The 2011 hunting season tied the 2009 season for being the safest hunting season ever recorded in the State of New York. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) records the number of hunting-related shooting accidents, and compares them on a year-to-year basis.
In the 2011 hunting seasons, 26 people were reported injured after hunting-related shooting accidents, four of which resulted in fatalities. The four fatalities occurred during regular deer season, one being self-inflicted.
How does this stack up to past years? Read on..