Vermont hunters reminded of new hunting rules
Under changes passed by the Legislature, hunters are not allowed to shoot a wild animal with a gun or bow and arrow while on or within 25 feet of a traveled portion of a public road.
It's also now illegal to shoot a gun or bow and arrow across the traveled portion of a public road.
A third rule change makes it legal to carry a pistol or revolver while bow hunting for deer during bow and arrow season, but the weapon cannot be used to shoot the animal.
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