Last night the New Jersey
Network aired a
documentary all about the
Delaware River, focusing on the stories of those who make their livelihood along the banks of this 331-mile watershed
which runs from New York to the mouth of the Atlantic in Delaware. The program featured two women in particular that
had interesting stories to tell, and who work for family businesses that provide outdoor activities along the
First was Judy Wulff, a female pioneer in fly-fishing, known for her classes in the mechanics of the sport. She and
her late husband, Lee, founded the
Wulff School of Fly Fishing, located on the Beaverkill, a
tributary of the Delaware. The school offers courses in
trout fishing and fly casting from April to June.
Second was Ruth Jones of Kitattinny Canoes, which runs white
water rafting, kayaking, canoeing and tubing trips along over 120 miles of the Delaware River. Kitattinny also has over
250 acres of campgrounds in Barryville, NY, and organizes camping and paintball adventures as well. They also
have a retail store full of paddling and outdoor gear
supplies in Milford, PA.