What do you need to hunt in New York?
What you need ready:
- One proof of residency (for resident fee)
- Hunter education certificate (for hunting license)
- Bowhunter education certificate (for bowhunting privilege)
- A credit card or debit card.
Can you hunt in New York?
Hunting is among the most popular forms of wildlife recreation in New York State. Nearly 700,000 New Yorkers and over 50,000 nonresidents hunt in the Empire State. New York offers many exciting opportunities to hunt a large variety of wildlife, including big game, small game, game birds and furbearers.
Can you hunt with an AR 15 in New York?
New York state compliant AR-15. New York allows Semi-automatic rifles for hunting. The Magazine is not a issue because you can just buy a 10 round mag. And the “Muzzle device” Rule is for sound suppressors/flash suppressors.
How old do you have to be to get a hunting license in NY?
Youth must have completed a course in Hunter Education. Youth must have a Hunting license. 12-13 year old youth must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, or a person who is 21 years or older and is designated in writing on the Mentored Youth Hunter and Trapper Permission Form (PDF) (24 KB).
When is big game hunting allowed in New York?
Big game hunting hours are sunrise to sunset. Sunday hunting is allowed in all areas of New York. There are some local exceptions. Check the area that you hunt carefully. For hunting on state parks, confirm regulations with the park before hunting.
Where can I Hunt in New York State?
A resident landowner primarily engaged in farming (including lessees and members of their immediate families) when hunting small game on farm lands they occupy or cultivate. A Native American living and hunting small game on reservation land. Hunting on a licensed shooting preserve or big game shooting facility.
How old do you have to be to get a big game hunting permit?
No minimum age to apply for a big game (deer hunting) permit. 16 and younger, may hunt without hunter education if directly supervised by someone 18 or older. 12 years of age to hunt alone (Other restrictions may apply). Hunter education is required for all hunters born after Jan. 1, 1975.