Battenkill

Tip of the week 
Techniques 

Fish riffles into runs during the morning. Try a small high floating caddis like a Vermont Caddis that can be skated across a riffle. Dead drift nymphs under an indicator and let them swing under you. Soft hackle wets are a great way to cover water with a down and across presentation. Work a streamer around bankside cover.

In evening look for working fish along current seams and lower ends of pools. This is your best shot for dry fly fishing. Rising fish are often tough to see so be patient and watch good holding water.

Seven-day forecast 

Temps in the 60s & 70s should make for some great fishing conditions.

Conditions 
Must Have Flies 
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