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Fishing Vermont

EZFishing brings you Vermont's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 1795 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Vermont Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Vermont.

Vermont Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Vermont?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Vermont Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Vermont Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Vermont's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Vermont Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Vermont.

  • State hearings set on fish regulations
  • MONTPELIER — Vermont anglers are being asked to weigh in on proposed changes to state regulations governing trout fishing on the Batten Kill and catching Sauger, a relative of the walleye, in Lake Champlain. One change would adopt as a regulation a ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 2/24/2015 8:00:48 AM
  • Could local fish be the next hot dish?
  • The long empty table, looking a bit forlorn, sat at one end of the noisy exhibition hall at the Yankee Sportsman's Classic show in Essex Junction. A sign announced the 2015 Vermont Fish Chowder Championship, an event cooked up as part of a campaign to ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 2/7/2015 11:58:42 PM
  • New fishing rules subject of hearing
  • MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board will hold a public hearing in Montpelier on Feb. 25 about proposed changes to fishing regulations. The hearing will be at 7 p.m. in the Dewey Building at the National Life Group complex. Sauger, a species ..
  • Times-Argus
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  • 2/5/2015 8:09:01 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board considering new deer rules
  • MONTPELIER -- The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board is considering a series of changes to the state's deer hunting regulations. The board last month passed changes that would lengthen the state's archery deer hunting season by 10 days and allow archery ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 2/4/2015 8:17:22 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board considering new deer rules
  • MONTPELIER -- The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board is considering a series of changes to the state's deer hunting regulations. The board last month passed changes that would lengthen the state's archery deer hunting season by 10 days and allow archery ...
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 2/3/2015 7:02:47 PM
  • Fishing shantybreak-ins reported
  • DERBY — Vermont State Police are investigating break-ins and thefts at least 20 ice fishing shanties on Salem Lake in Derby. Police say they received reports that fishing equipment was stolen sometime between Sunday and Monday. Police are asking anyone ...
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 1/17/2015 11:44:49 AM
  • Fishing shantybreak-ins reported
  • DERBY — Vermont State Police are investigating break-ins and thefts at least 20 ice fishing shanties on Salem Lake in Derby. Police say they received reports that fishing equipment was stolen sometime between Sunday and Monday. Police are asking anyone ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 1/17/2015 8:02:55 AM
  • Free ice-fishing day set for Jan. 31
  • The state’s second free ice-fishing day is set for Jan. 31. The day will be highlighted by an activity-filled ice fishing festival hosted by the Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife in conjunction with the Champlain Valley Hardwater Tournament Series.
  • Times-Argus
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  • 1/10/2015 11:56:07 PM
  • Chowder contest with a local fish twist
  • Anglers, localvores, chefs, Lake Champlain advocates! This contest is for you. Unlimber your soup pots, dig out last summer’s catch from the freezer (or visit your local fish market) and cook up your favorite chowder for the Vermont Fish Chowder ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 1/8/2015 1:57:11 PM
  • Man wins VT lifetime hunting, fishing prize
  • The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says 60-year-old Gary K. Robertson of Loris of South Carolina is the winner in a drawing of 4,474 lottery tickets bought this year. The annual drawing was held this week in Montpelier. Robertson said winning the ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 12/20/2014 9:04:45 AM
  • Mitchell: Hunting, fishing to become a fundamental right
  • It is not. Mississippi is actually a bit late getting in on the, er, game. The Associated Press reports Vermont has had a right to hunt and fish in its constitution since 1777 and that 16 other states, mostly in mid-America, have added provisions since 199
  • Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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  • 10/28/2014 10:14:46 AM
  • Fish and Wildlife encouraging Vermont youth hunt
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is encouraging the state's youth to get out and hunt on the annual Vermont Youth Hunting Weekend. Youth deer hunting weekend — this year Nov. 8-9 — helps ensure that young hunters get ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 10/26/2014 12:47:28 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife encouraging Vermont youth hunt
