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Reptile & Amphibian Hunting Seasons

Hunting Regulations Icon New York Hunting

Frogs

Open Season June 15–Sept. 30
Open Area All wildlife management units except that (1) leopard frogs shall not be taken in Wildlife Management Units 1A, 1C, or 2A; and (2) northern cricket frogs and eastern spadefoot toads shall not be taken in any area of the state.
Size Limit None
Daily Bag None
Season Bag None
Hunting Hours Any time of the day or night, except that no person shall use a gun to take frogs when hunting at night (sunset to sunrise).

Snapping Turtles

Open Season July 15–Sept. 30
Open Area Statewide
Size Limit The upper shell (carapace) must be 12 inches or longer, measured in a straight line.
Daily Bag 5
Season Bag 30
Hunting Hours Any time of the day or night