Vermont Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 30 -Decemeber 31, 2023

Resident License Fees:


Non-Resident License Fees:


State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

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*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific

Ruffed Grouse

Vermont Ruffed Grouse Season

September 30 – December 31, 2023

Limits: 4 per day, 8 possession


Vermont Woodcock Season

September 30 – November 13, 2023

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Practicing Shotgun Shooting

Shotgun Summer

Follow along as we share the things we’re working on to become better shooters afield. We’re just a month away from bird hunting and…