The Beaverkill is perhaps the most famous fly fishing stream in America, largely because of its history, and it can still be a good one if you don't let its history spoil your expectations.
Almost every pool has a name and a story or three in the great works of fly fishing literature.
Landscape & scenery photos from the Beaverkill River
I'm breaking my rule about naming locations for this picture, since the context adds much to its meaning. This great blue heron is standing on a slab of river-worn concrete silhouetted against the NY Quickway bridge over the Beaverkill River at Cairn's Pool. Several human fishermen pursue trout from one shore while an avian fisherman pursues them from the other.
Deep snow melts away from a storied Catskill river as spring nears.
Distant anglers dunk worms outside a small Catskill town at the meeting of two great trout streams.
A swift tributary of a Catskill trout stream slides down its own high delta of boulders and cobble.
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