The captain may cancel or reschedule any hunt due to severe weather conditions. You will receive a full refund on these canceled hunts.
WHAT TO BRING:
Clothing: Waterproof Jacket, Hat, Facemask, Waders (optional). Our boats are gray in color so we recommend that you wear something with the same color scheme if you have it available ie. (Natural Gear). We also recommend wearing several layers to assure warmth throughout the day especially late in the season.
License ~ Duck Stamp info:
NYS small game hunting License ~ Obtain your NYS license online
Federal Duck Stamp ~ Obtain your Federal Duck Stamp online (There is no State stamp required)
NYS HIP# ~ Obtain your Online NYS HIP Registration
Guns ~ We recommend 12 gauge shotguns.
Shells ~ Steel shot is required by law. We recommend 3” # 2’s or larger.
Food/Drinks ~ Non-alcoholic
2013-14 WATERFOWL HUNTING SEASON DATES
Long Island Youth Days: Nov 9 & 10
Ducks, Coots, Mergansers: Nov 28 - Jan 26
Sea Ducks: Oct 17 - Jan 31*
Brant: Dec 28 - Jan 26
The daily limit of 6 ducks includes all species of mergansers, and may include no harlequin ducks and no more than 4 mallards (no more than 2 of which may be hens), 1 black duck, 3 wood ducks, 2 pintails, 2 redheads, 4 scaup, 1 canvasback, 4 scoters, 2 hooded mergansers or 2 brant.
The daily limit of 7 sea ducks (scoters, eiders and long-tailed ducks - formerly called old squaw) is in addition to the regular duck bag in coastal waters of the Long Island Zone only. No more than 4 scoters may be included in the daily bag of sea ducks. In all other areas, sea ducks are part of the regular duck bag limit.