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New York

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Overview

Known For

Great opportunities to hunt deer, bear, and turkey

Terrain

Forested mountains cover most of new york and fertile plateaus in the southwest

Hunting Seasons

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Season Start Date End Date
Bear
Bear – Early Southern Zone
Certain WMUs.
Sep 10, 2022 Sep 25, 2022
Bear
Bear – Early Bow Northern Zone
Certain WMUs
Sep 17, 2022 Dec 4, 2022
Bear
Bear – Bow Northern Zone
Sep 17, 2022 Oct 21, 2022
Bear
Bear – Early Bow Southern Zone
Oct 1, 2022 Nov 18, 2022
Bear
Bear – Bow Westchester County
Oct 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Bear
Bear – Crossbow Northern Zone
Oct 12, 2022 Oct 21, 2022
Bear
Bear – Muzzleloader Northern Zone
Oct 15, 2022 Oct 21, 2022
Bear
Bear – Gun Northern Zone
Oct 22, 2022 Dec 4, 2022
Bear
Bear – Crossbow Southern
No crossbow hunting is allowed in zones 4J and 8C.
Nov 5, 2022 Nov 18, 2022
Bear
Bear – Gun Southern Zone
Nov 19, 2022 Dec 11, 2022
Bear
Bear – Muzzleloader Southern Zone
Dec 12, 2022 Dec 20, 2022
Bear
Bear – Late Bow Southern Zone
Dec 12, 2022 Dec 20, 2022
Bobcat
Bobcat 2
No limit. Select units.
Oct 25, 2022 Nov 18, 2022
Bobcat
Bobcat 1
No limit. Select units.
Oct 25, 2022 Feb 15, 2023
Coyote
Coyote
Statewide, No limit.
Oct 1, 2022 Mar 26, 2023
Deer
Deer – Gun Northern Zone
Oct 22, 0022 Dec 4, 2022
Deer
Deer – Early Bow Northern Zone
Sep 27, 2022 Oct 21, 2022
Deer
Deer – Bow Suffolk County
Oct 1, 2022 Jan 31, 2023
Deer
Deer – Westchester County
Bowhunting only.
Oct 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Deer
Deer – Early Bow Southern Zone
Oct 1, 2022 Nov 18, 2022
Deer
Deer – Muzzleloader Northern Zone 1
See regulations for zone restrictions.
Oct 15, 2022 Oct 21, 2022
Deer
Deer – Crossbow Southern Zone
No hunting allowed in WMU’s 4J or 8C.
Nov 5, 2022 Nov 18, 2022
Deer
Deer – Gun South Zone
Nov 19, 2022 Dec 11, 2022
Deer
Deer – Muzzleloader Northern Zone 2
See regulations for zone restrictions.
Dec 5, 2022 Dec 11, 2022
Deer
Deer – Late Bow Northern Zone
WMU’s 5A, 5G, 5J, 6A, 6C, 6G, and 6H.
Dec 5, 2022 Dec 11, 2022
Deer
Deer – Late Bow Southern Zone 1
Dec 12, 2022 Dec 20, 2022
Deer
Deer – Muzzleloader Southern Zone 1
South Zone
Dec 12, 2022 Dec 20, 2022
Deer
Deer – Late Bow Southern Zone 2
Dec 26, 2022 Jan 1, 2023
Deer
Deer – Muzzleloader Southern Zone 2
Dec 26, 2022 Jan 1, 2023
Deer
Deer – Special Firearms Suffolk County
Permit Required.
Jan 1, 2023 Jan 31, 2023
Duck
Duck – Northeast Zone 1
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Oct 1, 2022 Oct 23, 2022
Duck
Duck – Southeast Zone 1
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Oct 15, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Duck
Duck – Lake Champlain 1
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Oct 15, 2022 Oct 23, 2022
Duck
Duck – Western Zone 1
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Oct 15, 2022 Nov 6, 2022
Duck
Duck – Lake Champlain 2
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Oct 29, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Duck
Duck – Northeast Zone 2
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Oct 29, 2022 Dec 4, 2022
Duck
Duck – Long Island 1
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Nov 19, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Duck
Duck – Western Zone 2
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Nov 26, 2022 Jan 1, 2023
Duck
Duck – Southeast Zone 2
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Dec 3, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Duck
Duck – Long Island 2
Bag limit 6 ducks per day.
Dec 10, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Statewide
Excludes Long Island Zones. See regulations for bag limits.
Sep 1, 2022 Sep 25, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Long Island Eastern Zone 1
See regulations for bag limits.
Sep 6, 2022 Sep 30, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Long Island Central Zone 1
See regulations for bag limits.
Sep 6, 2022 Sep 30, 2022
Goose
Goose – Snow Goose – Lake Champlain Zone 1
See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Goose
Goose – Brant
NE, W, and SE Zones. See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 1, 2022 Nov 19, 2022
Goose
Goose – Snow Goose
NE, W, and SE Zones. See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 1, 2022 Apr 15, 2023
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Long Island Western Zone 1
See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 8, 2022 Oct 23, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Lake Champlain Zone 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 15, 2022 Nov 13, 2022
Goose
Goose – Brant – Lake Champlain Zone
See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 15, 2022 Dec 3, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – East Central Zone 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 22, 2022 Nov 20, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Northeast Zone 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 22, 2022 Oct 23, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – South Zone 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 22, 2022 Nov 17, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – West Central Zone 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 22, 2022 Nov 6, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Northeast Zone 3
See regulations for bag limits.
Oct 29, 2022 Nov 25, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Hudson Valley 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Nov 5, 2022 Nov 18, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Long Island Western Zone 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Nov 19, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Long Island Eastern Zone 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Nov 19, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Goose
Goose – Brant – Long Island 1
See regulations for bag limits.
Nov 19, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Long Island Central Zone 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Nov 19, 2022 Nov 27, 2022
Goose
Goose – Snow Goose – Long Island
See regulations for bag limits.
Nov 24, 2022 Mar 10, 2023
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – South Zone 3
See regulations for bag limits.
Nov 26, 2022 Jan 15, 2023
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Hudson Valley 3
See regulations for bag limits.
Dec 3, 2022 Dec 18, 2022
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Long Island Western Zone 3
See regulations for bag limits.
Dec 7, 2022 Feb 22, 2023
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Long Island Central Zone 3
See regulations for bag limits.
Dec 10, 2022 Feb 8, 2023
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – Long Island Eastern Zone 3
See regulations for bag limits.
Dec 10, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Goose
Goose – Canada Goose – West Central Zone 3
See regulations for bag limits.
Dec 19, 2022 Jan 1, 2023
Goose
Goose – Brant – Long Island 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Dec 20, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Goose
Goose – Snow Goose – Lake Champlain Zone 2
See regulations for bag limits.
Jan 16, 2023 Apr 15, 2023
Grouse
Ruffed Grouse – North Zone
Bag limit 4 per day.
Sep 20, 2022 Feb 28, 2023
Grouse
Ruffed Grouse – South Zone
Bag limit 4 per day.
Oct 1, 2022 Feb 28, 2023
Pheasant
Pheasant – Cocks & Hens 2
Bag limit 2 per day (cocks and hens).
Oct 1, 2022 Feb 28, 2023
Pheasant
Pheasant – Cocks
Bag limit 2 per day (cocks only).
Oct 15, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Pheasant
Pheasant – Cocks & Hens 1
Bag limit 2 per day (cocks and hens).
Oct 15, 2022 Feb 28, 2023
Pheasant
Pheasant – Cocks & Hens 3
Bag limit 2 per day (cocks and hens).
Nov 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Pheasant
Pheasant – Cocks 2
Bag limit 2 per day (cocks only).
Nov 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Quail Game Type
Bobwhite Quail – Early
Bag limit 4 per day. Orange and Putnam Counties.
Oct 1, 2022 Feb 28, 2023
Quail Game Type
Bobwhite Quail – Late
Bag limit 6 per day. Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
Nov 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2022
Rabbit
Rabbit – Cottontail
Season dates vary by location. Check regulations.
Oct 1, 2022 Mar 19, 2023
Rabbit
Rabbit – Varying Hare Hunting
Season dates vary by location. Check regulations.
Oct 1, 2022 Mar 19, 2023
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Northern Zone
Bag limit 1 bird of either sex statewide.
Oct 1, 2022 Oct 14, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall Southern Zone
Bag limit 1 bird of either sex statewide.
Oct 15, 2022 Oct 28, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall 1C
WMU: 1C bag limit 1 bird of either sex statewide.
Nov 19, 2022 Dec 2, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Youth Spring
Bag limit 1 bearded turkey.
Apr 22, 2023 Apr 23, 2023
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Spring Statewide
Bag limit 2 bearded turkeys (one per day).
May 1, 2023 May 31, 2023

