You can track it, but you can't shoot it at night September 12, 2011 New York

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You can track it, but you can't shoot it at night September 12, 2011 New York, Utica Observer Dispatch, By JOHN PITARRESI 

If you are a veteran hunter, you've probably had to track a wounded deer. There are people who claim to have dropped every deer they've shot at, like, right in their tracks. Well, maybe, but most of us aren't so good or so lucky. ...It is legal to track a wounded animal after sunset in New York state. However, you cannot shoot it. Not with a firearm or a bow....I should have known, but I didn't know until the other day when I was reading the 2011-12 hunting and trapping guide...


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