Federation of Dutchess County Fish and Game Clubs, Inc.

 Federation of Dutchess County Fish & Game Clubs, Inc.
Conservation Awareness Foundation, Inc.

Serving the Sportsmen and Sportswomen of Dutchess County, New York for over 80 years.

   The Voice of the Sportsman Since 1932

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NEW 09-13-14 - Fall hunting seasons

Shorter days and cooler temperatures.  That means the fall hunting seasons are in full swing.

Here are some of the key season dates in Dutchess County:

Squirrel    Sept 1 - Feb 28

Cottontail Rabbit, Ruffed Grouse, Pheasant    Oct 1 - Feb 28

Fall Turkey    Oct 1 - Nov 14

Deer - early bowhunting    Oct 1 - Nov 14
(crossbows allowed    Nov 1 - Nov 14)

Deer Regular gun season    Nov 15 - Dec 7

Deer late bow and muzzleloader    Dec 8 - Dec 16

Bear - same as the deer season dates

Download this DEC season summary.

The complete set of laws and regulations can be found on the DEC website:
2014-2015 New York Hunting & Trapping Regulations

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