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.”
The .50 caliber Thompson Center muzzleloader has a stainless steel barrel and black stock. The winner will be drawn on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
Vermont moose hunting permit applications are now available on Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s website (

Hunters can apply for one of 225 regular moose season permits available for the regular season hunt which starts October 17 and ends October 22, or for one of 40 permits for the October 1-7 archery moose season.

Lottery applications are $10 for residents and $25 for nonresidents. The deadline to apply is June 17. Winners of the permit lottery will purchase resident hunting permits for $100 and nonresident hunting permits for $350. Hunters also will have the option to bid on five moose hunting permits in an auction to be announced later.

Vermont has about 2,400 moose statewide with the greatest concentration in the Northeast Kingdom.

Media Contacts: Cedric Alexander, 802-751-0105; Mark Scott, 802-777-4217;
Scott Darling, 802-786-3862

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