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  • Go fish: June 9 is Free Fishing Day
  • Vermont’s annual, statewide Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9, and it will be highlighted by a free family fishing festival in Grand Isle as well as opening day of the state’s regular bass fishing season. “Vermont’s Free Fishing Day ...
  • Shelburne News
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  • 6/7/2018 3:56:00 PM
  • Vermont FWD Cautions Against Release of Aquarium Fish or Plants
  • ESSEX, Vt. – Keeping an aquarium with tropical fish and plants can be fun and educational. But, releasing these fish or plants outdoors can be harmful to native species and is prohibited by Vermont law according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/7/2018 8:36:00 AM
  • Vermont: VFW to Host Discussion June 20 on Berlin Pond Fishing Regs
  • BERLIN VT – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting a public discussion on Berlin Pond fishing regulations on Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Fish & Wildlife Department Annex building at 190 Junction Road in Berlin, across from ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/7/2018 8:35:00 AM
  • Annual Rotary Fishing Classic wraps up
  • PLATTSBURGH — Tracey Gaudette, of Milton, Vermont, held on to the lead Sunday in the Lake Trout division throughout the weekend with his 14 lb., 2.5 oz. catch on Friday in the 32nd annual Rotary Fishing Classic. In the Salmon division, Pat Aragosa ...
  • Press-Republican
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  • 6/5/2018 5:23:00 AM
  • Rotary Fishing Classic gets off to slow start
  • PLATTSBURGH — The fish on Lake Champlain weren’t biting at all according to the anglers stopping into the various weigh stations around New York and Vermont during the first day of the 32nd annual Plattsburgh Rotary International Fishing Classic Friday.
  • Press-Republican
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  • 6/3/2018 7:16:00 AM
  • Endangered fish species draws attention of Vermont researchers
  • WEBVTT ENDANGERED IN VERMONT. REPORTER: THESE RESEARCHERS JUST HIT THE JACKPOT. NETTING A RARE LAKE STURGEON AN ENDANGERED SPECIES IN VERMONT AND THE LARGEST FRESHWATER FISH IN LAKE CHAMPLAI >> THAT WAS AMAZING. THAT WAS MY FIRST STURGEON EVER. JACK: THE .
  • WPTZ
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  • 6/1/2018 2:57:00 PM
  • Latest Issue of ODU Magazine Now Online
  • Crappie, Bass, Walleye, Trout, Redfish, Carp and much more are covered here in. Are you looking for a reason to visit Vermont, Dana Benner will give several. Are you hooked on our carp fishing series? Well you should and the American Carp Society has ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/30/2018 6:30:00 AM
  • Vermonts Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. –Vermont’s annual, statewide Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9 this year, and it will be highlighted by a free family fishing festival in Grand Isle as well as opening day of the state’s regular bass fishing season.
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 5/9/2018 5:19:00 PM
  • Vermont: Free Fishing Day June 9
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. –Vermont’s annual, statewide Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 9 this year, and it will be highlighted by a free family fishing festival in Grand Isle as well as opening day of the state’s regular bass fishing season.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/9/2018 5:11:00 AM
  • Fish are flying in the Northeast Kingdom
  • they jumped," she said. Similar to fishing, you need to pack your patience. But the wait would not deter Jack Smith, he made the two-hour drive from Springfield, Vermont. Smith says it's worth the drive and the wait. "It's awesome, it's incredible!
  • WVNY
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  • 5/9/2018 12:43:00 AM
  • Vermont: Fishing Guide/Regs Now Available Online
  • MONTPELIER, Vt – Vermont is often recognized for having some of the best freshwater fishing in the Northeast. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says one of the best ways to learn about the state’s fishing opportunities is to check out the 2018 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/8/2018 5:38:00 AM
  • 2018 Vermont Fishing Guide & Regulations Available
  • MONTPELIER, Vt – Vermont is often recognized for having some of the best freshwater fishing in the Northeast. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says one of the best ways to learn about the state’s fishing opportunities is to check out the 2018 ...
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 5/7/2018 6:16:00 PM
  • New Haven River Anglers keep fishing for fun, 37 years later
  • SOME MEMBERS AND founders of the New Haven River Anglers Association pause for a photo at a recent meeting of the 37-year-old group, which spreads enthusiasm for fishing and helps keep Vermont waters clean. Pictured, from left, are Owen Farnsworth ...
