- Associated Press - Sunday, November 27, 2016

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont’s rifle deer hunting season is coming to a close.

The season runs through Sunday. Hunters are allowed to take one buck with at least one antler having two or more points.

A second archery and a muzzleloader season start on Dec. 3 and run through Dec. 11.

The deer population was estimated 145,000 before the start of the 16-day rifle season.

This year Vermont has banned the use of natural deer urine lures to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease.

The disease is spread by the urine and other bodily fluids of deer.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide