Entries by The Mountaineer

High Peaks Fly Fishing Conditions Report 7/22

At Ausable Forks, the “Ausables” are flowing at approx. 600cfs currently. Mid-day water temps are creeping to 65+ degrees on the West Branch and warmer on some beats of the East. PLEASE, exercise caution in trout fishing as the lower water levels and higher water temps will stress fish caught. Catch and release quickly and […]

High Peaks Fly Fishing Conditions Report 7/15

The West Branch of the Ausable is flowing at approx. 400cfs currently. Running clear and fishable… Nymphs, Dries, Emergers and streamer fishing will all continue to work, assess the water and choose the best technique/pattern. Mid-day water temps are creeping to 65+ degrees. PLEASE start to exercise caution in trout fishing as the lower water […]

High Peaks Fly Fishing Conditions Report 7/13

The Famous West Branch of the Ausable, is flowing at approx. 800cfs currently. Running clear and very fishable… Nymphs, Dries, Emergers and streamer fishing will all continue to work, assess the water and choose the best technique/pattern. Mid-day water temps around 60+ degrees will allow for fish to show themselves on top as well…evenings are […]

High Peaks Fly Fishing Conditions Report 6/25

Sponsored by  The West Branch of the Ausable spiked at 7,200cfs last night and has been steadily dropping. By weekend, I imagine levels will be better to fish…true of all local rivers…cloudy water will lead to clearer fishing conditions. Nymphing and streamer fishing will continue to be a go-to, Mid-day water temps around 55+ degrees […]

High Peaks Fly Fishing Conditions Report 6/17

Sponsored by The West Branch of the Ausable has been fluctuating around 2500cfs with on-and-off rain this week. Cloudy, higher water will give way to more “normal” (800-1200cfs) water levels by the weekend. Nymphing and slinging streamers will prove to be productive here. Mid-day water temps around 55+ degrees will allow for some fish to […]

Great Adirondack Trail Run 2015 – RESULTS!

Thanks to everyone for participating in yet another successful Great Adirondack Trail Run! Congratulations to all runners, and thank you to all volunteers for your support. A special congratulations to returning champion Sarah Keyes for breaking the 11.5 mile run women’s course record in extremely difficult trail conditions!! Results for both the 3 mile and […]

High Peaks Fly Fishing Conditions Report 6/3/15

Welcome back to the Valley anglers!!! Report sponsored by: The West Branch of the AuSable is flowing around 2500cfs and dropping steadily. Cloudy, high water will give way to more “normal” (800-1000cfs) water levels by the weekend. Nymphing and slinging streamers will prove to be productive here. The East Branch of AuSable was turning over […]

Fly Fishing Conditions 5/27/15

FLY FISHING REPORT SPONSORED BY Posted:  May 27th by Mike Kaz Welcome back to the Valley Anglers!!! The West Branch of the Ausable is around 250-300cfs. Very fishable conditions exist with mid-day water temps at approx. 50 degrees.  We need a little rain and some warmer air temps to really get the fish “moving” to […]