Lake Bomoseen State Park offers fishing opportunities and provides complimentary fishing equipment through the REEL FUN loaner program. The Bomoseen State Park day-use area is a good place to fish from shore, from the dock, or you could rent a boat.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife access area provides opportunities to fish from shore or launch your own boat.
Largemouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, rock bass, and bullhead live in the pond.
Camp Plymouth State Park on Echo Lake offers shoreline fishing, camping (for large groups only), swimming, concession stand, and a playground with the purchase of an entrance fee. Boat rental is also available at the park.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department land around the pond provides good opportunities for fishing from shore. There is no entrance fee.
Gardner Memorial Park offers great fishing access for families. The park is located at the mouth of the Clyde River on the shores of Lake Memphremagog and has a large mowed area which makes casting from shore easy.
Burton Island State Park, accessible by boat or ferry, offers fishing opportunities and provides complimentary fishing equipment through the REEL FUN loaner program. Even children that struggle with casting can catch fish by dropping a baited hook from the floating docks in the marina. But if you fish from the docks, remember boats have the right-of-way.
These two ponds are separated by less than a mile. There is a Vermont Fish & Wildlife access area at each pond. At Kent Pond, the best place to fish is along the dam breast, where you will find a shorefishing platform.
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.