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Rite of November: 16-day Vermont rifle deer season begins

Rite of November: 16-day Vermont rifle deer season begins

November 11, 2017 03:58 PM

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - It's a rite of November: Hunters across Vermont are out in the woods on the opening day of the state's 16-day rifle deer hunting season.

This year's rifle season runs from Saturday through Nov. 26, and experts say it should be a good season for hunters.

Hunters may only take one legal buck, which has at least one antler having two or more points.

Fish and Wildlife spokesman Tom Rogers says that after two mild winters the state's deer herd is estimated to be about 150,000. Cooler weather this weekend should mean the deer will be moving around, and snow that fell in parts of the state will make tracking easier for hunters.

Rogers says it should be a great opening weekend.

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