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Beaverkill River Fishing Report - August 20, 2017
The stream levels are down some from the past week, but still a good bit higher
than normal. There are places that are safe to wade with caution and others that
aren't. Fish the middle and upper sections of the river for the best results.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is little chance of rain until Thursday through
Friday. Highs will range from 73 to 79 degrees and lows from 53 to 58 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 424 cfs
Level: 2.56 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 62
Clarity: slight stain
USGS Real-Time StreamFlow Data Near Cook Falls NY
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin, size 4/6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18 and 20, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Green Sedge (caddis), size 14/16, larva, pupa and adults
Cinnamon Caddis, size 16/18, larva pupa and adults
Little Yellow stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Slate Drakes, size 10, nymphs and spinners
Sandwich Hoppers, size 8-12, brown and green
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16, black
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin work well year-round.
Black Matuka and Olive Matuka Sculpin are great streamers to use at this time.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Green Sedges (caddisflies) are hatching. Cinnamon Caddis are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching.
Slate Drakes are hatching.
Tricos are hatching.
Terrestrial insects are working - Carpenter ants, Japanese beetles and
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (
with the dates you will be fishing this
stream and we will send you a list of our
fly suggestions. Please allow up to 24
hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help
you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (
with a budget for flies and we will select
them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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