Fishing

Vermont Habitat Stamp

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.

Fishing Knots

Fishing Knots

Strong line and a proper rod, reel and lure system are key factors toward a successful fishing trip. However, these elements are just a piece of the overall puzzle, and a well-tied knot may be the most important of all.

Fishing Access Areas

Department of Fish and Wildlife Access Area

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department maintains more than 190 developed fishing access areas, providing public access for shore fishing opportunities and launching of water craft.

Baker Pond, Brookfield

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Where to Go

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department owns this pond, which has plenty of places to fish from shore. You can also launch a small boat here. Check out Baker Pond's Fishing Access Area.

Boating in Vermont

Boating in Vermont can’t be beat. Hundreds of lakes and ponds and thousands of miles of rivers mean you are never far from boatable waters.

Check out these links for everything you need to get out and enjoy Vermont’s waters.

Fishing Access Areas

With more than 190 access areas, public access to launch your craft for a great day on the water is closer than you might think!

Fishing Events and Programs

Father and child fishing

Fun-Filled Fishing Events

Kids, families, and fishing enthusiasts are invited to join in the many department-sponsored fishing events happening throughout the year. Check our calendar for Let’s Go Fishing clinics and Children’s Fishing Program opportunities that are open to the public.

 

Family-Friendly Fishing

mom and daughter fishingChances are your kids won’t remember their best day of watching television, but take them fishing and you’ll make memories you can share for a lifetime. All the where, when and how info you need for a great experience is right here.

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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
Fish & Wildlife LogoDewey Building
Montpelier, VT 05620-3208
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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