From the Town: Town of Irondequoit Announces 2022 Deer Management Program Information


Deer Management Program Rules and Regulations

Tuesday, October 11th, will mark the opening day of the annual Deer Management Bow Hunt program in Irondequoit. Since the late 1990’s, the town has worked closely with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to help manage Irondequoit’s urban deer population and reduce the number of deer-related motor vehicle accidents.

Program Rules Include:

Takes place on properties that agreed to allow bow hunting

Must pass requirements regarding proximity to residences and roadways

Site visits performed by the Irondequoit Police Department to ensure safety/adherence to the town code

*Only licensed hunters who have successfully completed the program are eligible

*Bow Hunt only take places when school IS IN session

The hunt runs until December 16th, or it may end sooner at the discretion of the town.

For a complete listing of properties participating in the program and for more information visit the link below.

NOTE: This year’s program is at capacity and is no longer accepting new members at this time.

The Irondequoit Police Department at (585)-336-6000

Click HERE for a list of approved Bow Hunt Locations

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