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Youth and Novice Turkey Hunting Weekend

April 24 - April 25

Wild Turkey

Youth & Novice WeekendThe weekend prior to the opening of spring turkeyOne bearded turkey, statewide
SpringMay 1 – 31Two bearded turkeys, statewide
Fall (Archery only)October 2 – 22, 2021One of either sex, statewide
Fall (Archery or Shotgun)October 23 – October 31, 2021One of either sex, WMUs B, D, G, H, I, J, L, M, O, P, and Q
Fall (Archery or Shotgun)October 23 – November 7, 2021One of either sex, WMUs F, K and N

To participate in the novice season, a qualified person must have a valid Vermont hunting license, turkey license and a novice turkey hunting tag and follow the requirements of the youth turkey hunting weekend.

The novice hunter must be accompanied by an unarmed adult who holds a valid Vermont hunting license and who is 18 years of age or older. An adult accompanying a novice shall accompany no more than two novice hunters at one time. “Accompany,” “accompanied,” or “accompanying” means direct control and supervision, including the ability to see and communicate with the novice hunter without the aid of artificial devices such as radios or binoculars, except for medically necessary devices such as hearing aids or eyeglasses.

Find a Vermont Hunter Education Course HERE.


April 24
April 25
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Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department