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RfordNovember 9th, 2006, 5:38 pm
New Jersey

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Anyone have any advice where might be a good spot to fly fish this weekend in the Ithaca NY area.

I am visiting an old friend and may take a couple hours to wet a line.


Thanks,

Ralph
Ralph
TroutnutNovember 9th, 2006, 7:47 pm
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Bellevue, WA

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It's really not very good. This is a popular type of year to try for big fish running up from Lake Cayuga, but I can't get into that. One of my friends is really good at it and he still considers 1 fish a day pretty good, fishing most of the day. For me it's a good day if I even see a fish.

Fall Creek below Ithaca Falls is one of the most popular spots. The pool right at the falls has a good reputation, and there are several relatively decent spots all the way down to Cayuga Street. It's a very turbid creek in an urban setting, but it's your best chance around here to get into a fish without knowing one of the other rivers really well from experience (which I don't).

I've hardly been out fishing for the lake runs at all, and I've only seen a few. It's not like the Great Lakes tribs or anything.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist

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