Free Fishing Day and Grand Isle Fishing Festival

Day and boy fishing from boat

Vermont's annual, statewide Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 11, and it will be highlighted by a FREE family fishing festival in Grand Isle.

Free Fishing Day – June 11, 2022

Vermont's Free Fishing Day gives both resident and nonresident anglers the opportunity to go fishing in Vermont for the day without a license.

Grand Isle Family Fishing Festival – June 11, 2022

  • WHERE: Ed Weed Fish Culture Station, 14 Bell Hill Road, Grand Isle | Mapdad and daughter fishing
  • WHEN: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
  • WHAT: Designed for young anglers and families, this exciting event offers basic fishing instruction and the chance for kids to catch big trout in the hatchery pond. No prior fishing experience is needed and Vermont Fish & Wildlife will be supplying fishing rods, reels and bait for use by participants.

For more information call 802-372-3171.

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