River Report

Ausable River conditions can change rapidly

Call our fly shop at 1-518-946-2117 for up to the minute reports.

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Stream: Ausable River

Date of Update: 12/2/2020

Stream Level (West):  NA c.f.s 

Stream Level (Main): NA c.f.s 

Water Temp: 34-40F 

Clarity: Clear(ish)



Hot Flies

DRIES:  N/A until May : Parachute Adams #8-12, Olives #14-18, Stimulator#6-14, Trina’s Carnage #10, Widowmaker Stone#10, Elkhair Caddis #12-18 NYMPHS: French Jig #14-20, Soft Hackle Pheasant Tail Jig #12-16, Pheasant Tail #10-18, Olive Hare’s Ear #16-20, Beadhead Batman/Ironman, #12-18,, Caddis Pupa #12-18, Copper Johns #12-18 STREAMERS: Jigged and conehead wooly buggers – Black and Olive#6-12, Conehead Minnow #8, CH Crystal Bugger, Zoo Cougar, Sparkle Minnow, Galloup’s Dungeon (Mini and standard)

Fishing Overview

Fishing is very difficult in the Winter in the ADK’s. We generally trade our local fishing outing for laps at Whiteface. With that said, there are some honey holes that fish during the winter months when it gets warm. Shoot a text to 970-946-6310 with your name or email flyfishing@hungrytrout.com and we can direct you to those areas!   As always, call the fly shop for the most up to date and detailed information 518-946-2117

Specifics and Tips

Small flies, Slow drifts, and lots of patience.  For the best Specifics and Tips call us at the fly shop at 518-946-2117.

Shop Events

Now offering the Adirondack Ice Fishing Experience! Starting Mid January join our guides on the frozen lakes and ponds of the Adirondacks and experience all ice fishing has to offer in a 1.5 hour session! Up to 4 anglers $250 inclusive of all equipment, warm beverages, and ice fishing action!

Our clinic dates for 2021: 

Stillwater Clinic June 11-13, 2021 open to 6 anglers $895 pp

EuroNymphing Clinic July 3rd 8-4p open to 6 anglers $250 pp

Learn to fly fish clinics: Stay Tuned for Details!

Fall Still water clinics : Stay tuned for Details!

Call this winter to get in early for 2021 Clinics!

As always, call the fly shop for the most up to date and detailed information 518-946-2117

Conservation Note

There is a new gauge on the West Branch! 150 ft above Monument Falls!

Check it out here!

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