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By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 25, 2016 - 7:36 am
Above: The author, Jeffrey Vincent, picks up trash on a Catskills hike in December 2015.  Outdoor recreational activities are booming, and the Catskill Mountains are making a comeback in a big way. Movies like “Into the Wild,” “A Walk in the Woods” and “... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Monday, May. 23, 2016 - 5:14 pm
Above: First responders use ropes to reach an injured hiker on Vroman's Nose on Sunday, May 22. Photo by Schoharie County Fire Wire. See an album of photos from the rescue at the Schoharie County Fire Wire Facebook page.  A hiker has been admitted to... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, May. 5, 2016 - 11:15 am
Above: A "Lime Trude" fly fishing lure tied by Ed Ostapczuk, photographed by Mark Loete and included in "The Art of Artifice," an exhibition of Catskills fly tying that opens this Saturday in Woodstock. What lured Mark Twain, Babe Ruth, Herbert Hoover and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 4, 2016 - 1:43 pm
Above: Early morning at Colgate Lake by Elaine Warfield. This photo was entered in the 2016 Catskills Outdoor Guide Photo Contest. Saturday, May 7 is "I Love My Park Day" in New York state, and state and local parks across the Catskills region are... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, May. 2, 2016 - 3:55 pm
Above: Indian Head and Twin Mountains on the eastern Devil's Path, photographed in October 2012 by EricAOrtner.  New York Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers and first responders from multiple fire departments and rescue squads helped... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Apr. 1, 2016 - 10:00 am
Above: "Peter with a Brown Trout,” by Joan Challacombe, one of the runners-up in the 2015 Catskills Outdoor Guide Photo Contest. (The 2016 photo contest ends tonight, so enter now!)  It's the first day of fishing season in the Catskills, and the oddly... Read more

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