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Pennsylvania Calendar of Events - December 7th, 2012

Posted on December 6, 2012

Banquets/Fundraisers

Dec. 7: Bear Hollow WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Sandycreek Fire Hall. For more info call Jeff Superak, 814-437-2086.
Dec. 15: Northeastern PA Chapter RGS Banquet, 6 p.m., Farmers Inn. For more info call Tripp Way, 607-743-0760.
Feb. 9, 2013: Delaware Valley Chapter SCI Banquet, The Desmond, Malvern. For more info call Mike Morton, 302-420-6333.

Archery/Shoot

Now-Dec. 20: Possum Hollow Sportsmen’s Club, 3D Indoor Archery Shoots, Sundays. For more info call Rob Luke, 724-622-7622.
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Limerick Bowmen, 65 Bragg Road, Schwenksville, PA. For more info call 610-287-8850.
1st Sunday: Every Month 3D Shoots 7-noon.
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West Shore Sportsmen’s Association 2008 schedule of Firearms training & other shooting events. 500 Ridge Rd., Lewisberry, PA. For more info, www.shoresportsmen.org or call 717-932-2780.
Sun.: HP Rifle, 9 a.m., 1 Sunday a month.
Tues. : Air Rifle, 6-8 p.m. Starts second Tuesday in September through last Tuesday in July.
Special Events
Jan. 19, 2013: Pennsylvania Trappers Fur Auction 9 a.m., Belfast Gun Club. For more info call Scot, 610-863-9759.

Season Dates

Dec. 8: Statewide deer hunting season closes.
Dec. 10: Squirrel, ruffed grouse, porcupine, rabbit, and pheasant late seasons open.
Dec. 15: Fisher trapping season opens.
Dec. 20: Fisher trapping season closes.
Dec. 21: Squirrel, rabbit, ruffed grouse, and pheasant seasons close.
Dec. 26: Deer (antlered/antlerless) archery flinlock season opens (statewide)
Dec. 26: Antlerless deer  season opens in WMUs 2B, 5C & 5D.
Dec. 26: Snowshoe hares season opens.
Dec. 26: Beaver trapping season opens.
Dec. 26: Squirrel, rabbit, ruffed grous, and pheasant season reopens.
Dec. 26: Archery deer season reopens.
Dec. 26: Cable restraints season for coyotes & foxes opens.
Jan. 1, 2013: Snowshoe hare season closes in select WMUs.
Jan. 6, 2013: Bobcat, mink and muskrat trapping season closes.
Jan. 12, 2013: Archery deer (antlered and antlerless) season closes statewide.
Jan. 14, 2013: Archery deer season opens in WMUs 2B, 5C and 5B.
Jan. 15, 2013: Bobcat season opens in select WMUs.
Jan. 26, 2013: Deer flintlock and archery (antlered and antlerless) seasons close in WMRs 2B, 5C and 5D.
Jan. 26, 2013: Deer firearms (antlerless) seasons close in WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D.
Jan. 26, 2013: Ruffed grouse season closes.

Education/Seminar

Dec. 19: Hokendauqua TU, Project Healing Water, 6:30 p.m., Catasauqua High School Rm. C219. For more info call 610-262-7598.

Shows

Jan. 24-27, 2013: Early Bird Sports Expo, Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Thur. 4-9 p.m., Fri. 10-9 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. For more info www.earlybirdexpo.com
Feb. 9, 2013: Sportsman’s Show & Flea Market, 8-2 p.m., Leesport Farmers Market. For more info call Ralph Reber, 610-944-9376.
Feb. 2-10, 2013: Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg. www.easternsportshow.com for more info.
Feb. 13-17, 2013: Allegheny Sport Show, Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, Wed & Thurs. 3-9 p.m., Fri. 12-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-6 p.m. www.sportandtravel.com for more info.
Feb. 14-17, 2013: Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sport Show, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, Thurs. 1-9 p., Fri. 12:30-9 p.m, Sat. 10-7 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. www.sportshows.com
Feb. 22-24, 2013: Jaffa Sports Show, Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona, Fri. 12-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. www.jaffashrine.org for more info.
March 1-3, 2013: Erie Outdoor Sport & Travel Expo, Bayfront Convention Center, Erie, Fri. 12-8 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. For more info www.sportandtravelexpo.com
March 2-3, 2013: Lehigh Valley Sportsman Show, Agricultural Hall, Allentown Fairgrounds. www.lehighvalleysportsmanshow.com for more info.
March 7-10, 2013: Atlantic City Outdoor Sports Show, Atlantic City Convention Center. For more info call Jennifer Bain, 212-564-8823.

Tournaments/Contests

Jan. 6, 2013: Eastern PA Deaf Bass Anglers, Ice Fishing Derby, Lake Jean, 6-2 p.m. For more info call Christopher Jones, 570-991-6176.
Jan. 20, 2013: Eastern PA Deaf Bass Anglers, Ice Fishing Derby. Long Pond, Wayne County. For more info call Christopher Jones, 570-991-6176.
Feb. 1-3, 2013: District #9 PA Trappers Assoc. Northeast Regional Coyote Hunt. For more info call Bill, 570-942-6895.

Meetings

Blue Mountain Rod & Gun Club, Inc. meets every 3rd Monday night, 7:30 p.m. For more info call Bill Goodman, 484-241-6176.
Stony Creek Anglers meet 2nd Monday of the Month, Norristown Manner-Chor Club, 7:30 p.m. For more info call Ray Duff, 610-291-1361.
Pittsburgh Downriggers meets 4th Tues. of each month, 7:30 p.m., Coraopolis Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Jon Brogley, 412-335-1095.
Izaak Walton League of America York Chapter #67 meets every 3rd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m. For more info call Don Robertson, 717-873-4171.
North Central PA Branch QDMA meets every 2nd Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Gander Mountain. For more info call Doug Garrison, 570-658-4646.
Yellow Breeches Anglers & Conservation Assoc. General & Directors Meeting, 1st Tues of each  month, except Dec., 3rd Tues. of the month. For more info call 717-843-4311 ext. 17.
Izaak Walton League of America Greene Co. Chapter meets 3rd Wed. of each month, Greene Co. Country Club Restaurant, 6 p.m. For more info call Ken Dufalla, 724-377-0901.