In the sport of fishing, an angler’s equipment and understanding of fish behavior and habitats are two of the most important elements toward a fulfilling fishing adventure.
Similarly, understanding how to properly clean, prep and cook your catch can also impact your fishing experience, as can knowing how to correctly release a fish back into the water to be caught another day.
These FREE clinics are open to people of all ages and levels of experience, including those who are completely new to fishing. Face coverings and social distancing are required. Participants should also dress for the weather.
Digital copies of clinic proposals, timesheets and more.Teach young people and their families how to fish, emphasizing that fishing is more than just catching fish. Teachers, you can now become a certified instructor through the Let’s Go Fishing program and also earn 1 graduate-level credit through Castleton University!
Having a basic understanding of common fish behaviors and habitats is essential to maximizing your time on the water and giving yourself the best chance for angling success.
While each species has its own specific habits and preferred habitats, there are a few universal themes that can often be applied to various types of fish.
Funds raised from sales of Vermont Habitat Stamps go to the Species and Habitat Conservation Fund and is used to purchase and manage wildlife habitat in Vermont.