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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.

  • Smeared again
  • If the mayor of a fishing village decried shark attacks, and the headline in the next day’s paper read, “Mayor opposes fish,” you might think the paper had it in for him. That’s about where Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator running for president ...
  • Boulder Weekly
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  • 7/2/2015 9:49:41 PM
  • Steven Rocky Saltis Sr.
  • Rocky, as he was known, was born Feb. 14, 1955, in Rutland, Vermont, son of George and Wilma ... He enjoyed hunting and fishing and served as secretary of the Poultney Fish and Game Club. He also enjoyed traveling with family and friends.
  • Post-Star
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  • 6/29/2015 5:14:04 PM
  • Vermont’s Dale Whitlock is Warden of the Year
  • “I want to thank Dale for his outstanding performance in protecting Vermont’s fish and wildlife resources and serving ... his ability to conduct thorough investigations of hunting and fishing violations. “He is a true team player, and is always ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 6/29/2015 12:27:44 PM
  • Stealth over eagerness in pursuit of evasive catch
  • It was hot — exceptionally so — when compared to the crisp mountain air of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom that I regretfully left weeks earlier. Summer, most of which I spent splitting firewood and smallmouth fishing ... with the fish quivering in ...
  • The Daily Progress
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  • 6/29/2015 2:04:58 AM
  • Summer’s Fine for Topwater Action
  • Starting at Lake Morey and Lake Fairlee in Vermont, the stretch also includes Mascoma ... three hours — all of them with a topwater lure. Topwater fishing is my preferred way to catch any fish. I love to see the rolling strike of a smallmouth bass.
  • Valley News
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  • 6/28/2015 3:17:44 AM
  • Jack Zaleski: Big fish bring big fun on big lake
  • A few days ago, the fishing was great ... you’ll have fish stories to tell.” Lou is an outdoorsman. He hunts deer, turkey and ruffed grouse in the lush woodlands of Vermont. He knows how to coax large mouth bass, crappies, brook trout and chain ...
  • INFORUM
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  • 6/28/2015 1:30:21 AM
  • Vermont Smallies
  • So I'm new here and would love to have some fresh takes on jigs, rigs, lures and techniques for small mouth bass fishing in New England. More specifically southern Vermont ... during those periods of time. P.S- I fish from the banks the majority of ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 6/23/2015 11:44:44 AM
  • LCI Fishing Derby Underway
  • The LCI Fishing Derby began today, anglers will fish through Monday. South Hero ... on highlighting the benefits the lake brings to not just the Burlington area, but Vermont as a whole. Eric LaMontagne is the Outreach Director for LCI and says, "Well ...
  • mychamplainvalley.com
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  • 6/21/2015 4:08:59 AM
  • In Search Of A Trophy Smallmouth
  • So far this spring I have been spending a lot more time in Vermont and have been trying to catch a trophy smallmouth. The fishing for smallmouth has been ... I have been having great luck for bigger fish with a jig. Senkos, crankbaits and tube have been ..
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 6/20/2015 12:52:43 PM
  • Brookfield Angler Wins F&W’s ‘Online Kayak’
  • Nathan Brien, 25, of Brookfield, likes to go fishing, but he’s never fished from a kayak before. That changed May 19 when the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department drew a winner for a new L.L. Bean “Manitou” Angler Kayak donated by the Freeport ...
  • The Herald of Randolph
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  • 6/18/2015 3:03:57 PM
  • Outdoor Secrets Unwrapped: Catch and release? I don't think so
  • Their was a fishing rumor I was dying to ask Mackenzie about, that I had heard from a know-it-all angler. "Are the stocked fished sterile?" With a chuckle, Mackenzie replied, "Chris, all fish that are stocked here in Vermont are capable of spawning."
  • Bennington Banner
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  • 6/17/2015 8:24:16 AM
  • Thoughts on the Out-of-Doors: Vermont Anglers Catch Trophy Fish
  • but we also saw an upswing in the number of entries of more non-traditional fish species like bowfin, carp, and longnose gar. This is yet another indicator of the quality and diversity of Vermont's fishing opportunities, as well as the enthusiasm of ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 6/16/2015 12:43:09 PM
  • Hundreds Attend Annual Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival
