Captain’s Corner

By Capt. Matt Trombley

Ohh so many choices!

Lake Champlain International- The final day

What a wild and crazy charter & guiding season it has been so far. We have done over 35 trips already with close to 25 striper trips on the mighty Hudson River this May! We have been on the water since Late April with our first trips beginning on May 5th with not much slow

Lake Champlain!

A great afternoon of family fun on Lake Champlain!

Trout and Salmon on Lake Champlain

Captain’s Corner – Meet Outdoor Gazette Columnist, Matt Trombley


Matt Trombley is a career firefighter, residing with his wife & son in Florence Vermont. He is a U.S.C.G licensed Master captain, guiding & chartering fishing trips through out Vermont & New York. His charter business, 3rd Alarm Charters can be viewed at  

Holly Molly is it Cold!!

A nice Landlocked Salmon iced on Vermont's, Lake Dunmore earlier this winter"

I am certainly no climate specialist, but one thing is for sure we have seen some incredible swings in the weather patterns in the last few years! From extreme storms in the summer, up & down temps this fall with early snow, & now some of the longest lasting bitter cold spells that I have