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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
Bear – Early
Sep 1, 2022 Nov 11, 2022
Bear
Bear – Late
Nov 15, 2022 Nov 20, 2022
Bobcat
Bobcat
Jan 10, 2023 Feb 7, 2023
Coyote
Coyote
Open year round. No limit.
Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Deer
Deer – Early Archery
Oct 1, 2022 Nov 11, 2022
Deer
Deer – Youth and Novice Weekend
Oct 22, 2022 Oct 23, 2022
Deer
Deer – Muzzleloader Antlerless
If antlerless permits are available. Check website.
Oct 27, 2022 Oct 30, 2022
Deer
Deer – Regular
Nov 12, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Deer
Deer – Late Archery
Closed during regular November season
Nov 28, 2022 Dec 15, 2022
Deer
Deer – Muzzleloader
Dec 3, 2022 Dec 11, 2022
Duck
Duck – Early Connecticut River
Oct 4, 2022 Nov 6, 2022
Duck
Duck – Early Lake Champlain
Oct 15, 2022 Oct 23, 2022
Duck
Duck – Interior Vermont Zone
Oct 15, 2022 Dec 13, 2022
Duck
Duck – Late Lake Champlain
Oct 29, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Duck
Duck – Late Connecticut River
Nov 23, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Fox
Fox – Red & Gray
Oct 22, 2022 Feb 12, 2023
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose Champlain 1
Sep 1, 2022 Sep 25, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose Interior 1
Sep 1, 2022 Sep 25, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose CT River 1
Sep 1, 2022 Sep 25, 2022
Goose
Goose – Interior Vermont Snow Goose 1
Oct 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Goose
Goose – Lake Champlain Snow Goose 1
Oct 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Goose
Goose – CT River Snow Goose 1
Oct 4, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose CT River 2
Oct 4, 2022 Nov 6, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose Champlain 2
Oct 15, 2022 Nov 13, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose Interior 2
Oct 15, 2022 Nov 13, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose CT River 3
Nov 23, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Goose
Goose – Lake Champlain Snow Goose 2
Feb 26, 2023 Mar 10, 2023
Goose
Goose – Interior Vermont Snow Goose 2
Feb 26, 2023 Mar 10, 2023
Goose
Goose – Interior Vermont Conservation Order
Mar 11, 2023 Apr 23, 2023
Goose
Goose – CT River Conservation Order
Applies to land, not CT River waters.
Mar 11, 2023 Apr 23, 2023
Goose
Goose – Lake Champlain Conservation Order
Mar 11, 2023 Apr 23, 2023
Grouse
Ruffed Grouse
Sep 24, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Moose
Moose – Archery
Oct 1, 2022 Oct 7, 2022
Moose
Moose – Regular
Oct 15, 2022 Oct 20, 2022
Rabbit
Rabbit – Hare
WMUs D&E remain open through March 31.
Sep 24, 2022 Mar 12, 2023
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Youth Weekend
Apr 23, 2022 Apr 24, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Spring
May 1, 2022 May 31, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Archery
Statewide.
Oct 1, 2022 Oct 21, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Shotgun & Archery 1
Unit B, D, G, H, I J, L, M, O, P, and Q.
Oct 22, 2022 Oct 30, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Shotgun & Archery 2
Unit F, K, and N.
Oct 22, 2022 Nov 6, 2022

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.

Includes 2 Sublayers

  • 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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