The Town of Riverhead has started accepting applications for the upcoming season’s shotgun-hunting lottery, which will take place Dec. 7.
The special shotgun season runs from Jan. 7 through 31, weekdays only — excluding Wednesdays — from sunrise to sunset.
Information on the state and town drawings for shotgun hunting on state-managed and town-owned lands during the January 2016 deer season.
The bike path and surrounding areas at the Calverton Enterprise Park have been closed by the town for the month of January due to deer-hunting season, which opened Jan. 4 and continues through Jan. 31, and this year includes weekends.
Deer seasons expanded in Suffolk;bowhunting extended through Jan. 31, firearms season will include weekends
State deer hunting rules changed to allow bowhunting through Jan 31 in Suffolk and add weekends to deer special January firearms season.
The state DEC has designated 461 of the Wading River park's 772 acres for archery-only deer hunting this season, which runs through Dec. 31.