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Sportsmen Since 1967

January 12, 2006

2005 may be N.Y. hunting’s safest

Staff report Albany — Preliminary reports are showing the 2005 deer hunting season to be perhaps the safest in New York history. DEC Sportsmen Education Administrator Wayne Jones reported late last month that 14 deer hunters were injured in the recent deer season, lower than the 2004 record low of 18 and well below the

Fishing regs proposal formally announced

By Steve Piatt Editor Albany — DEC’s formal unveiling of a series of fishing regulations changes brought no big surprises, largely because the moves have been widely discussed with sportsmen for the past year. The formal announcement, however, triggers the procedures that will ultimately lead to final approval of the changes. “We’ve been making regulations

Tests show no new CWD cases

Staff report Rome, N.Y. — DEC deer biologists and statisticians deal with a lot of numbers each season, but the one they’re most impressed with this year is zero. That’s how many new cases of Chronic Wasting Disease have been discovered since an extensive statewide monitoring and testing program was launched after two cases in

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