Vermont grouse and woodcock hunting starts Sept. 25

REGION – A quiet walk down a hidden woods road, bright fall foliage coloring the canopy overhead and the crisp, cool air of an early morning – these are just some of the elements of a great Vermont upland game … Continued

Tree stand safety tips for hunters

With Vermont’s archery deer season starting Oct. 1, Vermont Fish & Wildlife urges hunters to take the time to follow basic safety procedures to avoid falls from tree stands.

REGION – Tree stands get hunters out of sight and smell of wary deer, but they can also get hunters into trouble. Here are some tips from Vermont Fish & Wildlife to help stay safe and get the most out … Continued

Vermont youth waterfowl hunting, Sept. 25-26

waterfowl hunting

REGION – A youngster’s first hunt can mark the beginning of a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a commitment to wildlife conservation. There is no finer time to begin this journey than during Vermont’s upcoming youth waterfowl hunting weekend … Continued

The 25th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup tackles river trash

Source to Sea Cleanup along the Connecticut River. Photo provided

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Registration is now open for Connecticut River Conservancy’s 25th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup Sept. 24-26. The annual Source to Sea Cleanup is a river cleanup coordinated by CRC in all four states of the 410-mile Connecticut … Continued

Let’s Go Fishing program seeks instructors

Fish & Wildlife is looking for volunteers to become Let’s Go Fishing instructors to pass on Vermont’s fishing tradition to the next generation of anglers. Photo provided by Vermont Fish & Wildlife

REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is seeking volunteers to become Let’s Go Fishing instructors to pass on Vermont’s fishing tradition to the next generation of Vermonters. The department will be hosting a one-day training workshop for new … Continued

Hunters reminded of rules on importing deer, elk

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Hunters traveling outside Vermont to hunt deer or elk need to keep in mind that a regulation designed to protect Vermont’s wild deer from chronic wasting disease remains in effect, according to a reminder from the Vermont … Continued

Vermont’s archery deer season starts Oct. 1

Vermont's archery deer season starts Friday, Oct. 1. Photo provided by Vermont Fish & Wildlife

REGION – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says hunters are looking forward to Vermont’s upcoming Oct. 1 to Nov. 12 and Nov. 29 to Dec. 15 archery deer hunting season. A hunter may take up to four deer in … Continued

Vermont’s resident Canada goose season, Sept. 1-25

REGION – Vermont’s resident Canada goose hunting season will be held Sept. 1 through Sept. 25 to help control Vermont’s resident Canada goose population prior to the arrival of Canada geese migrating south from Canada, according to the Vermont Fish … Continued

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