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Column: Red, Gun and Game: New Holiday Deer Hunting Season poses questions, Ice Fishing is just ahead 


The first-ever New York State Holiday Deer Hunt is on. It started the day after Christmas and will run through Jan. 1, ending 30 minutes after sunset. Archery, crossbow and black powder firearms are allowed in the Holiday Deer Hunt. Remember that if you plan to use a crossbow, you need to have a muzzleloader license ($10, visit the town clerk). Hey, yep, this is New York State.

If you hunted during the regular deer season and did not take a deer home, you might ask why we need this extra ...

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