  • It falls on the same day as Free Fishing Day in Vermont, meaning you don't need a license. Kids got to learn how to tie knots, cast a line...and clean their fish to eat! "Not only do they get to see how to cook the fish, but they get to try them and ...
  • mychamplainvalley.com
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  • 6/14/2015 12:56:51 AM
  • Family fishing festival set for Grand Isle family fishing day
  • The event at the hatchery is designed to encourage kids and families to get involved in fishing. Vermont Fish and Wildlife will supply the fishing rods, reels and bait. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved
  • North Country Public Radio
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  • 6/12/2015 1:38:00 PM
  • Family fishing festival set for Vermont free fishing day
  • Saturday is also Vermont's spring free fishing day. The event at the hatchery is designed to encourage kids and families to get involved in fishing. Vermont Fish and Wildlife will supply the fishing rods, reels and bait.
  • San Francisco Gate
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  • 6/12/2015 7:32:56 AM
  • Derek Heidelmeier Obituary, 53
  • but bass fishing was his most favorite hobby. His wife Karen, mother Judith, son Neil, step-sons Konnor and Ryan, and brothers Ken and Gregg survive Derek. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made on the behalf of Derek Heidelmeier to Vermont Fish and ...
  • Vermont Standard
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  • 6/10/2015 7:02:30 PM
  • Vermont to offer free fishing, events this weekend
  • The Rutland Herald reports Vermont State Park day areas and state-owned historic sites will be open at no charge and anyone will be able to fish for free Saturday without ... event started 25 years ago as a free fishing day. Admission will be free on ...
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 6/10/2015 9:44:09 AM
  • Free fishing and free entrance to state parks
  • This weekend, Vermont State Park day areas and state-owned historic sites will be open at no charge. Saturday is free fishing day when anyone in the state can fish without a license. “The goal is to encourage Vermonters to explore the wonderful things ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 6/10/2015 7:06:40 AM
  • Green Mountain National Forest to hold fishing derby
  • and that Saturday is Free Fishing Day in Vermont. Area youth, ages 12 and under, accompanied by an adult, are invited to participate. Contests will be held for longest fish and most fish caught by age group. A visit from Smokey Bear is anticipated.
  • Manchester Journal
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  • 6/10/2015 3:31:55 AM
  • Opinion: Wildlife, fish need good places
  • It is available on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department website on our donations page, and is also an optional add-on while purchasing a fishing or hunting license. The stamp offers anyone who wants to chip in for conservation a chance to help protect ..
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 6/9/2015 5:30:38 PM
  • DAVE SHORETT | Stocking streams merits discussion
  • ... stretches of river is some of the most productive fly-fishing I do every year. In one 100-yard-long riffle/pool/riffle/pool of a Vermont river, I fished for three hours, missed several fish but was able to land five rainbow to 20 inches and two browns
  • Kitsap Sun
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  • 6/9/2015 4:44:41 AM
  • A Life: Hanson Carroll, 1928-2013; ‘He Always Got the Picture’
  • Longtime Vermont resident Hanson Carroll did just that ... He often searched high and low for props to use in his photographs, whether it be casting a line to catch a fish for that perfect photo, or calling up a nearby fisherman for assistance.
  • Valley News
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  • 6/1/2015 10:44:56 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife reminds of fishing shanty removal
  • MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding ice anglers that they need to get their fishing shanties off lakes and ponds before March 29. State law requires all fishing shanties be removed by the last Sunday of March. All ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 3/4/2015 8:27:06 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife reminds of fishing shanty removal
  • MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding ice anglers that they need to get their fishing shanties off lakes and ponds before March 29. State law requires all fishing shanties be removed by the last Sunday of March. All ...
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 3/4/2015 8:12:47 AM

Vermont Guides/Outfitters

Refer a Fishing Guide or Outfitter

Want to learn a new fishing technique or need some help for you next outing? Check out one of the guide/outfitter services listed below.

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Vermont Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Vermont.

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