Hunting, Fishing and Shooting Sports in the Hudson Valley

Bring your bike, lace up your boots, grab the bridle for an adventure outdoors in upstate New York. Make the most of the Hudson River Valley landscape. Outdoor recreation in Dutchess County includes biking, hiking, horseback riding, golf, kayaking, archery and skeet shooting.

Throughout Dutchess County, there are numerous spots along lakes and streams for catching trout, bass, pickerel and perch, as well as places for dip-netting smelt, alewives and blueback herring. Hunters and water fowlers can challenge themselves at one of the many multiple use areas.  

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Anglers' Den

Full-service Orvis dealer. Fly fishing and apparel, fly trying materials. Guide services and trips. Special events and demonstrations with guest speakers.

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Dutchess County Pistol Association

Three handgun only ranges one air rifle range.

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Federation of DC Fish & Game Clubs

A membership organization dedicated to representing the interests of the outdoors sporting community of Dutchess County, New York.

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Millbrook Rod & Gun Club

Skeet & 5-stand shooting

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NY State Department of Environmental Conservation

Fishing Info: 845/256-3161 DC Lakes & Ponds: www.DEC.NY.gov/outdoor/7940.html DC Creeks & Streams: www.DEC.NY.gov/outdoor/44848.html Wildlife Info: (845) 256-3098

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Orvis Sandanona Company

Oldest licensed shooting grounds in the nation. Sporting clays, shooting and fly fishing schools, private shooting lessons, pro shop.

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TMT Hunting Preserve & Sporting Clays

Sporting clays and trap range, instruction, hunting preserve, lodge.

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Trout Unlimited - Mid-Hudson Chapter

Trout Unlimited is an American non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of freshwater streams, rivers, and associated upland habitats for trout, salmon, other aquatic species, and people.

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Whortlekill Rod & Gun Club

Trap shooting every Wed, end of Jan.-mid. Oct. 4-9pm. Indoor pistol range, 3-D archery shooting events, indoor archery range. ATA Registered Trap Events. Activities vary; call for information.

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Contact Us: 800-445-3131