Detailed info about the 3 tailwater branches that constitute this vast & complex river system–the West & East Branches, & the Main Stem–with maps to exact fishing locations. Includes public-access areas; softcover; GPS coordinates; 140 color photos; 10 maps; 6×9 inches; 256 pages.
* The most complete, authoritative guide to the Upper Delaware
* Tactics for night fishing, winter fishing, and dry-fly, nymph, and streamer fishing
* Describes boat launches and takeouts, wading options, and the high-water mark
* Hotels, B&Bs, cabin rentals, restaurants, fly shops, guide services, drift boat and canoe rentals, river flow information
The trout that inhabit the Upper Delaware River are large, wild, and highly selective, with fighting skills so legendary that many well-traveled anglers consider them to be among the most athletic in the world. Fly-Fishing Guide to the Upper Delaware River provides detailed information about the 3 tailwater branches that constitute this vast and complex river system–the West Branch, the East Branch, and the Main Stem–with maps to exact fishing locations. Included are descriptions of public-access areas, directions for reaching them, and their corresponding GPS coordinates. This comprehensive guide analyzes the trout species that live in the Upper Delaware and offers important seasonal hatch information, fishing techniques, and recipes of Upper Delaware trout-tested patterns so that your fly box will be up to the challenge of the river’s celebrated fish.
Paul Weamer is a fly designer, in State College, Pennsylvania, whose patterns are distributed by the Montana Fly Company.