Come celebrate the great fishing at many of Vermont’s state parks and check out one of our free instructional clinics to help you get started in the sport of fishing.

Vermont State Parks and Vermont Fish & Wildlife are hosting “Reel Fun Week” from July 10 through July 17 at state parks throughout Vermont.

The “Reel Fun Week” educational fishing clinics will be taught by staff from Vermont Fish & Wildlife, as well as certified instructors from the Let’s Go Fishing program.

The clinics will cover the basics of fishing including tackle selection, knot tying, casting, fish habitat and fish identification, fishing regulations and more.

All clinics are free and open to people of all ages, and loaner equipment and tackle will be provided or participants may bring their own fishing equipment.

“Reel Fun Week” fishing clinics will be held at the following state parks on the listed dates and times. Anyone with questions may contact Corey Hart at 802-505-5562 ​

State Park

Date

Time

Emerald Lake State Park

7/10/2017

3:00 p.m.

Lake Elmore State Park

7/10/2017

10:00 a.m.

Grand Isle State Park

7/11/2017

11:00 a.m.

Little River State Park

7/11/2017

1:30 p.m.

Branbury State Park

7/11/2017

10:00 a.m.

Silver Lake State Park

7/11/2017

10:00 a.m. 

Button Bay State Park

7/12/2017

10:00 a.m.

Camp Plymouth State Park

7/12/2017

3:00 p.m. 

Lake Bomoseen State Park

7/13/2017

10:00 a.m. 

Stillwater State Park

7/13/2017

9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Brighton State Park

7/13/2017

11:00 a.m.

Gifford Woods State Park

7/14/2017

10:00 a.m.

Lake St. Catherine State Park

7/14/2017

1:30 p.m.

Half Moon Pond State Park

7/15/2017

10:00 a.m. 

Whether you’re completely new to fishing, want to brush up on your skills or just want to try fishing in Vermont State Parks, Reel Fun Week is the perfect opportunity. All you have to do is show up and have fun, it’s that easy!