Vermont Deer Harvest Reflects Healthy Population

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says preliminary numbers show 12,710 deer were taken during Vermont’s 2015 deer hunting seasons.

Reports from big game check stations indicate hunters had successful deer seasons in 2015, taking 3,398 deer in archery season, 1,277 in youth season, 6,592 in rifle season, and 1,443 in muzzleloader season.  The 12,710 deer brought home by hunters yielded more than 630,000 pounds of local nutritious venison.

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