Tag Archives: Vermont

Vermont walleye fishing season opens May 6
Sports
May 3, 2017

Vermont walleye fishing season opens May 6

The Vermont walleye fishing season is set to open up on May 6, marking the return of some of the best walleye fishing in New England.

“We saw some really nice, trophy-size walleye during our recent survey work, which certainly brightens the outlook a bit…

Vermont’s catch-and-release bass fishing season in full swing
Sports
May 3, 2017

Vermont’s catch-and-release bass fishing season in full swing

Vermont’s celebrated catch-and-release bass fishing season is underway with some of the hottest bass fishing action in the Green Mountain State happening right now.

“The spring catch-and-release season is a really special time to be on the water in Vermont, and the fishing can be…

News Briefs
May 3, 2017

Fish & Wildlife to increase antlerless deer permits

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board voted on the Fish & Wildlife Department’s proposal for antlerless deer hunting for 2017 at its meeting on April 26 in Montpelier.

“We are recommending an increase in muzzleloader season antlerless deer permits this year to account for the…

Fish stocking underway across Vermont
Sports
April 26, 2017

Fish stocking underway across Vermont

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has kicked off fish stocking work across the state, an effort that will ultimately result in over 1 million fish being distributed into Vermont waters in 2017. The work includes the strategic distribution of brook, brown, lake, rainbow and…

Sports
April 26, 2017

Vermont’s spring turkey season starts this week

It’s almost time for spring turkey hunting in Vermont. Youth spring turkey hunting weekend is April 29-30 this year. The regular spring turkey season is May 1-31.

All of Vermont is open to turkey hunting during the youth weekend and regular spring season. Landowner permission…

State News
April 26, 2017

Vermont newspapers applaud new protections

The Vermont Press Association is praising the Vermont Legislature for approving a shield law designed to protect journalists from unwarranted subpoenas concerning their sources.

The House of Representatives gave final approval to the legislation, 140-2, on Thursday afternoon, and Gov. Phil Scott signed it on…