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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.

  • 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’s walleye fishing season set to begin
  • MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the state’s walleye fishing season is set to begin, but regulations differ depending on where anglers fish. The season is set to open May 3. In all waters, except Lake Carmi, Chittenden ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 4/16/2014 7:03:41 AM
  • Walleye fishing season opens soon
  • Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife said the state’s walleye fishing season is set to begin, but regulations differ depending on where anglers fish. The season is set to open May 3. In all waters, except Lake Carmi, Chittenden Reservoir and the ...
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 4/16/2014 6:27:54 AM
  • Vermont trout fishing starts Saturday
  • MONTPELIER — Vermont's spring trout fishing season kicks off this weekend. The season starts Saturday for the fishing for brook, brown and rainbow trout. Anglers who want to get fishing sooner rather than later can still practice catch-and-release ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 4/11/2014 11:20:10 AM
  • How three Vermont fishing experts catch trout
  • After an old-fashioned winter, it’s easy to see that our forefishers might have had it right. For decades trout season in Vermont opened on May 1 and not the current second Saturday in April, when fishing conditions are often still wintry if ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 4/5/2014 9:42:53 PM
  • Vt official to become Fish and Wildlife chief
  • He will become vice president for philanthropy for the Vermont Community Foundation. Porter has a bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of Washington and worked as a commercial fishing deckhand in Alaska.
  • Times-Argus
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  • 3/25/2014 6:53:59 AM
  • Porter to become Fish & Wildlife chief
  • MONTPELIER — An official in the administration of Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is going to become the state's next commissioner of Fish and Wildlife. Louis Porter will assume the position in May after the current commissioner, Patrick Berry ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 3/25/2014 6:32:31 AM
  • Vt. Fish and Wildlife says 2013 deer hunts totaled 14,107 animals
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says hunters took 14,107 deer during the state's four deer hunting seasons last year. The state says the number of legal bucks with at least two points on one antler totaled 8,831 in 2013 ..
  • The Republic
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  • 3/21/2014 8:03:10 AM
  • Shumlin appoints two women to Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board
  • Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed two new members to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board. Cheryl E. Frank Sullivan of Underhill has been appointed to represent Chittenden County, replacing Edward Gallo, whose term has expired. Cheryl is ...
  • VTDigger
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  • 3/9/2014 7:30:16 PM
  • A guide to deep-freeze fishing
  • “I would say winter fishing in Vermont is not for the light hearted but more for adventurous individuals,” said Brian Cadoret of Middlebury. Cadoret is one of a growing group of anglers who — despite living in Vermont, where winters are ...
  • Times-Argus
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  • 3/9/2014 7:05:48 AM
  • Fish and Wildlife board gets new look
  • The face of hunting and fishing is changing and so too is the makeup of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board. Women are the fastest growing group among hunters and anglers, and they are now a rapidly growing presence on what has historically been an old ...
  • Burlington Free Press
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  • 3/8/2014 9:40:18 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife board gets new look
  • The face of hunting and fishing is changing and so too is the makeup of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board. Women are the fastest growing group among hunters and anglers, and they are now a rapidly growing presence on what has historically been ...
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 3/8/2014 5:08:17 PM
  • 2 appointed to Vt. Fish and Wildlife Board
  • MONTPELIER-Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed two new members to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board. Cheryl Frank Sullivan of Underhill has been appointed to represent Chittenden County. She replaces Edward Gallo, whose term has expired.
  • Times-Argus
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  • 3/7/2014 7:58:17 AM
  • 2 appointed to Vt. Fish and Wildlife Board
  • MONTPELIER- Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed two new members to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board. Cheryl Frank Sullivan of Underhill has been appointed to represent Chittenden County. She replaces Edward Gallo, whose term has expired.
  • Rutland Herald
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  • 3/7/2014 7:43:58 AM
  • 2 new appointees made to Vt. Fish and Wildlife Board
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont — Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed two new members to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board. Cheryl Frank Sullivan of Underhill has been appointed to represent Chittenden County. She replaces Edward Gallo, whose term has expired.
  • The Republic
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  • 3/6/2014 4:56:21 PM
  • 2 appointed to Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board
  • MONTPELIER — Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed two new members to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board. Cheryl Frank Sullivan of Underhill has been appointed to represent Chittenden County. She replaces Edward Gallo, whose term has expired.
  • Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company
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  • 3/5/2014 11:59:52 PM
  • Fish and WIldlife seeks input on land posting change
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public hearing about a plan to change the rules landowners must follow when posting their land against hunting, fishing or trapping. Last summer a new law took effect that makes
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 3/3/2014 5:42:51 PM

Vermont Guides/Outfitters

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Vermont Fishing Clubs

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Vermont Weather

Brookside, VT (5452)

Updated on 19:52 PM

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62°F 

Feels like: 62°F

Wind:190° 1 Kt
Humidity:64% 
Dew Point:49°F
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Sunrise: 05:26 AM 

Sunset: 08:26 PM 

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Trend: Waning Crescent