June 10, 2023

New York Sets Waterfowl Hunting Dates

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Tentative dates have been set in New York for the regular waterfowl hunting seasons and the Youth Hunt as well. Each zone has dates for the youth hunt – ages 12-15. The western zone will run from October 8 through 9, 2006, northeastern and southeastern zones September 23 and 24, 2006 and the Long Island zone November 11 and 12, 2006.

The regular waterfowl hunting season dates have been tentatively set but need to be approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Here are the dates by zone.

Northeastern zone – Oct. 7-15 and Oct. 25 – Dec. 14.

Southeastern zone – Oct. 14-22 and Nov. 11 – Dec. 31.

Western zone – Oct. 21 – Dec. 6 and Dec. 26 - Jan. 7.

Long Island zone – Nov. 22-26 and Dec. 5 – Jan. 28.

Most of New York will run a Canada goose hunt from Sept. 1-15, with a daily bag limit of eight with the following exceptions:

Lake Champlain Zone – Sept. 5-25 five geese limit and Long Island zone, Sept. 5-30.

You can get more information at the New York DEC website.

Tom Remington