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New York DEC announces most small game hunting seasons begin Oct. 1

New York DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos announced that most small game hunting seasons will open on Friday, Oct. 1, with special opportunities for youth and military members. “Every fall, more than 60,000 hunters venture afield to pursue New York’s abundant small game ... MORE
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24th Annual Youth Waterfowl Program for New York State is being held on Long Island

The state will host an annual program for youth to hunt waterfowl on Long Island this year. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is holding its 24th Annual Youth Waterfowl Program for young hunters on Long Island ages 12 ... MORE
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Antlerless deer hunting begins Saturday and will last nine days

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 bears. Hours for hunting have been extended ... MORE
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Hunters rely on holidays to mark certain points during hunting season, but there are more reliable

Labor Day is often an inaccurate way hunters use to measure when deer season is upon us. While Labor Day could fall on any given day, it doesn’t always hold up to the saying “whitetails go hard-horn around labor day.” The saying ... MORE