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Vermont

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Overview

Known For

First state with constitutional language that protects its citizens’ right to hunt

Terrain

Mostly covered in forests and very rocky areas

Hunting Seasons

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Season Start Date End Date
Bear Game Type
Early
Sep 1, 2021 Nov 12, 2021
Bear Game Type
Late
Nov 13, 2021 Nov 21, 2021
Bobcat Game Type
Regular
Jan 10, 2021 Feb 7, 2021
Coyote Game Type
Statewide
Open year round. No limit.
Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Deer Game Type
Early Archery
Oct 1, 2021 Nov 12, 2021
Deer Game Type
Youth and Novice Weekend
Oct 23, 2021 Oct 24, 2021
Deer Game Type
Muzzleloader Antlerless
If antlerless permits are available. Check website.
Oct 28, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Deer Game Type
Regular
Nov 13, 2021 Nov 28, 2021
Deer Game Type
Late Archery
Nov 29, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Deer Game Type
Muzzleloader
Dec 4, 2021 Dec 12, 2021
Duck Game Type
Early Connecticut River
Oct 5, 2021 Nov 7, 2021
Duck Game Type
Early Lake Champlain
Oct 13, 2021 Oct 17, 2021
Duck Game Type
Interior Vermont Zone
Oct 13, 2021 Dec 11, 2021
Duck Game Type
Late Lake Champlain
Oct 30, 2021 Dec 23, 2021
Duck Game Type
Late Connecticut River
Nov 24, 2021 Dec 19, 2021
Fox Game Type
Red & Gray 1
Oct 23, 2021 Feb 13, 2022
Goose Game Type
Canada Goose Champlain 1
Sep 1, 2021 Sep 25, 2021
Goose Game Type
Canada Goose Interior 1
Sep 1, 2021 Sep 25, 2021
Goose Game Type
Canada Goose CT River 1
Sep 1, 2021 Sep 25, 2021
Goose Game Type
Interior Vermont Snow Goose 1
Oct 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Goose Game Type
Lake Champlain Snow Goose 1
Oct 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Goose Game Type
CT River Snow Goose 1
Oct 5, 2021 Dec 19, 2021
Goose Game Type
Canada Goose CT River 2
Oct 5, 2021 Nov 7, 2021
Goose Game Type
Canada Goose Champlain 2
Oct 13, 2021 Nov 11, 2021
Goose Game Type
Canada Goose Interior 2
Oct 13, 2021 Nov 11, 2021
Goose Game Type
Canada Goose CT River 3
Nov 24, 2021 Dec 19, 2021
Goose Game Type
Lake Champlain Snow Goose 2
Feb 26, 2022 Mar 10, 2022
Goose Game Type
Interior Vermont Snow Goose 2
Feb 26, 2022 Mar 10, 2022
Goose Game Type
Interior Vermont Conservation Order
Mar 11, 2022 Apr 23, 2022
Goose Game Type
CT River Conservation Order
Applies to land, not CT River waters.
Mar 11, 2022 Apr 23, 2022
Goose Game Type
Lake Champlain Conservation Order
Mar 11, 2022 Apr 23, 2022
Grouse Game Type
Ruffed Grouse
Sep 25, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Moose Game Type
Archery
Oct 1, 2021 Oct 7, 2021
Moose Game Type
Regular
Oct 16, 2021 Oct 22, 2021
Rabbit Game Type
Hare
WMUs D&E remain open through March 31.
Sep 25, 2021 Mar 13, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Youth Weekend
Apr 24, 2021 Apr 25, 2021
Turkey Game Type
Spring
May 1, 2021 May 31, 2021
Turkey Game Type
Fall Archery
Statewide.
Oct 2, 2021 Oct 22, 2021
Turkey Game Type
Fall Shotgun & Archery 1
Unit B, D, G, H, I J, L, M, O, P, and Q.
Oct 23, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Turkey Game Type
Fall Shotgun & Archery 2
Unit F, K, and N.
Oct 23, 2021 Nov 7, 2021

Licenses, Permits and Regulations

Hunting licenses, permits and regulations can be purchased on the official web site of Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.

Hunting GPS Maps

Vermont Hunting Map Layers App Overview Increase success as you layer wildlife management areas, state parks, private property and more over aerial imagery, and topographic basemaps, for the most accurate map on mobile device and desktop. See invisible property lines and seek permission with detailed private and public property boundaries and ownership names. View trails, […]

Wildlife Management Units

Hunting Layers

VT Private Lands Preview

VT Private Lands

Over 300,000 parcels mapped by the onX team, this layer helps you know who the property owners are in Vermont. Tap any parcel to learn more info about the owner and acreage.

VT Gov Lands Preview

VT Gov Lands

onX has the most accurate public lands maps with over 910,000 acres in Vermont to help you plan your next adventure. Tap any public land parcel to learn more.

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VT Wildlife Mgmt Units

Vermont Wildlife Management Units and Waterfowl Hunting Units. Please hunt responsibly, obey all signage and have a safe legal hunt.

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  • Waterfowl Hunting Zones
  • VT Wildlife Mgmt Units
VT Possible Access Preview

VT Possible Access

Possible access lands in Vermont, includes timber companies and land conservation groups. Research rules on these private lands before recreating.


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