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.

Early Season Pike action

Hi Folks, The ice fishing has been pretty good. My guests are enjoying some fine early season northern pike action. We have 6” to 7” of black ice. The up coming warm up should not adversely impact the ice on the lake where I am currently guiding. My inventory of water...

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Let’s Go Ice Fishing

Hi Folks, Ice fishing season is upon us. I have begun my guiding season on the hard water. The lake we visited yesterday had 5” of black ice covered by a good 10” of snow. I am comfortable walking on 4” of ice. I love snow for winter and winter activities. However,...

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Transitioning to the Hardwater

Hi Folks, I have concluded my open water season and I am preparing for the hard water.  October was a decent t fishing month. The best trout fishing of the year. Saw a good number of young wild rainbows and few good ones along the way. Mostly all subsurface fishing...

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Wader Season

Hi Folks, Autumn is finally here and it feels like outside. Lots of cool nights and the water temperatures are dropping. The Lamoille was 58 degrees yesterday mid afternoon and the lake I guided the previous day was 62 degrees on the surface. A small brook I visited...

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The most wonderful time of the year.

Hi Folks, What a great time of the year to go fishing in Vermont. You can feel Autumn in the air.  The cool nights are refreshing change from the warmer days and nights of August. We still need rain badly. Been a beautiful summer, but very dry. You can see it our...

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