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.

A fine time

Hi Folks, September if off to a fine start. The fishing has been very steady. Last week’s hot streak has kept water temperatures up in our lakes. The lake I guided yesterday was 70 degrees on the surface. Nice temperature for surface fishing for smallmouth. I have...

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Signs of change

Hi Folks, I have had a strong August of guiding. Mixing up the fishing between small water trout streams to lake and pond fishing for smallmouth and northern pike. We have expereinced a nice cool summer. The first time in awhile that I can remember no issues with way...

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Small stream fly fishing

Hi Folks, Sometimes good things come from terrible situations. The rainy summer and flooding has caused many significant issues for communities throughout Vermont. Yet, the volume of water and flows have created a terrific scenario for very productive small stream fly...

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Model of Consistency

Hi Folks, The fishing has been very good since the devastating floods a few weeks ago. My clients and I have been fly fishing for smallmouth bass and working small high elevation brooks. Water temperatures on the surface in the bass water has been between 74 and 79...

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Flooding and Fishing

Hi Folks, It has been a crazy week in Vermont. Major flooding early in the week. Both the Winooski and Lamoille Rivers jumped their banks and reached flood stage. The flooding has brought havoc and destruction to many communities. I feel for all of the people who have...

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