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New York State Fly Fishing

Beaverkill, Neversink, Willowemoc, Esopus, etc...
Tipi in the Woods TR
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The Neversink Unique Area is home to some of the finest wild trout fishing in New York State. Any angler willing to log a few hours on foot has a shot at a healthy population of stream-bred browns, native brook trout, and serious privacy. And while that hike out of the gorge can be punishing, it breeds the vacant banks and eager fish that kept me marching back all summer. I’ve been fly fishing since I was 12, but last summer, something really clicked down in that gorge. If camping wasn’t prohibited by law, it would have been hard to get me to leave. An idea had been incubating all summer, and there’s no cute way of spinning it into the narrative--I wanted to keep a fucking tipi down there. I could think of nothing cooler. The moratorium on camping did little to deter my bouts of wishful thinking. I started researching tipi manufacturers, watching the DIY videos, and scouring craigslist for a deal. After a few months of hitting the refresh button, craigslist pulled through...
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