Bidding open for 5 Vt. moose hunting permits

Courtesy: Vt. Fish and Wildlife-Wayne Laroche

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) It's open season if you want to snag one of just five moose hunting permits available in Vermont.

Vermont Fish and Wildlife will have a total of 13 permits for the 2018 season.

These five are up for auction through August 14. The winners will hear back on August 15.

A minimum bid of $1,500 is required, and winning bids have typically been at least $4,000m but that's when there were more permits available.

Click here for all the details on moose permits and the moose lottery.