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 almost upon us (and one already is).

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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