The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released the schedule for the 2013-14 waterfowl season.
For the northeast zone, which includes Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties, among others, ducks, sea ducks, coots and mergansers can be hunted from Oct. 5-13, and from Oct. 26-Dec. 15. Snow geese can be hunted Oct. 1-15, and brant can be hunted Oct. 5-Nov. 3. The youth duck hunting season is scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday.
A special season for snow geese, in addition to the regular seasons in each zone, will be open in all of upstate New York from Jan. 16-April 15.
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