Archives for May 2015

Public Hearing on Archery Turkey Hunting

wild turkeyThe Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board will hold a public hearing June 9 on a proposed regulation change to clarify that a crossbow may be used with a disability permit or by a hunter 50 years of age or older during turkey hunting seasons.

“This is a minor change in the existing turkey hunting regulation to make it consistent with a recent regulation for archery deer hunters,” said Fish & Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter.  “No other changes are being proposed at this time for the turkey hunting regulation.”

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The hearing will start at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9 in the Pavilion Auditorium, 109 State Street, Montpelier.

Memorial Day Wishes


We at Winded Bowhunter would like to express our gratitude to all of the military that are currently serving, and have served our Great Nation!

And to all of the families that have lost a loved one while serving our Great Nation, our prayers have been sent for as we are deeply sorry for your loss.

Get outside and celebrate your Memorial Day!

NASP Archery Students Break their World Record Again

National Archery in the Schools Program - NASPFrom Prince of Wales, Alaska to Washington DC, student archers, coaches, friends, and family descended upon Louisville’s Kentucky Exposition Center this past May 6-9. The draw for these archery enthusiasts was the 2015 NASP® United States National Tournament. [Read more…]

Becoming An Outdoors-Woman Spring Workshops

Becoming an Outdoors Woman Program (BOW)Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Becoming an Outdoors Woman Program (BOW) is sponsoring several workshops this spring and summer.

The following classes are designed for adult women but are open to anyone 18 years of age and older who has a desire to learn new skills: [Read more…]

Hunters, Anglers Fund America’s Conservation Efforts

Rocky Mountain Elk FoundationMISSOULA, Mont.—New statistics recently released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) show hunters and anglers generated $1.1 billion in 2014. That funding will be distributed to state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies to support America’s conservation and recreation projects. [Read more…]

Apply Online for a VT Moose Permit, Win a Muzzleloader

Vermont MooseMONTPELIER, Vt. – Applying for a moose hunting permit on Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s website by a June 17 deadline will get you a chance to win a new Thompson Center “Triumph” muzzleloader.

“Moose lottery permit applicants can help us improve efficiency of the permitting process by applying online, rather than by using one of our traditional paper applications available from license agents,” said Commissioner Louis Porter. “Online applications are quick and easy for the applicant, and they save data entry time for us, which translates into having that money go toward other Fish &Wildlife work.” [Read more…]

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Partners with Seek Outside to Reward New BHA Lifetime Members

Backcountry Hunters & AnglersMISSOULA, Mont. – Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is pleased to announce a new collaboration with renowned outdoor gear manufacturer and longtime BHA corporate partner Seek Outside. Beginning today, sportsmen can receive a Seek Outside backcountry tipi and stove when they join BHA as a lifetime member. [Read more…]