New York Hunting News

New York Deer Hunters Can Use Rifles in Three Counties
The governor has signed a new law that allows deer hunters to use rifles in three Southern Tier counties beginning this year, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today.
New York DEC Seeks Input from Disabled Hunters
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis today announced that the Division of Fish, Wildlife and Marine Resources is undertaking a comprehensive review of hunting and fishing recreational opportunities for people with disabilities.
New York Proposes New Trapping Regulations
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today proposed new trapping regulations designed to reduce the chance that dogs may be caught in certain types of traps set on land.
New York Turkey Season Has Begun
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced the dates for New York's spring turkey hunting seasons. The spring season for all hunters opened on May 1, 2007.
New York DEC Releases 2006-2007 Deer Harvest Numbers
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced the results of the 2006-07 deer hunting seasons including deer harvest, information on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and hunter safety statistics.
New York Wild Turkey Studies Set to Begin
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Denise M. Sheehan today announced that DEC is preparing for the second field season of two large-scale wild turkey research projects.
New York Reminds Residents to be Careful During Hunting Seasons
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) advised people who hunt, hike or recreate on State lands to be aware that several hunting and trapping seasons are taking place and to follow safe practices while participating in outdoor activities.
New York Hunters May Receive DMP Through Lottery Process
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Denise M. Sheehan today announced that approximately 12,700 Deer Management Permits (DMPs) will be issued to hunters who were previously denied permits earlier this year during the DMP Instant Lottery.
New York 2006-2007 Sporting Licenses Available
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Denise M. Sheehan today announced that 2006-07 hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses and Deer Management Permits (DMPs) may be purchased beginning Monday, August 14, 2006.
DEC Announces Tentative 2006-07 Waterfowl Hunting Seasons
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Denise M. Sheehan today announced the tentative schedule for most of New York's 2006-2007 waterfowl hunting seasons, allowing sportsmen and sportswomen to plan outdoor activities well in advance.