Vermont Fishing License 2015

Information and Where to Buy Your VT Fishing License

Interested in fishing in Vermont? You'll need to buy the right fishing license if you want to fish in 2015. Here's the deal...

Where to Buy Your 2015 Vermont Fishing License

Getting your Vermont fishing license for 2015 online is one option. You don't need to provide your SSN, like in a lot of places. They ask that you enter a Conservation ID number from a previous license, if you have one—but if you don't, it'll generate one for you. If online commerce isn't for you, you can buy a license in person at 542 Rte 302 in Berlin or at a licensing agent.

Most residents can get a license for $25, though anyone under 15 doesn't need one and ages 15-17 is only $8. If you're over 65, you can get a permanent license for $50.

You can get a lifetime license, prorated by age group. It looks like a good deal for most folks, if you've got a chunk of change burning a hole in your pocket. If all you've got is $2, you can enter the lottery to win one. You've probably got better odds of winning that than becoming a multi-millionaire, so why not give it a try?

Try something new this year: Barbless hooks are safer (for you and the fish), allow you to set the hook faster, and ... read more.

Interesting Facts About the Vermont Fishing License 2015

Be aware of the season dates for bass, trout, landlocked, salmon, and walleye.

Vermont has reciprocal license agreements with New York and Quebec for fishing in Lake Champlain. The Reciprocal Fishing Areas map probably explains it better than the text.

See the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department for more info about Vermont fishing licenses for 2015. It's a great site—they even have information on bait shop locations and depth charts of lakes and ponds.

Why not take a look at barbless fishing?