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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.

Search Fishing Locations in Vermont

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


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.

  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife Announces Waterfowl Hunting Season
  • Montpelier, Vt. - On Tuesday, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department announced the 2017–2018 migratory bird hunting season dates and bag limits. The open hunting season for resident Canada geese will be from Sept. 1–25. In the Connecticut River Zone ...
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  • 6/28/2017 1:56:00 AM
  • Top 10 Patterns from Lake Champlain
  • Prespawn and spawning smallmouths would win a lot more often on Lake Champlain if the catch-and-keep fishing season opened earlier in Vermont and New York. As it is, the tail end of the smallmouth spawn usually butts into the start of the tournament season
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  • 6/27/2017 6:38:00 PM
  • Nelson Kept An Open Mind While Looking
  • After thinking he’d be able to capitalize on a post-spawn pattern, he quickly adapted and amassed the majority of his weight sight-fishing around the north half of the massive lake that straddles the New York-Vermont border. He allowed the conditions to ..
  • BassFan
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  • 6/27/2017 4:08:00 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife fishing program offered at local state parks
  • MONTPELIER — Vermont State Parks and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department have expanded the popular “Reel Fun Vermont” program for 2017, meaning added fishing opportunities for park visitors statewide. Reel Fun will be offered at six additional sta ...
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 6/26/2017 2:15:00 PM
  • Endangered turtles released into Lake Champlain
  • NORTH HERO, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Fish and Wildlife has released 20 baby spiny softshell turtles into Lake Champlain. It's part of a 10-year program in which Fish and Wildlife captures baby turtles in the fall, keeps them safe during the winter, and ...
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  • 6/24/2017 8:37:00 PM
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  • Madison County Courier
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  • 6/21/2017 1:09:00 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife urges you to stay away from nesting loons
  • NESTING LOONS, SUCH as the one pictured here, should be left alone in order for their chicks to survive. MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking boaters and anglers to give loons a hand this summer by enjoying them from a safe distanc
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 6/19/2017 2:55:00 PM
  • Vermont “Beaver Baffles” Help Control Flooding
  • To prevent flooding on nearby roads, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recently completed several water-control devices on beaver dams in Bolton and Richmond. Known as “beaver baffles” these devices confuse beavers by using a large plastic tube to ...
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  • 6/14/2017 2:35:00 PM
  • Vermont's bass fishing season is underway
  • RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's bass fishing season is underway. The season opened Saturday and runs through the last day of November. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says the state is known for its fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass which are
  • WNYT
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  • 6/10/2017 11:00:00 PM
  • Vermont’s bass fishing season is underway
  • RUTLAND, Vt. — Vermont’s bass fishing season is underway. The season opened Saturday and runs through the last day of November. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says the state is known for its fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass which are ...
  • The Republic
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  • 6/10/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • Kids invited to Vermont fish hatchery for family fishing day
  • GRAND ISLE, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is inviting young anglers and their families to the 17th annual Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle. The Saturday festival is being held in
  • Washington Times
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  • 6/10/2017 6:13:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife: Watching Loons From a Distance
  • Loons nest along lake shorelines in Vermont. They are susceptible to human disturbance and their nests can be flooded and destroyed by motorboat wakes. Photo by Phil Etter. Loons nest along lake shorelines in Vermont. They are susceptible to human ...
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  • 6/10/2017 12:37:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Vermont
  • Plan a Vermont fishing trip to a family-friendly spot like Shelburne Bay or grab your buddies and hop aboard a charter boat on Lake Champlain. Whichever experience you choose, use these Vermont boating resources and fishing links to be sure you have ...
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Smallmouth on Vermont’s LaMoille River
  • It was June 5th when I found myself at the Mallets Bay landing ramp in Colchester, Vermont. It was 7:30am and I was meeting with Nihad Basic, owner of Fishing Champlain Guide Service. Our goal was to target Smallmouth bass in the LaMoille River.
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  • 6/9/2017 4:57:00 PM
  • The Grand Isle Fishing Festival and Free Fishing Day
  • We sit down with Adam Miller from Vermont Fish and Wildlife to discuss this weekend's Grand Isle Fishing Festival. It happens on Free Fishing Day, Saturday, from 9am to 3pm. Head to the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle.
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  • 6/9/2017 2:45:00 PM
  • Fishing for awareness in 10th annual Governor's Cup
  • The LCI Governor's Cup trophy was awarded to the Lanzetta team which caught the heaviest amount of fish. Police are searching for a missing Vermont teen who they say may be with a registered sex offender. Police are searching for a missing Vermont teen who
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  • 6/8/2017 10:55:00 PM
  • Free fishing day is this Saturday
  • Vermont’s annual statewide Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 10. The day allows both residents and non-residents to fish in Vermont waters for the day without a fishing license. “This is a great opportunity for folks to try out fishing for the first ...
  • Stowe Today
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  • 6/8/2017 2:41:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife Capture a Sturgeon Tagged 19 Years Ago
  • Any guesses as to how much length and weight this sturgeon gained over the last 19 years? Sturgeon are fascinating fish. Prehistoric in appearance, this ancient bottom feeder bears rows of bony plates on its back and sides and can live to the ripe old ...
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  • 6/7/2017 9:19:00 PM
  • Rare Fish Caught Twice in 20 Years
  • Officials at Vermont Fish & Wildlife had an unexpected reunion recently with a lake sturgeon first captured in Lake Champlain in 1998. The fish, which was accidentally captured by the department while conducting routine survey work on the Lamoille River in
  • NECN
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  • 6/6/2017 6:04:00 PM
  • VT Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 10
  • The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding the public that Vermont’s annual, statewide summer Free Fishing Day is set to take place on Saturday, June 10 and will be highlighted by the 17th annual Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival, as well as th .
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  • 6/6/2017 1:06:00 PM
  • Vermont: Free Fishing Day and Opening day for Bass Fishing set for June 10
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife says Saturday, June 10 will be its annual, statewide Free Fishing Day, a chance for folks without fishing licenses to be able to fish on Vermont’s waters. Free Fishing Day is held in conjunction with Grand Isle’s Family Fishing ...
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  • 6/5/2017 11:27:00 PM
  • Breast cancer survivors go fly-fishing for solace, healing
  • It's hard to find a good support group, so this has been a good weekend for me." The program was founded in Manchester, Vermont, in 1996 by a breast cancer surgeon and a female fly-fishing guide with the theory that the gentle motion of fly casting would .
  • WRAL
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  • 6/3/2017 1:00:00 AM

Vermont Guides/Outfitters

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Vermont Fishing Clubs

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