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.

All is not lost

Hi Folks, Another flood in Vermont. WTF??? I am very sorry for all the people who have been adversely impacted by the recent flooding. Tragic. Unfortunately, this not the last time this will happen in Vermont. These flooding events show where we humans have messed...

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Change of pace, change of venues

Hi Folks, It has been a busy June on the water. I have mostly guided trout trips. We have been wading and using my drift boat to fish the Lamoille and Winooski. It appears with the incoming heat wave that water temperatures in the big rivers will become too warm for...

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Warm up and sulphers

Hi Folks, Been busy on the water guiding. I am really enjoying my new FlyCraft guide drift boat. I have been floating the Lamoille and Winooski. Heavy rain Monday night has dirtied up our rivers and raised the levels. They should be fine to fish by tomorrow. Water...

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Rolling into prime time

Hi Folks, It’s that time of the year. The next 2 months are prime times to be on the water. Whether you want to river fish or lake fish for trout, bass, pike, wallleye, and pretty much everything that swims in Vermont, opportunities abound. May and June are always...

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Opening Day

Hi Folks, Opening Day is upon us for the 2024 trout season! Opening day does not have the same appeal as it once did. In Vermont, we now allow year round angling in many trout rivers. It is catch and release during this period.Still I think it diminishes the...

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