Conservation License Sales

CONSERVATION LICENSE SALES
 
2012/2013 sportsmen licenses go on sale Monday, August 13th in the Town Clerk’s Office.
There will be no license fee increases this year! The fee for a sportsmen license is $47.00.   Small/Big Game and fishing licenses (season) are $29.00. Muzzleloading and Bowhunting are now $21.00. The super sportsman license is $88.00 and includes sportsman, bowhunting, muzzleloading and turkey permit. 
Proof of qualification. Applicants for all hunting licenses must show proof of qualification. This must be either a previously issued hunting license or a hunter education certificate issued to the applicant. Proof of New York State residency is also required.
Deer Management Permits.         This fee previously waived for those purchasing a sportsman or super sportsman license is no longer waived. There is a $10.00 non-refundable application fee for all DMP applicants, with the exception of those who hold Lifetime Sportsman licenses, junior hunting or junior bowhunting licenses purchased prior to October 1, 2009. The DEC deer management permit application is applied for at the time of purchasing a license. If selected for a DMP, you will receive it immediately from the license issuing outlet. A hunter’s chances of receiving a DMP are the same on the first day of license sales as they are on October 1st, the application deadline.



Senior stamps.   Seniors must now be 70 years of age to be eligible for a reduced license fee for a fishing license at $5.00. The senior sportsman license fee is $10.00.    At age 70, with purchase of senior stamp, bowhunting and muzzleloading privileges are free, but still require proof of training. Lifetime licenses cost $65.00 and the senior must be 70 years of age or older. This will include small and big game, fishing and turkey, but no waived DMP fee.
2012/2013 BIG GAME SEASONS - WHITE TAILED DEER
(Southern Zone)
Archery Season                   October 15 - November 16
December 10 - December 18
Regular Season                   November 17 - December 9
Muzzleloading                     December 10 - December 18
 
The Town Clerk’s Office is open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month until 7:00 p.m. to better serve the needs of Town residents.
 
JACQUELINE A FELSER, Town Clerk