Near Somers, the Muscoot River is popular with fly fishermen in search of a tailwater fishery. The main fishery is located below Amawalk Reservoir Outlet running downstream about 2.7 miles to Muscoot Reservoir. There is good fly fishing access for the Muscoot River along SR35 and also Wood Street. There is an artificial lure only policy and a daily limit of three fish over 12 inches. Fly fishing on the Muscoot River is mainly known for its stocked brown trout.
Note: A free Public Access Permit is required to fly fish on the Muscoot River.
Overall, Muscoot River is the 25th most popular fly fishing river of all 32 fly fishing spots in New York.