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 5/7/2018 5:47:00 PM
  • Vermont offers seminar on fishing and processing the catch
  • BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) Want to learn how to fish and then process and cook your catch? The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is holding a two-day seminar on the topics next month. An introduction to fishing takes place Wednesday, May 23, from 4 p.m. to 7
  • WCAX
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  • 5/6/2018 8:17:00 PM
  • Nathan Carman must explain holes in fishing boat
  • The Vermont man suspected in his wealthy grandfather’s murder and his mother’s disappearance will have to answer questions about holes he drilled in his fishing boat in the weeks prior to taking his mother on the fishing expedition she didn’t return ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 5/5/2018 11:07:00 AM
  • Vt. Fish and Wildlife: Bears hungry, increasing human conflicts
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the late spring means many of the state's bears are hungry and that is increasing the number of bear complaints they are receiving. Vermont Bear Biologist Forrest Hammond is urging ...
  • WCAX
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  • 5/3/2018 3:38:00 PM
  • Vermonts Catch-and-Release Bass Fishing is Underway
  • ESSEX, Vt. – Vermont’s catch-and-release bass fishing season is underway with some of the hottest bass fishing action in the region happening right now. “The spring catch-and-release season is a really special time to be on the water in Vermont ...
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 5/2/2018 11:29:00 PM
  • Vermont: Conservation Camps Have Openings
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says it still has a few openings at its Green Mountain Conservation Camps this summer and that this is a great opportunity if you are 12 to 14 years old and want to learn about Vermont's wildlife ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/2/2018 6:52:00 AM
  • Vermont: Catch-and-Release Bass Season Underway
  • ESSEX, Vt. – Vermont’s catch-and-release bass fishing season is underway with some of the hottest bass fishing action in the region happening right now. “The spring catch-and-release season is a really special time to be on the water in Vermont, and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/2/2018 6:52:00 AM
  • Wildlife Watch: Filling Vt. waterways with fish
  • Crews are busy stocking fish in Vermont waterways to make sure the season is plentiful. It takes millions in investment but they say the payback is worth it. Galen Ettlin went upstream to see efforts to make Vermont an even better catch.
  • WCAX
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  • 5/1/2018 11:26:00 PM
  • Fishing & Fish Processing Seminars in Burlington, Vermont
  • Learning how to properly prepare the fish you catch for the table is easiest when you can watch someone else do it well. Two upcoming seminars presented by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department are designed to show how it’s done. May 23-24: The Vermont ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/27/2018 9:05:00 AM
  • Spring walleye fishing season is almost upon us
  • RUTLAND — The Vermont walleye fishing season will open on Saturday, May 5, marking the return of some of the best walleye fishing in New England. “We saw some really nice, trophy-size walleye during our recent survey work, which certainly brightens the ...
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 4/26/2018 6:02:00 PM
  • Vermont: Dead Creek Visitor Center Opens for Season May 11
  • ADDISON, VT - The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is announcing that the Dead Creek Visitor Center in Addison, Vermont, will be opening for the season onFriday, May 11. The visitor center will be open Fridays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/24/2018 7:26:00 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife seeks input for 2018 moose hunt
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public input on plans to issue fewer permits in the 2018 moose hunt. The department will be holding three hearings this week where officials will outline the results of the 2017 ..
  • WCAX
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  • 3/18/2018 8:48:00 PM
  • Three Record-Setting Fish Caught in Vermont in 2017
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife today announced that three fish caught in 2017 have been certified as new state records. New records were set for cisco, carp and redhorse sucker. Chase Stokes, 11, of Ferrisburgh caught a new record carp in April while fishing with
  • On the Water
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  • 3/12/2018 4:39:00 PM
  • Three Record-Setting Fish Caught in Vermont in 2017
  • Anglers caught three new state record fish in Vermont in 2017. Chase Stokes, 11, of Ferrisburgh caught this new record carp that weighed 33.25 pounds and measured 40 inches long. RUTLAND, Vt – Vermont Fish & Wildlife has announced that three fish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2018 8:14:00 AM
  • Vermont: Fish & Wildlife Course for Educators
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Vermont’s popular fish and wildlife summer course for teachers and other educators will be held July 15-20, 2018. The hands-on field course that gets educators out into Vermont’s streams, forests and wetlands with some of the state ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2018 7:25:00 AM
  • Record fish catch in Vermont
  • Some fish stories can be pretty wild, but here's one fish story with images to prove its authenticity. Vermont Fish & Wildlife announced a couple of record catches. 11-year-old Chase Stokes of Ferrisburgh caught a new record carp in April while fishing ...