  • MONTPELIER (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is encouraging the state's youth to get out and hunt on the annual Vermont Youth Hunting Weekend. Youth deer hunting weekend - this year Nov. 8-9 - helps ensure that young hunters get the ...
  • Bennington Banner
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  • 10/26/2014 12:18:50 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife encouraging Vermont youth hunt
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is encouraging the state's youth to get out and hunt on the annual Vermont Youth Hunting Weekend. Youth deer hunting weekend — this year Nov. 8-9 — helps ensure that young hunters get ...
  • Associated Press
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  • 10/26/2014 8:58:24 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife urging hunter orange
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is encouraging hunters to wear fluorescent orange. Department Hunter Education Coordinator Chris Saunders says that in the past ten years almost half of the state's hunting-related ...
  • CBS 6
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  • 10/25/2014 2:18:43 AM
  • Quimby’s Camp Mirrors the History of Fishing in Vermont
  • Quimby’s, the oldest operating sportsman’s camp in Vermont, is getting ready to close the doors on its 118th season. At Quimby’s in Averill, the heavily wooded northeast corner of Vermont, the red bellies of spawning brook trout match the hatch of ...
  • The Herald of Randolph
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  • 10/23/2014 1:41:08 PM
  • Newbies try fly-fishing - and are hooked, too
  • But we are surrounded by so many relics of his fishing obsession - from tackle boxes filled with gear to signed fly rods, mounted trophies, and a serene photo of him casting for trout in Vermont's Black River - that I feel like I do know him a bit.
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 10/22/2014 9:31:47 AM
  • Lake Champlain fishing access closed for upgrades
  • SOUTH HERO, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the John Guilmette (WIL'-met) fishing access area on Lake Champlain in South Hero is going to be closed for a minimum of two months while it is being upgraded. Once the upgrades are ..
  • Associated Press
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  • 10/22/2014 5:28:24 AM
  • Vermont Lake Champlain fishing access in South Hero closed for upgrades
  • SOUTH HERO, Vermont — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the John Guilmette (WIL'-met) fishing access area on Lake Champlain in South Hero is going to be closed for a minimum of two months while it is being upgraded. Once the upgrades are ...
  • The Republic
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  • 10/22/2014 5:28:24 AM
  • Guilmette fishing access area closed for improvements
  • SOUTH HERO, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is making improvements to the John Guilmette fishing access area on Lake Champlain in South Hero and will close the area for a minimum of two months while planned upgrades are underway. When ...
  • VTDigger
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  • 10/22/2014 2:29:26 AM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife Considers Restricting Hunters with Drones
  • The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department wants to make it against the law to use unmanned aircrafts, or drones when hunting. MONTPELIER, Vt. - The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department wants to make it against the law to use unmanned aircrafts, or drones ..
  • mychamplainvalley.com
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  • 10/20/2014 7:13:58 PM
  • Vermont to celebrate 'fish trap' at hatchery
  • GRAND ISLE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials are going to be marking a series of upgrades at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle that are designed to improve the restoration of landlocked Atlantic salmon in Lake Champlain.
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 10/20/2014 10:17:06 AM
  • Vermont to celebrate 'fish trap' at hatchery
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials are going to be marking a series of upgrades at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle that are designed to improve the restoration of landlocked Atlantic salmon in Lake Champlain. Among the upgrades that will be
  • WPTZ 5 News Channel
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  • 10/15/2014 3:30:50 PM
  • Vermont to celebrate 'fish trap' at hatchery
  • GRAND ISLE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Fish and Wildlife officials are going to be marking a series of upgrades at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle that are designed to improve the restoration of landlocked Atlantic salmon in Lake Champlain.
  • Beaumont Enterprise
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  • 10/15/2014 11:34:37 AM

Vermont Guides/Outfitters

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Vermont Fishing Clubs

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Vermont Weather

Brookside, VT (5452)

Updated on 12:35 PM

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snow

26°F 

Feels like: 15°F

Wind:170° 11 Kt
Humidity:53% 
Dew Point:11°F
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Sunrise: 06:26 AM 

Sunset: 05:38 PM 

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