What hunting season is it right now in Vermont?
Vermont Moose Seasons.
|General Season||Oct. 15-20|
It is illegal while hunting in Vermont to use, carry, or have in your possession a machine gun of any kind or description or an autoloading rifle with a magazine capacity of over 6 cartridges, except a . 22 caliber rifle using rimfire cartridges. Wherever a rifle may be used in hunting, a handgun is permitted.
The holder of the permit may take game from a vehicle or boat but only if it is stationary and is not within 10 feet of the traveled portion of a public highway. In no event shall the holder of a permit shoot across the traveled portion of a public highway.
Legal shooting hours shall be one half hour before sunrise until 5 p.m. 7.2 Legal Turkey: Only bearded turkeys may be taken.
In pre-settlement Vermont deer were uncommon, small herds restricted mostly to the Connecticut River and Champlain Valleys. Along with Caribou, elk, turkey, beaver, moose, bear, otters, fishers, marten, Canada geese and others, they were extirpated from Vermont in the 1800's due to over-hunting and habitat loss.
Machine Guns & Autoloading Rifles & Suppressors
It is illegal while hunting in Vermont to use, carry, or have in your possession a machine gun of any kind or description or an autoloading rifle with a magazine capacity of over 6 cartridges, except a . 22 caliber rifle using rimfire cartridges.
Last updated September 15, 2021 . Vermont prohibits a person from carrying or possessing a loaded rifle or shotgun while in a vehicle on a public highway. Long guns must be unloaded when transported in a motor vehicle.
3.9 “Legal Buck”: In Wildlife Management Units C, D1, D2 E1, E2, G, I, L, M, P, Q any white-tail deer with at least one antler three (3″) inches or more in length; and in Wildlife Management Units A, B, F1, F2, H, J1, J2, K, N, and O a legal buck shall be any white-tailed deer with at least one antler with two or more ...
(a) A person may on land owned or occupied by him or her and within 500 feet of any occupied dwelling house, residence, or other building or camp occupied by human beings, or any barn, stable, or other building used in connection therewith, maintain posters furnished by the Department of Fish and Wildlife not less than ...
October 26, 2021 -- Hunters are gearing up for the start of Vermont's traditionally popular 16-day regular deer season that begins Saturday, November 13 and ends Sunday, November 28. A hunter may take one legal buck during this season if they did not already take one during the archery deer season.
Is deer season Over in Vermont?
|October 26 - October 29, 2023||Deer: Muzzleloader Antlerless - in select WMUs if antlerless permits are issued|
|November 11 - November 19, 2023||Black Bear: Late Season|
|November 11 - November 26, 2023||Deer: Regular Season|
|December 2 - December 10, 2023||Deer: Muzzleloader|
EARLY SEASON: September 1, 2022 through November 11, 2022. Requires a separate early season bear tag – residents $5, nonresidents $15. LATE SEASON: November 12, 2022 through November 20, 2022. The “late season” bear tag is included on each hunting license except the nonresident small game license.
|Archery||October 1-December 15, 2023 except closed during regular November season|
|Youth Deer Weekend||October 21-22, 2023|
|Novice Weekend||October 21-22, 2023|
|Muzzleloader Antlerless||October 26-October 29, 2023|