Fly-tying Weekend Series Presented by Legends BNB Lodge

Legends BNB Lodge presents its first winter fly tying weekend series. All weekends include tying class (full day Saturday), Friday and Saturday night lodging, continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday and a family style dinner Saturday evening. Each instructor will highlight their go to flies taught in a step-by- step approach… Continue reading

Fishing Northeast’s 2019 Ice Gala Tournament

OK, here is the final update. As of 2pm I did not hear back from the town of Morris. I needed their approval to officially move the location to the Morris Beach, per CT DEEP. CT DEEP was fine with the move as long as Morris okayed it. So as… Continue reading

Latest Ice Conditions From The Fishing Northeast Region

Fishing Northeast strives to bring you the most up to date ice reports from New York, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. This report takes about two days to compile across a number of outlets and we try to bring them to you every week or two…. Continue reading

$150,000 renovation of Salmon River fish hatchery done, more improvements coming

Altmar, N.Y. — The Salmon River Hatchery, the flagship of DEC’s 12 state fish hatcheries, produces nearly all of the fish for Lake Ontario stocking efforts, including 1.7 million Chinook salmon, 240,000 coho salmon, 600,000 steelhead and 150,000 brown trout. It’s also, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation,… Continue reading

NYDEC Confiscates More Than 1,100 Pounds of Illegal Lobsters from Price Chopper

NYDEC Confiscates More Than 1,100 Pounds of Illegal Lobsters from Price Chopper The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) seized more than 1,100 pounds of undersized lobsters from Price Chopper in three different inspections over the last four months, the agency announced today. The… Continue reading

Researchers report seeing more sharks on the East Coast

Researchers report seeing more sharks on the East Coast BOSTON — It’s shark season on the East Coast. Shark sightings have prompted authorities to temporarily close popular beaches in New England, New York and elsewhere this month. And 13 people have been bitten by sharks in Florida this year. Earlier… Continue reading

Upstate NY trout streams hurting from low water conditions

Upstate NY trout streams hurting from low water conditions Drought conditions are causing “dire” conditions on many in-land trout streams across Upstate New York, according to fly fishing shops and anglers. “Dire is a good word. We’re calling it “BYOW” conditions – Bring Your Own Water,” said Jay Peck of Coleman’s… Continue reading

DEC officials want rare, teeth baring, fish out of Schenectady pond

DEC officials want rare, teeth baring, fish out of Schenectady pond SCHENECTADY–Most every fisherman has the story of their greatest catch. Few though, can say it involved a wrestling match. Julian Canavan was behind the fishing line on the pond at Central Park in Schenectady. “As a sports fisherman it… Continue reading

NY state extends restrictions on hooks for shark fishing

NY state extends restrictions on hooks for shark fishing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will require fishermen use circle hooks for catching sharks for two more years in an effort to protect them. A new law continues the ban on shark fishing with the traditional J-hooks that sharks… Continue reading