Where can I duck hunt in NY?
Duck Hunting in New York State: Take a Friend!
- Bear Swamp State Forest.
- Rogers Island WMA.
- Braddock Bay WMA.
- Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge (note special waterfowl hunting regulations here)
- Poultney River Preserve.
Is hunting allowed on Long Island?
If no dates specified and hunting is permitted, then the property is open the entire hunting season. All state lands are closed on 11/26, 12/25 and 1/1.
Long Island Public Hunting Areas.
|Property Name||DEC Owned Properties|
|Rocky Point Pine Barrens State Forest (PDF)|
|Archery-Deer||Oct. 1 – Dec. 311,2*|
|Special Firearms – Deer8||Permitted2|
Can you duck hunt anywhere?
You absolutely must know your duck species to duck hunt legally practically anywhere. This is because not all ducks are fair game at the same time, and depending on conservation, they may not be available to hunt at all during some seasons – even if they were last year.
How do you scout ducks on public land?
The following 10 tips from these experts will help you scout more efficiently and effectively for better waterfowl hunting this fall.
- Talk to Landowners Prior to the Season. …
- Follow the Birds. …
- Target Loafing Areas. …
- Find Feeding Areas. …
- Scout Weather and Cover. …
- Watch Other Hunters. …
- Build a Network. …
- Stay Flexible.
How many geese can you kill a day?
23/day, which may include: 20 white geese, 3 dark geese. Possession limit triple the daily bag.
|AREA||Southern California Zone|
|SPECIES||Same as regular season|
|SEASONS||Oct 23 – Jan 31 & Feb 5 – 6, Feb – 19 – 20, Feb 26 – 27|
|DAILY BAG & POSSESSION LIMITS||3/day, possession limit 9|
How many ducks can you shoot in NY?
For all other duck species found in New York, the daily limit is 6.
Waterfowl Bag Limits.
|Species||Daily Limit||Possession Limit|
|Ducks*, Sea ducks, and Mergansers||6||18|
|Canada geese #||see map|
|Snow geese||25||no limit|
What state kills the most ducks?
1: California. Ultimately, the contest wasn’t close. Golden State waterfowlers averaged 24.5 ducks per hunter in 2016 (that’s more than 1.15 million ducks taken by about 47,100 folks, if you’re interested).
What state has the highest duck limit?
California led all states for highest total duck harvest and total duck hunter days afield, while Texas was tops for total active duck hunters.
Are there bears on Long Island?
Long Island? No, not in recent history at least. And if it were possible, I don’t see where they could settle without human contact. Black bears can be found in surrounding areas like upstate New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, or Connecticut, but certainly not Long Island.
Can you turkey hunt on Long Island?
Small Game Hunting on Long Island
Eastern wild turkey provides and exciting hunting opportunity for hunters, with a fall hunting season and a youth spring season. Seasons are also open at varying times for woodcock, crow, fox, and raccoon. Check various hunting season dates and bag limits.