Fishing Clinic

Kids Fishing Event - Briantree

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: 5/15/2019

Fishing Event Location: Gray's Pond

Town of Event: Braintree

Address of Event: Battles Brook Road

Sponsoring Organization: Braintree Elementary School

Contact: Janni Jacobs | AM Phone: (802) 728-9373 | PM Phone: (802) 728-9457

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 (All day)

Introduction to Fishing

Date: Friday May 31
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Bomoseen State Park, Castleton, VT | Map

This clinic is great for beginners and families looking to get started fishing. Participants will learn about Vermont fish species, different styles of fishing, aquatic ecology, and fish habitat. (While the clinic is free, a park day use fee is required to enter the park.)

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Friday, May 31, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Fish Processing

Date: Wednesday, May, 29
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Ferrisburgh, VT | Map

Learn how to catch your own dinner! The program will focus on how to cut up a variety of fish species quickly, easily, and safely, as well as how to safely store just-caught fish to keep it fresh for eating. Veteran anglers may also learn a few tricks to make processing fish easier and more efficient, as well as ways to maximize the amount of meat harvested from each fish.

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For additional information: letsgofishing@vermont.gov | Phone: 802-265-2279

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Introduction to Fishing for Panfish with Artificial Lures - CANCELED

EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

Date: Friday, May 17
Time: 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Lake Paran, Bennington, VT | Map

Panfish are the smaller fish species that fit in a pan, including pumpkinseed and bluegill sunfish, perch, rock bass, and crappie. They’re easy to catch and tasty to eat! The clinic will focus on catching these species using artificial lures – perfect for people interested in taking the next step from a basic hook and worm!

For additional information: letsgofishing@vermont.gov | Phone: 802-265-2279

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Introduction to Trout Fishing - Clinic is FULL

CLINIC IS FULL

Date: Saturday, May 4
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Waterbury Public Library, Waterbury, VT | Map

This clinic will teach the basics of fishing for trout using a standard fishing rod known as ‘spin casting gear.’ Participants will learn they don’t need fancy fishing gear or to successfully fly fish for Vermont’s premiere cold-water fish.

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For additional information: letsgofishing@vermont.gov | Phone: 802-265-2279

Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 9:30am to 2:00pm

Introduction to Bullhead Fishing - POSTPONED

POSTPONED TO FRIDAY MAY 10 - WATER IS TOO HIGH

Date: Friday, April 26
Time: 6pm- 9pm
Location: Panton, VT | Map

The clinic will explore different fishing styles to target bullhead, which are found in many of the shallower, muddier lakes, ponds, and rivers of Vermont. Brown bullhead, like other species in the catfish family, are nocturnal bottom feeders, so the clinic will take place in the evening when they are beginning to be active.

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For additional information: letsgofishing@vermont.gov | Phone: 802-265-2279

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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: 5/12/2019

Fishing Event Location: Campe Thorpe Pond

Town of Event: Goshen

Sponsoring Organization: Town of Brandon

Contact: Colleen Wright | AM Phone: (802) 247-3635 | PM Phone: (802) 282-6548

Sunday, May 12, 2019 (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: 5/11/2019

Fishing Event Location: Mill Pond

Town of Event: Dorset

Address of Event: Church Street

Sponsoring Organization: Dorset Sportsmen's Club

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

Saturday, May 11, 2019 (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: 5/11/2019

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 11, 2019 (All day)

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: 5/11/2019

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 11, 2019 (All day)

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