  • WVNY
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  • 3/8/2018 1:13:00 AM
  • Behemoth carp among new record fish in Vermont
  • Anglers caught three new state-record fish in Vermont in 2017, including Chase Stokes, 11, of Ferrisburgh, who caught this carp that weighed 33.25 pounds and measured 40 inches long. (VTF&W photo) RUTLAND, Vt. — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/7/2018 9:00:00 PM
  • Vt. Fish and Wildlife recognized for brook trout project
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife has been recognized for a study of wild brook trout populations that found the fish populations are secure in the state. In a decade-long study, fisheries program manager Rich Kirn and his ..
  • WCAX
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  • 3/5/2018 5:38:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife recognized for brook trout project
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife has been recognized for a study of wild brook trout populations that found the fish populations are secure in the state. In a decade-long study, fisheries program manager Rich Kirn and his ...
  • WRAL
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  • 3/5/2018 11:48:00 AM
  • Wayne Brewer: Greedy anglers becoming a problem
  • There is no task force for the Lake Champlain Zone because seasons there are set by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Management Board, with consultation from DEC and input from hunters in New York and Vermont. Although there is no formal task force for this .
  • Auburn Citizen
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  • 3/4/2018 5:21:00 AM
  • Vermont F&W Earns Award for Innovative Brook Trout Study
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. – The American Fisheries Society recently awarded the 2017 Sport Fish Restoration Outstanding Project Award to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department for the project entitled “Evaluation of Wild Brook Trout Populations in Vermont ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/2/2018 6:54:00 AM
  • Warm up to ice fishing
  • In the long, cold winters of Vermont, lakes, ponds and reservoirs turn into other-worldly expanses of flat, frozen tundra, allowing anglers without boats to fish sections of the water that they can’t reach in the summer. Snow-topped trees rising up in ...
  • Stowe Reporter
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  • 3/1/2018 8:38:00 PM
  • Conservation Camps in Vermont
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. -- If you are 12 to 14 years old and want to learn about Vermont's fish and wildlife and gain outdoor skills, consider attending one of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department's Green Mountain Conservation Camps this summer. The one-week ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/27/2018 1:23:00 PM
  • State Has Plan for Windsor Wildlife
  • Windsor — State officials with the Vermont departments of Fish and Wildlife and Forest, Parks and Recreation laid out a road map at a public discussion on Wednesday night for developing a wildlife management plan for the new Windsor Grasslands Wildlife ...
  • Valley News
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  • 2/22/2018 5:52:00 AM
  • Officials: Prime Time For Ice Fishing
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. — Late February and early March are prime time for ice fishing, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. “The warmer days and cold nights we normally have in late February and early March offer some of our best ice fishing ...
  • Citizen Tribune
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  • 2/19/2018 10:14:00 AM
  • Prime Time for Vermont Ice Fishing
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. – Late February and early March are prime time for ice fishing, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. “The warmer days and cold nights we normally have in late February and early March offer some of our best ice fishing ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/16/2018 8:42:00 AM
  • Vermont: Ice Fishers Reminded to Remove Shanties Before Ice Weakens
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont state law requires that ice fishing shanties be removed from the ice before the ice weakens, according the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. The name and address of the owner must be on the ice shanty, and the shanty must be ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/15/2018 10:26:00 AM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife seeks tax donations to non-game fund
  • Poaching case has lasting consequences for critically endangered leopard.The black leopard, which belongs to the same species as the spotted Indochinese leopard, is critically endangered worldwide, and while Thailandâ??s Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife ...
  • environmentguru.com
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  • 2/12/2018 7:08:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife seeks tax donations to non-game fund
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking people to remember the Nongame Wildlife Fund when they file their state taxes this year. The fund is used to help protect some of Vermont's most threatened wildlife such as bald ...
  • WRAL
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  • 2/12/2018 12:12:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife seeks tax donations to non-game fund
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking people to remember the Nongame Wildlife Fund when they file their state taxes this year. The fund is used to help protect some of Vermont's most threatened wildlife such as bald ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 2/11/2018 11:13:00 AM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife seeks tax donations to non-game fund
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking people to remember the Nongame Wildlife Fund when they file their state taxes this year. The fund is used to help protect some of Vermont's most threatened wildlife such as bald ...
