May 8, 2012 - 11:50am
Only a 15-minute drive from campus, Spring Ponds Fishery offers plenty for experienced fishers and their novice friends.

With hectic schedules and heavy workloads, we all welcome the weekend as a time to relax, but sometimes it’s nice to part ways with the Hill. When the next sunny streak rolls around, trade a day of sunbathing in Thornden Park for a much-needed break from campus.

Just a quick 15-minute drive from SU, scenic Spring Ponds Fishery in Fayetteville offers up five fresh spring-water ponds for experienced fishers, and their novice friends.

May 20, 2011 - 8:49pm
SUNY ESF's Trout Bums fishing club has found college students on The Hill who are passionate about outdoors traditions.

Late nights of revelry seem typical for most college students. But instead of standing in the line at Chuck's Cafe, imagine standing along the banks of a river, hoping a trout will take your meticulously tied fly. 

Fishing, once thought of as a hobby for people of an older generation, is picking up a younger crowd. Here in Syracuse at The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, one group is bringing the age-old pastime to student angling enthusiasts.