Tag Archives: Vermont Fish & Wildlife

“Workation” weekends seek help readying camps

“Workation” weekends seek help readying camps

Saturday & Sunday, May 12-13—CASTLETON—The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to join Friends of the Green Mountain Conservation Camp program for fun-filled weekends to get the camps ready for the 2018 season. This year, the GMCC Kehoe “workcation” weekend will be May 12-13 and…

Vermont trout season opens April 14

Saturday, April 14— Vermont’s traditional trout fishing season is set to open on Saturday, April 14, and despite recent cold weather and lingering snow cover across the state, officials from Vermont Fish & Wildlife say anglers can be successful early in the season by following a…

Vermont Fish & Wildlife offers fly tying courses
News Briefs
February 1, 2018

Vermont Fish & Wildlife offers fly tying courses

By Tom Rogers

Anglers cast lines in Vermont rivers.

The Fish & Wildlife Department is offering Intro to Fly Tying, a series of introductory classes for fly fishing anglers interesting in learning how to tie their own flies….

News Briefs
January 25, 2018

$80,000 in shooting range improvement grants available

Vermont Fish & Wildlife has received $80,000 in grant funds from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Restoration Program, which is funded by federal excise taxes on hunting and shooting equipment. Grants will be made available for shooting range upgrades to enhance their safety…

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…

“Caution: Turtle Crossing”
State News
May 23, 2016

“Caution: Turtle Crossing”

Courtesy of VF&W

Turtles in Vermont will soon be digging their nests on the shoulders of roads. Drivers are urged to keep an eye out for them on the road and report any sightings.

Keep an eye out for turtles, report…

Sports
April 27, 2016

Antlerless deer proposal voted by F&W board

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife board voted on the Fish & Wildlife Department’s proposal for antlerless deer hunting for 2016 at its monthly meeting on April 20 in Montpelier.

“The number of muzzleloader season antlerless deer permits has increased to account for the expected increase…

Four state record fish caught in Vermont in 2015
Sports
February 24, 2016

Four state record fish caught in Vermont in 2015

Courtesy of Vermont Fish & Wildlife

Montanah Latulippe of Winooski with her state record cisco she caught while fishing on Lake Champlain in 2015.

Brian Latulippe and Montanah Latulippe both land record fish

RUTLAND—The Vermont Fish &…

Sports
February 12, 2016

Vermont Master Angler Program adds “bonus challenge” for 2016

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department announced Friday, Jan. 8, the addition of a multi-species “bonus challenge” to its popular Master Angler Program for 2016, aimed at further testing the fishing aptitude and knowledge of Vermont anglers.

“For six years now, anglers around the state…