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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…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – August 6, 2021

Season Dates Ongoing: Black bear dog tracking/training season runs until 9 days before black bear hunting seasons begin. A special license is required. Info: dec.ny.gov/permits/25006.html. Sept. 1: Squirrel hunting season begins (except for Regions 1 and 2); seasons also begin in parts of New York for some webless migratory game birds.  Sept. 1-25: Early goose hunting season opens for much…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 23, 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 – July 9, 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. Special license…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 25, 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 June 26-27: New York’s Summer Free Fishing Days. July 1: Black bear dog tracking/training season begins and lasts until 9 days before…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 11, 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. June 12: Lake Champlain bass season opens. June 12: Vermont’s Free Fishing Day. June 19: Statewide bass season opens. Muskellunge, Tiger Muskellunge seasons open in Lake Erie, Niagara River and Lake Ontario.   June…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 28, 2021

Season Dates Note: Please check DEC’s new Freshwater Fishing regulations guide for more special regulations by county, water body and new trout stream categories. May 31: Spring gobbler season closes. May 29: Statewide muskellunge season opens (except Great Lakes). June 12: Lake Champlain bass season opens June 19: Statewide bass season opens. Muskellunge, Tiger Muskellunge seasons open in Lake Erie,…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 14, 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. May 31: Spring gobbler season closes. May 29: Statewide muskellunge season opens (except Great Lakes). June 12: Lake Champlain bass season opens June 19: Statewide bass season opens. Muskellunge, Tiger Muskellunge seasons open in…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 30, 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. May 1-31: Spring gobbler season. May 1: Seasons for walleyes, northern pike, tiger muskellunge and pickerel open.  May 29: Statewide muskellunge season opens (except Great Lakes). June 12: Lake Champlain bass season opens June…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 16, 2021

Season Dates April 15: Mink and muskrat seasons close in the Northern Zone; snow goose season ends in upstate N.Y.  April 24-25: Youth turkey hunting weekend. May 1-31: Spring gobbler season. May 1: Seasons for walleyes, northern pike, tiger muskellunge and pickerel open.  Banquets/Fundraisers Note: Many events remain canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus situation. Also, man groups are…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 2, 2021

Season Dates April 1: Trout Season Opens April 7: Beaver trapping seasons close; Mink and muskrat seasons close in southeastern New York.  April 15: Mink and muskrat seasons close in the Northern Zone; snow goose season ends in upstate N.Y.  April 24-25: Youth turkey hunting weekend May 1-31: Spring gobbler season May 1: Seasons for walleyes, northern pike, tiger muskellunge…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 19, 2021

Season Dates March 21: Varying hare season closes in the Northern Zone.  March 28: Coyote hunting season closes April 1: Trout Season Opens April 7: Beaver trapping seasons close; Mink and muskrat seasons close in southeastern New York.  April 15: Mink and muskrat seasons close in the Northern Zone; snow goose season ends in upstate N.Y.  April 24-25: Youth turkey…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 5, 2021

Season Dates March 15: Fishing season closes for northern pike, walleye, tiger muskellunge and pickerel.  March 15: Ice shanties must be removed from all waters. March 31: Varying hare season closes in the Northern Zone.  April 7: Beaver trapping seasons close; Mink and muskrat seasons close in southeastern New York.  April 15: Mink and muskrat seasons close in the Northern…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – February 19, 2021

Season Dates Feb. 24: Canada goose season closes in western Long Island.  Feb. 25: Trapping seasons close for mink, muskrat, raccoon, red and gray fox, skunk, coyote, opossum coyote and weasel in Regions 1  and 2 (Long Island).  Feb. 28: Ruffed grouse season closes in most of state; cottontail rabbit season closes in the Southern Zone; varying hare season closes…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – February 5, 2021

Season Dates Feb. 10: Canada goose season closes in central Long Island.  Feb. 13-14: Free fishing days in New York. Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping seasons close in Northern Zone and southeastern N.Y.  Feb. 15: Trapping seasons close for raccoon, red and gray fox, skunk, coyote, opossum coyote and weasel statewide (except Regions 1 and 2); mink and muskrat…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – January 22, 2021

Season Dates Jan. 31: Varying hare season closes in southwestern N.Y.) Jan. 31: Suffolk County special firearms season closes (Restrictions apply).   Jan. 31: Canada goose season closes in eastern Long Island.  Jan. 31: Seasons for ducks, coots, scaup and brant close on Long Island.  Feb. 10: Canada goose season closes in central Long Island.  Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – January 8, 2021

Season Dates Jan. 31: Varying hare season closes (southwestern N.Y.) Jan 31: Suffolk County special firearms season closes (Restrictions apply).    Banquets/Fundraisers Note: Many events have been canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus situation. Should they be rescheduled, we will list them here. Jan. 16: WTU Eastern New York Deer Camp, 5 p.m., Albany Marriott. For more info call…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – December 25, 2020

Season Dates Dec. 31: Long Island pheasant and quail seasons close. Dec. 31: Westchester County archery season closes. Jan. 1-31: Varying hare season (southwestern N.Y.) Jan 4-31, 2021: Suffolk County special firearms season (Restrictions apply).    Banquets/Fundraisers Note: Many events have been canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus situation. Should they be rescheduled, we will list them here. Jan….

New York Outdoor News Calendar – December 11, 2020

Season Dates Dec. 13: Northern Zone late muzzleloading season closes (limited WMUs). Dec. 13: Southern Zone big game (rifle) season closes. Dec 14: Varying hare season opens (eastern part of Southern Zone). Dec. 14-22: Southern Zone late muzzleloading season (limited WMUs). Dec. 31: Long Island pheasant and quail seasons close. Dec. 31: Westchester County archery season closes. Jan. 1-31, 2021:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – November 27, 2020

Season Dates Nov. 30: Fisher and martin trapping season close (parts of state). Dec. 6: Northern Zone big game (rifle) season closes. Dec. 7-13: Northern Zone late muzzleloading season (limited WMUs). Dec. 10: Fisher trapping season closes (parts of state). Dec. 13: Southern Zone big game (rifle) season closes. Dec 14: Varying hare season opens (eastern part of Southern Zone)….