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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.

  • Fishing instructors wanted
  • MONTPELIER >> The Fish and Wildlife Department is seeking volunteers who would like to become Let's Go Fishing instructors so they can pass on Vermont's fishing tradition to the next generation of Vermonters. The department will be hosting a one-day ...
  • Bennington Banner
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  • 2/11/2016 7:25:43 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife: ice fishing festival a success
  • ELMORE — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the department’s 3rd annual ice fishing festival was a huge success. The Jan. 30 festival on Lake Elmore drew more than 300 anglers, a record for the department’s yearly celebration of ice ...
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 2/10/2016 5:10:54 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife: ice fishing festival a success
  • ELMORE, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the department's 3rd annual ice fishing festival was a huge success. The Jan. 30 festival on Lake Elmore drew more than 300 anglers, a record for the department's yearly celebration of ...
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 2/10/2016 10:51:30 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife’s ice fishing festival draws record attendance
  • Lake Elmore, Vt. – The third time’s a charm for Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s 3rd annual ice fishing festival. The festival was held recently at Lake Elmore in north-central Vermont and drew over 300 anglers, a high-mark for the Department’s yearly ...
  • VTDigger
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  • 2/10/2016 9:39:55 AM
  • Lake Champlain fish to be tested for pollution toxins
  • Vermont Public Radio reports the program plans to test for a liver toxin and a neurotoxin. The Lake Champlain Basin Program is taking proposals for a $56,000 program to test water and fish samples from the lake for toxins within active cyanobacteria blooms
  • North Country Public Radio
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  • 2/8/2016 3:04:25 PM
  • Lake Champlain fish to be tested for pollution toxins
  • The basin program said it will test for microcystin, a liver toxin, and an anatoxin, a neurotoxin, the Vermont Public Radio reported (http://bit.ly/1nS7cPn). It is taking proposal for a $56,000 program to test water and fish samples from the lake for ...
  • Washington Times
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  • 2/7/2016 10:58:03 PM
  • Lake Champlain fish to be tested for pollution toxins
  • The basin program said it will test for microcystin, a liver toxin, and an anatoxin, a neurotoxin, the Vermont Public Radio reported (http://bit.ly/1nS7cPn). It is taking proposal for a $56,000 program to test water and fish samples from the lake for ...
  • News-Times
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  • 2/7/2016 5:57:24 PM
  • Thin ice hampers Free Ice Fishing Day in Vermont
  • NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) Vermont's third annual Free Ice Fishing Day over the weekend was hampered by... Feb 02, 2016 — NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) Vermont's third annual Free Ice Fishing Day over the weekend was hampered by thin ice. The Caledonian Record reports the ...
  • North Country Public Radio
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  • 2/2/2016 4:15:57 PM
  • Thin ice hampers ice fishing event
  • NEWPORT — Vermont’s third annual Free Ice Fishing Day over the weekend was hampered by thin ice. The Caledonian Record reported that the January thaw started in December keeping the lakes from being able to freeze to a sufficient thickness to allow ...
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 2/2/2016 11:15:19 AM
  • Thin ice hampers ice fishing event
  • NEWPORT — Vermont’s third annual Free Ice Fishing Day over the weekend was hampered by thin ice. The Caledonian Record reported that the January thaw started in December keeping the lakes from being able to freeze to a sufficient thickness to allow ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 2/2/2016 8:23:31 AM
  • Scientists say 60 percent of male Missisquoi fish bear eggs
  • Agency of Agriculture officials say the report does not establish farming as the cause of the dual sex traits in fish, and say that Vermont’s piscene actually showed less incidence of androgyny than those of other states in the study. Clean-water ...
  • VTDigger
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  • 1/31/2016 9:01:41 AM
  • Safety first for families learning to ice fish
