Posts Tagged 'fall fishing'

Fall fishing on the Arkansas River is spectacular this year

Much of Colorado is experiencing drought conditions that have reduced the flows in many rivers. That, on top of warm summer weather, has led to detrimental water conditions for trout populations. Up until recently, many rivers have had voluntary fishing closures to protect the trout from excessive stress. But not the iconic Arkansas River in south central Colorado. It doesn’t need the help. A program exists on the Arkansas River to enhance both rafting and […]

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Vermont’s fall fishing opportunities

Vermont’s colorful autumn offers some of the best fishing opportunities of the year, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Water temperatures are cooling. There’s more solitude — fewer people will be on the water. Bass and northern pike go on feeding binges. And lake trout, landlocked salmon, brown trout, and brook trout are preparing to spawn. The cooler water temperatures of fall stimulate Vermont’s largemouth and smallmouth bass as well as northern pike […]

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Warm water producing nice variety of fall fishing

We are into fall, with October a few days away, and the water temps are still in the mid-70s. We seem to have some diverse fishing as a result. Summer flounder season ended Saturday with some decent keepers biting right to the end. Spanish mackerel were caught from the rocks in Atlantic City, plus there was a report about pompano, which hints of the Southern fishery combining with tons of small bluefish and some keeper […]

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