Environmental Conservation Law Section 11-0909
1.Bobcat, mink, muskrat, raccoon, coyote, fox and skunk may be taken at any hour, day or night.
2.Migratory game birds shall be taken only during the hours specified in regulations adopted by the department pursuant to section 11-0307.
3.a. Wild deer and bear, wild upland game birds, and small game other than bobcat, mink, muskrat, raccoon, coyote, fox and skunk, taken in any open season, shall be taken only between the hours of sunrise and sunset, unless otherwise provided in regulations of the department.
b.The department shall have the authority to establish by regulation hours of hunting wild deer and bear, wild upland game birds, and small game, other than bobcat, mink, muskrat, raccoon, coyote, fox and skunk, during the open season provided therefor.
c.Such regulations shall provide for uniform hunting hours for all species of game for which an open season is provided, during all or any part of the period covered by such regulations, other than bobcat, mink, muskrat, raccoon, coyote, fox and skunk.
d.The department shall have the authority to provide in such regulations for different hours of hunting in different areas as set forth in such regulations, and shall have the authority in such regulations to provide for different hours of hunting for a part or parts of any open season.
e.A summary of regulations adopted pursuant to this subdivision shall be published each year in the hunting and fishing syllabus of the department issued pursuant to section 11-0323.
Section 11-0909 — Hunting hours,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/ENV/11-0909 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).