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OJ 1002 Seg 3

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
1002
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Master Angler
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There are some fishermen that pride themselves on being trout anglers and others that call themselves bass anglers. Thanks to a new program offered by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department we now have Master Anglers. It isn’t easy to become a master angler but you’re guaranteed to have fun trying.

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OJ 1001 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
1001
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Willoughby Trout and Salmon
Body: 

Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom is known for many things. Two of which are Yankee ingenuity and great trout and salmon fishing. The two came together when we fished gorgeous Lake Willoughby with fishing tackle innovator, Keith Chamberlain.

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OJ 906 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
906
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Overnight Ice Fishing
Body: 

Every year, thousands of people camp on the shores of Lake Champlain, but very few actually spend a night on the lake -- especially in the heart of winter. Yet that is exactly what some dedicated anglers do on Missisquoi Bay, where the ice fishing can be as hot as the weather is cold. We hit the hard water of Missisquoi Bay on Lake Champlain to enjoy some exciting ice fishing for northern pike. And experience a comfy night on the ice thanks to Gilbert Gagne of Martin’s Store in Highgate Springs where we rented our overnight accommodations. We also meet up with a group of anglers that have made spending the night on the ice an annual tradition.

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OJ 904 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
904
Zone: 
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Quimby Country
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Nestled deep in the vast forestland of the Northeast Kingdom is a classic northwoods camp that's been a haven for hunters, anglers, and other outdoor lovers for more than a century. Located on a quiet pond a stone's throw from Canada, Quimby Country Lodge and Cottages just might also be one of the best kept secrets in Vermont. To learn more about this historic camp, we visited for an overnight stay and some upland bird hunting.

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Oj 701 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
701
Zone: 
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Trophy Trout
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In 1994, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department began stocking select river sections with large, 2-year-old trophy trout. At first, skeptics worried that these big hatchery trout would not provide a quality fishery, and that the money would be better spent improving habitat for wild fish. Well, the proof is in the putting to the test, and it did not take long for the Trophy Trout Program to win over even non-believers. Over the last 15 years, it's become extremely popular, and for good reason: if you hit a trophy water just right, you're in for some of the most exciting fishing Vermont has to offer.
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OJ 702 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
702
Zone: 
Segments
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Fly Fishing for Longnose Gar
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During the Dog Days of summer, when rising water temperatures make trout sluggish and hard to catch, many fly fishermen hang up their rods. But for a growing number of anglers, hot, sunny days are the perfect excuse to target other species. Longnose gar are just one of several fish in Lake Champlain that thrive in warm water. And for at least one angler, fly fishing for these ancient predators is the perfect way to spend a summer day.

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OJ 705 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
705
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Connecticut River Walleye
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When it comes to fishing in New England it’s tough to beat the opportunities that are offered by Lake Champlain. But when the ice goes out early and you’re still looking to catch fish you don’t have to wait long or look very far. On Vermont’s east coast the Connecticut River offers some of the best walleye fishing in the northeast and in the spring the fish start biting in mid March. The walleye fishery is so good on the Connecticut that even if you miss the peak by a day or two you’re still going to get into fish especially if you’re with someone who knows where to find them.

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OJ 101 Seg 4

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
101
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Steelhead Trout
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If you're looking for big steelhead trout in Vermont, you'll find no finer spot to cast than the eleven-mile stretch of the Willoughby River between Lake Willoughby and the Barton River. Every spring people come from miles around not only to fish, but watch them jumping upstream to reach spawning grounds. The falls at Orleans presents one of the best fish watching opportunities in Vermont if not all New England. Host Lawrence Pyne, and angler Michael Hahn, tackle the Willoughby in search of two feet of steelhead.

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  • Fish Reports
    Orleans General Store
    72 Main Street
    Orleans, VT 05869
    802-754-6365

OJ 103 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
103
Zone: 
Segments
Header: 
Long Trail Trout
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The backwoods ponds and mountain streams of Vermont can be the perfect place to fish for native trout. They may require a little effort to get there, but compared to the larger lakes and rivers these bodies of water can provide a relatively untapped resource for anglers. Host Lawrence Pyne and author Peter Shea hike the Long Trail to get to Little Rock Pond in search of "brookies."

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OJ 104 Seg 3

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
104
Zone: 
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Bassmasters
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Lake Champlain has earned the reputation as being New England's premier bass fishing lake. The quantity of large and small-mouth makes the lake a big draw for professional bass tournaments. There are no special maintenance or organized stocking programs for bass on the lake. There are just lots of 'em. Host Lawrence Pyne joined anglers Randy Savage and Gilbert Gagner of "Bronzeback Guide Service" for a day of bass fishing on Lake Champlain.

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Extra Info: 
  • Randy Savage & Gilbert Gagner
    Bronzeback Guide Service
    Martin's General Store
    General Delivery Rt 7
    Highgate Springs, VT 05460
    802-868-4459

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