(WNY News Now) – As the fall hunting season approaches, all first-time hunters in New York State are required to complete a hunter education course before obtaining a hunting license. In-person sessions, including bow hunter and trapper education, are available through October, offering hands-on training at no cost.
NY – New York State mandates that first-time hunters acquire essential skills through mandatory hunter education courses before they can secure a hunting license for the upcoming fall season.
In-person instruction, encompassing bow hunter and trapper education, is accessible from August to October. These free-of-charge courses provide practical experience to participants.
To find suitable courses nearby, individuals can refer to the Hunter Education Program Courses and Certifications webpage. Ensuring safety and proficiency, these courses pave the way for an informed and responsible hunting experience.