Two hunters rescued from lake in Schuyler County after boat capsizes

First responders say two people had to be rescued from a small lake in Schuyler County after their boat capsized while duck hunting.

They say the boat capsized between 1-1:30 p.m on Waneta Lake.

First responders say witnesses helped rescue the hunters before the first responders arrived, and the hunters were taken to nearby hospitals.

Waneta Lake is an approximately 780 acre lake that can be as deep at 29 feet, according to the New York State Department of Conservation.

It’s unclear if the injuries were serious.


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