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F&W Biologists at R&L Archery: Extended Store Hours, 9am to 6pm Sat. & Sun., For Youth/Novice Weekend

October 24 - October 25

Vermont’s Wildlife Biologists will be manning our reporting station this weekend.

 

2020 Deer Seasons

SeasonsDatesNotes
Archery

October 1-November 13, 2020 and November 30-December 15
C
losed during regular November season

One legal buck may be taken anywhere in the state not to exceed the one buck annual limit
WMUs open to antlerless deer hunting in archery season will be posted in August
A crossbow may be used by anyone

Youth Deer WeekendOctober 24-25, 2020One deer of either sex, no antler restriction (pending Fish and Wildlife Board approval)
Novice WeekendOctober 24-25, 2020

A Novice is a person who purchased their first hunting license within the past 12 months and is 16 years of age or older.

Muzzleloader Antlerless October 29-November 1, 2020TBD by Fish and Wildlife Board
Muzzleloader license and antlerless permit required – check website in June for permit availability 
Permit may be used during this season or during the regular muzzleloader deer season
November RifleNovember 14-November 29, 2020One legal buck may be taken anywhere in the state not to exceed the one buck annual limit
MuzzleloaderDecember 5-13, 2020One legal buck may be taken anywhere in the state not to exceed the one buck annual limit. Antlerless deer may be take if you have an antlerless permit

Limits

No more than four deer per year, only one may be a legal buck. Youth and novice hunters can take two legal bucks, provided one is taken during the youth or novice season, not to exceed the annual limit of four deer. No antler restrictions apply for Youth Deer Weekend.

 

Legal Buck

Legal Buck Definition

In Wildlife Management Units C, D1, D2 E1, E2, G, I, L, M, P, and Q a legal buck is any deer with at least one antler three inches or more in length.

In Wildlife Management Units A, B, F1, F2, H, J1, J2, K, N, and O a legal buck is any deer with at least one antler with two or more antler points one inch in length or longer.

 

View 2020 VERMONT DEER SEASON GUIDE

Vermont’s complete 2020 Hunting & Trapping Guide and Regulations are available HERE.

 

Details

Start:
October 24
End:
October 25
Event Category:

Organizer

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
Phone:
802-828-1000
Website:
www.vtfishandwildlife.com