Trout Streams of Central New York
J. Michael Kelly
“This is a trout angler’s book for trout anglers, with each stream profile packed with information every angler finds most useful. Anyone — from beginner to expert — who fishes for trout in New York will find this book indispensable.”
–David F. Johnson
Editor, New York Game & Fish Magazine
“Trout Streams of Central New York provides a thorough assessment of the fishing potential in a terrific trout region overlooked by many anglers. From tiny meadow brooks to the widest rivers, Kelly explores the hot spots, uncovers hidden gems, discusses technique and offers insights revealing both his superior fishing knowledge and his love of the game.”
– Tom Schlichter
Outdoors Columnist, Newsday
Associate Editor, On The Water Magazine
President, Outdoor Tom Enterprises, Inc.
“This book is a treasure trove for novice and veteran caster alike, giving you an explicit roadmap to some outstanding trout haunts that rival the famed Catskills and other trout waters.”
–Bill Hilts, Jr., contributor to Great Lakes Angler and Lake Ontario Outdoors, Host of “Outdoor Beat” on LCTV, and Outdoor Promotions Director, Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp.
“Trout Streams of Central New York is an informative, detailed and fun-to-read guidebook that should be read and studied by every angler looking to become more successful. You’ll love this book.”
–Michael DeTomaso, Manager, White River Fly Shop, Bass Pro Shops
A must-have guide for any and all area trout fishermen, TROUT STREAMS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK reveals the treasures that are to be found in the trout waters at the heart of New York State. This unique region boasts some of the country’s best trout fishing, with diverse waters that have something special to offer every angler.
Section One is organized by geographic area (covering the areas between Rochester, Syracuse, and the Southern Tier regions), with detailed descriptions of over 100 trout streams and rivers (including Nine Mile Creek, Chittenango Creek, Oriskany Creek, and the bountiful Monroe County creeks) in a total of 18 counties. Section Two covers invaluable strategies for fishing these streams, with an emphasis on timing, fly selection and hatch-matching, as well as lures and techniques for spin-fishing and bait-fishing. The practicality, insight, and detail of the information in this book is unparalleled.
J. Michael Kelly was the outdoors columnist for the Syracuse Post-Standard for sixteen years and has contributed thousands of articles for a wide variety of outdoors publications. He is also the author of FISHING THE FINGER LAKES and is a 23-time first-place winner of awards from the NY State Outdoor Writers Association. He lives in Marcellus, NY.