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Rifle season reaps big bucks

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copyright the Chronicle November 29, 2017   With time running out on the 2017 rifle season for deer, the harvest this year is expected to mirror last year’s results. During the 16-day rifle season of November 2016, hunters reported 7,753 deer. Preliminary repo... More »

Big bucks reported so far in rifle season

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copyright the Chronicle November 15, 2017   With only a few days into the November rifle season for deer, preliminary reports from Orleans County suggest that bigger bucks are being shot. Among the successful hunters, Sterling Richardson of Albany reported a 2... More »

Fish and Wildlife proposes cutting moose permits in half

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copyright the Chronicle April 5, 2017   by Brad Usatch   A steep decline in the moose population, both statewide and in the Northeast Kingdom, has led the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) to recommend substantial cuts in the number of hunting permits offe... More »

Deer harvest up from last year

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copyright the Chronicle November 30, 2016 by Paul Lefebvre The head deer biologist for the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife speculated Tuesday that the harvest from the 2016 rifle season may be up by as much as 15 percent from the 2015 season. In an int... More »

Moose kill down from 2015

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copyright the Chronicle October 26, 2016 …To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe: by Paul Lefebvre The success rate among moose hunters for the 2016 archery and rifle season, which ended Thursday, October 20, is lagging sl... More »

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Dions plead innocent to deer poaching charges

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copyright the Chronicle January 14, 2015 by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — State game wardens staking out the Irasburg home of Wayne R. Dion, 66, and Jennie A. Dion, 61, say they heard a gunshot during the night before hunting season opened. They say their investiga... More »

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Dions accused of elaborate poaching scheme

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copyright the Chronicle November 26, 2014 by Tena Starr An Irasburg couple will be brought to court next month for allegedly running an elaborate deer poaching operation that included baiting and spotlights in their well concealed backyard and a gun portal in ... More »

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Hunting with drones likely to be banned

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copyright the Chronicle September 24, 2014  by Tena Starr The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board will hold a public hearing next month on a new regulation that would prevent people from hunting with drones, or any other aircraft. The rule is being considered more... More »

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Rifle season for white-tailed deer opens November 16

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by Paul Lefebvre copyright the Chronicle 11-13-2013 Why do deer hunters enjoy less success in the Northeast Kingdom than they do elsewhere? The 2013 deer rifle season opens Saturday, and the Department of Fish and Wildlife is projecting a harvest similar to 20... More »

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Moose harvest lagging at mid-season

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by Paul Lefebvre BARTON — Halfway through the 2013 season and the moose harvest is running about 40 percent behind last year’s figures at this time, according to biologist Cedric Alexander of the state’s Fish and Wildlife Department. Early estimates suggest th... More »