Moose Lottery

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

Number of either-sex permits for WMU E1 or E2 available through the lottery:

  • Moose Archery Season (October 1 – 7): 10 permits
  • Moose Regular Season (October 17 – 22): 39 permits (34 lottery | 5 VT Veterans)

Deadline to apply is: Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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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The drawing for the permits will occur in August and the winners will be posted on our website.

Moose Permit Auction

Three moose hunting permits will be auctioned to support the department's educational programs. The three 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 17-22 regular season. 

A minimum bid of $1,500 is required. Deadline to apply is August 12.

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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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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
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Montpelier, VT 05620-3702

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