deer hunting


REVISED DEER HUNTING regulations for 2020 are designed to improve management of Vermont’s deer population with variations according to Wildlife Management Units. VTF&W photo by John Hall
08/29/2019
VERMONT — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says a few recent news reports may have created some confusion over the annual bag limit change in the proposed deer regulation, which will go into effect in 2020. Nick Fortin, the department’s deer biologist, says there is a misperception by some hunters that this change will result in the overharvest of antlerless deer and cause unnecessary population declines when it is simply not the case. “The change to the bag limit and the other proposed changes to deer hunting rules are not intended to dramatically increase the antlerless harvest,”...

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