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2014 Spring FLY Fishing Specials: March-May|
Wanna "Feel the Steel"??? Call us. "Here fishy
DIE HARD FLY or SPEY FISHING
$599 2 free nights(Sun,M,T,W,Th) 1 guided trip
$699 with the use of a
$699 2 free nights (Fri & Sat) 1
$799 with the use of a DRIFT
Learn ALL ABOUT Fly
or Spey fishing:
1. Equipment: What to use, when, and where? 5
wt, 6 wt, 7 wt...which one?
2. Lines & Leaders: I'm
3. How to tie specific fly fishing knots....tie until you get it
4. Casting: Don't look like an idiot! Cast with ease and
look good doing it!!!
5. Waders: Which ones should I buy? There's so
many to choose from.
(315) 489-6115 to
Includes: Equipment, Flies,
Leaders/Tippets, Instruction, and Onstream Guided Experience
2014 SPRING Steelhead Specials: March 1-April 30|
MARCH & APRIL are PRIME MONTHS for:
The Salmon River in Pulaski NY 13142 is one of the BEST places to fish in the Northeast for HUGE HUNGRY STEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELHEAD
SPIN or PLUG FISHING:
$399 1 FREE night of lodging (Sun,M,T,W,Thr) and 1 Walk-n-Wade GUIDED Trip
$499 same trip but with the use of a DRIFT BOAT.
$499 2 FREE nights of lodging (Fri & Sat) and 1 Walk-n-Wade GUIDED trip
$599 same trip but with the use of a DRIFT BOAT
All published rates are based on 2 people We always provide the fishing equipment, bait, and a next days game plan. You provide: food for your guide, gratuity, fishing license, and sense of adventure! A sense of humor wouldn't hurt either!
($15-NR/day or $5-R/day) We do have insulated hip boots for rent, $15 in adult sizes, 9-13 Reservations: 315-489-6115, ask for Dawn
Snagger Hoodies Exclusively SOLD Here|
Back:CLICK HERE to see our 2010 SNAGGER Album
SNAGGER logo with arrow facing either LEFT or RIGHT. VOTED the most outrageous hoodie on the Salmon River in Pulaski NY.
Snagging is illegal on the Salmon River in Pulaski NY however everyone seems to either snag a rock, a tree, themselves, their friends, and even a fish....hey, it can happen. It's all in the "intent" and while there are downright "Snaggers" out there, we don't condone Snagging and it is strictly enforced by the DEC officers. Do you know a "Snagger"???? Personally I think we're all
Snaggers in one way or another. Have fun with the hoodies....that's what their meant for and be sure to email us your Snagger shots....so we can put you in our Snagger album!!!!
CLICK HERE to see our 2011
Navy, Green, PINK
Salmon River New York Drift Boat Guide|
We have experienced traditional fly fishing guides as well as spin, centerpin float, and spey fishing guides. Drift boat or Streamside fly fishing trips are available from our full time fishing guides. Patient NY Salmon River guides who love to teach children are available. If your child can sit still for 5 minutes, then they're ready to go fishing.
We've successfully guided kids as young as 5 years old.
We fish all methods and teach all types of people and ages.
CALL 315-489-6115 to book!!!
Lake Ontario New York: 2014 Summer Salmon Fishing: June,July,Aug|
We have Charter Boat Captains located in Mexico Bay, Oswego
Harbor, and Henderson Harbor. Our lodging accomodations are located in
downtown Pulaski NY on the Salmon River so you can fish our backyard while you
wait to go out on your Lake Ontario NY salmon
nights FREE stay and 2 days fishing: $1395.00 based on party of
4.........you can have 1, 2, 3, or 4 people.....it's up to you! This is
the BEST DEAL ON LAKE ONTARIO NEW YORK FOR SALMON &
Fishing Licenses, Tips for 1st Mate, and a lunch for
Capt. & Mate are not included.
TROUT & SALMON are available these months, June, July, & Aug.WE LOVE TAKING FAMILIES FISHING ON LAKE
JUST FISHING LAKE ONTARIO NY:
U N E , J U L Y , A
U G U S T O N L
Are you hungry for
All Information &
Bookings please call: (315)
In order to better help you, we need your vacation/trip
details and expectations so we can get you every pennies worth of your hard
We accept the following Credit Cards|
We require a credit card with all reservations. For FASTER service, you can reserve with PayPal and you do not need to have an account, simply a credit card. Yes, it's THAT EASY!
About the Owner, Dawn A. Rucando|
Hello everyone! I'm Dawn Rucando and I'm the owner of Yankee Fly & Tackle Shop as well as www.FishTheSalmonRiver.com, Snagger--->, and "Salmon the Other Pink Meat" T-shirts. YFT has been around since 1982 and was started by Richard Mainolfi who was from CT. He loved to fish the Salmon River and bought the building which is one of the oldest buildings in downtown Pulaski New York (est. 1860's). He "retired" in 2001 and I bought the business in 2002. The lodge was opened in 2004 and the Premier Guide Service in 2005. I book trips for several local guides in the area and prefer to book full time guides first vs. guides who have full time jobs and only work the weekends. You can say I"m an "advocate" for full time guides as I too am a guide myself and I know how difficult it can be to make a living at just guiding alone. It is a great job and to make people happy and teach them how to catch that fish, well, it's very rewarding to say the least. There are several guides in the area and while some are local and many are not, choosing the right guide can be difficult and a crap shoot! The Salmon River NY is a serious river that has serious salmon, steelhead, brown trout, rainbow trout, etc. Our river has trophy fish that are measured in pounds, not inches ALL year long and if you want to mark it off your "Bucket List", Call or Email me! "Here Fishy Fishy"......315-489-6115.
2014 SUMMER River Specials: June 1-August 31|
FLY FISHING THE SALMON RIVER IN PULASKI
$599 2 nights FREE Lodging and 1 day
of fly fishing
Based on 1 or 2 anglers.
Fish for Atlantic
Salmon, Skamania Steelhead, or Brown trout. Learn the basics of
fly fishing and get onstream experience. Wet wade in light pants
& shirt like Dennis in picture holding a nice summer run Pulaski NY
Rate applies to any day of the week/weekend. All
tackle as well as flies are included. If you have your own equipment,
that's fine. Trip details are discussed after deposit is
received. An EXCELLENT way to learn the Salmon
River NY BEFORE you come in the fall for KING
Already have your own lodging? $399 just
guiding 4-5 hr. trip
We Have Salmon River NY Drift Boat Guides|
Guide #1 Has experience on the Salmon River since the early 90's and expert knowledge in fly fishing. He fishes ALL methods and has a drift boat that seats 2 adults comfortably or 1 adult and 2 small children. He's booked first on my list and great with children!Guide #2 Has a great temperament all around. Considered the "Nice Guide" and has his own drift boat. He ICE fishes in the winter months to feed his family and is in high demand in the Spring & Fall for our PEAK fishing seasons. He LOVES to turkey hunt in the month of May and will ask that I do not book him in the mornings because he's callin' Mr. Tom until noon.
Guide #3 Is more about getting fish for his customers. He can catch them and always has a Plan B and even a Plan C. He's got a big ego and doesn't want to let his customers down and would DIE if the other guides on the river heard he got skunked! New Guides as well as Experienced Guides are always keeping tabs on this guide....even going as far as seeing where he parks his drift boat trailer & truck. They pretty much follow what he does but never admit it!
Guide #4 Prefers the older crowd and is retired from his city job. He gets along better with spey fishermen who have traveled the World. He prefers not to be booked with children because he says he's not a "babysitter" and enjoys the company of gentlemen fly & spey anglers. This guide is excellent at casting and picking out just the right fly when Mother Nature throws a curve ball. This guide does not have a drift boat and prefers to get to the river early and be away from the public fishing areas. He's got a good sense of humor too.
