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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.

  • Fish Hatchery is ready to start raising fish
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ready to start raising fish there again. At the same time, but separately, the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is finalizing plans and funding to rebuild its state hatchery in Roxbury, which was also heavily ..
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 4/24/2016 9:38:04 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife Encourages Anglers To Buy 2016 Habitat Stamp
  • As anglers prepare for that first cast, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is encouraging them to pick up a 2016 Vermont Habitat Stamp while they are buying their fishing license online. Launched in 2015, the Habitat Stamp has already seen tremendous .
  • Vermont Standard
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  • 4/23/2016 4:34:26 PM
  • Fish Hatchery Hit With Flood-Borne 'Rock Snot' to Reopen
  • Almost five years after raging flood waters heavily damaged the White River National Fish Hatchery in the Vermont town of Bethel, contaminating tens of thousands of surviving trout and salmon with an invasive algae known as rock snot, the U.S. Fish and ...
  • ABC News
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  • 4/23/2016 10:15:02 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife reminds drivers: Beware of moose
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding drivers across the state to be on the lookout for moose in the road. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways in the spring, especially after dark or early in the morning
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 4/23/2016 8:34:49 AM
  • Fish hatchery hit with flood-borne 'rock snot' to reopen
  • BETHEL, Vt. (AP) — Almost five years after raging flood waters heavily damaged the White River National Fish Hatchery in the Vermont town of Bethel, contaminating tens of thousands of surviving trout and salmon with an invasive algae known as rock snot ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 4/23/2016 8:20:30 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife reminds drivers: Beware of moose
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding drivers across the state to be on the lookout for moose in the road. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways in the spring, especially after dark or early in the morning
  • WNYT
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  • 4/23/2016 7:51:52 AM
  • Matt Dickerson: Angler enjoys 'OK' fishing
  • Thanks to a lack of melting snow, they were fishing in the best early April fishing conditions Vermont has had in years. Sutton Doria won the pro division of the tournament with a record eight trout on opening weekend. Stephen Dokus, who won the amateur ..
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 4/21/2016 3:32:23 PM
  • Fish and game officials decide against stocking walleye
  • LITTLETON, N.H. (AP) - Fish and game officials from New Hampshire and Vermont are opting not to stock walleye in Moore Reservoir. The Moore Reservoir straddles the two states, with the communities of Littleton and Dalton on the New Hampshire side and ...
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 4/20/2016 3:16:16 AM
  • Bethel Fish Hatchery to Reopen
  • At the same time, the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is finalizing plans and funding to rebuild its state hatchery in Roxbury, Vt., which also was damaged during Tropical Storm Irene on Aug. 28, 2011. For years both the White River and Roxbury ...
  • Valley News
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  • 4/19/2016 11:55:50 PM
  • Winooski Fish Lift Now Open for Spring Season
  • Media Contacts: Brian Chipman, Vermont Fish & Wildlife, 802-878-1564 Nick Staats, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, 802-879-5679 WINOOSKI, VT – The fish lift at the Winooski One hydroelectric facility on the Winooski River is now operating for the spring ...
  • VTDigger
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  • 4/18/2016 9:38:01 AM
  • Vermont fish lift in operation at Winooski River dam
  • WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the fish lift at the Winooski One hydroelectric facility on the Winooski River is now operating for the spring season. A fisheries biologist says the fish lift is used so steelhead ...
  • heraldcourier.com
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  • 4/17/2016 8:34:47 AM
  • Vermont fish lift in operation at Winooski River dam
  • WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the fish lift at the Winooski One hydroelectric facility on the Winooski River is now operating for the spring season. A fisheries biologist says the fish lift is used so steelhead ...
  • Journal Times
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  • 4/17/2016 7:37:31 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department news and announcements
  • Ronnie S. Bushway, 60, of Grand Isle, Vermont appeared in Grand Isle Superior Court on April 7 and pleaded guilty to three counts of fishing in closed spawning waters, taking or possessing fish illegally, failure to stop for a game warden, and giving false
  • Manchester Journal
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  • 4/15/2016 11:31:56 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department news and announcements
  • Ronnie S. Bushway, 60, of Grand Isle, Vermont appeared in Grand Isle Superior Court on April 7 and pleaded guilty to three counts of fishing in closed spawning waters, taking or possessing fish illegally, failure to stop for a game warden, and giving false
  • Bennington Banner
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  • 4/15/2016 7:32:44 AM
  • Winooski Fish Lift Now Open for Spring Season
  • The fish lift is operated annually through a joint effort between Vermont Fish & Wildlife, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Burlington Electric Department, and Green Mountain Power.
  • mychamplainvalley.com
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  • 4/14/2016 6:25:19 PM
  • Fish & Wildlife encourages anglers to buy 2016 Habitat Stamp
  • As anglers prepare for that first cast, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is encouraging them to pick up a 2016 Vermont Habitat Stamp while they are buying their fishing license online. Launched in 2015, the Habitat Stamp has already seen tremendous .
  • Brattleboro Reformer
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  • 4/14/2016 9:35:36 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife Dept Seeks Historic Photos of Addison County Preserve
  • ADDISON, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking the public to check their old photo albums for any historic photos of Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison, Vermont. The department is seeking photos for a display at the new Dead ..
  • VTDigger
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  • 4/13/2016 8:18:03 AM
  • Vermont Trout Fishing Season Opener Was A Fizzle Saturday
  • NEWPORT — Vermont’s traditional trout fishing season opened Saturday but a drop in temperature to the mid 20s with a slight snow covering kept most fishermen in their warm bed and not at their favorite season opener fishing spots. At mid day there were ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 4/11/2016 8:56:13 AM
  • Vermont’s spring trout fishing season opens Saturday
  • MONTPELIER — Vermont’s spring trout fishing season is underway. The season opened on Saturday and the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the mild winter and early spring could be a boon for anglers. State fisheries director Eric Palmer says ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 4/10/2016 1:15:06 PM
  • Vermont’s spring trout fishing season opens Saturday
  • MONTPELIER — Vermont’s spring trout fishing season is underway. The season opened on Saturday and the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the mild winter and early spring could be a boon for anglers. State fisheries director Eric Palmer says ...
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 4/10/2016 1:15:06 PM
  • Vermont anglers can now check fishing regulations online
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont anglers have a new online tool they can use to get the latest information on fishing laws, as well as information about access areas for lakes, ponds and rivers across the state. Fisheries Biologist Bernie Pientka says the ..
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 4/10/2016 9:26:02 AM
  • Vermont anglers can now check fishing regulations online
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont anglers have a new online tool they can use to get the latest information on fishing laws, as well as information about access areas for lakes, ponds and rivers across the state. Fisheries Biologist Bernie Pientka says the ..
  • Journal Times
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  • 4/10/2016 8:28:46 AM

Vermont Guides/Outfitters

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Vermont Fishing Clubs

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Vermont Weather

Bennington, VT (5201)

Updated on 11:02 AM

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56°F 

Feels like: 56°F

Wind:210° 3 Kt
Humidity:43% 
Dew Point:34°F
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Sunrise: 05:45 AM 

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