Vt. Rifle Deer Season Opens

Vermont’s rifle deer hunting season has started. The 16-day season runs from Saturday through Sunday, Nov. 27. Vermont’s deer population is about 123,000 this year, which is about 10 percent fewer than last year.

Vermont’s Deer Herd Is Smaller

Wildlife experts say Vermont’s deer herd is at least 10% smaller than last fall, down to about 123,000 deer. Those numbers will have an impact on rifle season, which starts this weekend.

NH’s deer hunt outlook shows increase

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says the 2009 deer hunt outlook calls for a 5 to 10 percent increase over the nearly 11,000 deer killed statewide last year.

Midday Newscast, December 8, 2008

Vermont’s third deer season got under way this weekend when hunters took their muzzle loaders into the woods; some in the ski industry say last week’s sale of Okemo Mountain Resort could signal a new era of ownership shifts; more…

Midday Newscast: November 17, 2008

Senator Patrick Leahy has requested that the White House and Office of the Vice President preserve all documents relating to national security; The Vermont Retail Association says prospects for the upcoming holiday shopping season are mixed;

Archery deer hunting season numbers are up

Preliminary numbers show the amount of deer taken during Vermont’s archery season increased from past years, which Fish and Wildlife officials say is good news for hunters for the upcoming rifle season.