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  1. #1
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    Question first time fishing in the park

    Lord willing, Saturday will be my first time fly fishing in the park. We are staying in Townsend, so I'd like to fish somewhere close by. Since it's a holiday weekend, I'm guessing Tremont will be crowded? I'm thinking about trying the West Prong but I'm not sure. I want to catch trout, but the size and numbers are not as important to me as the trip itself. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance,
    hNt

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    Oh, I forgot, I'd love a chance at a brookie. I've never caught one.

    Thanks again,
    hNt

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    If you want to catch a brook trout, I'd recommend you drive on newfound gap road and park at or near the Alum Cave Bluff trailhead. The stream that runs right past there (I don't recall the name) has a mix of bows and brookies. Try a yellow Neversink caddis and "pink weenie" dropper combo.

    --Matt

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mundele View Post
    If you want to catch a brook trout, I'd recommend you drive on newfound gap road and park at or near the Alum Cave Bluff trailhead. The stream that runs right past there (I don't recall the name) has a mix of bows and brookies. Try a yellow Neversink caddis and "pink weenie" dropper combo.

    --Matt
    Walker Camp Prong

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    And I would try to be above alum cave branch...

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    I'll be in the park most of the day fishing. I'm looking to head into some brookie territory. I'll be up there around 8am. If your interested in going just stop at little river outfitters at 8 and we can meet up. I'll be in a black honda accord.

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