State fish and wildlife officials say 6,445 bear permits out of a maximum of 10,000 permits have been issued for this hunt.
Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.
A man and woman were out of the hospital Sunday, after they fell through the ice in the Passaic River while turtle hunting.
A Canada goose was found with an arrow through its body in Suffolk County this week, and police were searching Sunday for the person who shot the bird, according to a published report.
Donald Trump’s sons Eric and Donald, Jr. enjoyed a big game hunt in 2010. One of the photos depicts the brothers standing side by side, with Eric hoisting the carcass of what appears to be a leopard. Another photo depicts Donald Trump Jr. standing with a knife and the severed tail of an elephant.
Otters have rarely been seen in the region for much of the last century due to hunting and pollution. But in recent years, naturalists have spotted the mammals with increasing frequency.
According to parkgoers, the possibly homeless group of hunters first catch small animals, like a pigeon, and then roast their kill over an open fire.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department said Terry Hofferberth of Alexandria Bay was charged with second-degree manslaughter, hunting after legal hours and using a shotgun during muzzle-loading season.