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New York Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 19, 2018

Season Dates Oct. 19: Muzzleloader deer and bear season closes (Northern Zone) Oct. 19: Crossbow deer and bear season closes (Northern Zone) Oct. 19: Archery deer and bear season closes (Northern Zone) Oct. 20: Northern Zone firearms deer and bear season opens Oct. 20: Fall turkey season opens (portions of Southern Zone) Oct. 20: Pheasant season opens (portions of Southern…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 5, 2018

Season Dates Oct. 5: Tautog (blackfish) season opens Oct. 6: Duck season opens (Northeast and Southeast zones) Oct. 6: Brant season opens (Western, Northeast, Lake Champlain and Southeast zones) Oct. 6-8: Youth Deer and Bear Hunt (for 14- and 15-year-olds) Oct. 10: Crossbow deer and bear season opens (Northern Zone) Oct. 12: Early bear season closes (portions of Northern Zone)…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 21, 2018

Season Dates Sept. 22-23: Youth waterfowl hunt (Northeast and Southeast zones) Sept. 23: Early bear season closes (portions of southeastern New York) Sept. 25: Early Canada goose season closes (statewide except Long Island) Sept. 27: Early archery deer season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 29-30: Youth pheasant hunt weekend (portions of state) Sept. 29-30: Youth waterfowl hunt (Lake Champlain Zone) Sept….

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 7, 2018

Season Dates Sept. 8: Early bear season opens (portions of southeastern New York) Sept. 15: Early archery bear season opens (select units) Sept. 15: Early firearms bear season opens (portions of Northern Zone) Sept. 20: Ruffed grouse season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 22-23: Youth waterfowl hunt (Northeast and Southeast zones) Sept. 23: Early bear season closes (portions of southeastern New…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 24, 2018

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens statewide except Long Island) Sept. 1: Snipe, rails and gallinules season opens (statewide except Long Island) Sept. 1: Gray, black and fox squirrel season opens Sept. 1: Crow season opens Sept. 4: Early Canada goose season opens (Central and Eastern Long Island zones) Sept. 8: Early bear season opens (portions of…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 10, 2018

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens statewide except Long Island) Sept. 1: Snipe, rails and gallinules season opens (statewide except Long Island) Sept. 1: Gray, black and fox squirrel season opens Sept. 1: Crow season opens Sept. 4: Early Canada goose season opens (Central and Eastern Long Island zones) Sept. 8: Early bear season opens (portions of…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 27, 2018

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens statewide except Long Island) Sept. 1: Snipe, rails and gallinules season opens (statewide except Long Island) Sept. 1: Gray, black and fox squirrel season opens Sept. 1: Crow season opens Sept. 4: Early Canada goose season opens (Central and Eastern Long Island zones) Sept. 8: Early bear season opens (portions of…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 13, 2018

Season Dates July 15: Snapping turtle season opens July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Shows Aug. 10-12: Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Show, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley, Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 8-5; Sunday, 8-3. For more info call Kevin Parker, 716-474-7251. Aug. 12: Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, Unadilla Rod & Gun…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 29, 2018

Season Dates July 15: Snapping turtle season opens July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Shows Aug. 10-12: Cattaraugus County Trappers Association  Show, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley, Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 8-5; Sunday, 8-3. For more info call Kevin Parker, 716-474-7251. Aug. 12: Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, Unadilla Rod & Gun…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 15, 2018

Season Dates June 15: Frog hunting season opens June 15: River herring season closes (north of George Washington Bridge) June 15: Catch-and-release bass season closes June 16: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations) June 16: Muskellunge season opens (Upper Niagara River, Lower Niagara River, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and tributaries) June 27: Black sea bass season opens July 15: Snapping…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 1, 2018

Season Dates June 15: Frog hunting season opens June 15: River herring season closes (north of George Washington Bridge) June 15: Catch-and-release bass season closes June 16: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations) June 16: Muskellunge season opens (Upper Niagara River, Lower Niagara River, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and tributaries) June 27: Black sea bass season opens July 15: Snapping…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 18, 2018

Season Dates May 26: Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general regulations) May 30: Winter flounder season closes May 31: Spring gobbler season closes June 15: Frog hunting season opens June 15: River herring season closes (north of George Washington Bridge) June 15: Catch-and-release bass season closes June 16: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations) June 16: Muskellunge season opens (Upper Niagara…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 4, 2018

