Water Clarity: Clear

Water Temperatures:  55-65

Hatches: BWOs, Caddis, Hoppers, ISOs, Flying Ants

Suggested Patterns: Iron Sally #14-16, Anderson’s Bird of Prey #16, Yellow Softy, Pheasant Tails #14-18, Copper Johns #14-18, Kyle’s BH C-N Sprflash #16-18, Bob’s Softy   Red and Copper, Hare’s Ears #14-18, Light Cahils #14-16, Elk Hair Caddis Olive #14-16, More of Less Hopper #6-10, VW Hopper #8-14, Bionic Ant #14-16, Black Ant #16-18 Zonkers #6, Montana Mouthwash #6,  Muddler Minnows #6-10, Wooly Buggers Olive #6-10.

Things have remained relatively cool over the past few days. It is going to warm up a bit over the next few days but night time temps will still cool off into the mid 50s which is key. We’ve seen some good ISO hatches over the past few days along with some Caddis flies, BWOs and Tricos (AM) The bugs should continue to hatch and fish will be keying in on them. Both nymphs and dry flies have taken fish over the past few days. The dry fly fishing has been sporadic in the mornings with a fish here and there rising but has picked up a bit more for the afternoons. If you’re fishing over the next few days, keep an eye on the temps in the PM as things will be warming up, I doubt they’ll warm up too much but it wouldn’t be a bad idea to check temps to make sure they aren’t too warm. Mornings should not be an issue as far as temps go. We’re also going to get some much needed rain over the next few days, hopefully we’ll get a lot! Good luck getting out there!

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River Water Temp Water Clarity Last Update  USGS Fl
Winooski  64 am Clear 9/17/16  103 CFS @ Montpelier
Dog River  58 am Clear  9/17/16 14 CFS @ Falls
Lamoille  62 am Clear 9/17/16 154 CFS @ Johnson