Hunting and Fishing Frequently Asked Questions

Hunting and Fishing:

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Baitfish in Vermont

Using Baitfish in Vermont

Find a Baitfish Dealer

Baitfish Regulations for Vermont


Big Game Hunting

Vermont Big Game Regulations

Big Game Taken Outside Vermont


Boating Access

Fishing Access Areas

Boating in Vermont


Fish and Wildlife Guide to Regulations

Vermont Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Regulations


Fish Stocking

Vermont Fish Stocking Information

Fish Stocking Schedule

Stocking information for Private Ponds


Free Fishing Days

Two statewide Free Fishing Days take place each year allowing residents and non-residents to fish in Vermont without a fishing license.  These days take place on one Saturday in June and one Saturday in January. 

Check Vermont Fish and Wildlife's Fishing Opportunities for up-coming Free Fishing Days.


Game Wardens

Contact a Game Warden

Becoming a Game Warden


Hunter Safety Courses

Hunter Education Courses

Become a Hunter Educator


Let's Go Fishing Program

Vermont's Let's Go Fishing program

Volunteer with Let's Go Fishing


License Agents for Hunting and/or Fishing

Where to buy a license


Report a Fish and Wildlife Violation 

Reporting a poaching incident through Fish and Wildlife