The seasons vary depending on the type of animal being hunted. Generally, hunting hours are sunrise to sunset. In Westchester County, it is illegal to use any rifle for hunting or to carry one afield. Only bow-hunting is allowed. The regular bowhunting season on deer in the county runs from Oct. 17 through Dec. 31. Fall turkey season is Oct. 1 to Nov. 20. Spring turkey hunting is May 1-31.