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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 105 : Licenses

Subchapter 001 : Generally

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 4251)
  • § 4251. Taking wild animals and fish; license

    (a) Except as provided in sections 4253 and 4254b of this title, a person shall not take wild animals or fish without first having procured a license therefor; provided, however, that a person under 15 years of age may take fish in accordance with this part and regulations of the Board, without first having procured a license therefor.

    (b) The Commissioner of Fish and Wildlife may designate two days each calendar year as “free fishing days” for which no license shall be required. One day shall occur in the open water fishing season and one day shall occur during the ice fishing season. (Added 1961, No. 119, § 1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1989, No. 27; 1989, No. 36, § 4; 2013, No. 78, § 5.)