Vermont Deer Season 2024

Vermont's deer season for 2024 offers various opportunities for hunting, including archery, antlerless, regular, and muzzleloader seasons. Here are the key details for the Vermont Deer Season in 2024:

Archery Season:

  • Hunting Start Date: October 1
  • Hunting End Date: December 15
  • Note: Archery season is closed during the regular November season.

Youth Deer Weekend:

  • Hunting Dates: October 21 to October 22-23

Novice Weekend:

  • Hunting Dates: October 21 to October 22-23

Muzzleloader Antlerless:

  • Hunting Dates: October 26 to October 29-23

November Regular:

  • Hunting Dates: November 11 to November 26-23


  • Hunting Dates: December 2 to December 10-23

Legal Buck and Bag Limits

WMUs (Wildlife Management Units) in Vermont have different criteria for what constitutes a "Legal Buck." Be sure to check the specific regulations for the WMU you plan to hunt in.

Vermont residents have the following deer hunting regulations:

  • Vermont residents are allowed to take four deer each year.
  • Of the four deer, only one can be a buck.
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