May 4th – 7th: Delaware River Fishing Trip

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May 4, 2017 6:00 pm to May 7, 2017 8:00 pm

The CVTU annual trip to fish the West Branch of the Delaware River will be held the weekend of May 4th through 7th. This is a ten-angler trip, which we’ve strategically timed to coincide (hopefully) with the Hendrickson hatch. Lodging is at the Delaware River Club near Hancock, NY in two-bedroom suites, and the cost per night will be roughly $90 per person, which includes your own bedroom, a great continental breakfast, and direct access to the lower West Branch. Also, float trips will be arranged for those who want to do so. Usually we will float on Friday because the river can become crowded on the weekend at this time of year. If you are interested or have any questions, contact Tony Ballato at aballato [at] sbcglobal [dot] net or call at 203-740-8636. For most of the West Branch and all of the main stem of the river, either a PA or NY fishing license is required.

The float trips cost about $495 for two anglers, though of course you can choose to wade fish instead if that’s your choice. The Delaware River Club is located right across the street from the river, on prime fishing water, and guests of the lodge have private access to this stretch of river, which is no small thing.

For those of you who haven’t fished the West Branch of the Delaware before, it is a beautiful, challenging tailwater river with large, wild trout who rise to dry flies. This is a great chance to fish it with some experienced fellow CVTU anglers who possess a wealth of knowledge about this great fishery.