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Open-water fishing in December is not for the faint of heart, but if catching rainbow trout over 10 pounds sounds good, these rivers and streams are the places to be this month.Empire State Winter Steelhead Hotspots

Empire State Winter Steelhead Hotspots

Open-water fishing in December is not for the faint of heart, but if catching rainbow trout

High deer numbers, plenty of public land and minimal competition mean good chances for success for archers this season. Try these bowhunter-friendly public areas.New York's Bowhunting Bonanza

New York's Bowhunting Bonanza

High deer numbers, plenty of public land and minimal competition mean good chances for success

A large handful of Empire State counties are in the running as "the best" for spring turkey hunting, but only one tops the list. Can you guess which county is the state's perennial harvest leader?New York's Top Spring Turkey County

New York's Top Spring Turkey County

A large handful of Empire State counties are in the running as "the best" for spring

If you're looking for lunker northerns in the 20-pound class, New York's Region 5 is the place to be in July. Here's where to find some hot pike action this month. (July 2006)Our Finest Region 5 Pike Lakes

Our Finest Region 5 Pike Lakes

If you're looking for lunker northerns in the 20-pound class, New York's Region 5 is the place

Some of the best best July trout fishing in New York is waiting for you in the Catskills this month. Our expert explains how to get in on the action from shore or boat. (July 2006)New York's Eastern Region Trout Lakes

New York's Eastern Region Trout Lakes

Some of the best best July trout fishing in New York is waiting for you in the Catskills this

Vic Attardo

No one knows why muskies are so aggressive in August, but these voracious predators are ready to take any bait or lure from shore or boat this month. Don't miss out! (August 2006)Our Finest August Muskie Waters

Our Finest August Muskie Waters

No one knows why muskies are so aggressive in August, but these voracious predators are ready

New York's public-hunting areas offer some of the best fall grouse hunting in the Northeast. Here's a sampling of state-managed hotspots where good shooting is the order of the day! (Nov 2006)Our Finest November Grouse Hunts

Our Finest November Grouse Hunts

New York's public-hunting areas offer some of the best fall grouse hunting in the Northeast.

Some of the best late-season steelhead fishing in the East takes place this month. New York's top rivers produce steady runs of trout in the 5-pound class, and the time to go is now! (Dec 2006)Our Finest Winter Steelhead Rivers

Our Finest Winter Steelhead Rivers

Some of the best late-season steelhead fishing in the East takes place this month. New York's

Here's a look at what's in store for Empire State trout anglers as we look to the 2007 open-water fishing season. (March 2007)New York’s 2007 Trout Forecast

New York's 2007 Trout Forecast

Here's a look at what's in store for Empire State trout anglers as we look to the 2007

Rod Cochran

Empire State biologists predict great things for walleye anglers in 2007. These are the top places to be when New York's walleye season opens this spring. (March 2007)Spring Walleye Hotspots

Spring Walleye Hotspots

Empire State biologists predict great things for walleye anglers in 2007. These are the top

New York's turkey hunters can expect great sport in 2007 as biologists predict good numbers of birds statewide. Try these proven public lands for hot action near you this spring. (April 2007)Hotspots For Empire State Spring Gobblers

Hotspots For Empire State Spring Gobblers

New York's turkey hunters can expect great sport in 2007 as biologists predict good numbers of

These proven western-region trout streams are the place to be for hot early-season action. Our expert has the lowdown on where to go this month. (April 2007)New York’s Finest Spring Trout Streams

New York's Finest Spring Trout Streams

These proven western-region trout streams are the place to be for hot early-season action. Our

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