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New York Outdoor News Calendar – September 23, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units. Also note that youth waterfowl and pheasant hunting dates and waterfowl season dates in general vary across New York.   SEPT. 20: Northern Zone grouse season begins. Sept. 24: Free Fishing Day in New York, National Hunting & Fishing Day. …

New York Outdoor News Calendar – September 9, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units. Also note that youth waterfowl and pheasant hunting dates and waterfowl season dates in general vary across New York.   SEPT. 17: Northern Zone, Adirondack region early bear season begins, western region bowhunting bear season begins. Info: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/28605.html. SEPT. 20:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – August 12, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Sept. 1: Squirrel hunting season begins; Early Canada goose hunting season begins in most of New York. SEPT. 10-18: Early antlerless deer season in limited Southern Zone Wildlife Management Units. Info: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/28605.html. SEPT. 10-25: Southern Zone early bear season in…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 29, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Sept. 1: Squirrel hunting season begins; Early Canada goose hunting season begins in most of New York. SEPT. 10-18: Early antlerless deer season in limited Southern Zone Wildlife Management Units. Info: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/28605.html. SEPT. 10-25: Southern Zone early bear season in…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 15, 2022

Season Dates Sept. 1: Squirrel hunting season begins; Early Canada goose hunting season begins in most of New York. SEPT. 10-18: Early antlerless deer season in limited Southern Zone Wildlife Management Units. Info: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/28605.html. SEPT. 10-25: Southern Zone early bear season in limited Southern Zone Wildlife Management Units. Info: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/28605.html. SEPT. 17: Northern Zone: Adirondack region early bear season begins,…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 1, 2022

Season Dates July 1: Black bear tracking dog training season begins. Sept. 1: Squirrel hunting season begins; Early Canada goose hunting season begins in most of New York. Education/Seminars To register for a DEC Sportsman Education Class, visit: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/92267.html July 16, AUG. 10: Hunter Education Course, Peterboro Conservation Club, Cazenovia, N.Y. Info: 315-243-0997 JUne 25: New York Forest Owners Forestry…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 17, 2022

Season Dates JUNE 15: Black Bass season opens statewide; muskellunge and tiger muskellunge seasons open in the Great Lakes. June 25-26: Free Fishing Days in New York. Banquets/Fundraisers JULY 11: NYSCC Council Cup Championship Golf Benefit, Seneca Falls Country Club, Seneca Falls, N.Y. Info: nyscc.com. Aug. 6: Whitetails Unlimited Wine Country Chapter Tailgating, Seneca Lake Duck Hunters Club, Penn Yan,…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 3, 2022

Season Dates JUNE 15: Black Bass season opens statewide; muskellunge and tiger muskellunge seasons open in the Great Lakes. Banquets/Fundraisers June 11: Ducks Unlimited – Leatherstocking Chapter Banquet, Fireman’s Field, Mount Vision, N.Y. Info: 607-432-5243 Aug. 6: Whitetails Unlimited Wine Country Chapter Tailgating, Seneca Lake Duck Hunters Club, Penn Yan, N.Y. Info: 315-679-6336. AUG. 18: Sportsmen’s Dinner, Prattsville Community Church…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 20, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  May 28 & JUne 1: Muskellunge season opens (except Great Lakes). Note: Due to the timing of DEC’s new regulation change, anglers will be allowed to fish for muskellunge beginning the last Saturday in May for the 2022 season only….

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 6, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  May 28 & JUne 1: Muskellunge season opens (except Great Lakes). Note: Due to the timing of DEC’s new regulation change, anglers will be allowed to fish for muskellunge beginning the last Saturday in May for the 2022 season only….

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 22, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  April 23-24: Youth turkey hunting weekend. May 1: Spring gobbler season begins; fishing seasons for walleyes, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskellunge now begin.  May 28 & JUne 1: Muskellunge season opens (except Great Lakes). Note: Due to the timing…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 8, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  APRIL 15: Mink and muskrat trapping seasons close in the Northern Zone. April 15: Striped bass season begins in the Hudson River south of the George Washington Bridge. April 23-24: Youth turkey hunting weekend. May 1: Spring gobbler season begins;…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 25, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  March 27: Coyote hunting season closes. April 1: Regular trout season opens.  April 1: Striped bass season begins in the  Hudson River north of the George Washington Bridge. APRIL 7: Beaver trapping season end in most of state; mink and…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 11, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  March 15: Fishing seasons for walleyes, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskellunge close; permanent ice shanties must be removed from the ice.  March 15: Season begins for Anadromous river herring (alewife and blueback herring) on the Hudson River north of…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – February 25, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Feb. 25: Fox, raccoon, weasel, skunk, and opossum seasons close on Long Island. Mink and muskrat trapping season closes on Long Island.  Feb. 28: Roughed Grouse season closes. Bobwhite quail season closes (Orange and Putnam counties)  Fundraisers MARch 4: WTU…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – February 11, 2022

