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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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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.

  • 10th Annual Fly Fishing Festival
  • Some of the tiers featured throughout the day include pike fishing experts The Vermont Fly Guys, Mike Rice of Mud Dog Flies, and Rhey Plumley, who will hold special demonstrations on how to tie the State Fly of Vermont. Kids can cut their fly tying teeth .
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  • 8/10/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • Museum Pieces: Thaddeus Norris, the “Father of American Fly Fishing”
  • Editor’s note: The American Museum of Fly Fishing is located right next to the Orvis Flagship store in Manchester, Vermont. The folks from the museum will be sharing many of the cool items from their collection in an ongoing series called “Museum ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 8/9/2017 10:20:00 AM
  • Fish specialist's daughter already making catch of the day
  • Her father, Joel Flewelling, is a specialist for the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department in their Rutland office. He said Brooke has been fishing since she was a baby and the two of them have never missed an opening day for trout season although he admits .
  • WRAL
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  • 8/8/2017 10:15:00 AM
  • 10-year-old 'fishing maniac' reels in record-setting carp
  • Chase Stokes' fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds. The Rutland Herald reports the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the record official last
  • kcra.com
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  • 8/7/2017 5:39:00 PM
  • What a fish tale; 10-year-old catches 33 lb carp!
  • Chase Stokes’ fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds (15.08 kilograms). The Rutland Herald reports the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the ..
  • WoayTV 50
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  • 8/7/2017 2:56:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife guidebook recognized as best
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The guidebook published by the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife to keep anglers up to date on the latest regulations is being recognized by a national group of wildlife communications professionals. The department says its ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 8/7/2017 1:51:00 PM
  • 10-year-old 'fishing maniac' reels in record-setting carp
  • Chase Stokes' fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds. The Rutland Herald reports the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the record official last
  • kcci.com
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  • 8/7/2017 12:57:00 PM
  • ‘He’s a fishing maniac’: 11-year-old boy reels in massive carp
  • FERRISBURGH, Vt. — An 11-year-old Vermont boy reeled in a giant 33-pound carp, breaking the state’s previous record. Chase Stokes was fishing with his father, John, in April when he reeled in the massive fish, The Rutland Herald reports. “It just ...
  • FOX 8
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  • 8/7/2017 11:36:00 AM
  • Not a Fish Tale, Really, It's True!
  • Little kid, big fish. This is no ordinary 11 year old. Chase Stokes caught the Vermont record Carp. 33.25 pounds. He fishes all his waking hours when he is not in school. “But here is an even more interesting thing,” Good said, “All of his fishing is ...
  • metafilter.com
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  • 8/7/2017 6:01:00 AM
  • “Fishing maniac” catches massive record-setting carp
  • Chase Stokes’ fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds. The Rutland Herald reports the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the record official ...
  • KTVA
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  • 8/7/2017 2:46:00 AM
  • "Fishing maniac" catches massive record-setting carp in Vermont
  • This April 22, 2017, photo released by John Stokes shows Stokes' son Chase, then 10, holding a giant carp, weighing 33.25 pounds, in Ferrisburgh, Vt. FERRISBURGH, Vt. --A 10-year-old who reeled in a giant carp says he knew it was a record contender before
  • CBS News
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  • 8/7/2017 1:37:00 AM
  • Photo: Vermont boy reels in a record-setting carp
  • FERRISBURGH, Vt. — A 10-year-old who reeled in a giant carp says he knew it was a record contender before he ever got it ashore. Chase Stokes’ fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds (15.08 kilograms). The Rutland ...
  • The Republic
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  • 8/6/2017 8:54:00 PM
  • Photo: Vermont boy reels in a record-setting carp
