Trout season opens April 11

ANGLERS CAN IMPROVE their chances of success by fishing their bait or lure slowly along the bottom of deep stream sections when Vermont’s trout season opens on Saturday, April 11. Photo/Shawn Good VTF&W

MONTPELIER — Vermont’s traditional trout fishing season opens Saturday, April 11, and despite lingering snow cover, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says anglers can still have fun and be s

Matt Dickerson: Social distancing safely in the Vt. outdoors

MATTHEW DICKERSON GOT away from the rigors of working at home and the strain of staring at screens all day by spending three-quarters of an hour fly fishing on Otter Creek below the falls in Middlebury. Photo by McKenna Poppenga

Five p.m. was rolling up on me and I needed to get outside. I’d been sitting at my computer all day, working remotely — preparing remote lectures for my classes, and holding remote office hours.


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