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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.

  • Scientists: Lake pest’s impact on fishing mild
  • MONTPELIER — Vermont fisheries biologists say a new invasive species found in Lake Champlain is not expected to have a major impact on fishing. The spiny water flea, reported to have been found in Lake Champlain this summer, is native to Eurasia.
  • Times-Argus
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  • 9/13/2014 6:57:36 AM
  • Vermont fishing frustrating as usual
  • Vermont fishing frustrating as usual As much as I love the Green Mountain State, it doesn't seem to love me back, at least when it comes to fishing. My son Nick always seems to catch big Check out this story on stargazette.com: http://stargaz.tt/1pFf9FT
  • Star-Gazette
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  • 9/2/2014 7:06:28 PM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife offering deer hunt classes
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering seminars to help get people started in deer hunting. The department is offering three, three-hour seminars in September that will deal with such topics as basic deer biology ...
  • San Antonio Express-News
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  • 8/30/2014 9:08:44 AM
  • Three years after Irene: Fish hatchery among the lingering scars
  • Fully operational, the hatchery sent 25,000 pounds of mature fish into Vermont waters each year, according to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. But now, the state-owned hatchery is operating at 2 percent capacity, nurturing only rainbow and brook
  • Brattleboro Reformer
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  • 8/29/2014 9:45:43 AM
  • VT Fish & Wildlife seeks bear teeth from hunters
  • Vermont bear hunting starts September 1 and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding successful bear hunters to submit a bear tooth so that wildlife managers can collect information on Vermont's bear population. Teeth submitted by hunters are ..
  • The Valley Reporter
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  • 8/28/2014 1:28:48 PM
  • Franklin County man mixes music, fish videos
  • Maddox was inspired. Ben Maddox videotapes fish and other underwater life in the waters of Vermont. He then sets the videos to his own music and posts them to YouTube, in a series he calls "I See Fish People". GLENN RUSSELL/FREE PRESS He strapped on a mask
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 8/16/2014 11:58:39 PM
  • Video: Under Lake Champlain, I See Fish People
  • Video: Under Lake Champlain, I See Fish People Ben Maddox videotapes fish and other underwater life in the waters of Vermont. He then sets the videos to his own music and posts them to YouTube, in a series he calls "I See Fish People". Check out this story
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 8/14/2014 11:53:52 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife speaks out on bears
  • Given the current intense local interest in The Valley and the state's bear population, The Valley Reporter reached out to Forrest Hammond who is the black bear project leader for Vermont Fish and Wildlife. Hammond dismissed the notion that there had been
  • The Valley Reporter
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  • 7/31/2014 6:19:42 PM
  • Fish & Wildlife offers seminars
  • MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is going to be holding seminars to help new hunters and archers. Hunter Education Coordinator John Pellegrini says that starting in mid-August, the department will host a series of seminars to help .
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 7/30/2014 1:17:16 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife offers seminars
  • MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is going to be holding seminars to help new hunters and archers. Hunter Education Coordinator John Pellegrini says that starting in mid-August, the department will host a series of seminars to help .
  • Times-Argus
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  • 7/29/2014 7:02:03 AM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife offers help to new hunters
  • The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is going to be holding seminars to help new hunters and archers. Hunter Education Coordinator John Pellegrini says that starting in mid-August, the department will host a series of seminars to help inexperienced
  • WPTZ 5 News Channel
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  • 7/28/2014 4:57:22 PM
  • Berkshires After Dark: Authentic fish and chips in Vermont
  • BENNINGTON, Vt. -- Happy Thursday, dear readers ... So instead of continuing onto Route 2 when I got back up to Williamstown, I headed north onto Route 7, into Vermont and downtown Bennington. I visited two places, both of which I've never been to ...
  • Berkshire Eagle
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  • 7/17/2014 3:15:53 PM
  • Loss Of Hatchery Means Some Streams Short On Fish
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- The loss of the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife's oldest fish hatchery after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene could make it harder for anglers to find fish in some rivers and streams. Many of the brook trout the state ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 7/11/2014 11:58:23 PM
  • New To Vermont - Where Da Bass At?
  • I am new to Vermont; particularly the Stowe Area. There are plenty of places we haven't fished, but the ones we have, we've had no luck finding the bass. Been fishing spinner, rubber worms, crank baits, and swim baits. Just seeing if anyone knows some good
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 7/6/2014 11:57:10 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife to Hold Course For Educators
  • The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is holding a course for educators on July 13-18. MONTPELIER, Vt. - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is holding a course for educators on July 13-18. The course takes place at the Buck Lake Conservation
  • mychamplainvalley.com
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  • 6/24/2014 2:02:56 PM
  • Vermont Angler Lands Mammoth Fish
  • An angler from Shoreham, Vermont caught a state record carp in Lake Champlain on May 20, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Darren Ouellette was bow-fishing for carp with Taylor Patterson in a backwater area of southern Lake Champlain ...
  • NECN
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  • 6/21/2014 6:45:40 PM
  • Some Vt. streams short of fish this year
  • Those are usually about 8 inches long and stocked across Vermont. “There are still a lot of fish out there, but for the people who key in on brook trout, that’s obviously a big concern for us,” Miller said. When Irene hit Vermont in August 2011 ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 6/8/2014 6:58:06 AM
  • Loss of hatchery means some streams short on fish
  • MONTPELIER – The loss of the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife's oldest fish hatchery after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene could make it harder for anglers to find fish in some rivers and streams. Many of the brook trout the state releases ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 6/7/2014 9:25:26 PM
  • Qualifying veterans to get free hunting, fishing licenses
  • Vermont’s Free Fishing Day, when any resident or non-resident can fish without a license, will be held on June 14. They fought for their country. Some of them bled on foreign soil. So it is only fitting that a special group of veterans have been granted ..
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 6/1/2014 6:59:15 AM
  • Porter takes helm at Fish and Wildlife
  • It was only after he began digging his wallet out from under his waders that game warden Chad Barrett noticed Porter's green cap, which, like his, bore the logo of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. Except Porter's had "Commissioner" embroidered ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 6/1/2014 1:58:36 AM
  • Governor’s Cup to test officials’ fishing skills
  • MONTPELIER — Gov. Peter Shumlin and Rep. Peter Welch were among the Vermont officials testing their fishing skills in the 7th annual Governor’s Cup fishing derby. Anglers gathered on the shores of the Winooski River in Colchester in hopes of leading ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 5/29/2014 7:02:48 AM
  • Fish for conservation of Lake Champlain
  • Panfish, yellow perch, and sunfish are among a long list of fish that could be caught off the docks at Vermont Fish and Wildlife Lake Champlain Access in Mallets Bay. Bluegill were on Edward Ehlers' radar. In fact, this four-year-old's nickname is Captain
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 4/25/2014 8:14:45 PM

Vermont Guides/Outfitters

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Vermont Fishing Clubs

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Vermont Weather

Lyman, VT (5001)

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