Free Ice Fishing Festival at Elmore State Park

Always wanted to go ice fishing but couldn’t find a good excuse to get away? Now we have found that excuse for you: a "Free Ice Fishing Day" on the last Saturday in January.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 is Vermont’s next free ice fishing day - a day when anyone, resident or nonresident, may go fishing in Vermont without a fishing license.

Not Sure How? - No Problem!
Come to our FREE Ice Fishing Festival! Vermont Fish & Wildlife staff will be there to help everyone, young and old, learn how to enjoy this unique and popular type of fishing.

Where: Lake Elmore, Elmore State Park, Elmore VT

When: Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

This year, Fish & Wildlife staff and Let's Go Fishing volunteers will help new ice anglers learn the basics of winter ice fishing with stations including:
Ice Fishing Gear Explained
Hole Drilling Demos
Tip-up Techniques
Using a Rod and Jig
Ice Safety
Fish Identification and Regulations Explained
Knot-tying Know-how and tackle craft

For more info and to pre-register:

Event Date: 
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 11:00am to 3:00pm