October - April. Small game hunting - we hunt pheasant during October upstate on state stocked lands with bonus grouse, woodcock and rabbits over two trained German shorthaired pointers. November opens small game on long island with pheasant, quail, rabbits and squirrels the game sought.
September - February. Waterfowl - is hunted primarily on long islands north and south shores for a variety of species and good shooting. Also goose hunting in September and January. Big game - early bear opens the third Saturday in September in the Adirondack Mountains include wilderness camping and fishing adventures.
October – January. Deers are hunted on private land in central New York in rifle territory. Hunters hunt on tree stands and ground blinds with good success. Also long island bow and shotgun hunting.
May, 1 - 31 & October - November. Turkey hunting-fall and spring is also hunted in central New York’s Otsego county, which is the #1 producer.