Hunting

White-Tailed Deer

white-tailed deer in winter"Hunting" in Vermont means deer hunting. Almost all of the state's 73,000 resident hunters hunt deer at some point during the fall and more bucks are taken per square mile in Vermont than in any other New England state.

Small Game

Cottontail RabbitVermont's varied habitats are home to locally abundant populations of cottontail rabbits, snowshoe hare, and gray squirrels.

Big Game Reporting

Vermont hunters who take deer, bear or turkeys must report them within 48 hours by bringing them to a reporting station or by using one of our online reporting options.

Essex District WMAs

Dead Creek

District 3 – Essex District : Addison, Chittenden, Franklin & Grand Isle Counties

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Hammond Cove Shooting Range

Hammond Cove Shooting Range

Hammond Cove Shooting Range in Hartland is free and open to the public, featuring a six-port 100-yard rifle range and a pistol bench.

LOCATION:

The Hammond Cove Shooting Range is located at the end of Ferry Road in Hartland -

St. Johnsbury District WMAs

Johnson Farm

District 5 – St. Johnsbury District: Caledonia, Essex & Orleans Counties

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Springfield District WMAs

Atherton Meadow

District 1 - Springfield District : Windham & Windsor Counties

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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Christopher Herrick

1 National Life Drive
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Montpelier, VT 05620-3702
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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The mission of the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is the conservation of all species of fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the people of Vermont.