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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 105 : LICENSES

Subchapter 001 : Generally

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 4253)
  • § 4253. Landowner; family; exception

    (a) A resident owner of lands, his or her spouse, and their minor children may, without procuring a license under this chapter, take fish from the waters therein, shoot pickerel, and take wild animals or wild birds therein subject to the provisions of this part.

    (b) A nonresident owner of lands, his or her spouse, and their minor children, may without procuring a license under this chapter, take fish from the waters therein, shoot pickerel, and take wild animals or wild birds thereon subject to the provisions of this part, except if the lands are posted under provisions other than section 4710 of this title.

    (c) As used in this section, "post" means any signage that would lead a reasonable person to believe that hunting is prohibited on the land.

    (d) Nothing in this section shall be construed to:

    (1) exempt a captive hunt facility from the permitting requirements adopted under the rules of the Fish and Wildlife Board; or

    (2) without a permit from the Commissioner of Fish and Wildlife, allow any person, including a hunt club, hunting association, or multiple landowners, to transport, possess, or fence any animal for the purpose of taking or attempting to take the animal by hunting. (Added 1961, No. 119, § 1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1969, No. 274 (Adj. Sess.); 1973, No. 178 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 1981, No. 85, § 2; 2011, No. 54, § 10, eff. May 31, 2011; 2013, No. 116 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 5, 2014.)