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.

Species Diversity

Hi Folks, One of the things I really enjoy with fishing is how fluid it can be. A week of extreme heat followed by a cool down with some rain and the fishing turns on. The big water trout fishing is still not an option due to warm water temperatures above 70 in the...

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Giant heat wave

Hi Folks, The heat wave that will not go away. It is way too warm for this time of the year. The extreme summer heat coupled with very little rain has all but shut down the big water trout fishing. The:Lamoille was 73 degrees at 5:30am on Sunday. Ouch! Our waters...

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Lit up like a Christmas Tree

Hi Folks, The dry fly fishing has been outstanding on the Winooski the couple of nights. I have just floated my drift boat the last 5 days. The water is low and we really need sustained rain. The boat is great for lining up on rising trout...

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Wind, water, and trout

Hi Folks, Great time to be on the water pursuing trout with the fly. Water temps. on the Winooski and Lamoille have been hovering between 63 and 66 degrees. I have been floating my drift boat with guests on both rivers. Not a lot of people fishing. The water levels...

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Oh the last hour of light

Hi Folks, The fishing was really good last night. Specifically the last hour of light and into dark. The Lamoille was 64 degrees. With the cold air temps. last night the river will cool off even more. Sulphurs were hatching everywhere last night. The #14 Ephemerella...

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