Salmon River Fly-Fishing Tales

Salmon Fishing Angling On The Fly Salmon River Fly-Fishing Tales is a three-day account of my first-time salmon fishing in the Salmon River, Altmar, NY. by Joan Mead-Matsui, a five-time award-winning freelance journalist; travel writer, and photographer. If you’re looking for Salmon River fly fishing tales and stories from my freshwater fishing expedition, you’ve come to the right place. It’s all here – the angling, flies, bait, encounter with international anglers, and the final word on my success during my first salmon-fishing trip to the Salmon River. My Salmon River fly-fishing tales are more about my experience as a whole, rather than one specific story or incident. The primary objective for this story assignment was to arrive at the river and learn as much as I could through listening, observing, and interviews with other anglers. Where To Stay in Altmar, NY Keep in mind you’ll need a place to rest your weary legs after a full day on the water. My late September trip to Altmar began in Pulaski, NY, with a long-time friend who also loves fishing and culminated with an overnight travel assignment, outstanding meals, and lodging at the Tailwater Lodge. The Tailwater’s accommodations tie in seamlessly with … Continue reading Salmon River Fly-Fishing Tales