The Transylvania Times -

By Robbie Robertson
Sports Editor" 

TV Show Captures Fishing In The Davidson

 

TUTV host Frank Smethurst (left) discusses fly selection with guide Walker Parrot.(Photo by Robbie Robertson)

The lighting was perfect for filming a TV show: bluebird skies and bright sun, diffused by rhododendron and evergreens, casting everything in a warm glow. And that was also the problem: conditions for filming and fishing are often two very different things.

At the long slick pool by the Bobby Setzer Fish Hatchery on the upper Davidson, the water was clear as a windowpane with the glass broken out, and cold. The bottom could be from across the river and the most educated trout this side of the Beaverkill were likewise visible. And any fisherman will tell you, if you can see the trout, they c...



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