This reciprocal agreement allows for an angler to fish with either a Vermont or New York fishing license in portions of Lake Champlain as described by law. A brief summary is provided below, which describes the type of license you will need based on the portion of Lake Champlain being fished.
Law regarding this reciprocal agreement can be found at the following links:
(links leave DEC website)
Anglers are cautioned that while either license is valid to fish in the Vermont and New York portions of Lake Champlain, each state has its own restrictions pertaining to species restrictions, length limits and seasons, etc. Therefore, it is necessary to know which state your are fishing in and abide by the fishing restrictions of that state.
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