New York Outdoor News Calendar of Events

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…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 17, 2019

Season Dates May 25: Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general regulations) May 30: Winter flounder season closes 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…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – May 3, 2019

Season Dates May 4: Walleye, northern pike, tiger muskie and chain pickerel seasons open May 4: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes May 25: Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general regulations) May 30: Winter flounder season closes May 31: Spring gobbler season closes Shows May 4: Walton Chamber of Commerce, All Seasons Sportsmen’s Expo., 10 a.m.-5…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 19, 2019

Season Dates April 20-21: Youth turkey hunt (12-15-year-olds) April 30: Tautog (blackfish) season closes May 1: Spring gobbler season opens May 4: Walleye, northern pike, tiger muskie and chain pickerel seasons open May 4: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes May 25: Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general regulations) May 30: Winter flounder season closes May…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – April 5, 2019

Season Dates April 7: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (portions of southeastern New York) April 7: Beaver and river otter trapping seasons close (Northern Zone) April 15: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (Northern Zone) April 15: Snow goose season closes (Southeastern, Western, Northeast and Lake Champlain zones) April 15: Striped bass season (marine waters, south of George Washington…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 22, 2019

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

New York Outdoor News Calendar – March 8, 2019

Season Dates March 8: Snow goose season closes (Long Island) March 10: Canada goose season closes (South Zone) March 15: Northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskie and walleye seasons close March 15: River herring season opens (north of George Washington Bridge) March 15: Beaver trapping season closes (portions of western New York) March 17: Cottontail rabbit and varying hare seasons close…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 22, 2019

Season Dates Feb. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting season closes (Long Island) Feb. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (Long Island) Feb. 28: Cottontail rabbit season closes (Southern Zone, Long Island) Feb. 28: Varying hare season closes (portions of southeastern New York) Feb. 28: Gray, black and fox squirrel season closes Feb. 28: Pheasant season closes…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 8, 2019

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. 16-17: New York Free Fishing Weekend Feb. 25: Weasel,…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 25, 2019

Season Dates Jan. 27: Duck, coot and brant seasons close (Long Island) Jan. 31: Varying hare season closes (portions of Southern Zone) Jan. 31: Suffolk County (WMU) regular (bowhunting only) deer season closes Jan. 31: Suffolk County (WMU 1C) special firearms (permit required) deer season closes Jan. 31: Canada goose season closes (Eastern Zone) Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 11, 2019

Season Dates Jan. 11: Duck, coot and merganser season closes (Western Zone) Jan. 13: Canada goose season closes (West Central and South zones) Jan. 16: Snow goose season reopens (Lake Champlain Zone) Jan. 27: Duck, coot and brant seasons close (Long Island) Jan. 31: Varying hare season closes (portions of Southern Zone) Jan. 31: Suffolk County (WMU) regular (bowhunting only)…

New York Outdoor New Calendar of Events – Dec. 28, 2018

Season Dates Dec. 30: Duck season closes (Lake Champlain and Southeast zones) Dec. 31: Scup (porgy) season closes Dec. 31: Black sea bass season closes Dec. 31: Snow goose season closes (Lake Champlain Zone) Dec. 31: Westchester County regular (bowhunting-only) deer and bear seasons close Dec. 31: Pheasant season closes (portions of state) Dec. 31: Bobwhite quail season closes (Nassau…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 14, 2018

Season Dates Dec. 15: Striped bass season closes (south of George Washington Bridge) Dec. 15: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (Long Island) Dec. 18: Late muzzleloader deer season closes (Southern Zone) Dec. 22: Tautog (blackfish) season closes (New York Bight Region) Dec. 22: Canada goose season closes (East Central Zone) Dec. 26: Duck season reopens (Western Zone) Dec. 26:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 30, 2018

Season Dates Nov. 30: Striped bass season closes (north of George Washington Bridge) Nov. 30: Bass season closes Nov. 30: Fall turkey season closes (Long Island) Nov. 30: Muskie season closes Nov. 30: Hickory shad season closes Nov. 30: Fisher and marten trapping season closes (portions of Northern Zone) Dec. 1: Bass season reopens (catch-and-release, artificial lures only) Dec. 1:…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 16, 2018

Season Dates Nov. 16: Southern Zone archery/crossbow deer and bear seasons close Nov. 16: Canada goose season closes (East Central Zone) Nov. 16: Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone) Nov. 17: Southern Zone firearms deer and bear seasons open Nov. 17: Fall turkey season opens (Long Island) Nov. 22: Snow goose season opens (Long Island) Nov….

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 2, 2018

Season Dates Nov. 2: Fall turkey season closes (Southern Zone) Nov. 3: Duck season reopens (Northeast Zone) Nov. 9: Snipe, Virginia rail and gallinule season closes Nov. 10: Duck season reopens (Lake Champlain and Southeast zones) Nov. 10: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone) Nov. 10: Beaver trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone) Nov. 10:…

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….