Season Dates

Nov. 28:_Firearms bear season opens (Allegany range)

Nov. 28: Brant season closes (Lake Champlain and Southeastern
zones)

Nov. 28: Canada goose season reopens (East Central Zone)

Nov. 29:_Duck/brant seasons close (Long Island Zone)

Nov. 29:_Canada goose season closes (Western Long Island,
Eastern Long Island and Central Long Island zones)

Nov. 30: Bass season closes (statewide, general regulations)

Nov. 30: Muskellunge season closes

Dec. 1:_Catch-and-release (artificial lures only) bass season
opens (statewide, with some waters not included)

Dec. 2: Canada goose season reopens (Western Long Island
Zone)

Dec. 3:_Canada goose season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)

Dec. 6:_Duck season closes (Western Zone)

Dec. 6: Northern Zone firearms deer season closes

Dec. 6:_Bear season closes (Adirondack Range)

Dec. 7: Late muzzleloader deer season opens (portions of
Northern Zone)

Dec. 7:_Canada goose season closes (Northeast Zone)

Dec. 7:_Canada goose season reopens (Central Long Island
Zone)

Dec. 8:_Duck season reopens (Long Island Zone)

Dec. 8:_Canada goose season reopens (Eastern Long Island
Zone)

Dec. 10: Bobcat hunting season closes (WMU_6N)

Dec. 10: Fisher and marten trapping season closes

Dec. 10:_Bobcat trapping season closes (Northern Zone)

Dec. 10:_Raccoon, red fox, gray fox, skunk, coyote, opossum and
weasel trapping season closes (portions of Northern Zone)

Dec. 12:_Duck season closes (Northeastern Zone)

Dec. 13: Southern Zone firearms deer season closes

Dec. 13:_Bear season closes (Allegany and Catskill ranges)

Dec. 13: Late muzzleloader deer season closes (portions of
Northern Zone)

Dec. 14:_Southern Zone late muzzleloader-archery deer season
opens

Dec. 14:_Muzzleloader and archery bear season opens (Allegany
and Catskill ranges)

Dec. 14: Canada goose season closes (East Central Zone)

Dec. 14:_Varying hare (snowshoe) season closes (portions of
Southern Zone)

Dec. 15:_Striped bass season closes

Dec. 15:_Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (WMUs 1A, 1C
and 2A)

Dec. 16:_Snow goose season closes (Western Zone)

Dec. 16:_Canada goose season closes (South Zone)

Dec. 18: Duck season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)

Dec. 18:_Brant season reopens (Long Island Zone)

Dec. 18:_Canada goose season reopens (Hudson Valley Zone)

Dec. 20: Tautog (blackfish) season closes

Dec. 22:_Southern Zone late muzzleloader-archery deer season
closes

Dec. 22:_Muzzleloader and archery bear season closes (Allegany
and Catskill ranges)

Dec. 26: Duck and snow goose season reopens (Western Zone)

Dec. 26:_Canada goose season reopens (West Central and South
zones)

Dec. 27:_Duck season closes (Southeastern Zone)

Dec. 29:_Snow goose season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)

Dec. 31: Westchester and Suffolk county archery-only deer
seasons close

Dec. 31:_Snow goose season closes (Northeastern Zone)

Dec. 31:_Pheasant season closes (remainder of state)

Dec. 31:_Bobwhite quail season closes (Long Island)

Fundraisers/Banquets

Feb. 27, 2010:_Lake Ontario WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Burnhams
Canalside. For more info call Joe Colella, 585-472-0374.

Shows

Dec. 11-13: Syracuse Ice Fishing Show, Oncenter Convention
Center, Syracuse. 4-9 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-4
p.m. Sun. For more info go to www.syracuseice-fishingshow.com

Dec. 12-13: Gun Show, Long Island Antique Historical Arms
Society, Freeport Recreation Center. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-2
p.m. Sun. For more info call David Gruner, 631-722-3248.

Jan. 23-24, 2010: New York State Arms Collectors Assoc., Albany
Gun Show, Empire State Plaza, Convention Center. For more info call
Sandy Ackerman Klinger, 607-748-1010.

Tournaments/Contest

Jan. 29-31, 2010:_Bark at the Moon Coyote Club, Western New York
State Predator Hunt. For more info call Andrew Lewand,
585-223-5324.

Special Events

Jan. 10, 2010:_Tioga County Sportsmans Club, Fur Sale,
Carmichael Hill Rd. 9 a.m.-noon. For more info call Robert
Vergason, 607-687-2196.

Education/Seminars

Dec. 1, 3: Bowhunter Ed Course, GCE_Guns and Ammo, Cortland. To
pre-register call 607-758-8240

Dec. 6:_Trapper Ed Course, Shawangunk Fish and Game Club,
Middletown. Pre-register call 845-778-5126 after 6 p.m.

Dec. 12, 17, 19: Hunter Ed Course, GCE_Guns and Ammo, Cortland.
To pre-register call 607-758-8240.

Jan. 9, 2010:_Erie County Trappers Assoc., Fur Handling Seminar,
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Collins Conservation Club. For more info call Patti
Wattengel, 716-337-2556.

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