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 2/10/2018 10:27:00 PM
  • Ice fishing methods vary from region to region
  • The closest to our Adirondack tip-up style would be Vermont, which actually allows eight lines normally and 15 lines on Champlain boundary waters. I have done both over the years but I must say I do enjoy tip-up fishing a little more. Maybe it’s the ...
  • The Recorder
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  • 2/10/2018 3:43:00 AM
  • Taking A Break
  • With all of this said, I’ve decided to take a break from writing. I want nothing more than to fish for trout in Vermont, have a beer at Smokin’ Tuna in Key West or fish for snook in Naples without the need for an article hanging over my head like the ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 2/6/2018 5:52:00 PM
  • Fish and Wildlife offering ice fishing safety tips
  • MONTPELIER — The recent arrival of cold temperatures has formed early-season ice on Vermont ponds, lakes and rivers. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds winter enthusiasts that ice should never be considered safe and ice conditions vary.
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 1/29/2018 3:13:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife hosting wildlife viewing walk
  • VICTORY, Vt. — Biologists from the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife are going to be leading a wildlife viewing walk in the Victory Basin Wildlife Management Area. During the Feb. 10 walk, people will be looking for tracks, trees, birds, and "any ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 1/28/2018 11:46:00 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife hosting wildlife viewing walk
  • VICTORY, Vt. (AP) — Biologists from the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife are going to be leading a wildlife viewing walk in the Victory Basin Wildlife Management Area. During the Feb. 10 walk, people will be looking for tracks, trees, birds, and ...
  • News-Times
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  • 1/27/2018 7:04:00 PM
  • Saturday is Free Ice Fishing Day in Vermont
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Saturday is Free Ice Fishing Day in Vermont. It's the one day a year you can go ice fishing without a license. Vermont Fish and Wildlife has also planned an ice fishing clinic on Lake Bomoseen. Biologists will be on hand to answer ..
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 1/26/2018 5:52:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife Grants Available to Improve Shooting Ranges
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Vermont Fish & Wildlife is offering shooting range improvement grants to create more access to safe places to shoot. Developed to encourage upgrades of shooting ranges to enhance their safety and operation, the Shooting Range Improvement
  • The Northfield News
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  • 1/25/2018 4:11:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife: Waterfowl Hunting Blind Removal Deadline
  • Montpelier, Vt. - The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department wants to remind waterfowl hunters to make sure to remove their waterfowl hunting blinds from water areas before the required deadlines. Officials say hunting blinds must be off Lake Champlain must be
  • My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
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  • 1/23/2018 4:42:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife Grants Available to Improve Shooting Ranges
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Vermont Fish & Wildlife is offering shooting range improvement grants to create more access to safe places to shoot. Developed to encourage upgrades of shooting ranges to enhance their safety and operation, the Shooting Range Improvement
  • shootingwire.com
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  • 1/19/2018 9:56:00 AM
  • Vermont: Fish & Wildlife Hosts Public Discussions on Baitfish Regs
  • SPRINGFIELD, VT – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting several public discussion sessions on Vermont’s fishing regulations. Department officials are hoping to engage anglers in a discussion and gather public opinion on the state’s ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/18/2018 9:09:00 AM
  • Vermont's free ice fishing day set for Jan. 27
  • CASTLETON, Vt. — Vermont's fifth annual free ice fishing day is going to be celebrated with an ice-fishing festival on Lake Bomoseen in Castleton. The free ice-fishing day for anglers across the state on Jan. 27 enables both residents and non-residents ...
  • Post-Star
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  • 1/16/2018 4:56:00 PM
  • Vermont’s free ice fishing day set for Jan. 27
  • CASTLETON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont’s fifth annual free ice fishing day is going to be celebrated with an ice-fishing festival on Lake Bomoseen in Castleton. The free ice-fishing day for anglers across the state on Jan. 27 enables both residents and non ...
