Fishing Events and Programs
Calling all kids, families, and fishing enthusiasts. Check
out the many department-sponsored fishing events happening throughout the
Eighteen state parks are now providing loaner fishing equipment to visitors, including rods, reels, fishing line and an assortment of lures or
baits, all of which can be signed out by park visitors.
The “Let’s Go Fishing” Program is a network of volunteer
instructors who teach young people and their families how to fish.
Enhance your angling experience is by challenging yourself to
catch a variety of "exceptionally-sized" fish species.
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
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.