A Fine Catch

Folks with fishing on their minds, but who prefer stocked ponds to world-class trout streams, might check out Eldred Preserve, Route 55, Eldred, NY 12732 (tel. 800/557-FISH; $75-$95 double). The motel complex -- rooms are simple but large -- is built around a fishing preserve and ponds stocked with trout and catfish for either catch-and-release or catch-and-keep. An outdoor pool and a restaurant are on the premises.

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