Addison County deer hunters shatter rifle season record again this year

ADDISON COUNTY — For the second straight year the region’s deer hunters have broken the post-2005 record for most bucks taken during Vermont’s 16-day November rifle season. And this time they smashed the mark for deer weighed in Addison County since Department of Fish and Wildlife officials in 2005 banned shooting young spikehorn bucks in rifle season.  Hunters brought 424 bucks to the county’s seven wildlife reporting stations to be weighed, and according to Fish and Wildlife Deer Project Leader Nick Forti … (read more)

Hunters find success as rifle season opens

ADDISON COUNTY — Many hunters got their wishes answered and skills rewarded in the first few days of Vermont’s rifle deer season, which opened on Nov. 14. No local hunter was happier than Chris Hanson on Wednesday, Nov. 18.  According to Andy Buxton owner … (read more)

Vt. rifle season begins Nov. 14

MONTPELIER — Hunters are gearing up for the start of Vermont’s traditionally popular 16-day regular deer season, which begins Saturday, Nov. 14, and ends Sunday, Nov. 29.  A hunter may take one legal buck during this season. The definition of a legal buck … (read more)