Things to know before booking:

Please read over the ice fishing page to make sure you know what you need to bring along with our policies and general information below:

Buy Your License Online:
Vermont does not require anyone 14 years of age or younger to obtain a fishing license.  Anyone 15 years of age or older will be required to provide their guide with their valid fishing license prior to the start of any outing or email the pdf at least 1 day prior to and we will print your license and bring it for you.  Our rates do not include your state fishing license fee.  There are multiple options for both instate and out of state licenses.  Please make sure your license is valid for the day or days you have booked as game wardens will be checking in occasionally to make sure everyone is legal. 

Purchase License Here: Vermont Fishing And Hunting License

Cancellation Policy:
Vermont Trophy Guides reserves the right to cancel any trip and or make changes to itineraries as deemed necessary. If we decide to cancel any trip the full amount of the deposit will be returned. You may also cancel your reservation at any time, however the deposit is non refundable if cancellation is not made a full week prior to the date of the reservation so we can compensate our guides for being available.

Waiver Of Liability:
Our guides will do everything they can to minimize risk and keep our clients along with themselves safe, however there are inherent risk in the activities we do and therefore we require a Waiver Of Liability be signed prior to the start of any outing. Everyone over 18 must sign a Waiver Of Liability and anyone under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign for them before starting an outing with Vermont Trophy Guides no exceptions will be made.

Tipping Your Guide:
Guiding requires a lot of knowledge and hard work and is part of the service industry where tipping is a courtesy to show your appreciation for the services provided to you by your guides. Their number one goal is to provide you with a fun, safe and educational experience. Below is a general guideline for tipping your guide. If you do not feel you received good service please email me at and let me know about your experience as I hold our guides to a high standard and want to make sure all our guest have a great experience.

Good Service: 15%
Great Service: 20 %
Exceptional Service: 20+%

To schedule a guided outing please  use the contact form on the right.

Pete Kelly
Owner/ Guide @
Vermont Trophy Guides
(802) 922-6146

Make Reservation Here:

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