Season Dates May 4: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens May 5: Walleye, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskie seasons open May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes May 17: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens May 26: Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general regulations) May 30: Winter flounder season closes May 31: Spring gobbler season closes June 15: Frog hunting season opens June…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 20, 2018

Season Dates April 21-22: Youth turkey hunt (for 12- to 15-year-olds) April 30: Tautog (blackfish) season closes May 1: Spring gobbler season opens May 1: Scup (porgy) season opens May 4: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens May 5: Walleye, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskie seasons open May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes May 17: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 6, 2018

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

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 23, 2018

Season Dates March 25: Coyote hunting season closes March 31: Crow season closes April 1: Trout season opens (statewide, general regulations) April 1: Striped bass season opens (Hudson River, north of George Washington Bridge) April 1: Winter flounder season opens April 7: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone) April 7: Beaver trapping season closes (Northern Zone…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 9, 2018

Season Dates March 9: Snow goose season closes (Long Island) March 10: Canada goose season closes (South Zone) March 15: Northern pike, chain pickerel, walleye and tiger muskellunge seasons close March 15: Herring season opens (north of George Washington Bridge) March 15: Beaver trapping season closes (portions of western New York) March 18: Rabbit season closes (Northern Zone) March 18:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 23, 2018

Season Dates Feb. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting season closes (Long Island) Feb. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon, coyote and fox trapping season closes (Long Island) Feb. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (Long Island) Feb. 25: Canada goose season closes (Western Long Island zone) Feb. 28: Cottontail rabbit season closes (Southern Zone and Long Island)…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 9, 2018

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

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 26, 2018

Season Dates Jan. 28: Duck and brant seasons close (Long Island Zone) Jan. 31: Suffolk County (WMU 1C) special firearms deer season closes (permit required) Jan. 31: Suffolk County (WMU 1C) regular (bowhunting only) deer season closes Jan. 31: Varying hare season closes (portions of Southern Zone) Feb. 7: Canada goose season closes (Eastern Long Island and Central Long Island…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 12, 2018

Season Dates Jan. 14: Duck season closes (Western Zone) Jan. 14: Canada goose season closes (West Central and South areas) Jan. 16: Snow goose season reopens (Lake Champlain Zone) Jan. 28: Duck and brant seasons close (Long Island Zone) Jan. 31: Suffolk County (WMU 1C) special firearms deer season closes (permit required) Jan. 31: Suffolk County (WMU 1C) regular (bowhunting…

New York Outdoor News Calendar of Events – Dec. 29, 2017

Season Dates Dec. 31: Westchester County (WMU 3S) regular deer and bear seasons (archery-only) close Dec. 31: Pheasant season closes (Long Island and portions of Southern Zone) Dec. 31: Bobwhite quail season closes (Nassau and Suffolk counties) Dec. 31: Scup (porgy) season closes Dec. 31: Black sea bass season closes Dec. 31: Duck and season closes (Lake Champlain and Southeast…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 15, 2017

Season Dates Dec. 15: Striped bass season closes (marine waters south of George Washington Bridge) Dec. 15: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (Long Island) Dec. 19: Southern Zone late muzzleloader and archery deer and bear seasons close Dec. 21: Canada goose season closes (East Central area) Dec. 26: Duck season reopens (Western Zone) Dec. 26: Canada goose season reopens…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 1, 2017

Season Dates Dec. 1: Catch-and-release, artificial lures-only bass season opens Dec. 1: Fall turkey season closes (Suffolk County) Dec. 2: Canada goose season reopens (Hudson Valley area) Dec: 3: Northern Zone firearms deer and bear seasons close Dec. 4: Northern Zone muzzleloader deer season opens (select units) Dec. 4: Duck and brant seasons reopen (Long Island Zone) Dec. 4: Canada…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 17, 2017

Season Dates Nov. 17: Crossbow deer and bear season closes Nov. 17: Southern Zone archery deer and bear season closes Nov. 17: Canada goose season closes (East Central and Hudson Valley areas) Nov. 17: Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone) Nov. 18: Southern Zone firearms deer and bear season opens Nov. 18: Fall turkey season opens…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 3, 2017

Season Dates Nov. 3: Fall turkey season closes (Southern Zone) Nov. 4: Duck season reopens (Northeast Zone) Nov. 4: Crossbow deer and bear season opens (Southern Zone) Nov. 4: Canada goose season reopens (Hudson Valley area) Nov. 7: Duck season reopens (Lake Champlain Zone) Nov. 9: Snipe, Virginia rail, sora rail and gallinule seasons close Nov. 10: Mink and muskrat…