East Hampton Town Backtracks on Turkeys, Will Allow Limited May Hunt - 27 East

East Hampton Town Backtracks on Turkeys, Will Allow Limited May Hunt

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Lynn Caiazza said the town should allow a spring turkey season.

Lynn Caiazza said the town should allow a spring turkey season.

Dana O'Leary said that hunters and non-hunters who use local woods can coexist.

Dana O'Leary said that hunters and non-hunters who use local woods can coexist.

Rob Stanich said that turkey has proven to be very safe, with no incidents in the 14 years it has been allowed in Suffolk County.

Rob Stanich said that turkey has proven to be very safe, with no incidents in the 14 years it has been allowed in Suffolk County.

Terry O'Riordan, the president of the East Hampton Sportsmens Alliance, said spring turkey hunting is

Terry O'Riordan, the president of the East Hampton Sportsmens Alliance, said spring turkey hunting is "benign" because hunters are stationary.

authorMichael Wright on Mar 8, 2023
After a chorus of impassioned pleas from hunting aficionados to allow turkey hunting in the woods of East Hampton this spring, town officials appeared this week to be leaning toward... more

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