Game Fish Present: Primarily Brook trout, Rainbow trout, and Brown trout.
Description: Several streams flowing off of the east side of the Green Mountain Range form the Mad River. The streams are spring fed and there are several beaver ponds in the upper elevation tributaries. The upper Mad River and its tributaries have good natural reproduction of Brook trout and the lower reaches of the river are supplemented by stocking of Brown trout and Rainbow trout by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.
Gear Suggestions: Fly-fishing, spinners and bait fishing are allowed on all portions of the river.
Season and Restrictions: For a complete description of fishing regulations and license fees, visit the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department web site.
Access: The Mad River can be accessed from Route 100 in the town of Warren, Vermont. There are several turnouts along Route 100 that provide parking.
Map: The map is available for printing in Adobe Acrobat format (get Acrobat Reader).
Camping: The Forest Service does not maintain any campgrounds along the Mad River. Visit the Vermont State Parks home page for information on camping in the area.