Vermont's Moose Hunt Auction is Open

By Joe Gullo

Published 06/19 2014 12:47PM

Updated 06/19 2014 12:52PM

Credit: Wayne Laroche
MONTPELIER, Vt. -  The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that Vermont's moose hunt auction is open until August.

A press release says auction winners will hunt in one of several wildlife management units across the state during the October 1-7 archery season or the October 18-23 regular season. 

Bids must be entered with a sealed bid form available from Vermont Fish & Wildlife.  A minimum bid of $1,500 is required, and winning bids are typically at least $4,000. Bids do not include the cost of hunting licenses. 

The auction for five moose hunting permits is open until 4:30 p.m. on August 14. Proceeds from the moose hunting permit auction help fund Vermont Fish and Wildlife educational programs.  

Additional information about the auction is on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website (  Moose permit bid packets can be obtained by calling Fish & Wildlife at 802-828-1190 or by emailing  

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