New York selling hunting licenses for upcoming season

Published Aug 8, 2018 at 4:00pm

ALBANY (AP) — New York hunting and trapping licenses for the upcoming season are now on sale.

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is selling sporting licenses that are valid Sept. 1 through August 2019. Hunters also can get deer management permits for the 2018-19 seasons.

Licenses and permits are available through authorized agents, by telephone and online. State officials say New York has nearly 600,000 licensed hunters.