Hunters have more bangs for the bucks

Hunters during the 16-day deer rifle season that concluded on Sunday brought what was, according to Independent archives, a record number of bucks — 676 — to be weighed at Addison County’s wildlife reporting stations.

Start of deer season finds happy hunters

The deer rifle season got off to a strong start this past weekend with an above-average total of 244 bucks handled at eight Addison County big-game reporting stations.

Rifle season buck weights also set new mark

ADDISON COUNTY — Addison County’s deer hunters have set another record. According to the Independent’s calculations, the average weight of bucks weighed in the county during this November’s rifle season was the highest since 2005, when the Department of F … (read more)

Granville store tallies hunters’ success

GRANVILLE — While the Addison Independent has been reporting hunting successes and wild game reports at Vermont Fish and Wildlife reporting stations around Addison County, we have missed reports from the Granville Country Store. Kira Sargeant at the Route … (read more)

County’s rifle season sees record numbers

ADDISON COUNTY — The 2019 deer rifle season in Addison County finished Sunday as the most successful for local hunters since 2005, when Vermont wildlife officials banned shooting spikehorn bucks during the 16-day season. Hunters during this rifle season b … (read more)

County hunters set yet another record

ADDISON COUNTY — The opening weekend of rifle deer season continued a trend in recent years: It set a new record for deer weighed at Addison County’s wildlife reporting stations during the first two days of the season. The record dates back to 2005, when … (read more)

Hunters asked to help out wildlife officials during rifle deer season

RUTLAND, — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is asking hunters for help in a statewide initiative to gather more biological data on the state’s deer population. Hunters who get a deer during the Nov. 16 – Dec. 1 rifle season are asked to provide an … (read more)

Rifle deer season will open on Nov. 16

MONTPELIER — Hunters are gearing up for the start of Vermont’s traditionally popular 16-day rifle deer season that begins Saturday, Nov. 16 and ends Sunday, Dec. 1. A hunter may take one buck during this season with at least one antler having two or more … (read more)