Posted on April 22 2005
John Merwin offers this extended look at the famed rivers and streams of New York’s Catskills, where American fly fishing found its birth. “People come here as much for tradition as for trout, and both are abundant. The fishing can be exceptional, especially in the spring along less traveled sections of the various rivers. Then, too, there’s the parade of famous anglers. Fishing where Theodore Gordon or Lee Wulff or A.J. McClane wet their lines in decades past is part of the appeal.” In Field & Stream.