HECTOR, N.Y. (WENY) – With rifle season starting in the next two weeks, Forest Service officials of the Finger Lakes National Forest (FLNF) are reminding hunters of important safety tips to follow.
Saturday, November 17, marks the opening day of white tail deer rifle hunting in New York State.
Officials want to remind hunters and other forest users that the entire 16,000 acre National Forest is open for hunting – with the only exceptions being developed trails and recreation sites.
Below are some safety tips for hunters planning to hunt in either the National Forest or any other hunting site:
For additional information on New York hunting regulations, please visit: http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/hunting.html