Tag Archives: VTF&W

“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…

Local News
January 11, 2017

Sick moose sighted in Rutland County

VTF&W is monitoring the animal for possible brainworm disease RUTLAND—A moose that is suspected to have a fatal disease is being monitored in Rutland County. The moose has remained near a road for several weeks and biologists and wardens are checking on the animal for…

VTF&W offers ice safety tips
News Briefs
December 21, 2016

VTF&W offers ice safety tips

The recent arrival of cold temperature has formed early-season ice on Vermont ponds, lakes and rivers. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds winter enthusiasts that ice should never be considered safe and ice conditions vary. “We are urging all outdoor enthusiasts—people going ice fishing, cross-country…

News Briefs
December 14, 2016

VTF&W offers birdfeeding tips

With winter weather now taking hold, Vermonters are readying their birdfeeders. But before residents put up their avian offerings, Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife recommends a review of the birdfeeding basics. “Birds of all species have very interesting behaviors, shapes, and plumage, and being…

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…

Felt-soled wader ban is repealed
Sports
June 22, 2016

Felt-soled wader ban is repealed

By Tom Rogers, VTF&W

Vermont’s ban on the use of felt-soled waders has been repealed as of July 1. 

Many anglers will be happy to learn that a five-year ban on the use of felt-soled waders in Vermont has been repealed,…