Licenses, Permits and Regulations

Hunting licenses, permits and regulations can be purchased on the official web site of New York Department of Environmental Conservation.

Hunting GPS Maps

New York Hunting Map Layers App Overview Increase success as you layer state forests, wildlife management areas, private property and more over aerial imagery, and topographic basemaps, for the most accurate map on mobile device and desktop. See invisible property lines and seek permission with detailed private and government property boundaries and ownership names. View […]

Wildlife Management Units

Hunting Layers

NY Private Lands Preview

NY Private Lands

Over 5,000,000 parcels mapped by the onX team, this layer helps you know who the property owners are in New York. Tap any parcel to learn more info about the owner and acreage.

NY Gov Lands Preview

NY Gov Lands

onX has the most accurate public lands maps with over 7,500,000 acres in New York to help you plan your next adventure. Tap any public land parcel to learn more.

Wildlife Mgmt Units Preview

Wildlife Mgmt Units

New York Wildlife Management Units. Please hunt responsibly, obey all signage and have a safe legal hunt.

NY Possible Access Preview

NY Possible Access

onX has mapped 1,100,000 acres of possible access lands in New York including timber and land conservation groups. Research rules on these private lands before recreating.

NY Cooperative Hunt Areas Preview

NY Cooperative Hunt Areas

New York Cooperative Hunting Areas. All hunters are expected to know the rules of the program. Please hunt responsibly, obey all signage and have a safe legal hunt.


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