Vermont Fishing Conditions Report

Willy Dietrich of Catamount Fishing Adventures blogs on the conditions of the waters in the Stowe, Vermont vicinity and discusses weather, water temps, what’s biting, and what they used for flies, if you want Willy to take you fly fishing this season, book a trip now, or read about recent trips here.

Back in the saddle

Hi Folks, On the open water guiding once again. I have been lake and river fishing. My clients have been having more success fishing for bass and northern pike than river fishing for trout. It has been extremely warm and dry. Hard to believe that this time of the year...

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A nice conclusion

Hi Folks, I finished up my winter 2021/2022 winter ice fishing guiding season this week. The last month on the ice was really good. Very consistent catching northern pike and yellow perch. There still is ice to walk on, just the edges of most lakes are sketchy. We had...

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Prey and predator

Hi Folks, Still guiding the hard water. Lots of ice still on our lakes. That might change significantly after this up coming weekend and the in coming warm spell. Pay attention the the edges and carry rope and spikes of life. The Yellow Perch fishing has been...

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Catching Fish with attitude and teeth

Hi Folks, The ice fishing is still in full swing.Lots of ice out there.I’m finding anywhere from 15” to 24” of ice depending on where you go. The most recent warm spell and rain made little impact on the ice integrity. The rain did make the edges a little wet, but the...

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Safe and consistent

Hi Folks, Happy New Year! I have been spending the last 10 days on the hard water. Ice conditions are good and I have found consistently safe ice conditions for my clients. Anywhere from 6” to 9” of good solid black ice. Still not a lot of snow pack. I have been...

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