Sweet Spots: **Wyman Dam in Bingham downstream to Gadabout Gaddis Airport for rainbows, brookies, salmon, whitefish, and bass. Phippsburg to Popham Beach for stripers
**What's Hot: Caddis and bluewing olive imitations for trout. Bucktails, plastic-tailed jigs, and Clouser Minnows for stripers
Local Advice: "The Kennebec is basically a series of tailwaters, so if you don't want to go for a swim while wading, keep an eye over your shoulder to watch for rising water," Ware says.
Prime Time: May through July, September through October
More Info: Guide Carroll Ware, 207-474-5430. Fishing reports: www.flyfishinginmaine.com