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Vermont's Moose Season Lottery is now open. Apply for a permit today.

174 Permits are available through the lottery for WMU E1 or E2:

  • Moose Archery Season (October 1 – 7): 20  either-sex permits
  • Moose Regular Season (October 21 – 26): 154  total permits including 5 Veteran permits
    • 54  either-sex permits
    • 100 antlerless-only permits

Deadline to apply is: Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Bonus Points: Remember, you gain points each year you apply, increasing your odds of being drawn. But you lose all your points if you don't apply for a year. So even if you don't plan on hunting this year, put in for a permit and click "Bonus Point Only."


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Paper applications available upon request by calling 802-828-1190.

The drawing for the permits will occur on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 and the winners will be posted on our website.

What you must do if you win a permit:

Applicants who are successfully drawn in the lottery process will receive a winner’s packet in the mail within a few days of the lottery. The winner packet will contain time sensitive information that must be returned to our office by the deadline date. If you do not return the winner’s packet in time, you will forfeit your winning moose lottery permit.

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