Tag Archives: Hunting

State News
March 22, 2017

Coyote hunting in Vermont is weighed

By Gaen Murphree

Motivated by constituent outrage over unregulated coyote hunting, some Legislators are asking state wildlife officials to rethink Vermont’s open season on the canine predator. “Coyotes are important animals, not vermin to be attacked,” said Rep. Jim McCullough, D-Williston. “They’re important ‘people’ that…

Sports
December 14, 2016

2017 Vermont hunting, fishing, trapping licenses available Dec. 12

Vermont hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for 2017 will be available on Dec. 12. “Vermonters really enjoy hunting and fishing,” said Vermont Fish & Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter. “Many people like to purchase their new licenses before Jan. 1 so they will be ready to…

Vt. grouse, woodcock seasons start
Sports
September 21, 2016

Vt. grouse, woodcock seasons start

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department issued a reminder that upland game bird hunting seasons are coming up soon and that learning to identify suitable habitat for ruffed grouse and woodcock is the most important key to hunting success. Vermont’s hunting season for ruffed grouse…

Free hunting seminars held statewide
Sports
August 10, 2016

Free hunting seminars held statewide

Signup deadlines start Wednesday, Aug. 17. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department will be holding a series of free seminars to teach people more about hunting. The seminars will cover a variety of hunting techniques and species and will give participants the opportunity to try a…

More than 5,500 wild turkeys harvested in spring season
Sports
August 10, 2016

More than 5,500 wild turkeys harvested in spring season

A preliminary report from Vermont Fish & Wildlife shows that hunters brought home 5,537 wild turkeys during the spring hunting season—40 more than the average of the three previous years, including 662 turkeys taken during the April youth weekend hunt. “The hunter success rate remained…

Vermont’s migratory bird hunting seasons announced
Sports
September 10, 2015

Vermont’s migratory bird hunting seasons announced

Courtesy of VF&W

Canada goose season is open for hunters in Vermont from Sept. 1-25, then again Oct. 10 through Nov. 28.

Canada goose season

A Vermont-wide open hunting season for Canada geese will occur Sept. 1-25. The daily bag limit…