  • Washington Times
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  • 1/16/2018 5:56:00 AM
  • Vermont’s free ice fishing day set for Jan. 27
  • CASTLETON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s fifth annual free ice fishing day is going to be celebrated with an ice-fishing festival on Lake Bomoseen in Castleton. The free ice-fishing day for anglers across the state on Jan. 27 enables both residents and non ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 1/16/2018 4:06:00 AM
  • Cold Weather Brings Early Ice Fishing Opportunities
  • MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says recent cold weather has made ice fishing a viable Vermont outdoor activity several weeks earlier than in recent years. At least six inches of solid ice is recommended for safe ice fishing ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 1/10/2018 9:00:00 AM
  • Yankee Sportsman's Classic Jan. 19-21 in Essex Junction, VT
  • ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. – The annual Yankee Sportsman’s Classic show will be held January 19, 20 and 21 at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is inviting you to visit their exhibits and attend their semi ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/10/2018 8:24:00 AM
  • Ice Fishing Coming Early
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says recent cold weather has made ice fishing a viable Vermont outdoor activity several weeks earlier than in recent years. At least six inches of solid ice is recommended for safe ice fishing ...
  • The Northfield News
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  • 1/9/2018 2:43:00 PM
  • Vermont Free Fishing Day is Jan. 27
  • CASTLETON — Vermont’s fifth annual Free Ice Fishing Day is set for Saturday, Jan. 27, and will be celebrated by a fun-filled ice fishing festival in Castleton. The festival will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 27, and is free and open to anyone ...
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 1/8/2018 4:00:00 PM
  • Cold Weather Brings Ice Fishing Opportunities in Vermont
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife says recent cold weather has created good ice fishing conditions on many lakes but that safety precautions are still very important. Check the ice fishing section of their website for more information. MONTPELIER, Vt. – The ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/5/2018 7:39:00 AM
  • Vermonts Free Ice Fishing Day and Festival is
  • CASTLETON, Vt. – Vermont’s fifth annual Free Ice Fishing Day is set for Saturday, January 27, and will be celebrated by a fun-filled ice fishing festival in Castleton. Vermont’s Free Ice Fishing Day, which takes place each year on the last Saturday ...
  • Press Release Point
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  • 1/3/2018 5:58:00 PM
  • Vermont’s Free Ice Fishing Day is Jan. 27
  • Vermont’s fifth annual Free Ice Fishing Day is set for Saturday, Jan. 27. Vermont’s Free Ice Fishing Day, which takes place each year on the last Saturday in January, enables both residents and non-residents to go ice fishing on any legal waterbody in ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 1/3/2018 9:00:00 AM
  • Vermont’s Free Ice Fishing Day is January 27
  • NEWPORT — Vermont’s fifth annual Free Ice Fishing Day is set for Saturday, January 27, and will be celebrated by a fun-filled ice fishing festival in Castleton. Vermont’s Free Ice Fishing Day, which takes place each year on the last Saturday in ...
  • newportdispatch.com
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  • 1/2/2018 7:13:00 PM
  • Free Ice Fishing Day in Vermont slated for January 27
  • CASTLETON, Vt - The fifth annual Free Ice Fishing Day in Vermont is set to happen on Saturday, January 27. Wildlife officials say Free Ice Fishing Day is a day when Vermont residents and non-residents can go ice fishing without a license on any legal ...
  • My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
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  • 1/2/2018 5:31:00 PM
  • How to stay safe while ice fishing
  • There's no set way an ice patch is going to melt every year, it's going to be different," Thiel cautioned. If you're ever unsure of conditions, Vermont Fish and Wildlife recommends talking to your local bait shop, they will know the area best.
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 12/30/2017 12:09:00 AM
  • Ice Fishing Clinics are Scheduled
  • Learning how to participate in an outdoor activity can be challenging, and ice fishing is a good example. Knowing this, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has scheduled a series of ice fishing clinics for first-timers and those who would like to learn
  • The Northfield News
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  • 12/21/2017 3:16:00 PM
  • Vermont: FWD Offers Ice Safety Tips
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. – The recent arrival of cold temperature has formed early-season ice on Vermont ponds, lakes and rivers. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds winter enthusiasts that ice should never be considered safe and ice conditions vary.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/19/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • Vermont Offering Free Winter Ice Fishing Clinics
  • Learning how to participate in an outdoor activity can be challenging, and ice fishing is a good example. Knowing this, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has scheduled a series of ice fishing clinics for first-timers and those who would like to learn
  • onthewater.com
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  • 12/18/2017 5:01:00 PM
  • Ice safety critical for skating and fishing during winter months
  • Just let them do their thing and call 911 and we’ll get there and take care of it,” Dinovo said. Vermont Fish & Wildlife sent out a release to the media on Monday with the following tips on staying safe on the ice. Leave your car or truck on shore.
