Fly Fishing the Salmon River with Les Resseguie, NY State Department of Environmental Conservation
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Our designation is the Salmon River in upstate New York with Les Resseguie, Biologist and expert fly angler for New York State, Department of Environmental Conservation.  Managed as a trophy fishery, the Salmon River is a top destination for Chinook, Coho, and Steelhead.  With two world records, this river provides tremendous opportunities for anglers looking to ty into that fish of a lifetime.  Les breaks down the river with where to fish, how to fish, and even his own fly patterns.  Bonus: why spey casting is a great way to target these fish.     

With host, Steve Haigh

Les Resseguie, Biologist, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation:

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Recorded Oct 28, 2020.  Episode 26.

Music on the show by A Brother’s Fountain, “Hitch Hike-Man”.   

Podcast edited by Podcast Volume

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