On Demand: Meet Cortland County, Saturday, November 18, 2017, En-Con Officer Lt. Ric Warner discusses opening day of the big game gun hunting season, and shares some safety advice.
Additional Reminders for the 2017 Southern Zone Regular Hunting Season
Choose non-lead ammunition for high quality meat and reduced risk of lead exposure to humans and wildlife.
Hunger Has A Cure… The Venison Donation Program is a great way to help those less fortunate while assisting with deer management in New York.
For specific descriptions of regulations and open areas, hunters should refer to the 2017-2018 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Guide available on DEC’s website (www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/37136.html). Hunters are urged to review all regulations and safety tips in the guide. Hunters may also be interested in DEC’s Hunting the Black Bear in New York or reviewing DEC’s unit-by-unit Deer Hunting Forecasts.