook Dam. Get out there!The Westfield River is on the high side of fishable as well and some anglers have reported some good action. The Millers is way high but gradually coming down and hopefully fishable in Sept/Oct. The Swift is good. Change your flies and presentation if you aren’t hooking up.

We are currently having a sale on select rods, waders and boots. Stop on in and check out the amazing savings! We are getting booked up for September and October. Give us a call if you’d like to book your float trip, wade trip or lesson with us.

Hopper/Dropper, Ayl’s Magnum Hoppers 12, Ants 12-18, Stimulators 8-12, PMX 8-12, Sulfurs 14-18, White Cahills/Cream/Olive Usuals/White Wulffs 12-16,  Adams 10-16, Tan/Olive Caddis 16-18, BWO 16-18,  Hare’s Ear Soft Hackle 12-18, Pheasant Tail and Olive wet flies 12-16, Pheasant Tail Nymphs 12-18, Natural/Olive Caddis Nymphs 10-16, Black/Brown/Golden Stones 8-12, Copper Johns 12-16, Pink/Orange Hot Spot Nymphs 12-16, Rainbow Warriors 14-18, Olive/Black Woolly Buggers 6-10, Pink/Red Squirmies 12.

The water levels on the Deerfield River are constantly changing due to the many dams throughout. If you are looking to wade waste deep to stalk rising trout then the 130cfs water flows in the catch and release areas is the ideal flow. If you are willing to adapt and throw on a nymph or streamer then you’ll be effective during the water releases of 800-1,000. The lower river (below #2 Buckland Dam) the river widens out a bit and normally does not drop below 300cfs. Good dry fly conditions would be between 300-500cfs. If you are willing to adapt and fish nymphs and streamers then you can be effective at higher water levels. For the catch and release area you can check the water flows here: http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123. For below the #2 Buckland Dam check the water flow here:www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255126. Always be prepared and paying attention for rising water flow. They are subject to change always. Always check the flows before you go out and while you are out if possible!

Deerfield River Fishing Report 8/17/18

The Deerfield is still flowing high for the wading angler. There are calm spots along the edges you can find if you are willing. The Westfield is at a fishable level and may be worth checking out this weekend as along as we don’t get any downpours. The Gorge is at about 350cfs currently 8/17. The Swift is fishing well and anglers are reporting good action on hoppers and ants.

8/18 Lot of rain last night blew out the Westfield River. Best to wait until it comes down again.

We are currently having a sale on select rods, waders and boots. Stop on in and check out the amazing savings! We are getting booked up for September and October. Give us a call if you’d like to book your float trip, wade trip or lesson with us.

Ayl’s Magnum Hoppers 12, Ants 12-18, Stimulators 8-12, PMX 8-12, Sulfurs 14-18, White Cahills/Cream/Olive Usuals/White Wulffs 12-16,  Adams 10-16, Tan/Olive Caddis 16-18, BWO 16-18,  Hare’s Ear Soft Hackle 12-18, Pheasant Tail and Olive wet flies 12-16, Pheasant Tail Nymphs 12-18, Natural/Olive Caddis Nymphs 10-16, Black/Brown/Golden Stones 8-12, Copper Johns 12-16, Pink/Orange Hot Spot Nymphs 12-16, Rainbow Warriors 14-18, Olive/Black Woolly Buggers 6-10, Pink/Red Squirmies 12.

The water levels on the Deerfield River are constantly changing due to the many dams throughout. If you are looking to wade waste deep to stalk rising trout then the 130cfs water flows in the catch and release areas is the ideal flow. If you are willing to adapt and throw on a nymph or streamer then you’ll be effective during the water releases of 800-1,000. The lower river (below #2 Buckland Dam) the river widens out a bit and normally does not drop below 300cfs. Good dry fly conditions would be between 300-500cfs. If you are willing to adapt and fish nymphs and streamers then you can be effective at higher water levels. For the catch and release area you can check the water flows here: http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123. For below the #2 Buckland Dam check the water flow here:www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255126. Always be prepared and paying attention for rising water flow. They are subject to change always. Always check the flows before you go out and while you are out if possible!

Deerfield River Fishing Report 8/9/18

Daily thunder storms have kept the rivers high and inaccessible to the wade fisher accept for the Swift River. Hoppers have been doing really well on this river. Some of the areas smaller rivers and the Westfield will fish well by the weekend if we don’t get any downpours. It looks like we may be good weather wise for the next few days but then back to humid and rainy for next week. We are starting to book up for fall so give us a call if you would like to book a trip.

