Your kids are growing up so fast it won’t be long before they’re on their own. What memories will you be able to share with them? Chances are they won’t remember their best day of watching television, but take them fishing and you’ll make memories you can share for a lifetime.
We Make it Easy
- Kids under the age of 15 can fish without a license.
- Special fishing license for youths 15 to 17 years old.
- We have a Free Fishing Day, usually the second Saturday in June, when anyone can fish in Vermont without a license.
- We offer one, three and seven-day fishing licenses.
Where to Go? Ask the Experts!
Vermont offers many opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors while fishing with family and friends. We’ve asked our experts, our fishery biologists, to compile this list of family-friendly fishing opportunities. We’ve chosen locations across the state where kids can take their parents fishing and have an excellent chance of catching some fish using simple techniques.
All the destinations provide opportunities to fish from shore, and at some, you can rent a boat or launch your own. Some locations also offer other fun activities like swimming and playgrounds to complement your fishing trip.
Click on any of the locations listed on the map to learn more about what fishing opportunities await you and your family, plus fishing how-to information!