NEWS .... New Membership Application is now available. Download link is below.

NEWS Hunter Saftey Course ...
Beginning in 2016, all Sportsman Education Courses will require the completion of homework prior to attending the course. Proof of the completed homework must be brought to the course led by an instructor. The homework may take several hours to complete. There are NO 'online-only' courses. All courses have an in-person field day.

If you want to take a full online Course go to and take the Pennsylvania course for $20.00 and print your Cert.


A chinese lion statue Dansville Fish and Game club was founded in 1875 in Dansville, New York, and originally located on Route 36 South about a half mile from the present location. It was known at that time as the Dansville Sportsmanís Club and remained at this location until late in 1946.

At this time, 19 acres of land were purchased from the Scoville Estate on Gibson Street in Dansville. About half of the acreage is in the village and the other half is in the Town of North Dansville. In 1947 the State of New York sold a one story building to the membership   for a sum of $1.00. This building was built in the Franklin Roosevelt era as a civilian conservation camp and had served its usefulness at that time.  The offer was made and accepted and the building was moved to its present location in  Deer Park, what is now known as The Dansville Fish & Game Club Properties.

The club now sits on 90+ acres of the nicest club in the Southern Tier of Upstate NY, we offer skeet and trap shooting, Archery 3-D shoots, a 175 yard rifle range, 4 annual raffles, including 2 cash raffles and 2 gun raffles, along with many other events. Clubhouse rentals for parties, hunter safety courses and nearly 500 members.

The Dansville Fish and Game was awarded the (NYSCC) New York State Conservation Council Presidents Award for 2010 Club of the year! This is a great honor for our club, as there are several hundred clubs in the State. A big Thank You to Bob Ciecierega for the nomination and hard work to get your club nominated for this prestigious award!

2014 Sporting License Changes

As of February 1, 2014, annual combination licenses like the Sportsman, Super Sportsman, and Conservation Legacy are no longer available for purchase. Individual licenses, privileges and permits will need to be purchased instead. Combination licenses that were purchased prior to February 1 will remain valid through September 30, 2014. Changes also include reduced fees, reduced number of licenses, changes to valid license dates and more.

For more information on the changes jump to the Dec website

Membership Information

You can contact the club by e-mailing to, or you can try to reach someone at 585-335-5760.

The Annual Dues are $40.00 for the year, and we are encouraging and accepting new members. we pride ourselves in an open membership decided on by the Board of Directors, and we encourage new membership. As a member, there is a discount in place for those who wish to rent a clubhouse for your event.

You can print our Membership application from a file download.
2017 members application

Outdoor Skills Adventure Week

Pack Forest's Newest Camp Week

Just announced for 2014, campers age 11 to 13 will have an opportunity to attend a new Outdoor Skills Adventure Week this summer. The DEC summer camp program has added an eighth week, August 17 to 23, at Camp Pack Forest in Warrensburg.

This special week of camp will offer opportunities for youth to hone their outdoor skills through a variety of activities. Areas of instruction and demonstration will include:

  • fishing seminars
  • turkey calling
  • field archery
  • wildlife identification
  • fly casting and a casting competition
  • hunting dog demonstration
  • electronic wildlife tracking
  • field dressing demonstration
  • night-time animal tracking
  • fur handling and preparation
  • orienteering and Global Positioning System cache searching
  • demonstration and safe use of fire arms and a muzzleloading demonstration
  • Environmental Conservation Officer and Forest Ranger career explorations.

  More information @

NYS Deer Report

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The NYSDEC has released the 2012 - 2013 deer management plan, including the start of the Archery season for the Southern Zone on October 1st, 2012. click on this link to see the full report.
DEC Deer Report

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