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Ayl’s Magnum Hoppers 12, Ants 12-18, Stimulators 8-12, PMX 8-12, Sulfurs 14-18, White Cahills/Cream/Olive Usuals/White Wulffs 12-16,  Adams 10-16, Tan/Olive Caddis 16-18, BWO 16-18,  Hare’s Ear Soft Hackle 12-18, Pheasant Tail and Olive wet flies 12-16, Pheasant Tail Nymphs 12-18, Natural/Olive Caddis Nymphs 10-16, Black/Brown/Golden Stones 8-12, Copper Johns 12-16, Pink/Orange Hot Spot Nymphs 12-16, Rainbow Warriors 14-18, Olive/Black Woolly Buggers 6-10, Pink/Red Squirmies 12.

The water levels on the Deerfield River are constantly changing due to the many dams throughout. If you are looking to wade waste deep to stalk rising trout then the 130cfs water flows in the catch and release areas is the ideal flow. If you are willing to adapt and throw on a nymph or streamer then you’ll be effective during the water releases of 800-1,000. The lower river (below #2 Buckland Dam) the river widens out a bit and normally does not drop below 300cfs. Good dry fly conditions would be between 300-500cfs. If you are willing to adapt and fish nymphs and streamers then you can be effective at higher water levels. For the catch and release area you can check the water flows here: http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123. For below the #2 Buckland Dam check the water flow here:www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255126. Always be prepared and paying attention for rising water flow. They are subject to change always. Always check the flows before you go out and while you are out if possible!

 

Deerfield River Fishing Report 8/2/18

The Deerfield River is pretty blown out from all the rain. The Swift River is fishing very good and they are feeding on big flies along with wide range of others They have been going on the feed and then shutting down for a bit but if you have patience and persistence you’ll be rewarded. The rain and cloudy days have brought a lot of rivers water temps back down to the low to mid 60’s. This is a good time to revisit some smaller rivers and thin blue lines until the levels come down.

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Ayl’s Magnum Hoppers 12, Stimulators 8-12, PMX 8-12, Sufurs 14-18, White Cahills/Cream Usuals/White Wulffs 12-16,  Adams 10-16, Tan/Olive Caddis 16-18, BWO 16-18,  Hare’s Ear Soft Hackle 12-18, Pheasant Tail and Olive wet flies 12-16, Pheasant Tail Nymphs 12-18, Natural/Olive Caddis Nymphs 10-16, Black/Brown/Golden Stones 8-12, Copper Johns 12-16, Pink/Orange Hot Spot Nymphs 12-16, Rainbow Warriors 14-18, Olive/Black Woolly Buggers 6-10, Pink/Red Squirmies 12.

The water levels on the Deerfield River are constantly changing due to the many dams throughout. If you are looking to wade waste deep to stalk rising trout then the 130cfs water flows in the catch and release areas is the ideal flow. If you are willing to adapt and throw on a nymph or streamer then you’ll be effective during the water releases of 800-1,000. The lower river (below #2 Buckland Dam) the river widens out a bit and normally does not drop below 300cfs. Good dry fly conditions would be between 300-500cfs. If you are willing to adapt and fish nymphs and streamers then you can be effective at higher water levels. For the catch and release area you can check the water flows here: http://www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255123. For below the #2 Buckland Dam check the water flow here:www.h2oline.com/default.aspx?pg=si&op=255126. Always be prepared and paying attention for rising water flow. They are subject to change always. Always check the flows before you go out and while you are out if possible!

Deerfield River Fishing Report 7/27/18

And then the rains came! We’ve had some pretty wet weather the last week or so that has replenished our rivers. All rivers are running high and stained except for the Swift River. You may want to check out some of the smaller rivers in the area as they will drop quickly and the fish may be reinvigorated from the rain and cooler temps.

Adams/P. Adams 12-16, Tan/Olive Caddis 140-18, Sulphurs 14-18, BWO/Olive Emergers 14-22, Yellow Sallie 14-18 Chernobyls /Stimulators/Hoppers 8-12, Pheasant Tail/Caddis Nymphs 10-18, Golden/BrownBlack Stones 8-12, OCD Caddis 14-16, Olive/Orange/HE/PT Soft Hackles 12-20, Squirmies and Mop Flies, Woolly Buggers 6-10, Sculpin Bugger 6.