Daily Journal masthead

Fish and Wildlife reminding Vermont hunters to seek muzzle loading antlerless deer permits

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

MONTPELIER, Vermont — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding hunters they can apply for muzzleloader season antlerless deer permits for use in the December season.

The muzzle loading season this year runs from Dec. 5-13.

Hunters can apply for the permits on the Fish and Wildlife website or they can get a paper application from licensing agents.

The state says 9,650 permits will be distributed in 10 of Vermont's 21 wildlife management units.

Wildlife Director Mark Scott says the number of antlerless permits was reduced from the 17,050 issued last year due to a decline in deer population caused by two severe winters.

The recommendation for antlerless deer hunting is based on population trend estimates, biological data, deer sighting rates reported by hunters, winter severity and other factors.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow Daily Journal:

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.