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Cicero swamp pool of mosquitos: Positive for West Nile and Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus

Cicero swamp pool of mosquitos: Positive for West Nile and Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus
As mosquito season comes to a close, there's still a reason to be wary of these blood-sucking insects. The Onondaga County Health Department Environmental Health Field Office has found two different pools of mosquitos that ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Bill Roege of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Bill Roege of Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association (podcast)
Host Ted Baker welcomes Bill Roege of the Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association on the newest live edition of Inside the FLX. Ted and Bill discuss the importance of protecting Seneca Lake and what you ... more
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DEC announces 2021-22 deer harvest estimates

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced hunters in New York harvested an estimated 211,269 deer during the 2021-22 hunting seasons. The season’s harvest was down 17 percent last year and ... more
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New York’s first Free Fishing Weekend of the year on February 19 and 20

Three local fishing contests happening this spring/summer
This weekend marks the first Free Fishing Weekend of 2022, when freshwater anglers in New York are allowed to fish for free without a license. "The annual February free fishing weekend is a perfect time ... more
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Winner of lifetime NYS hunting license announced

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This year's winner of the Seneca Falls Duck Unlimited lifetime New York State hunting license has been announced. The winning ticket holder was Aidan Acquilano of Seneca County. His winning ticket was drawn at the ... more
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Powered by the Sun: The best portable solar panels for 2022

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There’s nothing worse than a drained battery when you’re out in the middle of nowhere. Any avid camper will attest to the need for accessible energy to power electronic devices when traveling off-grid. While portable ... more
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Antlerless deer hunting begins Saturday and will last nine days

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New regulations were released regarding hunting through the DEC recently, and one is a nine day antlerless deer season. This begins Saturday. Another requirement is wearing fluorescent pink or orange when hunting for deer or ... more
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New York State DEC announces new rules for deer and bear hunting

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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that DEC has adopted new rules for deer and bear hunting in New York. Rule changes include extending hunting hours and dress ... more
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Mynderse Academy anglers win state bass fishing title

Mynderse Academy anglers win state bass fishing title
Brody Herron and Liam Tanner of the Mynderse Academy Bass Fishing team took first place in the New York State Fair Classic held on Saturday on Onondaga Lake in Syracuse. The duo finished with a ... more
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Ontario County joins other counties in lowering the age for deer hunting to 12

Ontario County joins other counties in lowering the age for deer hunting to 12
Ontario County will follow suit with many other local counties in lowering the age for deer hunting this season. The Board of Supervisors lowered the age from 14 to 12. Before counties made the decision ... more
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Bassmaster Elite Tournament releases 2022 schedule; Cayuga Lake isn’t on it

Bassmaster releases 2022 schedule; Cayuga Lake isn’t on it
Bassmasters released its 2022 schedule and Cayuga Lake was not on it. The Elite Series is planning to return to the St. Lawrence River and the Thousand Islands region between July 14 and 17 of ... more
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How to choose an ASG replica?

How to choose an ASG replica?
A replica is a basic piece of equipment for every ASG player. Airsoft enthusiasts use different types of weapons - electric, spring or gas-powered. Manufacturers are constantly releasing new equipment, so the range is very ... more
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Canandaigua Trout Derby beats previous record

Canandaigua Trout Derby beats previous record
Saturday was the first day of the 40th annual Canandaigua Lake Trout Derby and the record for the biggest trout caught was shattered. Justin Schwenzer of Dansville caught a 29.25 pound lake trout that beat ... more
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Planning a Finger Lakes Camping Trip: Consider these high-tech camping essentials

Planning a Finger Lakes Camping Trip: Consider these high-tech camping essentials
New York’s Finger Lakes region is a spectacular vacation destination for visitors of all kinds. While the draw for some may be its world-class museums and wineries, this district is particularly ideal for those who ... more
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DAILY DEBRIEF: Where are all the turkeys? Looking back on spring hunting season (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: How the current situation facing immigrants stacks up in the U.S. (podcast)
Where are the turkeys? Just a few days after the regular spring turkey season ended in New York State, Norm Ridley, a board of director at the North Seneca Sportsmen Club and president of the ... more
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Wireless trail camera buying guide

Wireless trail camera buying guide
Wireless trail cameras are becoming much more popular among hunters and deer land management teams. Recently, I have seen many discussions in terms of ranking the best wireless trail camera so I thought that you ... more
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Tompkins County Legislators approve rifle hunting resolution

Tompkins County Legislators approve rifle hunting resolution
A Rifle hunting resolution in Tompkins County was approved by the Legislature during a meeting on Tuesday night. A split vote of 8-6, decided to seek State authorization to allow rifle hunting for deer and ... more
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New legislation expands land for hunting and fishing on wildlife refuges

The Trump administration passed new legislation to expand hunting and fishing at wildlife refuges around the country. That includes the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, located along the New York State Thruway between Syracuse and Rochester ... more
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New York pro Jamie Hartman crowned Cayuga Lake champ

New York pro Jamie Hartman crowned Cayuga Lake champ
On Sunday afternoon, for the second time in three tournaments, Jamie Hartman claimed a Bassmaster Elite Series victory. Both were special. But he couldn’t deny this one meant just a little more. Fishing in his ... more
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