  • This year's third annual ice fishing festival meant bundling up and hoping for a bite. WATCH video story here. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department sponsors the event. "It's not really like fishing out of a boat-you don't need a lot of dollar value-you .
  • WPTZ 5 News Channel
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  • 1/31/2016 12:26:17 AM
  • Ice Fishing with Chefs [SIV430]
  • 1/31/16: Eva spent a sunny Sunday morning ice fishing on the Waterbury Reservoir with a crew of local foodies, some of Vermont's finest chefs and a visiting winemaker. Never content to serve a simple wine dinner, Hen of the Wood co-owners Eric Warnstedt ..
  • Seven Days
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  • 1/30/2016 11:57:39 PM
  • How you can try ice fishing for free
  • If you've ever thought about giving ice fishing a try, this weekend could be the perfect time to do it. Saturday, Vermont Fish and Wildlife is inviting folks to try the sport on any legal body of water statewide without having to buy a fishing license.
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 1/29/2016 12:31:38 PM
  • Vermont 2016 hunting, fishing, trapping lawbook is available
  • MONTPELIER >> If you are going ice fishing soon, planning a family fishing trip next summer, or want to plan for deer season next fall — you will want to get a copy of the 2016 Vermont Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Laws and Guide, available where ...
  • Bennington Banner
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  • 1/27/2016 3:15:40 AM
  • Proof of success: Lake Champlain fishing booming again
  • More spawners mean more fish. The DEC, coordinating with the United State Fish and Wildlife Service and the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, continued the lamprey control program through 2015 and have announced that it was a successful year.
  • Poughkeepsie Journal
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  • 1/26/2016 5:50:10 PM
  • Vermont's free ice fishing day set for Jan. 30
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — People interested in trying ice fishing will be able to do so without buying a fishing license on Vermont's third "Free Ice Fishing Day." This year's event is scheduled for Jan. 30. To help celebrate the occasion, the Department of .
  • News-Times
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  • 1/24/2016 2:53:34 PM
  • Vermont’s Free Ice Fishing Day Is Jan. 30
  • Vermont’s third annual Free Ice Fishing Day is Jan. 30. To celebrate,the Vermont Fish and Wild life Department is holding an Ice Fishing Festival at Lake Elmore State Park in central Vermont. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is ..
  • Vermont Standard
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  • 1/24/2016 11:04:31 AM
  • Vermont's free ice fishing day set for Jan. 30
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — People interested in trying ice fishing will be able to do so without buying a fishing license on Vermont's third "Free Ice Fishing Day." This year's event is scheduled for Jan. 30. To help celebrate the occasion, the Department of .
  • Courier-Express
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  • 1/24/2016 8:27:02 AM
  • VT's Free Ice Fishing Day is January 30
  • Vermont's third annual Free Ice Fishing Day is January 30, 2016. According to the Fish and Wildlife Department, staff members and instructors from Vermont's Let's Go Fishing Program will be on-hand to teach about ice fishing basics. “Ice fishing is one ...
  • mychamplainvalley.com
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  • 1/19/2016 7:10:03 PM
  • Free ice fishing day
  • ELMORE >> Vermont's third annual Free Ice Fishing Day is Jan. 30. To celebrate, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is holding an Ice Fishing Festival at Lake Elmore State Park in central Vermont. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The .
  • Bennington Banner
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  • 1/19/2016 6:05:37 PM
  • Celebrate Hunting and Fishing in Vermont
  • The 24th Annual Yankee Sportsman's Classic is this weekend at the Robert E. Miller Expo Center in Essex Junction, Vermont. 15,000 are expected to be in attendance to celebrate hunting and fishing in Vermont. Nearly 200 vendors will be on-site with the ...
  • mychamplainvalley.com
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  • 1/16/2016 1:19:52 AM

Vermont Guides/Outfitters

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Vermont Fishing Clubs

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Vermont Weather

Camp Johnson, VT (5446)

Updated on 21:16 PM

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-9°F 

Feels like: -35°F

Wind:320° 19 Kt
Humidity:51% 
Dew Point:-22°F
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Sunrise: 06:56 AM 

Sunset: 05:14 PM 

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Trend: Waxing Crescent