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The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.

Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 103 : DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

Subchapter 002 : REGULATORY POWERS OVER FISH AND WILDLIFE

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 4083)
  • § 4083. Fish

    Any rule or amendment to a rule adopted pursuant to this subchapter that relates to fish may apply to all or any portion of the State and may address any or all of the following as to any species or varieties of fish:

    (1) establish, extend, shorten, or abolish open seasons and closed seasons;

    (2) establish, change, or abolish daily limits, season limits, possession limits, and size limits;

    (3) establish and change territorial limits for the pursuit, taking, or killing of any species or varieties, and close or open lakes, streams, or parts thereof;

    (4) prescribe the manner and the means of pursuing, taking, or killing any species or variety, including the prescribing of type or kinds of bait, lures, tackle, equipment, traps, or any other means or devices for taking such fish;

    (5) prescribe such rules relating to transportation and exportation of fish as may be necessary for the enforcement of this part;

    (6) establish rules regarding the purchase and sale of fish caught in Vermont, including: prohibiting the sale of specified fish; seasons; limits; reporting requirements; and the manner and means of pursuing or taking fish, in accordance with the requirements of part 4 of this title. (Added 1961, No. 119, § 1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 2015, No. 145 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2017; 2017, No. 113 (Adj. Sess.), § 44f.)