About the region
The Upper Delaware River and its watershed
encompasses some of the finest wild
trout water, diverse bug hatches, and Smallmouth Bass habitat in the
Eastern United States just scant hours from North Jersey, New York City,
Philadelphia or Boston. Whether you are a seasoned fly fisherman or a
novice, you owe it to yourself to experience what many have
called America's classic fly fishery. Come and enjoy a real fly fishing
adventure, fishing for trophy wild trout where fish average 14" - 16"
and fish 20" and larger are not uncommon.
As a Delaware river fly fishing guide licensed and
permitted by New York, Pennsylvania and the Upper Delaware River
Service, Wayne Aldridge can lead you on a guided catch & release fly fishing adventure
search of wild brown and rainbow trout on the East Branch, the West
Branch or the Main Stem of the Upper Delaware River. Our guide service
offers fly fishing and spey casting instruction, float trips, float and
wade trips or just strictly wade trips depending on
preference, location or water flows.
Fishing the West Branch of the Delaware River near Deposit, NY is a
cinch as we are based right on the river, having instant access to some
of the best wild trout fishing around. Because the Upper Delaware River
is a bottom release tailwater, the West Branch is a favorite among many
seeking big wild brown trout due to its close proximity to the
reservoir providing cold water all season long. This cold water results
in excellent hatches as well as good healthy habitat for the trout.
the spring, early summer and fall, the East Branch and the Main stem of
the Upper Delaware River provide approximately 60 miles of float-able
wild rainbow and wild brown trout habitat producing excellent bug
hatches and giant fish to go with it and can be described as classic big
water dry fly fishing rivers.
see for yourself the wonders of this magnificent area and indulge in
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