Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for a full list of Hunting and Fishing seasons, including Special hunts and specific regional regulations, especially for waterfowl and trapping seasons, and within particular Wildlife Management Units.
Nov. 4: Southern Zone Crossbow season begins.
NoV. 18: Northern Zone regular (rifle) season begins
NOV. 18 – Dec 1: Suffolk County fall turkey season (WMU 1C).
Nov. 4: Catskill Mts. Trout Unlimited Conservation Fundraiser, Stonehedge Restaurant West Park, N.Y. Info: 845-339-5938.
NOV. 10: Central New York Chapter Ruffed Grouse Society 41st Conservation Banquet. Theodore’s Restaurant, Canastota N.Y. Info: 315-655-3007.
Jan. 13, 2024: Whitetails Unlimited Eastern New York Deer Camp, Albany Marriott, Albany, N.Y. Info: 413-244-2304
Nov. 5: Midstate Arms Collectors, Oneonta Gun & Knife Show, Oneonta Elks Lodge 84 Chestnut St. Info: contact Sandy Ackerman 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Nov. 11-12: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows Springville Fire Hall, Springville,N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.
DEC. 3: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows Kings Catering and Party House, Canandaigua,N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.
Jan. 6-7, 2024: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg, N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.
Jan. 19-21, 2024: Yankee Sportsman’s Classic, Essex Jct., Vt. Info: https://www.yankeeclassic.net.
March 30, 2024: Sportsman’s Flea Mkt., Dunhams Bay FIsh & Game Club, Queensbury, N.Y. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 26-28, 2024: New York Sportsman’s Expo! NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, N.Y. Info: www.newyorksportsmansexpo.com.
To register for a DEC Sportsman Education Class, visit: www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/92267.html.
Jan. 6, 2024: Erie County Trappers free fur-handling seminar. Collins Conservation Club, Collins, N.Y. Info: 716-397-1315.
NOV. 4: Turkey Shoot, Big M Game Club, Clifton Springs N.Y. Info: 585-354-4789.
NOV. 5: Archery Shoot, Eatonbrook Rod & Gun Club, Morrisville, N.Y. Info: 315-893-7253.
Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Association: Trap Shoot, Thursday evenings 6 p.m. Info: 607-692-4843.
Williamson Conservation & Sporting Club (Wayne County): Free trap and skeet shoots for ages 12-19, shells for 12 and 20 gauge and 50 clay targets provided. Info: 585-721-4890, 585-266-6173.
Feb. 3, 2024: Northern Challenge Ice Fishing Derby, Tupper Lake, N.Y. Info: www.tupperlake.com.
Central New York Izaak Walton League: Last Tuesday each month 7 p.m., Fayetteville-Manilus Rod & Gun Club, Manlius. Info: 315-420-9209.
Cortland Chapter Izaak Walton League: Last Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., Homer. Info: 607-849-6718.
Federation Of Sportsmens Clubs Of Sullivan County: Second Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m. White Lake Fire House. Info: www.sportsmensfederation.com, or call 845-798-4612.
Hague Fish & Game Club: Third Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., West Hague Road, Hague N.Y. Info: email@example.com.
Keuka Lake Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Thursday of the month, 6 p.m., Methodish Church, Penn Yan, N.Y. Info: 315-729-3574.
Orange County Trappers: Monthly, 7:30 p.m., Shawangunk Fish & Game Association. Info: 845-406-8916.
Oswego County Trappers: First Tuesday of the month (except July and November) at 7 p.m. at The Leatherstocking Club, Route 104, New Haven. Info: 315-591-0581 or 315-591-3525.
Rome Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Thursday of the month, 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rome. Info: 315-336-2460.
Utica Chapter Izaak Walton League: Monthly, MWP Arts Institute, Utica. Info: 315-853-1066
Warren County Conservation Council: First Thursday of each month, 6 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension in Warrensburg. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.