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FISHING THE GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE  

View from the Bridge between Northville Lake and the GSL 

HUNTING & FISHING in   

FULTON COUNTY, NY

June/July 2011  

Dear Hunting & Fishing Enthusiast:

 

Below is some important information about hunting and fishing in Fulton County.   

 

Please e-mail us for a new travel guide, check our website for an online calendar of events (www.44lakes.com), or contact us for more information.

 

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The tentative 2011-2012 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Season information has been released by the DEC to help hunters plan your trips.

Follow this link for more information:  http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/28503.html 

The DEC has also proposed regulations allowing the use of Crossbows for Big Game Hunting and will be accepting public comments on the proposal until July 11.  Follow this link for more information:  http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/propregulations.html

IMPORTANT DATES:

FISHING:   

JUNE 25-26 - New York's Free Fishing Weekend when anyone can fish the fresh or marine waters of NY and no license is required!


EVENTS:

July 17   7:00am - 12:00pm 

3-D Archery Fun Shoot, Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Avenue Extension, Johnstown 

$10.00 Per person, For more information please contact Stephen George, (518) 725-1007

3-D archery shoot every 3rd Sunday from May through September. 30 +/- targets are set in the quiet woodlands on club property. Fun for the whole family, serious archer or the novice. Breakfast will be served at the clubhouse so come on out, have some breakfast, stay in shooting shape throughout the summer and have a good time.

 

DEC HUNTER EDUCATION COURSES

Safety Bow and Gun Courses are home-study courses and workbooks and manuals must be picked up at the Johnstown City Clerk's office (33-41 East Main Street, Johnstown (518) 736-4011) at least one week prior to the course date.  All chapter tests must be completed before the course date and brought to class.  For more information on any of these courses call (518) 725-1927

 

July 9     8:00am - 5:00pm

DEC Safety GUN Course, Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Avenue Extension, Johnstown

August 6    9:00am - 5:00pm

DEC Safety BOW Course, Bow Hunters Plus, 4303 State Highway 30, Amsterdam

September 10    9:00am - 5:00pm

DEC Safety BOW Course, Bow Hunters Plus, 4303 State Highway 30, Amsterdam

 

September 7    7:00pm - 10:00pm

DEC WATERFOWL I.D. COURSE, Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Avenue Extension, Johnstown, This is a traditional classroom/lecture course

 

PLEASE VISIT the NEW
New York State Outdoorsman Hall of Fame AND the
Wildlife Sport
s and Educational Museum both located at
3747 State Highway 30, Vail Mills
 

www.wildlifesportsmuseum.com 

www.nysohof.org 

FULTON COUNTY, NY TOURISM DEPARTMEHT 

Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry

2 North Main Street, Gloversville, NY 12078

 

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Do you want your event to appear here?  Visit www.44lakes.com and go to "Promote an Event" in the middle of the website's home page.  Events must be hunting/fishing/outdoor related and be open to the public to be included in this correspondence.  Questions?  Contact the Fulton County Tourism Department at (518) 725-0641/1-800-676-3858/info@fultoncountyny.org.