Published Oct 30. 2002 - 21 years ago
Updated or edited Oct 20. 2017

The Beaverkill

Take this virtual outing to the Beaverkill and Willowemoc - the cradle of the Catskills. Global FlyFisher partner Bob Petti had his camera out during his last visit and brings you this portfolio with streams, bridges beautiful landscapes and gin clear water.


Horse Brook

Wulff Run

Cairns angler






Livingston Manor Bridge


Brings back exciting...

Brings back exciting memories of fresh water streams and learning to tie flies . Picky fish on the beaverkill helped me once moved to Florida... sanibel island area . Applying that I learned how fish key in on certain forage in saltwater as well . I dearly miss hendricksons pool where I caught a 28 in brown on a teeny nymph pattern.

I live in florida no...

I live in florida now but I have spent countless hours on hendricksons pool. what memories what a fishery. if anyone needs advice i know the insects personally. great pics

thanx for posting th...

thanx for posting these pix!! i have been living in sarasota, florida, since '82 and was showing my son thomas some pix of the beaverkill and my beloved painter's bend, and discovered this site!!

i was unemployed for the summer of '80 and spent almost every day on painter's bend...

great pix, and millions of memories!!

only comment----- ju...

only comment----- just cannot wait to fish these wonderful waters ----- as the song goes I'll see you in September --

Hi Bob, Your web pag...

Hi Bob, Your web page is outstanding and it shows all the places I fish on the Beaverkill and area rivers and streams. I caught my first trout on the Beaverkill standing on Piano Rock at Hendrickson Pool .This area I was the person that developed the newer version of the Thorax Dry Fly that is the most popular tied these days and during this time I develope Overton's Wonder Wax .. I now live in Libby, Montana that is much like the Roscoe area .
So I thank you for what you have done here...Glenn Overton

How do you get to pa...

How do you get to painters bend from the Roscoe Diner? What river houses the largest trout. Last Memorial Day weekend 2008, I caught some bruisers at The Roscoe Campground all on Lure, and yes I threw them back. The next day a friend of mine home on leave from Iraq caught and released over 50 trout from Cairn's Pool. The trout were so abundant they were swimming around us like sharks on a wreckage.


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