New York Events

New York Outdoor News Calendar – October 16, 2020

Season Dates Oct. 17-23: Northern Zone muzzleloader deer and bear season.  Oct. 17-30: Fall turkey season (most of Southern Zone) Oct. 24: Northern Zone rifle season opens.  Oct. 25: Fisher, bobcat, mink, muskrat raccoon, fox, coyote, weasel, & opossum trapping opens (parts of state). Oct. 25: Fox, raccoon, skunk, weasel, & opossum hunting season opens (except Long Island) Oct. 30:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – October 2, 2020

Season Dates Oct. 1: Southern Zone archery season, Northern Zone turkey season and numerous small game seasons open in New York. Coyote hunting season also opens in most of the state. Check the New York Hunting & Trapping regulations guide and DEC’s website for season dates as many vary per region. Oct. 10-12: New York’s Youth Big Game Hunting weekend…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – September 18, 2020

Season Dates Sept. 19: Early bear season opens, certain Northern Zone WMU’s Sept. 19-20: Youth Waterfowl Days, Northeast and Southeast Zones.  Sept. 20: Northern Zone grouse season opens.  Sept. 26: New York Free Fishing Day. Sept. 26-27: Youth Waterfowl Days, Lake Champlain Zone. Sept. 27: Northern Zone archery season for deer opens. Sept. 27: Early bear season closes (portions of…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – September 4, 2020

Season Dates Sept. 8: Early goose season, east and central Long Island. Sept. 12: Early bear season opens, certain Southern Zone WMU’s.  Sept. 19:  Early bear season opens, certain Northern Zone WMU’s Sept. 19: Early archery bear season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 19-20: Youth Waterfowl Days, Northeast and Southeast Zones.  Sept. 20: Northern Zone grouse season opens.  Spet. 26: National…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – August 21, 2020

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early goose season opens, upstate.  Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens on most of New York.  Sept. 1: Crow season opens. Sept. 8: Early goose season, east and central Long Island. Sept. 12: Early bear season opens, certain Southern Zone WMU’s.  Sept. 19:  Early bear season opens, certain Northern Zone WMU’s Sept. 19: Early archery bear season…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – August 7, 2020

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early goose season opens, upstate.  Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens on most of New York.  Sept. 1: Crow season opens. Sept. 8: Early goose season, east and central Long Island. Sept. 12: Early bear season opens, certain Southern Zone WMU’s.  Sept. 19:  Early bear season opens, certain Northern Zone WMU’s Sept. 19-20: Youth Waterfowl Days, Northeast…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 24, 2020

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early goose season opens, upstate.  Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens on most of New York.  Sept. 8: Early goose season, east and central Long Island. Sept. 12: Early bear season opens, certain Southern Zone WMU’s.  Sept. 19:  Early bear season opens, certain Northern Zone WMU’s Sept. 19-20: Youth Waterfowl Days, Northeast and Southeast Zones.  Sept. 20:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 10, 2020

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early goose season opens, upstate.  Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens on most of New York.  Sept. 8: Early goose season, east and central Long Island. Sept. 12: Early bear season opens, certain Southern Zone WMU’s.  Sept. 19:  Early bear season opens, certain Northern Zone WMU’s Sept. 19-20: Youth Waterfowl Days, Northeast and Southeast Zones.  Sept. 20:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 26, 2020

Season Dates June 27-28: Free fishing weekend in New York Sept. 1: Early goose season opens, upstate.  Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens on most of New York.  Sept. 8: Early goose season, east and central Long Island. Sept. 12: Early bear season opens, certain Southern Zone WMU’s.  Sept. 19:  Early bear season opens, certain Northern Zone WMU’s Sept. 19-20: Youth…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 29, 2020

Season Dates May 30: Muskellunge season opens May 31: Spring gobbler season closes June 13: Lake Champlain bass season opens June 20: Black bass season opens June 27-28: Free fishing weekend in New York Archery July 12, Aug. 23: 2020 Capitaland Archery 3D Shoots, Kayaderosseras Fish & Game Club, 706 Geyser Road, Ballston Spa. Info: 518-587-1321.  Banquets/Fundraisers Note: Many events…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 15, 2020

Season Dates May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes May 30: Muskellunge season opens May 31: Spring gobbler season closes June 20: Black bass season opens Archery July 12, Aug. 23: 2020 Capitaland Archery 3D Shoots, Kayaderosseras Fish & Game Club, 706 Geyser Road, Ballston Spa. Info: 518-587-1321.  Banquets/Fundraisers (Note: some banquets/fundraisers may now be postponed or canceled due to the…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 1, 2020

Season Dates May 1: Spring gobbler season opens May 2: Walleye, northern pike, tiger muskie and pickerel seasons open May 4: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes May 30: Muskellunge season opens May 31: Spring gobbler season closes June 20: Black bass season opens Banquets/Fundraisers (Note: some banquets/fundraisers may now be postponed or canceled due…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 17, 2020

Season Dates April 25-26: Youth turkey hunt weekend April 30: Tautog (blackfish) season closes May 1: Spring gobbler season opens May 2: Walleye, northern pike, tiger muskie and pickerel seasons open May 4: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes May 30: Muskellunge season opens May 31: Spring gobbler season closes Banquets/Fundraisers (Note: some banquets/fundraisers may…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 3, 2020