  • My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
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  • 12/18/2017 3:03:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife to offer ice fishing clinics
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is planning a series of clinics to help people learn about ice fishing. The free clinics will be offered from the middle of January through the middle of February at different locations across .
  • WRAL.com
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  • 12/18/2017 11:09:00 AM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife to offer ice fishing clinics
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is planning a series of clinics to help people learn about ice fishing. The free clinics will be offered from the middle of January through the middle of February at different locations ...
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
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  • 12/18/2017 12:24:00 AM
  • Seeing The Forest For The Trees
  • How I miss his guidance and words of encouragement. It is about sharing a trout stream in Vermont with a mink and being so interested in the mink that I forgot I was there to fish. It is about the slap of a beaver’s tail first thing in the morning as ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 12/14/2017 6:29:00 PM
  • Permanent hunting and fishing license reduced for seniors
  • MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding hunters, anglers and trappers of changes to permanent licenses that go into effect starting Jan. 1, 2018. A permanent license is currently available free to Vermont residents 70 or older.
  • Addison County Independent
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  • 12/14/2017 2:45:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife offers tips to bird feeders
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering bird feeding enthusiasts some tips about feeding their avian friends during the winter. The department's migratory bird biologist John Buck recommends people only feed birds during .
  • WRAL.com
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  • 12/13/2017 11:09:00 AM
  • Vermont Ice Fishing Clinics are Scheduled
  • If you want to learn more about ice fishing be sure to mark your calendar for one of these upcoming clinics. Learning how to participate in an outdoor activity can be challenging, and ice fishing is a good example. Knowing this, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/13/2017 7:45:00 AM
  • Ghostfish Brewing Expands Distribution to Vermont
  • SEATTLE — Ghostfish Brewing is excited to announce its new partnership with Vermont Beer Shepherd to bring its boundary-pushing craft beers to Vermont, expanding Ghostfish’s distribution from the Pacific Northwest to the Northeast. “VT Beer Shepherd ...
  • Brewbound
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  • 12/12/2017 9:24:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife to host ice fishing clinics
  • VERMONT - Interested in learning more about ice fishing? The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding a few ice fishing clinics for those who are interested. “Our ice fishing clinics will be held from mid-January to mid-February with the possibility .
  • My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
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  • 12/12/2017 6:57:00 PM
  • Vt. Fish and Wildlife hosts informational moose meetings
  • There are many challenges and hardships facing Vermont's moose, prompting questions about the longevity of the population. Interested in learning more? You can attend one of three informational moose meetings hosted by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Departm
  • My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22
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  • 12/11/2017 12:15:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife offers tips to bird feeders
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering bird feeding enthusiasts some tips about feeding their avian friends during the winter. The department's migratory bird biologist John Buck recommends people only feed birds ...
  • WNYT
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  • 12/10/2017 3:48:00 AM
  • Vermont F&W Online License Gift Certificates
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. – Finding a gift that will continue to give for a full year is a challenge, but the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says it has a solution. Fish & Wildlife just announced it now has a license gift certificate available on their website.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/30/2017 7:36:00 AM
  • Fish and Wildlife Department to host moose meeting
  • The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department will hold a public informational meeting about Vermont’s moose on Wednesday, December 13, at the NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive, in West Charleston. “We are holding the meetings on the ...
  • The Chronicle
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  • 11/29/2017 10:36:00 PM
  • Lead poisoning deaths up in New Hampshire loons despite law
  • Legislation is one of the best ways to help the loons and Northeast states have led the way. New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York and Maine have passed or amended laws that limit or ban lead in fishing gear.
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 11/23/2017 2:10:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife conserves land along Sunset Lake
  • BENSON, Vt. — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says it has conserved nearly 50 acres of lakeshore property on Sunset Lake in Benson. The land was sold to the department by the Green Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts and is now part of the ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 11/20/2017 11:08:00 AM
  • The most popular Airbnb in all 50 states
  • Its cedar hot tub will soothe tired muscles. During snow-free seasons, visitors can enjoy boating, hiking and fishing in the glorious Vermont outdoors. This woodsy wonder sleeps two and is equipped with a stocked kitchen. Rates start at $124 per night.
