The Vermont Statutes Online
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§ 5101. Fish and wildlife; restrictions
(a) A person shall not:
(1) Transport fish or wildlife taken by another except in the presence of the person who took that fish or wildlife.
(2) Transport fish or wildlife during the closed season for the taking of that fish or wildlife.
(3) Transport in one day more than the number or limit of fish or wildlife that may legally be taken in a day. However, a person traveling on land between a temporary abode and the person’s domicile may transport in one day the number or limit of fish and wildlife that may legally be taken in two days. While on the waters of the State, a person may, in no case, transport more than the limit of fish that may be taken in one day unless the fish is frozen, processed, and packaged for storage.
(b) Quadrupeds lawfully taken in the protection of property may be transported at any time subject to the provisions of this chapter.
(c) Deer and bear may be transported during the first 20 days following the open season therefor, subject to the provisions of this chapter.
(d) Fish that have been sold at wholesale or retail may be transported at any time by any person. (Added 1961, No. 119, § 1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1973, No. 178 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; 1989, No. 177 (Adj. Sess.).)