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Outdoor Journal
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Chop and Drop
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Since 2012 the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and Trout Unlimited have been strategically adding wood to waterways to improve stream and brook trout habitat.  The program is called Chop and Drop.

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OJ 1403 seg A

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Outdoor Journal
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Oak Orchard River Brown Trout
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The Oak Orchard River in western New York offers the chance to fish for several species of trout and salmon. And when it comes to big brown trout it’s world class.
 

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OJ 1402 seg A

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Outdoor Journal
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Snorkeling the White River
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From a distance Vermont’s upland rivers seem mostly flat and largely barren. But dawn a mask and snorkel and take a closer look and you’ll discover an underwater world of deep boulder studded pools and sparkling riffles that teams with aquatic life. We snorkel the White River with river enthusiast Dan McKinley of Rochester, VT

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Vermont Fish and Wildlife – vtfishandwildlife.com

OJ 1401 seg B

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
1401
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Trout in the Classroom
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The Mary Hogan Elementary School in Middlebury is one of 23 Vermont schools participating in the Trout in the Classroom project. A national program that was created by Trout Unlimited to help students gain a better understanding of stream ecology and the habitat needs for brook trout. Hosted by Gina Bullard.
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OJ 1106 Electrofishing

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Outdoor Journal
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Electrofishing
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Every November fisheries biologists and a team of assistants use electrofishing boats at night to capture lake trout on Lake Champlain. Data is collected from upwards of 400 lakers each fall to monitor the health of the fishery and measure impacts of the lamprey control program. 

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OJ 1001 Seg 1

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Outdoor Journal
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Willoughby Trout and Salmon
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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 903 Seg 1

Series: 
Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
903
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Batten Kill River Restoration Project
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Vermont is home to many productive trout streams, but none as famous as the Batten Kill. For more than 150 years, the river's reputation for producing big brown trout and beautiful native brook trout has lured anglers from across the country to southwest Vermont. Starting in the 1970s, the Batten Kill was managed strictly as a wild trout stream, initially with great success. But in the mid-90s a dramatic decline in the number of yearling trout had state biologists, anglers and others scrambling for answers. Thanks to a lot of hard work from a variety of groups, efforts are now underway to restore the Batten Kill as one of New England’s premier wild trout waters.

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Outdoor Journal
Episode #: 
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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 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
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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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