The Vermont Statutes Online
Conservation and Development
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.
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.)