Controlled Waterfowl Hunt Application Deadline

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Applications are available for controlled waterfowl hunting permits to be used at two Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department wildlife management areas. Interested hunters must apply by Monday, September 19

Hunting under controlled conditions for ducks at Mud Creek in Alburg and geese at Dead Creek in Addison has been popular since the early 1970's. Permit applications for these two areas are available from Vermont Fish & Wildlife offices in Essex Junction, Addison, St. Johnsbury, Barre, Waterbury, Springfield, and Rutland. The applications also will be available at Fish & Wildlife's website Waterfowl Web Page at

Applications must be filled out correctly and postmarked no later than September 19, 2005. A public drawing to award hunting permits will be held September 23 at 12:00 Noon at Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area headquarters off Route 17 in Addison. Attendance is not required. Successful applicants will be notified before the start of the hunting season.