"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men and women do nothing."~ Edmund Burke
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DEC Will Have a Blackout Period for License Sales in December
In December there will be a black out period for the purchase of sporting licenses and also required reporting of wildlife taken. It is being caused by the transfer to the new E-licensing system and a change of vendors from Verizon to Accela. It is expected to last for about a week in either mid to late December, for the transfer of data Can anybody say Obama Care sign up? The DEC has put out an advance notice so if you plan to buy a license as a gift or if someone is coming from out of town you should make your purchases early
2014 NYSCC Committee Applications and Renewals Now being Accepted
On January 15th 2014, another phase of the NY Safe Act begins.
One thing that will affect everyone is you will be required to have a background check every time you purchase ammunition, So if you buy a box of shells for someone else it is a "straw purchase" and you are breaking the law. This is just one of the many changes that are about to happen. Now is not the time to sit back and see what happens. Be informed, support the groups that are taking the lead to repeal this injustice. Take the time to write and call when asked. Click on the below items for more information
Whatever measuring tool you use, Hunting Fishing and Trapping is significant in New York. We are in the top 10 nationally when it comes to participation, money spent, economic impact, and other factors.
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