Choosing the Right Tippet

Tippet material and what makes sense for fall steelhead. There are many options in today’s fly-fishing market for tippet material with many companies and many products to choose from.  If you are entering the fly fishing world from regular fishing world, you will be further confused by “X” ratings instead of “pound” ratings.  What does…

“Fall” in Love with Ellicottville

Most people in western New York are familiar with Ellicottville’s Fall Festival, which is Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7 in 2018. Fall Festival attracts crowds in excess of 30,000 people annually. But most of those festival-goers are unaware of the fact that Ellicottville is the perfect vacation destination all season long! Ellicottville has…

Summer Fun in Ellicottville!

If you haven’t made it to the Spruce Lake paddle and learning center this summer, you’ve been missing out! Thanks to a wonderful partnership with Holiday Valley resort, kayak and sup rentals are now being offered from a beautiful new log cabin at the head of the lake. Rentals are available Fridays from 12-5, Saturdays…

Destination Chrome – Cattaraugus Creek

Steelhead Fishing in Ellicottville, New York Flowing through Western New York approximately 20 minutes from Ellicottville, Cattaraugus Creek (known as the Catt to local anglers), is a real fly anglers destination.  It’s headwaters and the tributaries feeding it provide a great opportunity for catching wild rainbow and brown trout.  Meandering its way through Arcade, NY,…