New York Outdoor News Calendar of Events

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)…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 4, 2019

Season Dates Oct. 5: Brant season opens (Western, Northeast and Southeast zones) Oct. 5-6: Youth waterfowl hunt weekend (Western Zone) Oct. 10: Duck season opens (Lake Champlain Zone) Oct. 10: Canada goose season opens (Lake Champlain Zone) Oct. 12: Canada goose season opens (Western Zone) Oct. 12-13: Youth pheasant hunt (portions of state) Oct. 12-14: Youth deer and bear season…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 6, 2019

Season Dates Sept. 7: Early bear season opens (portions of southeastern New York) Sept. 14: Archery bear season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 14: Early firearms bear season opens (portions of Northern Zone) Sept. 20: Ruffed grouse season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 21-22: Youth waterfowl hunt weekend (Northeast and Southeast zones) Sept. 22: Early bear season closes (portions of southeastern New…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 23, 2019

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens Sept. 1: Snipe, rail and gallinule season opens Sept. 1: Crow season opens Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens (statewide, except Long Island) Sept. 3: Early Canada goose season opens (portions of Long Island) Sept. 7: Early bear season opens (portions of southeastern New York) Sept. 14: Archery bear season opens (Northern…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 9, 2019

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season Shows Aug. 9-11: Cattaraugus Trappers Association Rendezvous, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin Parker, 716-474-7251. Aug. 11: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 26, 2019

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season Shows Aug. 9-11: Cattaraugus Trappers Association Rendezvous, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin Parker, 716-474-7251. Aug. 11: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 12, 2019

Season Dates July 15: Snapping turtle season opens July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Shows Aug. 9-11: Cattaraugus Trappers Association Rendezvous, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin Parker, 716-474-7251. Aug. 11: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 28, 2019

Season Dates June 29-30: NY Free Fishing Weekend (no license required) July 15: Snapping turtle season opens July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Shows Aug. 9-11: Cattaraugus Trappers Association Rendezvous, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin Parker, 716-474-7251. Aug. 11: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun…

New York Outdoor New Calendar – June 14, 2019

Season Dates June 14: Catch-and-release bass season closes June 14: Lake Erie trophy bass season closes June 15: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations) June 15: Muskie, tiger muskie season opens (Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Upper and Lower Niagara River and tributaries) June 15: River herring season closes (north of George Washington Bridge) June 15: Frog season opens June 23:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 31, 2019

Season Dates May 31: Spring gobbler season closes June 7: Catch-and-release bass season closes (Lake Champlain) June 8: Bass season opens (Lake Champlain) June 14: Catch-and-release bass season closes June 14: Lake Erie trophy bass season closes June 15: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations) June 15: Muskie, tiger muskie season opens (Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Upper and Lower Niagara…