Fishing Clinic

Introduction to Ice Fishing

Learn the basics of ice fishing with this FREE hands-on program. Various topics will be covered, giving the participants the skills they need to know to feel confident ice fishing on their own. Equipment will be provided but participants should dress for the weather. Registration is required.

Where: Retreat Meadows, Brattleboro VT
When: February 26
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

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Saturday, February 26, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Introduction to Smelt Fishing

Learn the basic techniques used to catch smelt during the winter with this FREE fishing clinic. Topics such as ice safety, equipment and more will be covered. Participants should dress for the weather and bring a headlamp/flashlight. Equipment will be provided. Registration is required.

Where: Joes Pond Access Area, Danville VT
When: January 7
Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm

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Friday, January 7, 2022 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Introduction to Fish Processing- Vergennes VT

Learn the basics for fish processing and cooking in this hands-on course. Filleting and cleaning techniques will be shown in addition to at least two cooking methods. Fish will be provided and there will be ample time to practice the skills covered.

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

Location: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, VT

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Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Introduction to Fishing- Newport VT

Program will cover ecology, knot tying, fish identification, regulations, equipment and much more. Participants will leave the program with the skills they need to feel confident fishing on their own. All equipment will be provided. 

Where: Gardner Park, Gardner Park Rd, Newport VT 05855

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

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Introduction to Fishing- Proctor VT-CANCELED

Program will cover ecology, knot tying, fish identification, regulations, equipment and much more. Participants will leave the program with the skills they need to feel confident fishing on their own. All equipment will be provided. 

Where: Proctor Falls, Patch Street, Proctor VT 05765

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

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Introduction to Fishing- Colchester VT

Program will cover ecology, knot tying, fish identification, regulations, equipment and much more. Participants will leave the program with the skills they need to feel confident fishing on their own. All equipment will be provided. 

Where: Heineberg Bridge Access area, 670 Heineberg Drive, Colchester, VT 05408

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

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Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Introduction to Fish Processing- Branbury State Park

Participants will have an opportunity to learn how to clean and fillet there catch! Fish will be provided so participants can learn the technique in a hands on environment.

Where: Branbury State Park, Salisbury VT

When: 2:00pm Saturday August 7th

State park day use fee required. Program is free. Contact the state Park contact station at 802) 247-5925 to register

Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Canceled- Introduction to Fishing Clinic- Hartland VT

Join VTFW 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.

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 25

Where: Sumner Falls, Hartland VT

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Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Introduction to Fishing Clinic- Waterbury VT

Join VTFW 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.

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 25

Where: Little River State Park Dam, Waterbury VT

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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