Archery Deer Hunting Program

The Archery program runs October - December (approved dates by the DEC).  To be eligible to participate in this Archery only Deer Hunting program, you must be a resident of the Town of Webster and pay Webster Town Taxes. This program takes place on 4 Town properties; Gosnell Big Woods, Whiting Road Nature Preserve, Finn Park and Four Mile Creek.    Participants in the Deer Hunting program must be at least 16 years of age and have a valid NY State Hunting Permit and Big Game Archery Hunting License for the current year. New hunters to the program must also successfully complete a qualifying archery shoot. You will be contacted to set up a qualifying shoot. If you are a returning hunter from the previous years, you do not need to qualify again. There will be a mandatory meeting for all hunters registered for this program. You must be registered to attend the meeting and bring with you a valid NY State Drivers License, and your curtain year Hunting Permit and Big Game Archery License. If you have any questions please contact Traci Ruffell at 872-7103 x7088.

Registration Information:  Begins August 1st, you can register online at or by calling 872-7103. There is a $10.00 per person fee to participate in the program.