New York Outdoor News Calendar of Events

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…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 6, 2016

Season Dates Oct. 7: Brant season opens (Lake Champlain Zone) Oct. 7: Duck season opens (Northeast and Southeast zones) Oct. 7-9: Youth Deer Hunt (for 14- and 15-year-olds) Oct. 11: Northern Zone crossbow deer season opens Oct. 11: Duck season opens (Lake Champlain Zone) Oct. 11: Canada goose season opens (Lake Champlain Zone) Oct. 13: Northern Zone early bear season…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 22, 2017

Season Dates Sept. 23: National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 23-24: Youth pheasant hunt weekend (portions of state) Sept. 23-24: Youth waterfowl hunt (Northeast and Lake Champlain zones) Sept. 24: Early bear season closes (portions of southeastern New York) Sept. 25: Early Canada goose season closes (portions of state) Sept. 27: Archery deer season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 30: Early…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 8, 2017

Season Dates Sept. 9: Early bear season opens (portions of southeastern New York) Sept. 16: Early bear season opens (portions of Northern Zone) Sept. 16-17: Youth waterfowl hunt (Southeast Zone) Sept. 20: Ruffed grouse season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 21: Summer flounder (fluke) season closes Sept. 23: National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 23-24: Youth pheasant hunt weekend (portions of…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 25, 2017

Season Dates Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens (statewide, except Long Island) Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens (portions of state) Sept. 1: Crow season opens Sept. 1: Snipe, Virginia and Sora Rail, and Gallinule season opens (upstate New York) Sept. 5: Early Canada goose season opens (Central and Eastern Long Island) Sept. 9: Early bear season opens (portions of…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 11, 2017

Season Dates Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens (statewide, except Long Island) Sept. 9: Early bear season opens (portions of southeastern New York) Sept. 16: Early bear season opens (portions of Northern Zone) Sept. 20: Ruffed grouse season opens (Northern Zone) Sept. 21: Summer flounder (fluke) season closes Sept. 23: National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 23-24: Youth pheasant hunt weekend…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 28, 2017

Season Dates Aug. 1: Hickory shad season opens Shows Aug. 11-13: Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Sportsman Show, Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 8-6, Sun. 8-3, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin 716-492-2783. Aug. 13: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show & Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut, Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 14, 2017

Season Dates July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Aug. 1: Hickory shad season opens Shows Aug. 11-13: Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Sportsman Show, Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 8-6, Sun. 8-3, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin 716-492-2783. Aug. 13: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show & Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut, Road,…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 30, 2017

Season Dates July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Shows Aug. 11-13: Cattaraugus County Trappers Assoc. Sportsman Show, Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 8-6, Sun. 8-3, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin 716-492-2783. Aug. 13: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show & Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut, Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more…

New York Outdoor News Calendar – June 16, 2017

Season Dates June 16: Catch-and-release bass season closes June 16: Lake Erie trophy bass season closes June 17: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations) June 17: Muskie season opens (Great Lakes and tributaries) June 25-26: New York Free Fishing Weekend (no license required) July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens Shows June 18: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Alexander Firemen’s Rec Hall,…

New York Outdoor News Calendar — June 2, 2017

Season Dates June 10: Lake Champlain bass season opens June 15: Herring season closes (north of George Washington Bridge) June 15: Frog season opens June 16: Catch-and-release bass season closes June 16: Lake Erie trophy bass season closes June 17: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations) June 17: Muskie season opens (Great Lakes and tributaries) June 25-26: New York Free…

New York Outdoor News Calendar — May 19, 2017

Season Dates May 27: Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general regulations) May 31: Spring gobbler season closes Shows June 18: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Alexander Firemen’s Rec Hall, Alexander, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info  go online to www.nfgshows.com. Aug. 13: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show & Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut, Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m….