  • FERRISBURGH, Vt. — A 10-year-old who reeled in a giant carp says he knew it was a record contender before he ever got it ashore. Chase Stokes’ fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds (15.08 kilograms). The Rutland ...
  • Daily Journal
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  • 8/6/2017 8:54:00 PM
  • Vermont boy reels in a record-setting carp
  • FERRISBURGH, Vt. — A 10-year-old who reeled in a giant carp says he knew it was a record contender before he ever got it ashore. Weighing in at 33.25 pounds, Chase Stokes’ fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. The Rutland Herald reports (http ...
  • The Republic
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  • 8/6/2017 2:11:00 PM
  • Vt Fish & Wildlife Completes First Field Season in Multi-Year Moose Study
  • St. JOHNSBURY — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recently completed the first field season in a multi-year study to better understand the state’s moose herd. Beginning in January 2017, researchers placed radio-collars on 60 wild moose and began ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 8/3/2017 9:16:00 AM
  • VT Fish & Wildlife Warns of the Dangers Associated with Feeding Black Bears
  • Montpelier, VT - Viral videos of bears and humans have taken the internet by storm, and now Vermont Fish & Wildlife is weighing in. The agency tells us you need to let the animals be wild, including black bears. We are told the population of the black ...
  • mychamplainvalley.com
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  • 8/2/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Military Times Fishing Gear Guide: Reels and combos
  • These affordable combos debuted last year and became available for use last winter. We tried a couple on frozen Lake Champlain in Vermont. The rods vary in length from 27 to 38 inches, each designed for different types of ice fishing — from close ...
  • Air Force Times
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  • 7/31/2017 8:02:00 PM
  • 10 Tips for Fly-Fishing Small Mountain Streams
  • Every single time you go fishing you learn something new. You may not realize you are learning anything, but you are getting a little bit better. Here are a few things I have learned so far fishing small mountain streams in Vermont:
  • orvis.com
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  • 7/28/2017 2:01:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing Festival in Manchester, VT
  • Manchester, Vermont - The American Museum of Fly Fishing's annual Fly Fishing Festival returns for a very special 10th anniversary this August 12 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The annual summer celebration will feature fly fishing vendors, casting and fly ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/26/2017 6:15:00 AM
  • Little Kid, Big Fish: 11-Year Old Snags Record Carp
  • One of Vermont's most accomplished anglers is 11-year-old Chase Stokes of Ferrisburgh, who recently entered the record books for a carp he caught in Otter Creek. The fish weighed 33.25 pounds and was 40 inches long. The Department of Fish and Wildlife ...
  • VPR Digital
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  • 7/24/2017 2:12:00 PM
  • Two Fish Certified As New Vermont State Records
  • Pictured above: Mike Elwood of Burlington landed a redhorse sucker in the Winooski River in May which weighed 9.96 pounds, measured 29 inches in length and had a total girth of 18 inches Two fish caught in tributaries of Lake Champlain earlier this year ..
  • onthewater.com
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  • 7/20/2017 11:04:00 PM
  • Vermonters reel in record-breaking fish
  • Vermont has two new fish records. One is a 33.25-pound, 40-inch carp caught by Chase Stokes of Ferrisburgh. He reeled it in April from the Otter Creek in Panton. The other is a redhorse sucker caught by Mike Elwood of Burlington that weighed in at a ...
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 7/19/2017 6:48:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife: Two Fish Caught Break State Records
  • Chase Stokes of Ferrisburgh holds the new Vermont state record carp he caught while fishing the Otter Creek in April. Chase Stokes of Ferrisburgh holds the new Vermont state record carp he caught while fishing the Otter Creek in April. Wildlife officials .
  • mychamplainvalley.com
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  • 7/19/2017 5:56:00 PM
  • Joe Gulla's SLEEPING WITH THE FISH Swims to Vermont
  • Joe Gulla's "Sleeping With The Fish" will play Vermont Pride Theater at Chandler's "Seventh Annual Summer Theater Festival" on Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 30th at the Chandler Center for The Arts in Randolph, Vermont. Written by Gulla and directed
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  • 7/17/2017 7:00:00 PM

Vermont Guides/Outfitters

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Vermont Fishing Clubs

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