Hunters take record number of spring turkeys

Hunters take record number of spring turkeys

Turkey hunters had a banner season this spring with the highest harvest ever recorded. Hunters brought home 6,570 wild turkeys during the season, including 743 turkeys taken during the April youth weekend hunt. “The hunter success rate increased from the previous year of 21 percent to 29 percent of hunters harvesting at least one bird,”… Read More »

Apply now for waterfowl licenses

The deadline for Controlled Waterfowl Hunt applications is August 21. The free application must be filed with the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department for controlled waterfowl hunting permits. Download an application at vtfishandwildlife.com or pick up a printed form at Vermont Fish & Wildlife offices. A drawing to award hunting permits will be held at… Read More »

Sports briefs

Youth place at track meet The Vermont Recreation & Parks Association held its annual youth state track meet at St. Johnsbury Academy on Saturday, July 29. The meet, which features children ages seven to 14, drew around 400 athletes. In the field events, Champlain Valley’s Sofia Niekrewicz won the girls 11-12 high jump, with teammate… Read More »

Local swimmers set records at state meet

Local swimmers set records at state meet

The EDGE Swim Team captured another Vermont swim team state title this weekend, securing 4,408.5 points to top the four other Division I teams at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in Hartford. The Town of Essex team came in second, followed by the Burlington Tennis Club team in third, the Burlington Country Club in fourth… Read More »

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