Hunters urged to be vigilant about illegal game activities

STATE WILDLIFE OFFICIALS will show off specimens in their Operation Game Thief trailer when it stops in Middlebury on Nov. 10.

MIDDLEBURY — Vermont State Game Wardens are inviting the public, and especially young hunters, to visit their Operation Game Thief mobile exhibit from noon to 3 p.m. at G. Stone Motors on Route 7 in Middlebury on Sunday, Nov. 10 – the second day of Vermont’s youth deer hunting weekend.
G. Stone Motors and Vermont Field Sports, as well as other local businesses, are hosting a youth hunting celebration at that time with some lifetime hunting licenses, hats, shirts, and other items plus a free meal for kids. 
Operation Game Thief (OGT) is a joint nonprofit program sponsored by the Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs and administered by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. The program provides a way for people to help protect Vermont’s wildlife resources by reporting wildlife law violators at 1-800-752-5378. 
The toll-free hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to report violations. Rewards are paid for information leading to arrests. 
Vermont has a limited number of wardens patrolling our fields, forests and waterways. The Fish and Wildlife Department relies on Vermonters to help reduce wildlife violations.

Share this story:

More News

Boom! Demolition clearing the way for Vergennes senior housing project

Blasting ledge could begin on Monday in Vergennes as work on the $25 million Vergennes Gra … (read more)


Tree farms start season strong

With the holiday season underway, county Christmas tree farms have begun welcoming visitor … (read more)

Homepage Featured News

Middlebury Snowbowl to open with upgrades

As the Middlebury Snowbowl prepares for opening day this Saturday, Dec. 9, loyal skiers an … (read more)

Share this story: