Fact Sheet


Chuck Kashner, Fishing Guide and Outfitter

Nearest Airport: Commercial carriers- ALBANY, NY. (90 minutes from Manchester,VT)
Privately owned planes or leer jets- RUTLAND,VT. (30 minutes from Manchester)



  • ICE FISHING: January to March
  • TROUT SEASON: 2nd Saturday in April to last Sunday in October
  • SPECIAL REG AREAS: Open Year-Round
  • BASS: 2nd Saturday in June to November 30th
  • WOODCOCK & GROUSE HUNTING: October & November
  • Bird Hunting: http://www.vermontbirdhunting.blogspot.com

Water Fished:Battenkill, Black River, Hoosic River, Mettowee, Otter Creek, Walloomsac
Lake Bomoseen, Burr Pond, Galemeadows, Lake Hortonia, Lake St. Catherine

Types of Fishing Available:

Equipment Provided: Complete outfitting of gear and tackle, rods, reels, waders, & raingear. All flies, lures and terminal tackle provided at no additional cost." Whether you use your own or mine, beginners should not be overwhelmed. I will have everything we'll need in my truck"

Boat: Lake trips are out of a 14 foot Deep V Sylvan powered by a 15 horse merc 4 stroke motor. Rigged for both casting and trolling, maximum of 2 guests

Gamefish Available: Brook, Rainbows and Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Panfish

Major Hatches:
APRIL: Blue Quills, Black Stones, Hendricksons
MAY: Red Quills, Tan & Olive Caddis, Gray Fox
JUNE: Sulfurs/Cahills, Caddis, Rusty Spinners
JULY: Yellow Drakes, BWO, Dun Caddis
AUGUST: Tricos, BWO, Evening Duns
SEPTEMBER: Tricos, Fall Caddis, Flying Ants
OCTOBER: Fall Caddis, BWO, Midges
NOVEMBER: Smelt and Alewives for Lake Trout

Typical Shore Meals: BBQ Chicken Breasts or hearty burgers with pasta salad, pickles, chips, finished with a fresh baked dessert. Meals maybe modified for dietary restrictions.

Daily Fishing Hours: Vary greatly depending on the season, conditions and location. Guidelines follow: April 10 to 4, May 10 to 6, June 12 to 8, July and August 6 to noon, Fall 10 -6




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Email: cdkashner@gmail.com

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