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.

Beating the Heat

Hi Folks, Guiding fishing trips is an an ever changing activity. Especially due to inconsistent weather patterns from season to season. This year is dry and it would be fair to say we are on the cusp of a drought. Any rain is much needed. I...

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Light it up

HI Folks, I have been on the water daily guiding and the fishing has been pretty darn good. We are in summer mode fishing now. Early morning or late day are the prime times to be on the water. Most of my focus is on...

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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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