Vermont's moose hunting permit lottery application deadline is
The Fish and Wildlife Department is issuing 385 moose hunting
permits by lottery for the regular October 20-25 moose season and
50 permits for an archery moose season October 1-7.
The 2011 Vermont Moose Harvest Report with details on last year's
hunt, including the towns where moose were taken, is on Fish and
Wildlife's website. Look under "Hunting and Trapping" and
then "Big Game."
Lottery applications are $10 for residents and $25 for
nonresidents. Winners of the permit lottery must purchase resident
hunting permits for $100 and nonresident hunting permits for
Five moose hunting permits also are offered in an auction with a
bidding deadline of August 21. Bids must be submitted on the
department's moose permit bid form available from Fish &
Wildlife at 802-241-3695. Money received from the winning bids
is used in the department's conservation education programs.
A person may apply in the lottery and bid in the auction but can
receive only one moose hunting permit. If a successful bidder
receives a permit in the general lottery drawing, the person is no
longer eligible in the auction.
Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is urging hunters who plan
on entering the lottery to do so now online
(www.vtfishandwildlife.com). Click on Hunting and Trapping, then
Lottery Applications and Winners, and then Online Moose Permit