New York Outdoor News Calendar of Events

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 – 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)….

New York Outdoor News Calendar – November 13, 2020

Season Dates Nov. 20: Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes (parts of southern zone). Nov. 21: Southern Zone big game (rifle) season opens. Nov. 21 – Dec. 4: Turkey season on Long Island (WMU 1C). Nov. 25: Beaver trapping season opens (western parts of Southern Zone) Nov. 30: Fisher and martin trapping season close (parts of state). Dec. 6: Northern…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – October 30, 2020

Season Dates Oct. 30: Fisher trapping season closes (portions of state) Oct. 30: Fall turkey season closes (Southern Zone) Nov. 1: Beaver and otter trapping season opens (Northern Zone) Nov. 1: Fisher and marten trapping seasons open (portions of state). Nov. 7-20: Crossbow season (most of Southern Zone) Nov. 10: Beaver and Otter trapping seasons opens (parts of Southern Zone)…

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:…