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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).
ARE YOU READY!!!
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