Hunting and Fishing and everything outdoors in CNY


How to Clean a Squirrel

  If you are thinking about going squirrel hunting, but you’re not quite sure how to clean a squirrel once you shoot one, this is a pretty good video. This guy is quite the character, but he’s obviously cleaned a few squirrels in his day. Let’s just say, he knows how to get the job…

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Ladies Pheasant Hunt was fantastic

The CNY Chapter of Pheasants Forever held its annual Ladies Pheasant Hunt at Echoewood, a private field dog training facility in Mexico, NY on Sunday, October 11th. Everyone who participated had a great experience. The group of hunters included several women from the WIN program (Women in Nature). We were blessed with a perfect fall day– clear blue…

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Hunting season kicks off in NYS with open squirrel hunting

September 1 marks the opening of the squirrel hunting season in New York State. Anyone with a valid hunting license can hunt gray squirrels, black squirrels or fox squirrels now through February 29, 2016. Red squirrels are an unprotected species and may be hunted at any time of the year and without a limit. Squirrels…

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Plan ahead to take a Hunter Education Course

If you or anyone you know is interested in getting started hunting in New York state, now is the time to register to take a Hunter Education Course. Classes are in full swing now. As is always the case, as we get closer to the start of hunting season, it will become more and more difficult to…

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Women’s Hunter Education Weekend

Earn your NYS hunter education certification* with other adult women! In addition, learn safety techniques and responsibilities of a hunter; learn how to handle and shoot shotguns, rifles, muzzleloaders and crossbows; check out the latest in outdoor clothing and equipment; use tree stands, ladder stands and blinds; learn about how to field dress a game animal; how…

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