NYPA will again allow bow hunting

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will again allow bow hunting for deer on limited areas of the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project. One hundred permits, issued in a random lottery drawing, will be provided for use during the bow hunting season: October 18 through December 16.
Applicants must have the bow hunters’ proficiency certification to be eligible. Proficiency examinations will be held on September 2 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Blenheim-Gilboa visitors center and on September 4 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Middleburgh Rod and Gun Club on Middlefort Road in the Town of Middleburgh..
Permit applications to hunt the New York Power Authority grounds are available by either calling 800 724-0309 or by writing to: New York Power Authority, 2007 Archery Hunt, 1378 state Route 30, P.O. Box 898, North Blenheim, NY 12131.