Youth waterfowl hunt set for Sept. 24-25

VERMONT — This year’s youth waterfowl hunt will take place the weekend of Sept. 24 and 25. Hunters 17 years of age or younger may hunt ducks and geese in the Lake Champlain and Interior Vermont waterfowl hunting zones on those dates.

The youth hunter must have a Vermont hunting license and must be accompanied by an unarmed adult, 18 or older, who also has a Vermont hunting license. The adult may not hunt waterfowl or carry a firearm. Youths 16 and 17 years old must have state and federal duck stamps. All youth hunters must also register with the Harvest Information Program on Vermont Fish and Wildlife’s website or by calling toll-free 1-877-306-7091.

Ducks and geese may be taken by according to the bag limits set in the 2022-2023 Syllabus of State and Federal Hunting Regulations for Migratory Birds in Vermont, available as a downloadable file from under Hunt – Waterfowl.

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