The Town Clerk is the licensing and sales agent for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).
A license is required to fish or hunt in New York State (click here for NYSDEC-Region 9 info)
FISHING– Persons sixteen (16) years of age and older MUST have a fishing license in order to fish in NYS. Identification is required such as a NYS Drivers License or Student ID
HUNTING– A license can be obtained by providing identification (NYS Drivers License or Student ID) and your hunter training certificate or a previous hunting license.
- Senior hunting and fishing liceses are available to persons seventy (70) years or age or older
- Jr. hunting licenses are available for twelve (12) years of age or older who have taken the hunter training course and are accompanied by a parent or guardian. For first time Jr. licenses a birth certificate is required.
- Bow hunting licenses are available to persons providing a NYS Drivers License and bow hunting training certificate or current hunting license and a previous bow hunting stamp
- Jr. Archery licenses are available to fourteen (14) years of age or older who have met all of the Jr. Hunting requirements and possess a Bow Hunter Training Certificate
- Non-Resident licenses are available to person who meet the eligibility requirements and produce photo identification
LEFTOVER DEER MANAGEMENT PERMITS (DMP)
- Will be available commencing on November 1st on a first come basis until optimum management in each unit
- Hunters may receive up to 2 additional DMP’S in available WMU’S
- No applications will be accepted via phone, mail or on line
- Applicants that are exempt or hunters who previously applied this year, will not be charged
- For others there is a non-refundable $10 application fee for leftover DMP’S
- Applications for leftovers will not affect any preference points
DMP’S are only valid for antler-less deer in the WMU for which they are issued