Year-Round Trout Fishing

Year-Round Trout Fishing

If you're not fishing during the open season for trout (2nd Sat. in April – Oct. 31), there are still several stream sections open year-round for trout fishing. Check out the sections below for where to go.

The sections of streams listed below are open to trout fishing year round according to the following rules:

Colchester Point Access Area - Winooski River

The Colchester Point Fishing Access Area on the Winooski River is another easily-accessible and productive fishing spot within a short walk, bike ride or drive of downtown Burlington.

Cochester Point Access Area

Salmon Hole on the Winooski River

The “Salmon Hole” area of the Winooski River near downtown Winooski is a famed Vermont fishing spot known for producing a wide range of fish species just minutes from the center of Burlington.

salmon hole

Colchester Pond

Colchester Pond is another excellent fishing spot just minutes from the city of Burlington.

Colchester Pond

Colchester Fills

The Colchester causeway not only provides great bike riding along the Burlington Bike Path, it also offers some excellent shoreline fishing.

Colchester Causway


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