esopus creek

By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 17, 2010 - 6:13 pm
It's despised by flyfishers everywhere. It's a blight on the ecosystem of the trout stream. And it's coated the bottom of the Esopus with a foul goop with all the charm of a wad of wet toilet paper. How could rock snot ever be beautiful? Most people tend... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 30, 2010 - 4:48 pm
A new 14' Raven float rod. A basket full of flies. A beautiful Sunday on the Esopus. What could be better? Unfortunately for Paul over at the Angling Journal, many of the region's most exquisitely irritating individuals apparently thought so too. While... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010 - 3:44 pm
In today's New York Times: A number of states are thinking about banning felt-soled waders, a piece of gear that's perfect for keeping anglers steady on their feet -- and also for transporting the noxious microscopic algae known as didymo, or "rock snot... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010 - 8:19 am
This heat-wave-plagued summer has been hard on Catskills trout. Paul's Angling Journal brings us a brief update from the DEC: The Esopus is still hot. At the start of each summer, there is typically a limited supply of cold water in the Schoharie... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 4, 2010 - 12:26 pm
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2010 - 5:02 pm
The Daily Freeman reports the town of Ulster is considering evacuations along Orlando Street because of Esopus Creek flooding. The Ulster County Red Cross will be opening a shelter in Kingston at 6pm.  Below: Live updating graph from NOAA of water levels... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 22, 2010 - 3:55 pm
Last week's public meeting about the Partition Street development project in Saugerties is still prompting reactions. Peter Solow of Saugerties has published a public comment on the Saugerties Citizens for Smart Development website in which he suggests... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 19, 2010 - 6:45 pm
The proposed conference center development for Partition Street in the village of Saugerties was debated last night at a long-awaited public meeting of the village's Planning Board. Today, the conversation is still going on at the comment boards at the... Read more


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