Vermont’s auction for five moose hunting permits is open until August 21 with a minimum bid amount of $1,500.  Sealed bids on forms provided by Fish & Wildlife must be received by 4:30 p.m. that day.

Auction winners will choose to hunt in one of several wildlife management units (WMUs) open to moose hunting and choose to hunt during the October 1-7 archery season, or in the October 19-24 regular season.

Bids do not include the cost of a hunting license (residents $22, nonresidents $100) or moose hunting permit fee ($100 for residents and $350 for nonresidents).

Contact the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department to receive a moose permit bid packet.  Telephone 802-828-1190 or email (  Information about the auction is posted on Fish & Wildlife’s website (

Proceeds from the moose hunting permit auction help fund Vermont Fish and Wildlife educational programs.  Winning bids are typically at least $4,000.


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