Bow and muzzleloader hunters bag lots of deer

Local hunters once again in 2021 took advantage of the Department of Fish & Wildlife’s October-November archery and October muzzleloader seasons, bringing in 269 deer to be weighed at one of Addison County’s seven wildlife reporting stations.

State defines rules for annual archery season

Vermont’s archery deer hunting season runs at two different times this year: Oct. 1 to Nov. 12 and Nov. 29 to Dec. 15.

Dates set for bow-hunting deer season

MONTPELIER — Vermont’s Archery Deer Season runs from Oct. 1 to Nov. 13 and Nov. 30 to Dec. 15 this year.  Each hunter may take up to four deer in Vermont’s two-part archery season if they do not shoot any deer in the other deer seasons. The purchase of an … (read more)

More bow hunters successful in November

ADDISON COUNTY — Due to an apparent computer glitch at New Haven wildlife reporting station Rack ’N Reel, more than two-dozen successful bow hunters were not initially reported to the Addison Independent in early November. The exclusions do not appear to … (read more)

Local archery season saw strong numbers but few trophy bucks

ADDISON COUNTY — This year’s archery season for deer, which began on Oct. 5 and concluded on Nov. 1, proved to be the second most successful in the past decade in Addison County, as measured by deer weighed at the county’s official reporting stations. Dur … (read more)

Archery deer season arrives this weekend

MONTPELIER — Hunters are looking forward to Vermont’s upcoming Oct. 5-Nov. 1 and Dec. 7-15 archery deer hunting season. A hunter may take up to two deer in Vermont’s two-part archery season with the purchase of two archery licenses. No more than one of th … (read more)