Game Fish Present: Primarily Brown Trout and Brook Trout.
Description: Several feeder streams flow southerly out of the Green Mountains to form the Deerfield River. The streams are spring fed and the Deerfield River flows into Somerset and Harriman Reservoirs through heavily wooded areas and beaver dams. The West Branch and its tributaries have good natural reproduction native Brook Trout and naturalized Brown Trout.
Gear Suggestions: Fly-fishing, spinners and bait fishing are allowed on all portions of the river.
Season and Restrictions: For a complete description of fishing regulations and license fees, visit the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department web site.
Access: Access to the West Branch of the Deerfield River by the Somerset Road and old log roads in Searsburg and Somerset townships. There are several turnouts to provide parking.
Map: The map is available for printing in Adobe Acrobat format (get Acrobat Reader).
Camping: The Forest Service does not maintain any campgrounds along the Deerfield River. Visit the Vermont State Parks home page for information on camping in the area.