Patty Ritchie's posts related to Hunting And Fishing

RESULTS OF 2012 HUNTING SURVEY

Here are the highlights from my 2012 Hunter’s Survey. I created the survey in the wake of a new DEC report that showed a continued decline in the number of deer harvested by hunters in Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties, and asked your suggestions to improve the hunting experience.

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RITCHIE ASKS GUN OWNERS TO HELP ‘STAMP OUT MICROSTAMPING’

Calls Assembly Efforts to Link Issue to State Budget a ‘Sneak Attack” on Gun Rights; Launches Online Petition to Let Sportsmen’s Voices Be Heard

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SENATOR RITCHIE PROTECTS HISTORIC WALLEYE SPAWNING RUN

Return of 24-Hour Patrols Requested by Ritchie to Prevent Poaching

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SPORTSMEN’S ‘GIFT CARDS’ TO BE INCLUDED IN BUDGET

Great Way to Give the Gift of the Outdoors, Promote Hunting, Fishing 

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RITCHIE: $50,000 TO COMBAT BLACK LAKE WEEDS

Grant to Boost One of New York’s Top Fishing Destination

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ANCHORS AWAY! RITCHIE GETS OK FOR EARLY DREDGING AT SANDY POND CHANNEL

Longer Boating Season as Work Starts Month Sooner Than Planned

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SENATE OK’S BILL TO MAKE CROSSBOW HUNTING PERMANENT IN N.Y.

Two-Year Experiment is Set to Expire in December

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DREAMING OF OLYMPIC GOLD

Senator Patty Ritchie met recently with the parents of Mexico, NY's, Ann Jardin, as they worked to raise funds for their daughter's dream of being part of the US trap shooting team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

20-year-old Ann is an already accomplished shooter who has competed and excelled in the Empire State Games, among other competitions. The funds raised will ne used to pay for her training and other expenses.