Vermont’s big game reporting stations

Hunters who take a bear, deer, turkey, or moose during the Vermont hunting seasons must bring the animal within 48 hours to the nearest game warden or to a Vermont Fish & Wildlife reporting station. Hunting season dates as well as wardens and reporting stations for 2014 are listed below. For more information, visit

Big game hunting season dates

Sept. 1-Nov. 14: Early Black Bear Hunting Season

Oct. 1-7: Moose Archery Hunting

Oct. 4-24: Bow & Arrow Turkey Hunting in all WMU’s Statewide

Oct. 4-26: Bow & Arrow Deer Hunting

Oct. 18-23: Regular Moose Hunting Season

Oct. 25-Nov. 2, 9: Shotgun or Bow & Arrow Turkey Hunting for Select WMU’s

Nov. 8-9: Youth Rifle Deer Hunting Weekend

Nov. 15-23: Late Black Bear Hunting Season

Nov. 15-30: Rifle Deer Hunting Season

Dec. 6-14: Bow & Arrow Deer Hunting

Dec. 6-14: Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season

Rutland County 

State Wardens:

Wesley Butler, West Rutland–797-8172

Timothy Carey, Mt. Holly–259-9533

Josh Hungerford, Middlebury–989-7484

Justin Stedman, West Pawlet–325-9333

Robert Sterling, Fair Haven–265-4602

Deputy Warden: 

Brian Roberts, Brandon–247-6343

Reporting Stations:

Belmont General Store, Belmont–259-2292

Benson Village Store, Benson–537-2041

Corey’s RV Supplies, Wallingford–446-1049

Engine Joe’s Guns & Bows, Hydeville–265-8155

G & L General Store, Inc., Benson–537-4041

Grant’s Village Store, Middletown Springs–235-2251

J A B Restaurant (Bruno’s), W. Rutland –802-342-0330

Junction Store & Deli, Brandon–247-3794

Keith’s Country Store, Inc., Pittsford–483-6489

Kelley, Betsy A, Poultney–287-5800

Mach’s General Store, Pawlet–325-3405

Mart’s Sporting Goods, Poultney–287-9022

Otter Creek Campground, Danby–293-5041

Pittsfield Pitt-Stop, Pittsfield–746-9939

Tinmouth Town Clerk, Tinmouth–446-2498

Wooden Barrel Country Store, Chittenden–775-5355

Windsor County

State Wardens:

Greg Eckhardt, Landgrove–824-5785

Sgt. Keith Gallant, East Braintree–728-9215

Jason Gravelle, Hartland–484-7435

Dana Joyal, East Wallingford–259-9460

Stephen Majeski, South Woodstock–457-1488

Deputy Wardens: 

Roni Johnson, Royalton–763-8451 and Kevin McAllister, Windsor–674-5410

Reporting Stations:

Ascutney Farm Stand, Ascutney–952-9557

Back Forty Guns and Ammo, Windsor–603-381-9800

Barrows Trading Post, Quechee–295-1050

Bridgewater Corners Country Store–Bridgewater Corners–672-6241

Chester Hardware, Chester–875-2693

Chester Town Clerk, Chester–875-2173

Joe’s Taxidermy, Reading–484-7221

Locust Creek Outfitters, Bethel–234-5884

Singleton’s Store, Proctorsville–226-7666

Singleton’s Store, Quechee–698-8675

Springfield Prof. Firefighters, Springfield–885-4546

Steve’s Bait Shop, North Hartland–296-7331

Teago General Store, South Pomfret–457-1626

The Hardware at Rochester, Rochester–767-4200

Tracy’s Midway Station, Sharon–763-8177

Tyson Village Store, Ludlow–228-2284

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