NYS DEC

DEC Announces Contest...Sorry Guys... Just For The Ladies
Okay ladies, it's your turn to show the guys how it's done! With archery over and shotgun season now open, many hunters take to the woods hoping to tag the big one. It turns out there has been a growing number of female hunters, and the DEC has just announced something special...
WNY's Best Trout Fishing
It's a slow start to our spring in Western New York. However, the start of the trout season will happen Wednesday April 1st again this year and The DEC has been busy stocking streams, ponds, creeks etc around New York State.
Youth Turkey Hunt [UPDATED POST WITH PHOTOS]
Last weekend was the Youth Turkey Hunt sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Earlier this week we featured 14 year old Matthew Vizzi who harvested his first turkey in Caneadea, NY.
Many other Western New York junior hunters were also successful and sent me their ph…
Get Your Kids Into Turkey Hunting This Weekend
The Youth Hunt for Wild Turkey is this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2012. This special weekend has been set up by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to allow young hunters between the ages of 12 and 15 to spend some time afield with experienced adult hunter…