Anglers, please note the following corrections to information published in the Vermont 2017 Fishing Guide & Regulations

PAGE 18 - SALE OF FISH2017 fishing guide cover

“A person shall not buy or sell a salmon, trout, lake trout, walleye, northern pike, muskellunge or black bass taken in this state, or imported from another state or country where sale of such fish is prohibited, except such fish reared in licensed propagation farms within the state.”

This means under the current regulations, anglers may sell fish and businesses may buy fish caught in Vermont that are not listed above.


PAGE 87 - TABLE 2: YELLOW PERCH DAILY LIMIT

The daily limit of yellow perch is 50 for Vermont lakes, ponds, impoundments, reservoirs and particular rivers and streams. (This has been the limit for a number of years.) There is no limit on yellow perch for Lake Champlain.


PAGE 77 - GOSHEN DAM LISTING in the Index of Lakes &Ponds

Correct information is:
Town: Goshen
County: Addison
Table: 5
Ice Fishing Table: 6
Map: 9
Lake Area: 63 acres

Special Regulations:
  • Only open to fishing from 2nd Saturday April to Oct. 31
  • Closed to ice fishing

PAGE 73 - GREAT AVERILL LAKE in the Index of Lakes & Ponds

Information and special regulations for Great Averill Lake can be found on page 74 under Big Averill Lake.


fishing regulations examplePlease remember to follow any waterbody-specific regulations listed in the indexes of lakes and ponds and rivers and streams. The waterbody-specific regulation overrides the general regulations.

Contact your local game warden for questions regarding the 2017 Vermont Fishing Guide & Regulations digest, or Vermont fishing regulations in general.