Doves are, indeed, migratory gamebirds

mcnitt bob.jpg

Generally speaking, small game hunting season doesnít seem to generate the interest it once did. Maybe itís because the once abundant pheasant hunting we enjoyed has nearly disappeared, except for stocked birds, most of them being released by DEC in limited acreage public land areas. Or perhaps itís because of the steady downturn of ruffed grouse densities and the habitat that once supported them in huntable numbers.

notice There's more to this story! You're only seeing 7% of the story. Subscribe now to get immediate access to the rest of the story as well as our whole online offering.

Today's Other Stories

© 2016 Snyder Communications/The Evening Sun
29 Lackawanna Avenue, Norwich, NY 13815 - (607) 334-3276
We're on Facebook