Boquet River Fly Fishing

The 17th most popular fly fishing river in New York.

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In northeastern New York, the Boquet River is well-known for its Atlantic Salmon. The best section is the 12 mile stretch from below Wadhams Falls down to Lake Champlain. You can expect to find Atlantic Salmon up to 10 pounds, with the average of about 4 pounds. There are some steelhead and some brown trout that are also in this stretch of river.

The upper 30 miles above the Wadham Falls is a fast moving river, wide and deep.

Overall, Boquet River is the 17th most popular fly fishing river of all 32 fly fishing spots in New York. Several of the better fly fishing rivers are nearby Boquet River including West Branch Ausable River, Batten Kill River, Upper Hudson River, West Canada Creek and Saranac River.


Local Contact(s):  NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.

Recommended Book:  "Flyfishers Guide To New York" from Eric Newman

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  44.222537, -73.451564

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  20753


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