Season Dates April 7: Beaver trapping season closes (portions of state) April 7: River otter trapping season closes (Northern Zone) April 7: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone) April 15: Striped bass season opens (marine waters south of George Washington Bridge) April 15: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (Northern Zone) April 15: Snow goose season…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 20, 2020

Season Dates March 29: Coyote hunting season closes March 31: Crow hunting season closes April 1: Trout season opens April 1: Striped bass season opens (Hudson River north of George Washington Bridge) April 1: Hickory shad season opens April 1: Winter flounder season opens April 1: Tautog (blackfish) season opens April 7: Beaver trapping season closes (portions of state) April…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 6, 2020

Season Dates March 8: Snow goose season closes (Long Island) March 15: Walleye, northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskie seasons close March 15: Alewife and river herring season opens March 15: Cottontail rabbit season closes (Northern Zone) March 15: Varying hare season closes (Northern Zone) March 15: Beaver trapping season closes (portions of western New York) March 29: Coyote hunting season…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 21, 2020

Season Dates Feb. 24: Canada goose season closes (Western Zone) Feb. 25: Raccoon, skunk, opossum and weasel hunting season closes (Long Island) Feb. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (Long Island) Feb. 28: Otter trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone) Feb. 29: Ruffed grouse season closes Feb. 29: Pheasant season closes (remainder of state) Feb. 29: Bobwhite quail…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 7, 2020

Season Dates Feb. 15: Raccoon, coyote, skunk, red fox, gray fox, opossum and weasel trapping season closes (statewide, except Long Island) Feb. 15: Raccoon, skunk, opossum and weasel hunting season closes (Southern Zone) Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping seasons close (portions of state) Feb. 15: Beaver trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone) Feb. 15: Mink and muskrat trapping…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 24, 2020

Season Dates Jan. 26: Brant season closes (Long Island Zone) Jan. 31: Suffolk County special firearms deer season closes Jan. 31: Canada goose season closes (Eastern Zone) Feb. 5: Canada goose season closes (Central Zone) Feb. 15: Raccoon, coyote, skunk, red fox, gray fox, opossum and weasel trapping season closes (statewide, except Long Island) Feb. 15: Raccoon, skunk, opossum and…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 10, 2020

Season Dates Jan. 13: Canada goose season closes (South Zone) Jan. 16: Snow goose season reopens (Lake Champlain Zone) Jan. 26: Brant season closes (Long Island Zone) Jan. 31: Suffolk County special firearms deer season closes Jan. 31: Canada goose season closes (Eastern Zone) Feb. 5: Canada goose season closes (Central Zone) Feb. 15: Raccoon, coyote, skunk, red fox, gray…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 27, 2019

Season Dates Dec. 28: Brant season opens (Long Island Zone) Dec. 29: Canada goose season closes (Hudson Valley Zone) Dec. 29: Duck season closes (Lake Champlain Zone) Dec. 31: Westchester County regular (bowhunting-only) deer and bear season closes Dec. 31: Snow goose season closes (Lake Champlain Zone) Dec. 31: Scup (porgy) season closes Dec. 31: Black sea bass season closes…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 13, 2019

Season Dates Dec. 15: Late archery and muzzleloader deer season closes (portions of Northern Zone) Dec. 15: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (Long Island) Dec. 15: Striped bass season closes (marine waters, south of George Washington Bridge) Dec. 17: Late archery and muzzleloader deer and bear season closes (Southern Zone) Dec. 22: Tautog (blackfish) season closes (New York Bight…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 29, 2019

Season Dates Nov. 29: Fall turkey season closes (Suffolk County) Nov. 30: Fisher and marten trapping season closes (portions of Northern Zone) Nov. 30: Muskellunge season closes Nov. 30: Bass season closes (statewide, general regulations) Nov. 30: Striped bass season closes (north of George Washington Bridge) Nov. 30: Hickory shad season closes Nov. 30: Canada goose season reopens (Hudson Valley…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 15, 2019

Season Dates Nov. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone) Nov. 15: Ruffed grouse season closes (portions of Southern Zone) Nov. 15: Early archery and crossbow deer and bear season closes (Southern Zone) Nov. 15: Canada goose season closes (Northeast and East Central zones) Nov. 16: Firearms deer and bear season opens (Southern Zone) Nov. 16:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar of Events – Nov. 1, 2019

Season Dates Nov. 1: Fall turkey season closes (Southern Zone) Nov. 1: Pheasant season opens (Long Island) Nov. 1: Bobwhite quail season opens (Long Island) Nov. 1: Cottontail rabbit season opens (Long Island) Nov. 1: Squirrel season opens (Long Island) Nov. 1: Raccoon, fox, skunk, weasel and opossum hunting and trapping season opens (Long Island) Nov. 1: Fisher and marten…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 18, 2019

Season Dates Oct. 19: Muzzleloader deer season opens (Northern Zone) Oct. 19: Fall turkey season opens (Southern Zone) Oct. 19: Pheasant season opens (portions of state) Oct. 19: Duck season opens (Western and Southeast zones)  Oct. 25: Early archery deer season closes (Northern Zone) Oct. 25: Crossbow deer season closes (Northern Zone) Oct. 25: Muzzleloader deer season closes (Northern Zone)…