Learn something new at one of these free fishing clinics. They are open to people of all ages and levels of experience, including those who are completely new to fishing.

Intro to Trout Fishing with Spin Casting Equipmentgirl fly fishing with instructor

In this hands-on clinic the basics of fishing will be reviewed as we focus on how to target trout with spinning equipment. Topics will include ecology, knot tying, casting, lure making, and much more. At the end of the clinic participants will walk to the nearby Winooski River and practice their skills. A bag lunch is suggested and all equipment is provided.

Registration is required and can be completed by emailing letsgofishing@vermont.gov or calling 802-265-2279. 

Dates: Saturday, September 16
Time: 9:30am-1:30pm
Location: Waterbury Public Library


Basics of Fishing

The basics of fishing program is the perfect opportunity for anyone new to the sport to learn the fundamentals and get started fishing. In this low stress course we will focus on topics such as aquatic ecology, regulations, casting, and much more. Fishing equipment will be available for use.

Registration is required and can be completed by emailing letsgofishing@vermont.gov or calling 802-265-2279.

Dates: Thursday, September 21
Time: 4:30pm-7:00pm
Location: Kehoe Conservation Camp, Castleton VT