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Kids Fishing In Vermont

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in VT.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life. We encourage you to invest the time in Vermont kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Vermont to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Green Mountain State.

Brighton
- Island Pond

Morrisville
- Lake Groton

Burlington
- Leddy Park
- Oakledge Park and Beach
- Waterfront Park

Maidstone
- Maidstone Lake

Montpelier
- Dog River in Washington County
- North Montpelier Pond

Salisbury
- Lake Dunmore

Vermont brown trout caught by Chase Stokes

19-inch brown trout caught out of Otter Creek by Chase Stokes.

Vermont offers many opportunities for kids to fish and experience the thrill of the “tap-tap-tap”. Watch the eyes of a youth light up no matter how big or small their catch may be. You have the opportunity to experience it with them and share their joy.

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in VT

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

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Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it on our VT kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.

 

Help us identify other youth fishing spots in VT.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish there will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in Vermont.