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OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I. FISH AND WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER A. HUNTING
PART 2. MORE THAN ONE SPECIES
RUFFED GROUSE (PARTRIDGE), PHEASANT, GRAY (HUNGARIAN) PARTRIDGE AND QUAIL
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2.25 Hunting upland game birds.
(a) Gray partridge.
The gray partridge hunting season is closed.
(b) Pheasant.
(1) Pheasant hunting seasons and bag limits.
Open SeasonWildlife management units (WMUs)Bag limits
October 1st through the last day in February3A, 3C, 3F, 3G, 3H, 3J, 3K, 3M, 3N, 3P, 3R, 3S, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4F, 4G, 4H, 4J, 4K, 4L, 4O, 4P, 4R, 4S, 4T, 4U, 4W, 4Y, 4Z, 5A, 5C, 5F, 5G, 5H, 5J, 5R, 5S, 5T, 6A, 6C, 6F, 6G, 6H, 6J, 6K, 6N, 6P, 6R, 6S and 7ATwo per day
First Saturday after October 14th through December 31st7H, 8A, 8C, 8F, 8G, 8H, 8J, 8M, 8S, 9A, 9C and 9FTwo per day
First Saturday after October 14th through the last day in February7F, 7J, 7M, 7P, 7R, 7S, 8N, 8P, 8R, 8T, 8W, 8X, 8Y, 9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M, 9N, 9P, 9R, 9S, 9T, 9W, 9X and 9YTwo per day
November 1st through December 31st2A**, 1A and 1CFour per day; 30 per season
** In WMU 2A, hunting is permitted by falconry only.
(2) Regulation of hen shooting.
(i) Male pheasants may be taken in all parts of the State open to pheasant hunting.
(ii) Female pheasants may be taken in all parts of the State open to pheasant hunting except:
(a) in wildlife management units 7H, 8A, 8C, 8F, 8G, 8H, 8J, 8M, 8S, 9A, 9C and 9F; and
(b) in Suffolk County east of the Shinnecock Canal and Shinnecock Inlet.
(3) Youth hunt.
(i) Eligibility. In addition to the open seasons set forth in subdivision (b) of this section, licensed junior hunters (12-15 years of age), accompanied by an adult in accordance with section 11-0929 of the Environmental Conservation Law, may take pheasants on special youth pheasant hunting days, as specified in this paragraph. Any adult who is accompanying a youth hunter pursuant to this section shall possess a valid hunting license, but shall not carry a firearm, crossbow or longbow or kill a pheasant during the youth hunt.
(ii) Season. The youth pheasant hunting days shall be as follows:
(a) WMU 2A: no youth hunting days.
(b) All other WMUs: youth pheasant hunting days shall be the last full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) prior to opening of the regular pheasant season.
(iii) Bag limits. Youth hunters may take no more than two pheasants during each youth pheasant hunting day. The regulation of hen shooting, as specified in paragraph (2) of this subdivision shall apply to all youth pheasant hunting days.
(c) Quail.
(1) Hunters may hunt quail during those open seasons and wildlife management units (as described in section 4.1 of this Title) or counties shown below.
Open seasonWildlife management units/counties
November 1st through December 31st1A and 1C
October 1st through the last day in FebruaryPutnam and Orange Counties
(2) Hunters may take:
(i) up to six quail on any one day in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and up to four quail on any one day in Putnam and Orange Counties; and
(ii) no more than 40 in any one season in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and no more than 10 in any one season in Putnam and Orange Counties.
(d) Ruffed grouse.
(1) Hunters may hunt ruffed grouse during those open seasons and in those wildlife management units (as described in section 4.1 of this Title) listed below.
Open seasonWildlife management units
September 20th through last day in February5A, 5C, 5F, 5G, 5H, 5J, 6A, 6C, 6F, 6G, 6H, 6J, 6K, 6N and 7A
Closed1A, 1C and 2A
October 1st through the last day in FebruaryRest of the State
(2) Bag limit.
Hunters may take four ruffed grouse on any one day.
(e) Shooting hours.
Hunters may take gray partridge, pheasant, quail and ruffed grouse from sunrise to sunset.
(f) Falconry.
Hunters may take gray partridge, pheasant, quail and ruffed grouse during their respective open seasons by the use of raptors pursuant to the provisions of Part 173 of this Title. Both male and female pheasants may be taken anywhere in the State.
(g) General provisions.
The provisions of the Environmental Conservation Law are applicable to hunting gray partridge, pheasant, quail and ruffed grouse pursuant to this section.
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