Wild Baitfish Endorsement

Anglers who want to use, sell, or transport personally harvested wild baitfish beyond the waterbody in which they were harvested must possess a wild baitfish endorsement on their fishing/combination license. To obtain this endorsement, anglers must successfully complete a wild baitfish certification course. 

How to Get A Wild Baitfish Endorsement

1. Download and review the study guide. 
The guide includes information on the legal requirements of personally harvesting and moving baitfish, the risks associated with moving baitfish, and baitfish identification.

DOWNLOAD THE STUDY GUIDE

2. Take the wild baitfish certification quiz.
You must pass the quiz with a score of 80 percent or better. You are allowed to re-take the quiz.

TAKE THE QUIZ

3. Reprint your license to update it with the endorsement.
Once you’ve successfully completed the certification quiz, go online to www.vtfwdsales.com to update your fishing or combination license to include your wild baitfish endorsement. This endorsement is a free add-on that you must have on your license. Anglers under the age of 15 can print a free license to show that they have the wild baitfish endorsement. Learn how...

UPDATE YOUR LICENSE

 

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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
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Montpelier, VT 05620-3702
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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