I did meet up to day with a few old timers that still hunt they all said the same thing it may be there last season to hunt deer in n.y.s.
I drove down on Sunday morning from Hancock total deer hunters driving home a ton of guys number of encounter with deer harvested O
I hate to say it but we could use a one or two year no hunt zone across NYS. They did this in NC about 10 years ago then started a antler restriction where my cousin lives and they have really nice Bucks and you can take a lesser buck but only one that are F'd up like a 3x1 or huge 4 pointer. It works but not in this state