Federation Calendar of Events 2014 / 2015:

September 13th, 2014 - Youth Day - Grahamsville Fairgrounds - 10AM - 3PM

October 3rd & 4th, 2014 - Pheasant pickup at (location to be announced) - call Aaron Finley (845) 796 4309 or bowhand@hotmail.com for information and directions

October 4th, 2014 - Annual Federation Banquet - Rockland House , Roscoe NY, hors d'oeuvres at 6PM, dinner at 7PM. Call Jack for tickets 845-482-4987

Saturday January 31st, 2015 - Youth Ice Fishing Contest - Crystal Lake - (Call for further information, 845-482-4985 or 845-482-4987)

February 6,7 & 8 2015 -Federation 8th Annual Statewide 3 Day Coyote Contest- Heaviest Coyote $2000; $100 every coyote entered; Free banquet dinner and free $5 gun raffle ticket; Entry fee is only $35. For further information and coyote application call Linda- 845-482-4985 or Jack- 845-482-4987 or click here for application. ***************** Coyote Contest application & rules ***************** 2014 COYOTE CONTEST RESULTS! The 2014 3-day Coyote Contest was held on February 7, 8 & 9. 560 hunters were registered and 53 coyotes were taken. The heaviest & winning coyote weighed 49.30 lb. & was taken by Charles Wacha of Walton, NY hunting in Delaware County. Charles received $2,000 for the winning coyote & $200 for taking the heaviest coyote on Friday 2/7. Charlie Avery of Honesdale, Pa. hunting in Sullivan County, NY received $200 for taking the heaviest coyote 45.05 lb. on Saturday 2/8 & another $100 for entering another coyote. Nick Utter of Delhi, NY hunting in Delaware County received $200 for taking the heaviest coyote 45 lb. on Sunday 2/9. The female hunter winner was Ariel Shaul of Cobleskill, NY hunting in Schoharie County took a 42.65 lb. coyote. Ariel received $300 that includes two coyotes and another $100 for the female hunter taking the heaviest coyote in the female hunter category. 33 males & 20 female coyotes were taken, average body temperature was 87.1 degrees, total weight of all coyotes were 1,961.06 lbs & the average weight per coyote was 36.08 lbs. Coyotes were taken by the following methods: the use of dogs-35, electronic calls-10, over bait-5 & still hunting-3. Calibers of guns used in taking a coyote: 12 ga.-11, .243-9, .22 mag-8, .223-8, 22-250-3, .270-2, .222-2, 7mm.08-2, .308-2, .22 hornet-1, 17 WSM-1, 6mm-1, 30.06=1, .280-1 & .204-1. Counties where coyotes were taken: Otsego-15, Sullivan-9, Delaware-9, Ulster-8, Schoharie-4, Chenango-3, Madison-3, Orange-1 & Dutchess-1. A total of 32 counties in New York State were registered in the hunt. States per hunters in the hunt: New York-520, Pennsylvania-15, New Jersey-1 & Maryland-1. Winners of the gun raffle: 1. Mossberg Turkey Special 12 ga.-Mike Malak, Kerhonkson, NY, 2. Savage .223-Jack Booth, Monticello, NY, 3. Savage 7mm.08-Noma Lacey, Roscoe & 4. Muzzleloader-George DeGraw, Loch Sheldrake, NY. Everyone enjoyed a delicious roast beef dinner at the Coyote Banquet held on Sunday 2/9 at the new White Sulphur Springs firehouse served by the White Sulphur Springs firemen.


Grahamsville Youth Day 2011

Vicki Salisbury Otsego County 2012
John Storms Orange County 2012
Youth Ice Fishing 2011
Ray Muthig
- 2014 Sportsman of the Year

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