Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > First time fishing the Delaware

Jesse has attached this picture. The message is below.
View Full SizeView Full Size (4.5X larger)
JesseJuly 4th, 2011, 9:04 am
Posts: 378
Upon fishing the Delaware for the first time i learned that the trout it holds are very finnicky and tough to catch. But with a little patience and hard work it can be done. The river and its fish are absolutely beautiful and fight like hell. Because of all these ill definitely be coming back soon!
Most of us fish our whole lives..not knowing its not the fish that we are after.
PaulRobertsJuly 5th, 2011, 5:32 pm

Posts: 1776
Yup. The Big-D is a large, productive, heavily fished, tailwater. Coming with that as a package are trout that can be "selective" at times, but at very least, or maybe more accurately, are approach and presentation sensitive.
JOHNWJuly 5th, 2011, 6:03 pm
Chambersburg, PA

Posts: 452
The stretch you have pictured can be Reaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaallllllllyyyyyyyyyyyyy interesting at times, esp if the water is low enough that the guys drifting down the WB can't easily clear the riffle at the 191 bridge.

Was the Bald Eagle hanging around when you were up?
"old habits are hard to kill once you have gray in your beard" -Old Red Barn
WbranchJuly 5th, 2011, 10:40 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2521
It appears that you are at the head of what regulars call "Lake Lenore". There is a resident bald eagle nest on the left in that stand of trees and some braids upstream from where the picture was taken. Down river, at the tail of Lake Lenore, is a section of riffle water leading into the Stockport water.

This brown was caught near where you took your photo.

Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.

Related Discussions

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: What is it with my biggest trout coming in NOVEMBER??
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
2Nov 22, 2016
by PaulRoberts
Bald Eagle Caddis
In Brachycentrus appalachia Caddisfly Adult by Troutboomer
Re: Bald Eagle Creek Hatch
In Brachycentrus appalachia Caddisfly Adult by Gfallon58
11Apr 14, 2007
Re: Hello
In the Photography Board by Smallstream
31Jul 30, 2007
by Martinlf
Re: Great streamer action
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
12Nov 28, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Eagle River, Ak
In the Identify This! Board by JohnR
2Jun 17, 2017
by JohnR
Re: Colorado Fly Fishing Trip Plans
In General Discussion by 6WETFLY6
1May 14, 2017
by Iasgair
Re: Cahills hatching characteristics and swimming ability
In Stenacron interpunctatum Mayfly Nymph by Chadwick
1Jul 2, 2009
Re: Help needed
In General Discussion by Rog1
2Apr 1, 2017
by Iasgair
Re: 15 Pound Steelhead (Trout) caught in Bosnia (Slideshow & Videos included)
In Fishing Reports by IvansFishin
4Jan 27, 2017
by IvansFishin
Most Recent Posts
Re: Euro Nymph Rod
In Gear Talk by Wbranch (Barbaube replied)
Re: Floating line, WF or DT
In Gear Talk by Red_green_h (Wbranch replied)
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut (Wbranch replied)
Re: Dubbing wax questions
In Fly Tying by Brian314 (Wbranch replied)
Re: Firehole Dry Fly hooks
In Fly Tying by Iasgair (TNEAL replied)
Invitation to the 33rd Slovenian Open Fly Tying Championship 2020
In General Discussion by Lucky_luke
Re: Fishing Rod Suggestions
In Gear Talk by Princemoga (Wbranch replied)
Re: Little Manistee
In Fishing Reports by Summer_doug
Re: Iowa Driftless
In General Discussion by KevinB (Red_green_h replied)
Re: Need an excuse to buy new rods
In Gear Talk by Barbaube (Red_green_h replied)