Lotteries

fishing and hunting

Vermont annually holds lotteries for moose and antlerless deer hunting permits, as well as for a lifetime license. The number of hunting permits offered in the lotteries varies depending on the biological conditions of the moose and deer herds.

Lifetime License Lottery

For $2.00 you can take a chance on winning a lifetime of FREE hunting and fishing in Vermont!

Moose Lottery

Vermont moose hunting permits lotteries may be held for hunting permits for a seven-day archery season (October 1-7) and/or a regular season (six consecutive days beginning the third Saturday in October). If permits are available, the information on number of permits will be posted here in April and the lottery generally opens by mid-May.

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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
Fish & Wildlife LogoDavis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3702
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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The mission of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is the conservation of all species of fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont.