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Yesterday I had a trip that consisted of two brothers; one being 9 years of age who had never fly fished before, the other 14 years old who had been on a few other guiding trips. We started out on the pond just to learn the casting stroke and Harris, the nine year old picked up on it pretty quick so ...
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Today we kicked off our month long Boy Scout camp at the Mount Norris Reservation on the shore of Lake Eden. We wil be doing both one day fishing camps and one and a half day fly fishing camps. During these camps students will earn their fishing and fly fishing Merit Badges upon completion. The gu ...
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Today was our first kids camp of the summer, we had 14 young anglers show up. Many of which were from The Stowe Summer Rec camp. We started out learning the fundamentals of fishing, safety, fish ID, fish senses and the use of fishing lures and natural baits and why some work better at some time rath ...
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With all of this high water around we haven't had many dry fly or nymphing opportunities presented to us. This is when fish streamers is going to be your best bet. Big black, olive and white rabbit strip leeches are a favorite of many anglers. These being fished close to the shore on rivers in high ...
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With June right around the corner many anglers are thinking bass. Smallmouth Bass in June do lots of different things. Typically in the last week or two in May or the first week in June the bass will lay their eggs in shallow gravel beds or in rock crevices. Once the eggs have hatched the adults te ...
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Yesterday we went to our Secret Fishin' Hole with our Tuesday Stowe Rec Camp. The weather was great but the water was a little low. The kids were able to spot Yellow Perch cruising in the shallows and make casts to them. They ended up landing a few perch and got to spend an hour enjoying the Vermont ...
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The bass fishing was on fire today. Last week they were in 35-40 feet of water and this week they were in 4-5 feet. We fished many different flies but the bass seemed to go after a Black Wooly Bugger tied with MFC Crystal Eyes and MFC Swisher's Wiggly Hackle in black. These on a size 4 or 6 were the ...
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Opening Weekend

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Opening weekend has treated some people great, others not. The trick that has seemed to work for the successful fishermen and women this weekend has been fishing big streamers. They have been working substantially better than nymphs for everyone who has been in the shop this weekend. Big streamers ...
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Trout Season begins this Saturday on many of Vermont's rivers and streams and the trout will be ready to bite. Here are a few tips to help increase your catch rate on opening day. Fly selection can play a big role this time of the year. Our standby flies for this time of the year are predominantly n ...
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