Outdoor Journal

Chain Pickerel; Wildlife For Educators; Moose Hunt

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Lawrence Pyne and Ken Capsey angle for chain pickerel on Belvidere Pond. At Buck Lake in Woodbury, Vermont educators get a hands-on introduction to fish and wildlife management. On "My OJ," Vermonters share memories of a moose hunt. Gina Bullard attends the wild game dinner at Burlington's Hotel Vermont - a local Vermont tradition gone upscale.


Fishing for Chain Pickerel
Wildlife For Educators
My OJ – Memories of a Moose Hunt
Wild Game Dinner
Friday, Oct 21, 8:30 a.m. on Vermont PBS Plus


  • Mysterious Coyotes | Walleye Restoration | Beaver Pond Brook
  • Chain Pickerel | Wildlife For Educators | Moose Hunt
  • Oak Orchard River | Museum of Natural Hist | Skeet Shooting
  • White River Snorkeling | Lake Sturgeon | Haystack Mountain
  • Hang Gliding | Trout in the Classroom | Waterbury Reservoir
  • Deer Herd Management 2015
  • Deer Hearing - 2015
  • Fly Fishing | Autumn Paddling | Bike Trek | Owl Banding
  • Steelhead Fishing | Bristol Pond | Turkey Hunting | Surfing
  • Bass Fishing | Autumn Horseback | Mount Horrid
  • VT Fish, Deep-woods Trail, Camping at Burton Island
  • Bristol iNaturalist | Kayak Fishing | White River Rafting
  • got your deer yet? An Outdoor Journal Special
  • Deer Herd Management: An Outdoor Journal Special
  • Ice Fishing, Shooting Ranges, Bob Klein, Bald Eagle Survey
  • Dog Sledding / Timber Rattlers / Wenlock WMA
  • Scuba Diving, Panning For Gold, Rock River WMA, Gillnetting
  • Hudson River Stripers, Doe Camp, Podunk WMA, Goose Round-Up
  • Kent Pond Bass, Bat Research, Vermont Skydiving
  • Restoring The Battenkill, High School Taxidermy
  • Wildlife Habitat Incentives, Deer Management
  • Frostbite Derby, Electrofishing; Middlesex WMA
  • Crappie, Victory Basin WMA, Brilyea Dam
  • Spring Mushrooms, Brook Trout, Peregrine Falcons

Resources and Links

Fishing for Chain Pickerel



Productive Pickerel Waters in Vermont

  1. Berlin Pond- Berlin
  2. Bliss Pond-Calais
  3. Clyde River in Charleston (River also runs through Brighton and has fishing access)
  4. Coles Pond - Walden
  5. Connecticut River setbacks (Retreat Meadows, Hunts Meadows).
  6. Curtis Pond - Calais
  7. Flagg Pond - Wheelock
  8. Harveys Lake- Barnet
  9. Holland Pond- Holland
  10. Lake Champlain (any weedy bays in southern or northern Lake Champlain)
  11. Lake Eden-Eden
  12. Lake Iroquois-Williston
  13. Lake Ninevah – Mt Holly
  14. Lake Raponda- Wilmington
  15. Lake Rescue-Ludlow
  16. Lowell Lake- Londonderry
  17. Lower Symes Pond- Ryegate
  18. Pensioner Pond- Charleston
  19. South Bay of Lake Memphremagog- Newport
Wildlife For Educators
My OJ – Memories of a Moose Hunt
Wild Game Dinner
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