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General RegionCatskills
Specific LocationDelaware
Time of DayNoon to dark
Fish CaughtBows and Browns
Conditions & HatchesWe caught fish on small olives and caddis. Other bugs were on the water sporadically, but our fish came on the above.

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MartinlfMay 24th, 2017, 3:25 am
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2936
Two fantastic days floating out of the Delaware River Club. I've known the manager Jeff for many years, and he always treats me like family. He set up the trip and it was one of the best I've had anywhere. We caught a few on streamers and one on a nymph, but most of the fish were on dries, and most were 18 inches and up. I'll post up a few more photos when they arrive. I pulled this first one from their blog at
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
David82ndMay 24th, 2017, 3:33 am
Upstate,New York

Posts: 63
Sounds great I was in stilesville last week unfortunately the drift boat traffic was just to much for me out there wading
MartinlfMay 24th, 2017, 3:40 am
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2936
Yes, drift boats can be a pain when you're wading. The guides are generally respectful and careful to go behind wading fishermen. My guide Bruce Miller took great pains to avoid going in front of any wade fishermen, and we simply didn't fish anywhere near where guys were wading. It's too bad everyone who owns a boat isn't as considerate. Now that the water is coming down wading should come into its own, and there will be many fewer boats up at Stilesville. Good luck and tight lines.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
Jmd123May 24th, 2017, 2:21 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2385
Nice fishies, Louis! Haven't seen many of our members posting any fish pics lately. It's been so cold, wet, and windy around here I haven't gotten out very much myself. Well done!

No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
MartinlfMay 24th, 2017, 8:22 pm
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2936
Thanks Jonathon. The Delaware fish make you work for them, but some days can be magic.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
MartinlfJune 2nd, 2017, 11:13 am
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2936
One more bow from the trip. Just got the photo.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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