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Pennsylvania Calendar of Events - January 31st, 2013

Posted on January 31, 2013

Banquets/Fundraisers

Feb. 1: Penn’s Woods Spurs NWTF, 6 p.m., Italian American Club, Export. For more info call Jason Straley, 412-798-2965.
Feb. 1: Western Allegheny RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ramada Hotel & Conference Center. For more info call Lisa Rossi, 724-693-9032.
Feb. 9: Delaware Valley Chapter SCI Banquet, The Desmond, Malvern. For more info call Mike Morton, 302-420-6333.
Feb. 9: Cascade Thundering Toms Banquet, 5 p.m., Shenago Firehall, New Castle. For more info call Dave Boston, 724-968-8549.
Feb. 16: New Life Bible Fellowship Sportsmen’s Banquet, 3:30 p.m., at the Church. For more info call 610-987-3192.
Feb. 19: Uniontown Izaak Walton League Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Amvets Post 103, Hopwood. For more info call Dave Anderson, 724-984-3458.
Feb. 23: Sullivan County WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Muncy Valley Fire Hall. For more info call Nancy Craft, 570-482-4364.
Feb. 23: Lancaster County Friends of the NRA Banquet, 4 p.m., Lancaster Host Resort. For more info call Donna Gerz, 717-392-5237.
March 2: Red Rock NWTF Banquet, Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estates, Dallas. For more info call Rick Morrissey, 570-825-9744.
March 9: Wild Game Dinner, 3-8 p.m., Christian Life Center. For more info call Steve Shuster, 443-553-1010.
March 16: West Branch WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Genetti Hotel, Williamsport. For more info call Dave Huffman, 570-772-0312.
March 16: Perkiomen Valley Chapter Banquet, 6 p.m., Sunnybrook Ballroom Pottstown. For more info call Rich Fanaro, 610-656-9468.
March 16: Northwest Pennsylvania RMEF Banquet, Cross Creek Resort, Titusville. For more info call 814-967-3967.
March 23: Yellow Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort. For more info call Stick Lawson, 724-479-2754.
March 23: Honey Hole Longbeards NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Lobitz Hall, Hazleton. For more info call Wayne Potts, 570-401-3730.
April 25: Delaware Valley RGS Banquet, 6 p.m., Springfield Country Club. For more info call Jim D’Antonio, 610-722-9573.
April 28: Finger Lakes Friends of NRA Banquet, 3 p.m., Elmira Country Club. For more info call Toni Dragotta, 607-738-9509.

Archery/Shoot

March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, Aug. 18, Sept. 15: Cushion Peak Rod & Gun, Archery 3D Shoot, 7-1 p.m. For more info call 610-670-9558.
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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.
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Seltzer Gun Club, 2013 Schedule of Shoots. Seltzer, PA. For more info call Brian Murray, 570-527-5207..
Feb. 10, March 3, April 14, May 5, June 9, July 28, Aug. 11, Sept. 15: Archery 3D Shoot, 7-1 p.m. at the Club.
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Swatara Archers 2013 Schedule of Events. Pin Grove, PA. For more info call 570-449-6780.
Feb. 24, March 24 April 21, May 19, June 23, July 21, Aug. 25, Sept. 8, 12, 15, 19, 22: Archery Shoots, 7-1 p.m.

Special Events

Feb. 2: Utah Concealed Carry Class. For more info www.CressonSportsmans.com
Feb. 20: Hokendauqua Chapter TU Program, 6:30 p.m., Catasauqua High School Rm C219. For more info call 610-262-7598.
March 3: Spring Sportsman’s Flea Market, Alburtis Boy Scout Troop, 86, 8-2 p.m., Alburtis Community Center. For more info call 610-966-2195.
March 17: Bechtelsville Fire Company, Sportsman’s Flea Market, 8-2 p.m., Bechtelsville Fire Company. For more info call Matt, 610-473-2979.
March 23: J & B Sportsmens, Fishing & Hunting Flea Market, Clarion Hotel. For more info call Robert Kester, 570-587-0214

