Experience Centuries-Old Sporting Traditions

Oswego County offers exceptional hunting and trapping for whitetail deer, wild turkeys, waterfowl and small game. Over 40,000 acres of public land and dozens of ponds and wetlands are all open to hunting and teeming with wildlife.

Department of Environmental Conservation

Creating a Better World

The New York State Department of Conservation (NYSDEC) was created to protect and enhance the state’s natural resources. Its programs are aimed at improving habitats, wildlife populations and the health, safety and quality of life for all citizens.

Fishing & Hunting


Get Oswego County’s Fishing and Hunting Guide and learn about the world-class fishing and hunting opportunities that await! It includes details about public lands and other sporting resources as well as hunting season in Upstate NY and tips and tricks to help make your expedition successful.