Moose Permit Auction

The annual moose hunting permit auction helps fund Fish & Wildlife Department educational programs, such as the Green Mountain Conservation Camps for youths.

Three (3) permits will be auctioned for Vermont’s moose hunting seasons (Archery Only and Regular). The permits are valid for hunting in Wildlife Management Unit E in the northeast corner of the state during the October 1-7 archery season, or in the October 15-20 regular season. 

There is a minimum bid of $1,500.

Moose Auction Deadline: Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Bids need to be received in the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Licensing office no later than 4:30 pm on August 10, to be eligible for this year’s auction. Bids will be opened and winners notified on August 11.   

How to Make a Bid

Bids must be submitted on the Department’s Moose Permit Bid Form available by calling our licensing division at 802-828-1190 or emailing Cheri.Waters@vermont.gov

Eligibility

Winners of the moose lottery for regular or archery moose and auction winners are not eligible to apply for a moose permit or to participate in the moose permit auction for five years. If you won a permit within the last five years, you are not eligible to apply this year or buy a bonus point. Also, anyone who has held a valid moose permit in any of the previous five years cannot be designated as a subpermittee. 

Got a Permit via Lottery or Auction Eligible to Apply for a Permit & Eligible to be a Subpermittee
 2016  2022 (5 years)
 2017  2023 (5 years)
 2018  2024 (5 years) - Veteran and Auction winners 
 2019  No lottery or auction
 2020  2026 (5 years)
 2021  2027 (5 years)
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