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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch and northern pike at Lake St Catherine in Vermont.

Lake St Catherine, VT

The picturesque fishery of Lake St Catherine is an 850-acre lake in the southwest part of the state, at Poultney, VT. Nearly a dozen miles of shoreline wrap this deep lake which offers fishing for both warm-water and cold-water fish species.

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Lake St. Catherine is a picturesque lake located in the southwest part of Vermont, near the town of Poultney. This serene waterbody offers anglers a delightful fishing experience amidst the scenic beauty of the Green Mountains.

Fishing on Lake St. Catherine is a popular pastime, attracting both locals and visitors alike. The lake is known for its abundance of popular fish species, making it a favorite destination for anglers of all skill levels. Among the sought-after gamefish are largemouth and smallmouth bass. These bass species provide exciting challenges for anglers and are known for their aggressive strikes.

For those who enjoy fishing for panfish, Lake St. Catherine offers a variety of opportunities. Black crappie and yellow perch are commonly found in the lake's waters. Anglers seeking the thrill of catching these panfish will have a rewarding experience.

Trout enthusiasts will also find satisfaction on Lake St. Catherine. The lake is stocked with rainbow and brown trout, providing additional opportunities for anglers to test their skills and enjoy the thrill of catching these prized fish.

Northern pike, with their powerful jaws and predatory behavior, add to the diversity of species in Lake St. Catherine. Anglers looking to target these toothy predators can find them in certain areas of the lake.

Lake St. Catherine in southwestern Vermont is a charming destination for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts. With its abundance of popular fish species, including bass, trout, and panfish, anglers will find plenty of opportunities for successful fishing. Its serene location near the Green Mountains adds to its appeal, providing a peaceful and scenic setting for boating and camping activities. For those seeking a delightful fishing experience in Vermont, Lake St. Catherine is a top choice.

These same fish species can be found in the two small connected pools, Lily Pond and Little Lake. A boat launch ramp is located in the channel leading from the south end of St Catherine Lake into Little Lake, off W Lake Road. Fishing enthusiasts can find areas for fishing from the bank at Lake St. Catherine State Park as well as other open areas around the lake not on private property. Ice fishing, including derbies, is popular in winter once the ice is safe. Additional information about fishing at Lake St Catherine can be found here. This is a great lake for boating as well as canoes and kayaks.

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Primary fish species residing in Lake St Catherine

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Yellow Perch Northern pike

Lake St Catherine Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Aside from fishing, Lake St. Catherine offers opportunities for boating and camping. Boaters can explore the scenic waters of the lake, and campers can enjoy the tranquility of the lakeside environment. The lake's proximity to the Green Mountains allows visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Vermont's wilderness.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off W Lake Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Click here for a Vermont Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake St. Catherine State Park Campground - 802 287-9158

Lake St Catherine VT Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake St Catherine
Lake St. Catherine State Park
3034 VT-30
Poultney, VT 05764
802 287-9158


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