Friday, July 27, 2012

Lake fishing in Southern Vermont

This time of the year I am back and forth between river fishing and lake fishing. This week I had an A-List Regular client on the lake for his second lake trip with me. Below are his comments: “Our rivers in Vermont are beautiful but all fishermen who visit Vermont should experience the Lakes in Southern Vermont. They are beautiful and have a biomass that is truly unbelievable. There is no better way during a short trip to Vermont to take advantage of the fishing opportunities that these lakes provide than fishing it with Chuck!” “When you fish the Lakes with Chuck it is good to be open to all of the types of fishing that the Lake provides. I prefer fly fishing and fishing rivers in particular, but I am a better fisherman and fly fisherman for the time I have spent with Chuck throwing jigs, tube lures, Champlain nymphs and shiners as well as casting flies to large fish on the Big Lake. “ Sincerely, Bruce Nelson

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Lake fishing is excellent right now! This Northern Pike was the biggest fish of the day at 34". Other species caught today: Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Pickeral, Bowfin, White Perch, Yellow Perch, Bluegills, Pumpkinseed, Crappie and a bullhead.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Southern Vermont Fly Fishing

The fly fishing for trout in southern Vermont is very good....The following bugs are hatching and are important to imitate: Tan Caddis sz 16, Blue winged olives in a small 16 or a large 18, dun caddis on the upper kill and little green stones on Farmland brook....the summertime ant and beetle patterns still remain extremely effective. I am running either half or three quarter days in the morning. This time of the year I am balancing between fly fishing river for trout and spin fishing lakes for bass and pike. Thanks for the view and don't forget the spin fishing and bird hunting blogs too.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Summertime Trout fishing in Vermont

This is the uppermost headwaters of Farmland Brook
Wild Brookies on Farmland Brook are not very common and are always a bonus to its feisty wild Rainbow Trout
The Vermont Magazine also gave me some love this year too!