Opening Day Spring Turkey 2018

Posted by Tacti_Steve on May 1st 2018

Well the NYS DEC is projecting a lackluster year for 2018 due to low birthrates in 2016 & 2017. But my season started out exciting. I started off the day on time for once. I was setup and sitting … read more

Bear Harvest Results from 2017

Posted by DEC on Mar 20th 2018

Bear Harvest Results from 2017New York bear hunters took a total of 1,420 black bears during the 2017 hunting seasons. Hunters took an estimated 1,037 black bears in the Southern Zone, nearly the same … read more

Hunting and Trapping News: ​Pheasant Hunting

Posted by DEC on Oct 6th 2017

Pheasant HuntingApproximately 30,000 adult pheasants will be released on lands open to public hunting for the upcoming fall pheasant hunting season.The pheasant hunting season begins:Northern & easter … read more

Hunting and Trapping News: Wild Turkey Hunting

Posted by DEC on Oct 6th 2017

Wild Turkey HuntingWith good production in summer 2015 followed by two mild winters, there are more birds on the landscape than in previous years. However, this increase may be offset by poor reproduc … read more