Tough winter prompts Vermont to reduce antlerless deer permits June, 2011

Vermont Deer Population and Management News Archive


Vermont's Fish and Wildlife Department is holding two public hearings later this month to discuss proposed reductions for antlerless deer hunting permits this year. With this year's tough winter hurting deer populations, the Fish and Wildlife Board recently voted to reduce the number of December muzzleloader permits to 9,575 permits for 14 of the state's 24 wildlife management areas. That's a 63 percent decrease from the 2010 total of 25,600. 


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