Located in New York, the fly fishing in Adirondacks offers a half-dozen good fly-fishing spots. The best Adirondacks fly fishing based on popularity are considered to be West Branch Ausable River, West Canada Creek, Batten Kill River, Upper Hudson River, and Boquet River. For a detailed fly fishing river description and printable river access map, just select a Adirondacks fly fishing river or stream below.
Northeast of Manchester, the Batten Kill River is known to fly fishermen for its abundant brown trout and rainbow trout. The river starts in the Green Mountains and runs 50 miles crossing into New York. The Batten Kill River is known for year-round fly fishing due to the springs which keep it cool.
East of Rome near Barneveld, the West Canada Creek has 26 miles of trophy trout fly fishing stream open yearround known for brown trout up to 18 inches long. The headwaters of the West Canada Creek are in the southeastern Adirondacks in Hamilton County and are known for stocked brook trout. The entire length running through Hamilton County, Herkimer County and Oneida County offers good fly fishing opportunities.
West of Plattsburgh and Morrisonville, the Saranac River is a popular year-round fly fishery known for its trout. Fly fishing on the Saranac River is usually divided into three sections: Stord Brook to North Branch, Kent Falls Dam to Millstone Monument, and Millstone Monument to Imperial Dam.