Our Trackers

All Deer Search members are non-paid volunteers who track in their spare time.

We have a Leashed Tracking Dog License to track wounded deer or bear with a dog in New York State.
Our license allows us to carry a firearm to dispatch a wounded deer or bear during all seasons and at night.

Deer Search volunteers pay their own expenses such as dogs, license, equipment etc.

Trackers are responsible for managing any donations they may receive

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Bob Yax & Thor

Deer Search FLC Certified MASTER Handler

Thor- Deer Search FLC CERTIFIED Dog

Located in Springwater/Canadice, NY

585-797-9683

Areas Covered-

All Counties and WMU's in Region 8

Some areas in Region 7 and 9


Bob- 19 years tracking experience

Thor- 10 seasons tracking experience

Thor and I would love to help you track your deer or bear.

Our goal is to provide you with tracking help, even if we are already book up with tracks. I will do everything possible to connect you with another tracker if we are not available.

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Neil Lewis & Tessily

Deer Search FLC Certified MASTER Handler

Tessily - Deer Search FLC CERTIFIED Dog

Located in Owego, NY

607-343-6479

Areas Covered-

Southern Regions 7 and 8

Tioga, Chemung, Broome, Tompkins, Steuben

and Northern Pennsylvania

Over 10 years tracking experience

MASTER Handler

Blood Tracking Judge

Tessily is a 1 1/2 yr old Bavarian Mountain Hound

Deer Search Certified Dog at 1yr. old

We would be very happy to try to recover your deer.

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Paulene Eggers 
Braylee & Bruno

Deer Search FLC Certified MASTER Handler

Located in Central NY

315-575-5718

Areas Covered-

Central NY

 Deer Search member since 2011

I have two wire haired Dachshunds, Braylee and Bruno.

Bruno- Deer Search FLC Certified Dog

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Arno Smith & Licky

Deer Search FLC Certified MASTER Handler

Located in Naples, NY

585-750-2918

Areas Covered-

Central Region 8

Ontario and surrounding counties


Licky and I would love to help you track your deer or bear.

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Gary Neal & Ruby

Deer Search FLC Certified MASTER Handler

Certified Dog

Blood Tracking Judge

Located in Warsaw, NY

716-474-3946

Areas Covered-

Region 8 and 9

Wyoming and Genesee counties

Specializing in training tracking dogs

Ruby and I would love to help you track your deer or bear.

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Walt Dixon

Deer Search FLC Certified MASTER Handler

Located in Tully, NY

315-440-4489

I am a life member of DeerSearchFLC and also the Founding Chapter of Deer Search, Inc. I originally mentored with the founders of Deer Search in NY.
I have 29 years of tracking experience with my own dogs and another couple years tracking wounded black bear with dogs in Quebec.
I’ve trained and or helped train 5 dogs to the DSI Certification level and I’ve helped over 20 men and women learn to train and track with their own dogs.
My dog, Dachs von Tier Spur, is a German Wirehaired Dachshund, and he passed the challenging DSIFLC “certification test” at the age of 8 months and 13 days to become one of the youngest dogs I’ve ever trained and certified in my entire tracking career!
He would love to track and recover your deer or bear!
If you’d like to discuss becoming a member, or just talk about training your own dog or taking the state test to become licensed, or talk over your shot to recover your wounded deer or bear, give me a call at: 315-440-4489. I would look forward to speaking with you.

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Dave Seeley

Deer Search FLC Certified MASTER Handler

Located in Campbell, NY

607-794-0782

Areas Covered-

Greater Steuben County Area


I would love to help you track your deer or bear.

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Veronica Seeley

Deer Search FLC Certified VETERAN Handler

Located in Campbell, NY

607-794-0782

Areas Covered-

Greater Steuben County Area


I would love to help you track your deer or bear.

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Chris Daley & Milo

Deer Search FLC Certified VETERAN Handler

Located in Kirkville, NY

Madison County

315 - 263 - 4780

Areas Covered-

Onondaga County and Western Madison County


DSI Certified tracker since 1999 

If you are interested in becoming a member, need tracking information or If I can help you find your deer give me and Milo a call.

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Dave Schillinger
Molly & Rosco

Deer Search FLC Advanced Handler

Rosco- Deer Search FLC CERTIFIED Dog

Located in DEC Region 8, NY

585-335-2694

Areas Covered-

Region 8 and 9

13 years tracking experience

2 tracking dogs-

Molly (Cairn Terrier)

Rosco (Mini Dachshund)

Member of Deer Search WNY for 5 years

Bowhunter for 45 years

Coonhoundsman for 35 years



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Derek Guadagnolo
Remi

Deer Search FLC Certified ADVANCED Handler
Remi- Deer Search FLC CERTIFIED Dog
Located in Syracuse NY
315-256-4684

Areas Covered-

Central NY Region

 Deer Search member since 2021

Remi is a Blue Tick Coonhound with two years tracking experience & Deer Search FLC Certified Dog

We would love to track your deer or bear.​

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Nick Pallo
Tucker & Bug

Deer Search FLC Member

Bug- Deer Search FLC CERTIFIED DOG
Located in the Palmyra Area
585.355.0181

Areas covered-
Tracking in all counties and wmu's within Region 8 and a little beyond

Our Jack Russell's and I would love to help find your wounded deer/bear. Call or text anytime!

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Daniel Sperry & Bo

Deer Search FLC Certified Advanced Handler
Bo - Deer Search FLC CERTIFIED Dog
607-434-7143

Areas Covered-
Greater Binghamton area
Broome, Chenange and surrounding Counties