  • Mic
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  • 9/25/2017 3:31:00 PM
  • Gov. Scott applauds fish hatchery system
  • At a recent press conference, Gov. Phil Scott recognized a series of staff-led energy efficiency projects across Vermont's fish hatchery system, which will generate at least USD 1.4 million in energy savings and substantially reduce the hatcheries' carbon
  • FIS
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  • 9/22/2017 4:45:00 PM
  • F&W: Fishing Accesses Get ADA Upgrades
  • The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is past the midway point on completing a series of fishing access area improvement projects designed to enhance accessibility for anglers and boaters, including those with disabilities. You must be an online ...
  • The Herald of Randolph
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  • 9/21/2017 5:55:00 PM
  • Tribes seek voice in nuclear plant cleanup, land restoration
  • VERNON, Vt. (AP) — Two Native American tribes want a say in the cleanup of the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant and the future use of the land, which they say was the site of fishing grounds and settlements for their ancestors. The Elnu Abenaki ..
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 9/21/2017 4:13:00 PM
  • Governor lauds energy efficiency projects at fish hatcheries
  • GRAND ISLE, Vt. — Gov. Phil Scott is praising energy efficiency projects at Vermont's five fish hatcheries that are expected to generate $120,000 a year in energy savings. The Republican governor said Thursday that the staff-led projects will also ...
  • WRAL
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  • 9/21/2017 10:19:00 AM
  • Scott praises energy efficiency projects at fish hatcheries
  • GRAND ISLE, Vt. (AP) Gov. Phil Scott is praising energy efficiency projects at Vermont's five fish hatcheries that are expected to generate $120,000 a year in energy savings. The Republican governor said Thursday that the staff-led projects will also ...
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 9/20/2017 8:31:00 PM
  • 2017 New England Deer Forecast
  • In 2016, the heaviest deer (265 pounds) was taken by Michael Merrill of Washington, Vt., using a muzzleloader. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department estimated a 15 to 20 percent increase in the deer population due to the exceptionally mild winter of 201
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 9/15/2017 8:20:00 PM
  • Good fish census on part of Batten Kill
  • The heat and low-water mortality that occurred in 2015 and 2016 did not repeat itself. Vermont Department of Fisheries staff spent a day this week on the Batten Kill about three miles east of the New York state line doing a trout census, and the results ..
  • Post-Star
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  • 9/15/2017 11:46:00 AM
  • BLOG: Good fish census on part of Batten Kill
  • The heat and low-water mortality that occurred in 2015 and 2016 did not repeat itself. Vermont Department of Fisheries staff spent a day this week on the Batten Kill about three miles east of the New York state line doing a trout census, and the results ..
  • Post-Star
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  • 9/15/2017 11:46:00 AM
  • Vermont: Let's Go Fishing' Program Seeks Instructors
  • The Vermont Fish & 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 training ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/13/2017 6:13:00 AM
  • Free Vermont Fishing Clinics
  • CASTLETON, Vt. – Vermont Fish & Wildlife's "Let's Go Fishing Program" will be holding two educational fishing clinics in September, both which are free and open to anglers of all ages and abilities. "These programs are a great opportunity for Vermonters ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/13/2017 6:13:00 AM
  • Fishing Access Upgrades in Vermont
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is past the midway point on completing a series of fishing access area improvement projects designed to enhance accessibility for anglers and boaters, including those with disabilities. "We're ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/13/2017 6:13:00 AM
  • VT Improves Boating & Fishing Access Sites
  • This new dock was recently installed at the Whipple Point fishing access area on Lake Memphremagog in Newport. Photo Chris Adams The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is past the midway point on completing a series of fishing-access area improvement ...
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 9/7/2017 2:44:00 PM
  • Vermont Let's Go Fishing Programs in September
  • CASTLETON, Vt. – Vermont Fish & Wildlife's "Let's Go Fishing Program" will be holding two educational fishing clinics in September, both which are free and open to anglers of all ages and abilities. "These programs are a great opportunity for Vermonters ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/5/2017 5:33:00 AM
  • Volunteer instructors sought to teach fishing
  • The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is seeking volunteers who want 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 host a one-day training workshop for ...
  • Stowe Today
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  • 8/31/2017 6:24:00 PM
  • Trout fishing workshop Sept. 16 at the library
  • “Introduction to Trout Fishing” is back, with the Vermont Fish & Wildlife and Let’s Go Fishing instructors on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Waterbury Public Library, 28 N. Main St. Fishing experience is not required. The ...
  • Stowe Today
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  • 8/31/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • Vermont holds 2 free fishing clinics in September
  • The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding two free fishing clinics next month. An introduction to trout fishing using spin casting equipment takes place Sept. 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Waterbury Public Library. The clinic includes both
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 8/26/2017 2:47:00 PM
  • Vermont holds 2 free fishing clinics in September
  • CASTLETON, Vt. (AP) — Want to fish but don't know how to get started? The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding two free fishing clinics next month. An introduction to trout fishing using spin casting equipment takes place Sept. 16 from 9:30 a.m ..
  • Dothan Eagle
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  • 8/26/2017 12:03:00 PM
  • American Museum of Fly Fishing To Honor Jim Klug
  • Manchester, Vermont – The American Museum of Fly Fishing announced today that it will honor Jim Klug, photographer and founder of Yellow Dog Fly Fishing, with its 2017 Izaak Walton Award. The celebration will take place at the Riverside Country Club in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/23/2017 7:51:00 AM
  • 10th Annual Fly Fishing Festival
  • Some of the tiers featured throughout the day include pike fishing experts The Vermont Fly Guys, Mike Rice of Mud Dog Flies, and Rhey Plumley, who will hold special demonstrations on how to tie the State Fly of Vermont. Kids can cut their fly tying teeth .
  • monadnockcalendar.com
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  • 8/10/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • Museum Pieces: Thaddeus Norris, the “Father of American Fly Fishing”
  • Editor’s note: The American Museum of Fly Fishing is located right next to the Orvis Flagship store in Manchester, Vermont. The folks from the museum will be sharing many of the cool items from their collection in an ongoing series called “Museum ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 8/9/2017 10:20:00 AM
  • Fish specialist's daughter already making catch of the day
  • Her father, Joel Flewelling, is a specialist for the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department in their Rutland office. He said Brooke has been fishing since she was a baby and the two of them have never missed an opening day for trout season although he admits .
  • WRAL
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  • 8/8/2017 10:15:00 AM
  • 10-year-old 'fishing maniac' reels in record-setting carp
  • Chase Stokes' fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds. The Rutland Herald reports the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the record official last
  • kcra.com
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  • 8/7/2017 5:39:00 PM
  • What a fish tale; 10-year-old catches 33 lb carp!
  • Chase Stokes’ fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds (15.08 kilograms). The Rutland Herald reports the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the ..
  • WoayTV 50
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  • 8/7/2017 2:56:00 PM
  • Vermont Fish and Wildlife guidebook recognized as best
  • MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The guidebook published by the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife to keep anglers up to date on the latest regulations is being recognized by a national group of wildlife communications professionals. The department says its ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 8/7/2017 1:51:00 PM
  • 10-year-old 'fishing maniac' reels in record-setting carp
  • Chase Stokes' fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds. The Rutland Herald reports the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the record official last
  • kcci.com
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  • 8/7/2017 12:57:00 PM
  • ‘He’s a fishing maniac’: 11-year-old boy reels in massive carp
  • FERRISBURGH, Vt. — An 11-year-old Vermont boy reeled in a giant 33-pound carp, breaking the state’s previous record. Chase Stokes was fishing with his father, John, in April when he reeled in the massive fish, The Rutland Herald reports. “It just ...
  • FOX 8
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  • 8/7/2017 11:36:00 AM
  • Not a Fish Tale, Really, It's True!
  • Little kid, big fish. This is no ordinary 11 year old. Chase Stokes caught the Vermont record Carp. 33.25 pounds. He fishes all his waking hours when he is not in school. “But here is an even more interesting thing,” Good said, “All of his fishing is ...
  • metafilter.com
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  • 8/7/2017 6:01:00 AM
  • “Fishing maniac” catches massive record-setting carp
  • Chase Stokes’ fish did indeed set a state record in Vermont. It weighed in at 33.25 pounds. The Rutland Herald reports the carp was weighed at a bait and tackle shop in New York in April. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department made the record official ...
  • KTVA
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  • 8/7/2017 2:46:00 AM
  • "Fishing maniac" catches massive record-setting carp in Vermont
  • This April 22, 2017, photo released by John Stokes shows Stokes' son Chase, then 10, holding a giant carp, weighing 33.25 pounds, in Ferrisburgh, Vt. FERRISBURGH, Vt. --A 10-year-old who reeled in a giant carp says he knew it was a record contender before
  • CBS News
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  • 8/7/2017 1:37:00 AM

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