Father and child fishing

FUN-FILLED FISHING EVENTS

Calling all kids, families, and fishing enthusiasts. Check out the many department-sponsored fishing events happening throughout the year.

 
Girl holding fish

LET'S GO FISHING PROGRAM

The “Let’s Go Fishing” Program is a network of volunteer instructors who teach young people and their families how to fish.

 
Fish being held in water

MASTER ANGLER PROGRAM

Enhance your angling experience is by challenging yourself to catch a variety of "exceptionally-sized" fish species.

 
Man holding fish

VERMONT RECORD FISH PROGRAM

Check the department’s All Time Record Fish database to see how your fish measures up to the largest recorded fish, and learn how to submit an entry.

 
Woman holding fish

FISHING TOURNAMENTS

Each year, Vermont hosts more than 100 fishing tournaments of all kinds. Whether you’re looking to participate in a tournament or organize one, this is the place to start.

 
Batten Kill

BATTEN KILL VOLUNTEER ANGLER DIARY PROGRAM

Volunteer anglers keep records of their fishing trips to the Kill, which help the department assess the current quality of the Kill's fishery and guide future management of this valuable resource.