Fishing

Elmore State Park on Lake Elmore

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the free loaner fishing equipment at Vermont State Parks has been suspended for the 2020 camping season.

Elmore State Park on Lake Elmore offers fishing opportunities and provides complimentary fishing equipment through the REEL FUN loaner program.  

Lake Area:

224 acres

Camp Plymouth State Park on Echo Lake

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the free loaner fishing equipment at Vermont State Parks has been suspended for the 2020 camping season.

Camp Plymouth State Park on Echo Lake offers fishing opportunities. The park also loans out fishing gear through the REEL FUN program. 

Lake Area:

104 acres

Button Bay State Park on Lake Champlain

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the free loaner fishing equipment at Vermont State Parks has been suspended for the 2020 camping season.

Button Bay State Park on Lake Champlain offers fishing opportunities. The park also loans out fishing gear through the REEL FUN program. 

Lake Area:

490 square miles

Brighton State Park on Spectacle Pond

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the free loaner fishing equipment at Vermont State Parks has been suspended for the 2020 camping season.

Brighton State Park on Spectacle Pond offers fishing opportunities and provides complimentary fishing equipment through the REEL FUN loaner program. 

Lake Area:

102 acres

REEL FUN - Fishing at Vermont State Parks

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the free loaner fishing equipment at Vermont State Parks has been suspended for the 2020 camping season. However, fishing at State Parks is still REEL FUN and available, so check out what the following parks have to offer!

Fishing Opportunities

two women fishing from a boat

Bordered on the west by renowned Lake Champlain and on the east by the magnificent Connecticut River – with over 800 lakes and ponds and 7,000 miles of rivers and streams in between -- Vermont is chock-full of world-class fishing opportunities for anglers of all ages, abilities and interests.

Let's Go Fishing Volunteers

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!

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Commissioner Louis Porter

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fwinformation@vermont.gov

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