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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.


Antlerless Deer Muzzleloader Lottery

Two does in a fieldEach year thousands of antlerless deer permits are issued for the Muzzleloader Hunting Season. Applications are generally available in May.


Moose Lottery

bull moose in brushThe lottery has been drawn. Check to see if you are a winner. Remember you can still make a bid for a permit through our Moose Permit Auction. Deadline to apply is August 10, 2022.


Lifetime License Lottery

women fishing and lifetime lottery ticket overlayFor $2.00 you can take a chance on winning a lifetime of FREE hunting and fishing in Vermont!