January & Feb= ICE Fishing or weekend WINTER steelhead trips.
March & April = PRIME SPRING Steelhead Season (Browns & Rainbows too)
Advance Rates Start at $399
and covers up to 2 anglers. If you're a single angler, the rate is still
$399 for an advance booking.
Please always call to see if there have been any changes or
cancellations as we have several guides to choose from. (315) 489-6115 Depending on the guide, we may be able
to squeeze you in last minute if the guide is willing to extend his time on the
water. All efforts to secure you a guide will require a non-refundable
deposit of $100 at the time of your call. Please be prepared, thank you.
Lodging in Pulaski, NY: Salmon River|
is a reminder that we do not allow smoking in our building. It's a known
fact that smoking causes fires. Anyone caught smoking in our building will
be kicked out with no refunds! This fire happened December 30, 2009 across
the street from us at the FishOn! Motel and "Sportfishing Complex" where it
states on the lighted sign, $20 per person. A man
died. The rumors were that it was an electric heater but that's
not the truth. The truth is that because the rooms are so CHEAP, the owner
can't afford to heat them and the renter did use an electric heater however he
caused the fire by falling asleep with a cigarette. This is why there are
big bold signs on the front doors of all the rooms saying, "NO SMOKING".
So, we remind you here at Yankee Fly Wife Approved Lodge that there is no
smoking in our building. You can smoke outside around the side of the
building and not in front where other guests will be bothered. Thank you
for understanding. I might also add that I was a smoker of 20 years and
quit in 2007. I"m not sure why I did all those years as it's a terrible habit
and addiction. Nothing good comes from it. While I understand all about
smoking, I just now prefer that smokers do their smoking somewhere else where I
can't breath it in or my non-smoking lodging guests.
PULASKI, New York 13142 The BEST Salmon & Steelhead fishing in the Northeast!!!|
CALL: (315) 489-6115 cell
Owner & Guide, Dawn A. Rucando
FOR THE BEST GUIDED TRIPS ON THE SALMON RIVER NY!!!
Salmon River NY Reports
1. Call or Click Douglaston Salmon Run (DSR)
2. Visit Whitaker's website or call
Whitaker's Sports Shop & Motel
(315) 298-6162 Salmon River NY Reports
Happy Fishing...."FishON! FishOFF!"
|| Snagger Girl Gone Wild: 3-10-12 Report|
Snagger Girl Gone Wild, Miranda caught this nice Spring Steelhead all by herself! She's learning the ins and outs of Steelhead fishing in Pulaski NY and how to make that perfect drift. She is learning very quickly that the "Yank of the Crank is directionally proportional to the Angle of the Dangle". Way to go Miranda! We need more female NY Steelhead anglers!|
As for the current conditions, they couldn't be any better. The Salmon River NY is
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|| Shamrock Steelhead: Salmon River NY (MARCH):Report|
Patrick's Day falls on March 17, 2012 next weekend and the steelhead fishing on
the Salmon River in Pulaski, NY 13142 continues to thrive due to the one limit
per angler regulation the NYS DEC has imposed. Each angler can CATCH as
many Salmon River New York Steelhead as they want but they may only keep one
each day. Our guide service teaches anglers how to properly handle the
steelhead so they (and others) can catch and release that same steelhead over
and over again. This St. Patrick's Day we challenge
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|| SPRING Steelhead Fishing (March & April 2012)|
official, SPRING Steelhead Season is here! We had record breaking
temperatures yesterday in the mid 60's! Many anglers took advantage of the
nice weather and called in sick! Speaking of the "weather", you just never
know what it's going to be like around Pulaski NY since conditions can change
within twenty four hours. A local guide said to me, "If you're waitn' on
the weather, you'll be waitn' forever." Aint that the truth! So,
when you want to make a reservation for a guided
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|| 2012 ICE Fishing Derbies: Sandy Pond NY|
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