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.

Opening day magic

Hi Folks, Nothing like catching a trout on a fly on Opening Day. I walked up a small Lamoille tributary midday in search of our state fish the Brook Trout. The water was temperature was 49 degrees and 52 in several beaver ponds....

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That’s the end Folks

Hi Folks, I wrapped up ice fishing over this past weekend. Conditions had become too precarious on the hard water. A short ice fishing season as we experienced a pretty mild winter. I love late season ice fishing for big pike. Not much of a window to try to catch a...

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A Serious Fish

Hi Folks, I have been spending the last few days chasing pike, walleye, and yellow perch. Lots of ice to walk around on. Recent snow has made the ice a little sloppy to walk around on. A bit of water on top of the ice. It is created by...

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Chasing Flags

Hi Folks, Been guiding the hard water for the last week straight. Spending a bit of time chasing trout and smelt. Got sidetracked on Sunday and had some fun catching pike. With all of the cold weather, there is lots of safe ice. On the trout lake I have been fishing...

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Flag Up Mr. Brown

Hi Folks, I have been getting after it on the hard water with guests. I like mixing up locations and species pursued. It is where the portable shanty is awful handy. The last week had been in pursuit of northern pike and yellow perch.  The lakes where I have been pike...

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