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You often hear Vermont refered to as the green mountain state -- but don't be fooled -- there's gold in them thar hills. You just have to know where to look for it. If you're not ready to try to...

kids

When it comes to mastering any new skill the key to success is practice, practice and more practice. No one knows this better than the organizers of the Youth Education Challenge. A daylong event...

Hunting, kids

Vermont’s youth deer hunting season is a lot more than passing on the skills of pursuing white tail deer. Time spent in the woods with a son or daughter create memories that will last a lifetime....

Deer, Hunting, kids

For several years now, the second Saturday in June has been Free Fishing Day in Vermont, where anyone can try out the sport of angling without a license. At the Ed Weed Fish Hatchery the Vermont...

fishing, kids

Lake Champlain International or LCI hosts several fishing derbies every year. It’s one of many ways that this non-profit organization educates and advocates for a cleaner, healthier lake. All of...

fishing, kids

Close to four dozen baby spiny softshell turtles were collected last autumn by Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department Biologist Steve Parren. They over-wintered at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science...

kids, Turtles

New England is home to hundreds if not thousands of summer camps every year. But if you’re looking for a camp that specializes in fly-fishing they are few and far between. In 2011 the Mad Dog...

Fly Fishing, kids

Since 1997, Groton State Forest has hosted Vermont’s Becoming an Outdoor Family workshop. For three days each spring, this annual event gives families the opportunity to camp, enjoy the park, and...


For the Adopt-a-Salmon Family program at the CP Smith School in Burlington, two fourth grade classes raised a salmon family from eggs. Five months later the one-inch fry were ready for release...

Education, fishing, kids

With more activities available to kids than ever before, fewer are taking advantage of the wonderful fishing in their own backyard. The best time to get someone interested in fishing is when they'...

fishing, kids


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