Fishing Clinic

Fish with a Warden: Marshfield Dam, Cabot VT

Fish with a Warden sessions are being offered throughout Vermont this Summer and Fall.

Join your local warden and outreach staff for a relaxing evening of fishing. Wardens will be available to answer any fish and wildlife related questions you may have and to help you hone in on your fishing skills! This is a perfect opportunity to meet your local warden while learning a little bit about a local body of water.

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Registration is required and space is limited. Click here for more information and a full list of upcoming sessions.

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Fish with a Warden: Baker Pond, Brookfield VT

Fish with a Warden sessions are being offered throughout Vermont this Summer and Fall.

Join your local warden and outreach staff for a relaxing evening of fishing. Wardens will be available to answer any fish and wildlife related questions you may have and to help you hone in on your fishing skills! This is a perfect opportunity to meet your local warden while learning a little bit about a local body of water.

Register Now

Registration is required and space is limited. Click here for more information and a full list of upcoming sessions.

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Fish with a Warden: Heineberg Bridge, Colchester VT

Fish with a Warden sessions are being offered throughout Vermont this Summer and Fall.

Join your local warden and outreach staff for a relaxing evening of fishing. Wardens will be available to answer any fish and wildlife related questions you may have and to help you hone in on your fishing skills! This is a perfect opportunity to meet your local warden while learning a little bit about a local body of water.

Register Now

Registration is required and space is limited. Click here for more information and a full list of upcoming sessions.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Fish with a Warden: Bullhead Pond, Manchester VT

Fish with a Warden sessions are being offered throughtout Vermont this Summer and Fall.

Join your local warden and outreach staff for a relaxing evening of fishing. Wardens will be available to answer any fish and wildlife related questions you may have and to help you hone in on your fishing skills! This is a perfect opportunity to meet your local warden while learning a little bit about a local body of water.

Each session will last an hour or more. You need to bring their own fishing equipment. Face masks, social distancing and fishing licenses are required. 

Register Now

Registration is required and space is limited. Click here for more information and a full list of upcoming sessions.

 

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

DEADLINE TO APPLY- Trout Unlimited, Fly Fishing Summer Camp for Teens

The 2020 camp is scheduled for Sunday June 21st through Thursday June 25th at Jackson’s Lodge in Canaan, Vermont.

Prospective campers are encouraged to apply no later than April 15, 2020 to secure a spot for this year’s program.  The cost for the 5-day camp is $450.  Scholarships may be available on an “as-needed” basis.

For complete information about the TU Fly Fishing Camp, an application form, and many videos of the camp, go to www.vermonttroutcamp.com or e-mail Kurt Budliger, camp director, at vermonttroutcamp@gmail.com

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 (All day)

Ice Fishing For Smelt

Thursday, February 27
Blush Hill Boat Launch, Waterbury, VT
5:00pm-8:00pm

Join us at Blush Hill on Waterbury Reservoir for an evening of learning about smelting! Topics covered will include safety, equipment, regulations and more! All equipment will be provided. Participants should dress for the weather, and bring a headlamp and chair or bucket to sit on.

register for smelting

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Trolling for Trout and Salmon Following Ice Out - CANCELED

CLINIC HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19 VIRUS

Saturday, March 14
Kehoe Conservation Camp, 636 Point of Pines Rd., Castleton, VT
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9:00am-1:00pm

Join us for an Introduction to trout and salmon trolling techniques following ice out. The course will cover a variety of topics including lures, rods, trolling techniques, and more. It will be taught in a classroom setting and notebooks are encouraged.

register for trout and salmon trolling clinic

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Targeting Lake Trout Through the Ice - Event is Full

EVENT IS FULL

Thursday, March 5
Caspian Lake
, Greensboro, VT | map
8:00am-11:00am

This clinic focuses on ice fishing for lake trout, and is taught by both outreach and fisheries staff.  Techniques will include jigging and setting tip-ups, but no ice fishing experience is necessary.  All gear will be provided.  Dress in warm clothes with good footwear and pack plenty of cocoa and food. Park at the Caspian Public Beach in Greensboro located across from the General Store. register for lake trout clinic

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 8:00am to 11:00am

Introduction to Fly Tying: Montpelier VT

Learn the basics of fly tying in this fun hands on course! Course topics will include terminology, tools and basic fly patterns. This course is part of partnership between the Mad Dog Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Vermont Fish & Wildlife. The course runs from 6:00-8:00pm Tuesday evenings, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 There is a $20 materials fee, participants are expected to attend all 4 evenings.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Introduction to Fly Tying: Castleton VT

Learn the basics of fly tying in this fun hands on course! Course topics will include terminology, tools and basic fly patterns. This course is part of partnership between the Green Mountain Fly Tyers and Vermont Fish & Wildlife. The course runs from 6:30-8:30pm, Monday evenings, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, & 3/16. There is a $20 materials fee, participants are expected to attend all 4 evenings.

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Monday, February 24, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
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Montpelier, VT 05620-3702
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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