Raquette River Fly Fishing

The 29th most popular fly fishing river in New York.

Near Piercefield, the upper Raquette River has a scenic 17 mile fly fishery from Piercefield downstream to Carry Falls Reservoir. Sadly, there is limited public shoreline access, though the DEC has recently purchased a few parcels. Consequently, the main access is by canoe but there are numerous very difficult rapids and waterfalls. This wild and scenic section is known for its small mouth bass, along with some rainbow trout and brook trout.

Overall, Raquette River is the 29th most popular fly fishing river of all 32 fly fishing spots in New York.

Raquette River Fly Fishing Map

FULL SCREEN

MORE INFORMATION

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

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

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Cranberry Lake State Campground

Reference Source:  click here http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/47504.html

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/7/2016

ID:  22550

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