Tag Archives: Fishing

Fishing program expands at Vermont state parks
News Briefs
June 29, 2017

Fishing program expands at Vermont state parks

Vermont State Parks and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department have expanded the popular Reel Fun Vermont program for 2017. Eighteen Vermont State Parks now offer free loaner fishing equipment to park visitors, along with a mix of educational resources focused on the sport of…

Vermont walleye fishing season opens May 6
Sports
May 3, 2017

Vermont walleye fishing season opens May 6

The Vermont walleye fishing season is set to open up on May 6, marking the return of some of the best walleye fishing in New England.

“We saw some really nice, trophy-size walleye during our recent survey work, which certainly brightens the outlook a bit…

Vermont’s catch-and-release bass fishing season in full swing
Sports
May 3, 2017

Vermont’s catch-and-release bass fishing season in full swing

Vermont’s celebrated catch-and-release bass fishing season is underway with some of the hottest bass fishing action in the Green Mountain State happening right now.

“The spring catch-and-release season is a really special time to be on the water in Vermont, and the fishing can be…

Sports
December 14, 2016

2017 Vermont hunting, fishing, trapping licenses available Dec. 12

Vermont hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for 2017 will be available on Dec. 12. “Vermonters really enjoy hunting and fishing,” said Vermont Fish & Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter. “Many people like to purchase their new licenses before Jan. 1 so they will be ready to…

Fall is prime time for fishing
Sports
October 5, 2016

Fall is prime time for fishing

VTF&W lists hot fall fishing opportunities across Vermont RUTLAND — As water temperatures cool across Vermont, the fishing action is heating up and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has assembled a list of some of the top fall fishing opportunities in all corners of…

Let’s go fishin’!
Local News
June 10, 2016

Let’s go fishin’!

Courtesy of Vermont Fish & Wildlife

Cast a line! Vermont’s annual, statewide free fishing day is Saturday, June 11. No license required.

Fishing free for all in Vermont on Saturday, June 11

This year Vermont’s annual, statewide summer free fishing day…

News Briefs
May 23, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region May 18

By Lani Duke

On second thought . . . Act 46 vote

ORWELL—When Orwell voters turned down the Act 46 consolidation of Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union with a decisive vote of 211 to 121, that rejection disallowed the entire plan for all the schools involved. Orwell…