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

Fishing Chittenden County

Fishing Chittenden County

You don't have to go far from home to find great fishing in Chittenden County. Lake Champlain, Winooski, and Lamoille rivers -- and many other ponds and streams in the county -- offer fun and exciting angling opportunities.

Sunset Lake, Brookfield

boy with fish

Where To Go

Children that have difficulty casting may find it easier to fish from the floating bridge that crosses this pond.

sunset lake map


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