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Fly-Fishing: Low water flow rate puts parts of Salmon River off-limits

Thursday, September 27, 2012
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It will be a strange thing to look off the upstream side of the Altmar Bridge on the Salmon River in October and see no one there. This year, that pool and the rest of the Lower Fly Zone, which normally opens Sept. 15, will be off-limits until Halloween because of low, warm water. Even though the fly zones are catch-and-release only, the Department of Environmental Conservation said it’s concerned that too many salmon will be “inadvertently” killed by anglers....

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