Season Dates

Feb. 2: Pheasant season closes in select WMU’s.
Feb. 5: Bobcat season closes in select WMU’s.
Feb. 16: Racoon and fox season closes.
Feb. 17: Fox, coyote, opossum, raccoon, skunk, & weasel trapping season closes.
Feb. 17: Coyote & fox cable restraint season closes.
Feb. 23: Squirrel and rabbit season closes.
March 13: Walleye and sauger season closes.
March 30: Trout season opens in Southeast Region.
March 31: Beaver trapping season closes.
March 31: Porcupine season closes.
March 31: Falconry season for bobwhite quail, ruffed grouse, rabbits & pheasant closes.

Education

Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23: Hokendauqua Chapter TU, fly-tying Class, 9:30-11:30 a.m. For more info call Dale Ott, 610-262-7598.

Shows

Feb. 2-10: Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg. www.easternsportshow.com for more info.
Feb. 2-3: Lancaster Muzzle Loading Rifle Assoc., Gun Show, Sat. 8-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Lancaster Farm & Home Center. For more info call 717-368-4653.
Feb. 7-10: Washington County Sportsmen Show, Thurs.-Sat. 10-9 p.m, Sun. 11-5 p.m., Washington Crown Center. For more info call Louis, 724-587-5837.
Feb. 9: Sportsman’s Show & Flea Market, 8-2 p.m., Leesport Farmers Market. For more info call Ralph Reber, 610-944-9376.
Feb. 9: Phillipsburg Sporting Collectors, Reliance Fire Dept., 8-12 p.m. For more info call Jason Michaels, 724-475-2388.
Feb. 9: Phillipsburg Sporting Collectors formerly Milesburg License Collectors Show, 8-noon, Reliance Fire Dept. For more info call Jason Michaels, 724-475-2388.
Feb. 13-17: 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: 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. 16: Codorus State Park Lake Marburg, Fishing Symposium, 8-3 p.m. For more info call Lee Snyder, 717-292-1125.
Feb. 22-24: 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: 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: Lehigh Valley Sportsman Show, Agricultural Hall, Allentown Fairgrounds. www.lehighvalleysportsmanshow.com for more info.
March 2: Lancaster Hunting & Fishing Show & Sale, 9-1 p.m., Lancaster Farm & Home Center. For more info Call Ron Funk, 717-687-8101.
March 7-10: Atlantic City Outdoor Sports Show, Atlantic City Convention Center. For more info call Jennifer Bain, 212-564-8823.
Sept. 28-29: Good Knives LLC Knife Show, 9 a.m., Palmer Community Ctr, Easton. For more info call Bill Goodman, 484-241-6176.

Tournaments/Contests

Feb. 1-3: District #9 PA Trappers Assoc. Northeast Regional Coyote Hunt. For more info call Bill, 570-942-6895.
Feb. 2: Eastern Pennsylvania Deaf Bass Anglers Perch Tournament, 7-3 p.m., Sandy Pond Steak House. For more info call Jim Bogardus, 315-593-1457.
Feb. 8-10: Cresson Sportsman’s Statewide Coyote & Fox hunt. For more info www.CressonSportsmans.com
Feb. 15-24: Possum Hollow Sportsmen’s Club Coyote Hunt. For more info call Rob Luke, 724-622-7622.
Feb. 15-17: Western PA Coon & Fox Hunters Assoc. Coyote, Porcupine Hunting Contest. For more info call John, 724-968-7333.
Feb. 22-24: Coyote Hunt, Weigh in Veterans of Foreign War Post #7610 New Florence PA. For more info www.tubmilltroutclub.org

Women’s Programs

Feb. 2: Winter Women in the Outdoors Event, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Chapman State Park. For more info call Kristen Giger, 814-450-1614.

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 Meeting, 1st Tues of each  month, except Dec., 7th. Directors Meeting 3rd Tues. of the month. For more info call 717-843-4311 ext. 117.
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.