Vermont: Preliminary moose count for the 2017 hunting season

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt - Vermont Fish & Wildlife says it has the preliminary count of how many moose were harvested for the 2017 hunting season.

“A preliminary count on October 31 showed that hunters reported 8 moose being taken by 18 hunters in the October 1-7 archery season and 32 moose taken by 70 hunters in the October 21-26 regular season,” said Cedric Alexander, Vermont’s moose project leader. 

Officials say permits were issued for bulls only in 16 of Vermont’s Wildlife Management Units. A media release states Vermont has 21 Wildlife Management Units.

According to officials, a final report will be released in January when all of the data has been reviewed. 

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