Ducks opened Oct 24th until Dec 6th for the first season in Seneca County. Canada goose season also opened Oct 24th and go until Nov 21. NYS DEC has a very informational migratory game bird pdf that includes a waterfowl hunter’s code of ethics, some guidelines for waterfowl consumption, license requirements, shipping information, etc. Of particular interest to wild harvest feasting is a short section that reads as follows:
“The NYS Department of Health recommends:
• You eat no mergansers.
• You remove all fat and skin from waterfowl before cooking.
• You discard stuffing after cooking waterfowl.
• You eat no more than two waterfowl per month.”