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DEC: NYS records first-in-decades ‘zero fatality’ hunting season

The 2015 New York hunting season proved to be one of the safest on record and yielded the first year without a hunting-related shooting fatality since record-keeping began in the 1950s, according to a report by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).

The report showed only 23 hunting incidents in 2015, the third lowest number on record, with 10 incidents self-inflicted and 13 two-party incidents. Continue reading

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