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Sportfish of Vermont

Vermont's sportfish

Among Vermont’s 90-plus species of fish are a variety of cold, cool and warm water species that are abundant throughout the state and create exceptional angling opportunities.

Here are some of the sportfish most popular among anglers in Vermont. However, Vermont fisheries also offer amazing opportunities for dozens of other types of fish – including unique, powerful species such as carp, longnose gar, freshwater drum and bowfin.

Coldwater Species

Brook Trout

 

Brook Trout

 

Rainbow Trout

 

 

Rainbow Trout

 

Brown Trout

 

Brown Trout

 

Lake Trout

 

Lake Trout

 

Rainbow Smelt

 

 

Rainbow Smelt

 

Coolwater and Warmwater Species

Smallmouth Bass

 

 

Smallmouth Bass

 

Yellow Perch

 

 

Yellow Perch

 

Walleye

 

Walleye

 

Chain Pickerel

 

 

Chain Pickerel

 

Panfish

 

Panfish