Fishing Close to Home – Chittenden County
You don't have to go far from home to find great fishing in Chittenden County. Lake Champlain, Winooski and Lamoille rivers, and many other ponds and streams in the county offer fun and exciting angling opportunities.
Oakledge Park, just south of downtown Burlington, is a recreational gem that offers quick, easy access, a beautiful setting and some great fishing.
Salmon Hole on the Winooski River
The “Salmon Hole” area of the Winooski River near downtown Winooski is a famed Vermont fishing spot known for producing a wide range of fish species just minutes from the center of Burlington.
Colchester Pond is ideal for anglers looking for quiet, small-water fishing opportunities conducive to shoreline or canoe and kayak fishing.
Lower Lamoille River - Milton
Two separate fishing access areas just below the Route 2 bridge in Milton provide quality opportunities for anglers looking to fish the lower Lamoille River area.
Sandbar WMA in Milton
The Sandbar WMA offers shallow-water fishing opportunities around the delta of the Lamoille River and is only a short drive from downtown Burlington.
Shelburne Pond is a recreational gem just 10 miles from downtown Burlington that offers great fishing in a small-water, rural setting.