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.
There will be no public lottery for moose hunting permits in 2018. After receiving biological recommendations from the Fish & Wildlife Department’s Big Game Team, gathering public input, and reviewing the relevant regulations and statutes, the Fish and Wildlife Board authorized 13 bulls-only Moose permits for 2018 in WMUs E1 and E2 only. These permits will be divided among special priority-veterans, special opportunity recipients and the auction.
Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter