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Whitetail Deer

One of the most popular of the big game species to hunt, the whitetail deer is a favorite of New York. Deer season runs from Mid-October through Late-December. Both bucks and does can be taken, however, a Management Unit Permit must be obtained to hunt does (our unit management area is 3M).


Eastern Wild Turkey

A proud species hunted in the spring and fall. Toms can be taken only in the spring and both sexes can be taken in fall. Seasons are set by the DEC, please review their regulations.


Black Bear

Although not as abundant, the black bear in Region 3 are harvested in season. A Big Game License is needed to harvest this species. Hunting season is usually offered mid to late November.


Coyote

This crafty and wily species has made a remarkable come-back in the last fifteen to twenty years. A permit is not needed for hunting. Special regulations apply so be sure to check the DEC regulations.


Fox

Fox is a limited species with special regulations which apply so be sure to check DEC regulations.


Cottontail Rabbit

This species is very popular hunted early October into February. Seasons are set by DEC, so be sure to check the DEC regulations.


Squirrel

This species is found everywhere in New York State. Hunting is done early October into February. Seasons are set by DEC, so be sure to check the DEC regulations.


Waterfowl

Geese and various other duck species are available. Special regulations apply from both at a state and federal level. Consult the DEC regulations for more details.


Pheasants

This species are wild but mostly stocked in this area. Shawangunk Fish and Game Association stocks these birds on weekdays in the fall season.


Fish

Trout, Largemouth Bass, Panfish, Catfish, Eels, as well as Strippers and Shad in the spring are available in this area. Shawangunk Fish and Game Association offers some of these species (Catfish, Panfish, Bass, and Trout) in their pond on premise. Special regulations apply to trout and are posted at the sign in box at the pond. Fees apply to guests.


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