Calendar

Fishing Clinics

May 2021

Kids Fishing Event- Proctor

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/1/21

Fishing Event Location: Proctor Beaver Pond

Town of Event: Proctor

Address of Event: Florence Rd

Sponsoring Organization: Proctor Schools

Contact: Ray Beyette Sr | AM Phone: (802) 459-3487

Saturday, May 1, 2021 (All day)

Introduction to Bullhead Fishing

Check out this series of FREE introductory bullhead fishing clinics. Each program will explore different fishing styles used to target bullhead.

Brown Bullhead, like other species in the catfish family are nocturnal bottom feeders, so the programs will take place in the evening. Equipment will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own rods, flashlight or headlamp.  

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 25 and seminars fill up quickly, so sign up early.  

Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021 -  Macs Bend, Missisquoi Wildlife Refuge | Start time 5:30pm

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Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Introduction to Bullhead Fishing

Check out this series of FREE introductory bullhead fishing clinics. Each program will explore different fishing styles used to target bullhead.

Brown Bullhead, like other species in the catfish family are nocturnal bottom feeders, so the programs will take place in the evening. Equipment will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own rods, flashlight or headlamp.  

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 25 and seminars fill up quickly, so sign up early.  

Date: Friday, May 7, 2021 - Dead Creek WMA, Panton VT | Start time 6:30pm

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Friday, May 7, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Kids Fishing Event - Pownal

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/8/2021

Fishing Event Location: Augustine (Whites) Pond

Town of Event: Pownal

Address of Event: Mt. Anthony Rd., Pownal

Sponsoring Organization: Pownal Fish & Game Club

Contact: Mark Leonard | AM Phone: (802) 681-7241

Saturday, May 8, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Dorset

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/8/2021

Fishing Event Location: Mill Pond

Town of Event: Dorset

Address of Event: Church Street

Sponsoring Organization: Dorset Sportsmen's Club

Contact: Fawn Sheldon | AM Phone: (802) 384-0415 | PM Phone: (802) 384-0415

Saturday, May 8, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Bellows Falls

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/8/2021

Fishing Event Location: Saxtons River Rec Ponds

Town of Event: Bellows Falls

Address of Event: 311 Pleasant Valley Road

Sponsoring Organization: Saxtons River Rec Area

Contact: Samantha Fletcher | AM Phone: (802) 376-9324 | PM Phone: (802) 869-1407

Saturday, May 8, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Ludlow

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/15/2021

Fishing Event Location: Cook's Pond

Town of Event: Ludlow

Address of Event: Rod and Gun Club Road (off Rt. 100N)

Sponsoring Organization: Black River Valley Rod & Gun Club, Inc.

Contact: Ron Holm | AM Phone: (802)773-7019 | PM Phone: (802)773-7019

Saturday, May 15, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Pittsford

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/15/2021

Fishing Event Location: Billing's Pond

Town of Event: Pittsford

Address of Event: 3086 U.S Rte 7 - Main Street Pittsford

Sponsoring Organization: Pittsford Recreation Dept.

Contact: Nelson Brown | AM Phone: (802) 483-6500 | PM Phone: (802) 483-6500

Saturday, May 15, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Arlington

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/15/2021

Fishing Event Location: Firehouse Pond

Town of Event: Arlington

Address of Event: 1 Berwel Road

Sponsoring Organization: Sons of the American Legion Squad 26

Contact: Marc Colety | AM Phone: (603) 543-6471 | PM Phone: (603) 543-6471

Saturday, May 15, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Goshen

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/16/2021

Fishing Event Location: Campe Thorpe Pond

Town of Event: Goshen

Address of Event: 680 Capen Hill Road

Sponsoring Organization: Town of Brandon

Contact: Colleen Wright | AM Phone: (802) 282-6548 | PM Phone: (802) 282-6548

Sunday, May 16, 2021 (All day)

Lets Go Fishing Instructor Training- Part 1

Preregistration is required to participate in this hybrid Lets Go Fishing Instructor Training!

This is a two part course with part one taking place virtually on Thursday May 20, followed by an in person session at Buck Lake Friday May 21.

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Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Lets Go Fishing Instructor Training- Part 2

Preregistration is required to participate in this hybrid Lets Go Fishing Instructor Training!

This is a two part course with part one taking place virtually on Thursday May 20, followed by an in person session at Buck Lake Friday May 21.

Both sessions must be completed for certification. Please contact Corey Hart for more information at corey.hart@vermont.gov

Click here to find out more about becoming an instructor!

 

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm

Kids Fishing Event - Windsor

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/22/2021

Fishing Event Location: Coon Club Pond

Town of Event: Windsor

Address of Event: 2126 Hunt Hill Road

Sponsoring Organization: Windsor Coon Hunters Association

Contact: David Thurmond | AM Phone: (802) 281-8378 | PM Phone: (802) 674-6386

Saturday, May 22, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Guilford

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/22/21

Fishing Event Location: Pike's Pond

Town of Event: Guilford

Address of Event: 2081 Creamery Way

Sponsoring Organization: Sportsmen Inc.

Contact: Jane Wheeler | AM Phone: (802) 254-6711

Saturday, May 22, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Whitingham

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/22/2021

Fishing Event Location: Branch of North River

Town of Event: Whitingham

Address of Event: 2948 Route 100 (Municipal Center)

Sponsoring Organization: Deerfield Valley Lions Club

Contact: Ed Metcalfe | AM Phone: (802) 380-5600 | PM Phone: (802) 368-2511

Saturday, May 22, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Chester

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/22/2021

Fishing Event Location: Chester Reservoir

Town of Event: Chester

Address of Event: Reservoir Road

Sponsoring Organization: Chester Rod & Gun Club

Contact: George Wilson | AM Phone: (802) 228-3695

Saturday, May 22, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - Baltimore

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/22/2021

Fishing Event Location: Thomas Pond

Town of Event: Baltimore

Address of Event: 1905 Baltimore Rd

Sponsoring Organization: Town of Baltimore

Contact: Joan Whaley | AM Phone: (802) 263-5680

Saturday, May 22, 2021 (All day)

Introduction to Fishing

Join Fish & Wildlife Let’s Go Fishing program staff on a fishing adventure! The program includes aquatic ecology, fisheries management, regulations, equipment, and of course hands-on fishing. This is a perfect opportunity for someone that is new to fishing, or looking to build up their skills!

Where: Intervale Center Burlington VT

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Kids Fishing Event - West Braintree

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/29/2021

Fishing Event Location: Halls Pond

Town of Event: West Braintree

Address of Event: Alan Bent Road

Sponsoring Organization: Randolph Fish & Game Club

Contact: Ralph Barber | AM Phone: (802) 728-6688 | PM Phone: (802) 728-6688

Saturday, May 29, 2021 (All day)

Kids Fishing Event - West Haven

This event is part of the department’s Children’s Fishing Program, designed to give kids the opportunity for a fun and successful fishing experience. The event is sponsored by a local organization and the department provides 8 to 10” stocked trout for the kids to test out their angling skills.

Fishing Event Date: 5/30/2021

Fishing Event Location: Book Pond

Town of Event: West Haven

Address of Event: Brook Road

Sponsoring Organization: Castleton Lions Club

Contact: Bill Gross | AM Phone: (802) 236-1234 | PM Phone: (802) 236-1234

Sunday, May 30, 2021 (All day)

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Commissioner Louis Porter

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802-828-1000
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