10/25/14 - Less than a full week remains in the Vermont regular season. After weeks of below normal precipitation the last week of rainfall has significantly improved fishing conditions. It has also put the remaining brown trout into full spawn mode. Bug activity remains consistent with the typical late fall hatches on our local trout streams. Our migratory fish have been on the move for a few weeks, but the rainfall has pushed more fish into the systems.
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|River||Water Temp||Water Clarity||Last Update||Hatches|
|Otter Creek||62-66||Clear||Sep 15 2014 - 3:37pm||Isonychia, Caddis, Baetis, Tricos & Midge|
|Otter Creek||64-68||Clear||Sep 12 2014 - 12:43pm||Isonychia, Caddis, Baetis, & Midge|
|Otter Creek||66-70||Just Off, Typical Otter||Aug 29 2014 - 12:03pm||Isonychia, Caddis, Baetis, Tricos & Midge (Flying Ants)|
|Otter Creek||66-70||Just Off, Typical Otter||Aug 21 2014 - 12:34pm||Isonychia, Caddis, Baetis, & Midge|
|White River||60-66||Clear||Aug 21 2014 - 12:30pm||Caddis, Baetis, Flying Ants, Midge|
Detailed Fishing Reports
(Photo: GMA Client guided by Dave Konopke got in on some of the notable dry fly fishing on Saturday)
The Creek fished very well over the weekend. With levels and weather looking like its not going to change much over the next week things should be ideal into the future.
The Creek has really started to light up over the last few days. The water has cooled and the coming weekend temps will get it into great fishing shape. This is the time you are waiting for. Get out and fish the Creek over the next few weeks, it will be fishing very well.
The Otter has returned to a very wadeable level after last weeks rain. the last few cool evenings have brought the water temp back down, though it may not last into next week. The isonychias have begun hatching and the fish are also very willing to chase around the nymph imitations. This is a great time to work larger dries to the Drake eating fish. Good dry fly fishing can be few and far between around here for larger fish, this is a good time to try and pick off some larger fish on the Creek on top.
The Creek is currently below 70 degrees. But please continue to temp it, it will swing above 70 on warm days. The Iso hatch has begun, but is not yet heavy. It's a good time and water level to be fishing the Otter in the coming days.