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping seasons close in most of northern and eastern New York. Fox, raccoon, weasel, skunk and opossum seasons close (except Long Island). Muskrat trapping season closes (parts of state)  Feb. 19-20: New York’s Free Fishing…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – January 28, 2022

Season Dates Jan. 29: Free Ice Fishing Day in Vermont. Info: vtfishandwildlife.com Jan. 31: Suffolk County Special Firearms Season closes; Varying hare season closes, Southwestern New York. Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping seasons close in most of northern and eastern New York. Fox, raccoon, weasel, skunk and opossum seasons close (except Long Island). Muskrat trapping season closes (parts of…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – December 24, 2021

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Dec 26, 2021 – Jan. 1, 2022: Southern Zone new holiday week hunt. Muzzleloader, bow/crossbow only with some local restrictions.  Jan. 1-31, 2022: Varying Hare season, Southwestern New York.  Jan. 2-31, 2022: Suffolk County Special Firearms Season. Banquets/Fundraisers JAN. 8,…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – December 10, 2021

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Dec. 10: Fisher and pine marten trapping seasons end in parts of eastern and northern New York..  DEC 6-12: Northern Zone late bow and muzzleloading season for deer (limited WMUs). Dec 12: Southern Zone deer and bear regular season ends….

New York Outdoor News Calendar – November 12, 2021

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Note to Waterfowlers & Trappers: Please check DEC’s Hunting & Trapping regulations guide for more specific details on seasons and bag limits, or visit: dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/huntseason21.pdf. Nov. 11: Free Fishing Day in New York Nov. 11 & 13: Military and Veteran’s…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – October 29, 2021

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Note to Waterfowlers: Please check the Hunting & Trapping regulations guide for more specific details on seasons and bag limits for October waterfowl and Canada goose season dates. Or, visit: dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/huntseason21.pdf. Oct. 29: Southern Zone fall turkey season ends Oct….

New York Outdoor News Calendar – October 15, 2021

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Note to Waterfowlers: Please check the Hunting & Trapping regulations guide for more specific details on seasons and bag limits for October waterfowl and Canada goose season dates. Or, visit: dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/huntseason21.pdf. Oct. 13-23: Northern Zone crossbow season.  Oct. 14: Fall turkey…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – October 1, 2021

Season Dates Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regulations and Wildlife Management Units.  Note to Waterfowlers: Please check the Hunting & Trapping regulations guide for more specific details on seasons and bag limits for October waterfowl and Canada goose season dates. Or, visit: dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/huntseason21.pdf. Sept. 30: Early goose hunting season closes for central and…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – September 17, 2021

Season Dates Note: Please check DEC’s new Freshwater Fishing regulations guide for more special regulations by county and waterbody as well as new trout stream categories. Also, for specific hunting season dates and boundaries, check DEC’s website: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/65231.html Sept. 18: Early bear season begins in most of the Northern Zone. Sept. 18-19: Youth waterfowl hunting days, Northeast Zone.  Sept. 20:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – September 3, 2021

Season Dates Note: Please check DEC’s new Freshwater Fishing regulations guide for more special regulations by county and waterbody as well as new trout stream categories. Also, for specific hunting season dates and boundaries, check DEC’s website: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/65231.html Ongoing: Black bear dog tracking/training season began July 1 and lasts until 9 days before black bear hunting seasons begin. A special…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – August 20, 2021

Season Dates Note: Please check DEC’s new Freshwater Fishing regulations guide for more special regulations by county and waterbody as well as new trout stream categories. Also, for specific hunting season dates and boundaries, check DEC’s website: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/65231.html Ongoing: Black bear dog tracking/training season began July 1 and lasts until 9 days before black bear hunting seasons begin. A special…