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.

Back in the saddle

Hi Folks, Back on the hardwater! What a crazy start to winter. Lots of early snow and cold temperatures. Then in a few days, everything went to “Hell in Handbasket.” Still a select few bodies of water have safe ice. The smaller lakes and ponds that are not  very deep,...

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Fabulous Foliage Fly Fishing

Hi Folks, The river trout fishing with the fly rods has been exceptionally good. Some of the best Foliage  fishing I can remember in a number of years. Guiding daily has been a lot of fun. Pretty much seeing rising fish daily. We had a little weather blip last weekend...

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Spectacular September

Hi Folks, I can’t remember a more productive September in 28 years of guiding for trout in Vermont. The stream fishing for wild trout has been spectacular. The high water levels have really benefitted our fish. Plus water temperatures have remained cool. Very...

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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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