New York and Events

New York Calendar of Events - August 22nd, 2014

Season Dates

Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens (Northeast, East Central, South, West Central, Hudson Valley zones)
Sept. 1: Snipe, rail and gallinule season opens (closed on Long Island)
Sept. 1: Crow season opens
Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens
Sept. 2: Early Canada goose season opens (Lake Champlain, Central Long Island and Eastern Long Island zones)
Sept. 13: Black bear season opens (Adirondack region)
Sept. 20: Ruffed grouse season opens (Northern Zone)
Sept. 20-21: Youth Waterfowl Weekend (Northeast Zone)
Sept. 25: Canada goose season closes (Northeast, East Central, South, West Central, Hudson Valley zones)
Sept. 27: Archery deer and bear season opens (Northern Zone)
Sept. 27-28: Youth Waterfowl Weekend (Southeast and Lake Champlain zones)
Sept. 29: Summer flounder season closes
Sept. 30: Early Canada goose season closes (Lake Champlain, Central Long Island and Eastern Long Island zones)
Sept. 30: Frog/snapping turtle seasons close

Banquets/Fundraisers

Sept. 4: Seaway Valley QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Casablanca Rest, Gouverneur. For more info call Teresa Whitton, 315-287-4968.
Sept. 27: Finger Lakes Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall, Horseheads. For more info call Shawn Bell, 607-343-3614.
Oct. 4: East Worcester Fish & Game Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Dave Lorette, 607-397-1740.
Oct 12: Southern Tier Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Howard Community Center. For more info call Dan Cornish, 607-329-2563.

Shows

Sept. 13-14: Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Arms Collectors Assoc. New York State Fair Grounds, Expo Center. For more info call Sandy Ackerman Klinger 607-748-1010.
Sept. 20-21: Antique Gun Show, Long Island Antique Historical Arms Society, Inc., Freeport Recreation Center, Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more info go to www.liahas.org
Oct. 11-12: Southern Tier Outdoor Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wilkins RV Inc. Go online to        www.southerntieroutdoorshow.com for more info.

Hunter Education

Sept. 16, 18: Hunter Ed Course, Black Rock Fish & Game Club, Cornwall. Pre-register call Orange County District Attorney’s office, 845-291-2050.
Sept. 23, 25, 27: Hunter Ed Course. Pre-register at the Southport Town Hall. For more info call 607-734-1548.
Sept. 27: Trapper Ed Course, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Association, Owego. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196.
Oct. 21, 23, 25: Hunter Ed Course. Pre-register at the Southport Town Hall. For more info call 607-734-1548.
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(DEC has established a new website where registration for sportsman education programs can be made online. To find a course near you, go to:
http://www.register-ed.com/programs/new_york

Special Events.

Aug. 30: Kids’ Fishing Class, Minna Anthony Nature Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park. Regular fishing, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., fly-fishing from 1:30-3:30 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak, 315-633-1245.
Sept. 6: Kids’ Fishing Derby, Broome County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs & Broome County Department of Parks & Recreation, Cole Park Pond, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more info call Bill Holmes, 607-797-6670.
Sept. 6: Kids’ Fishing Class, Lake Neahtawanta, Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak, 315-633-1245.
Sept. 13: Wolcottsville Volunteer Fire Department Gun Raffle Bonanza Drawing and Party, Wolcottsville FD, Akron, 1-6 p.m.
Sept. 13: Evening with Charles Alsheimer, 5-9 p.m., Eden Jr./Sr. High School. www.EdenDeerShow.com for more info.
Sept. 13: Kids’ Fishing Class, Minna Anthony Nature Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park. Regular fishing, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., fly-fishing from 1:30-3:30 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak, 315-633-1245.
Sept. 19-20: Oswego County Trappers Assoc. Convention & Rendezvous, Camp Zerbe, For more info call George Dubois,t 315-963-7779.
Oct. 4: ,Kids’ Fishing Class, Minna Anthony Nature Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park. Regular fishing, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., fly-fishing from 1:30-3:30 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak, 315-633-1245.
Oct. 18: Kids’ Fishing Class, Lake Neahtawanta, Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak, 315-633-1245.

Shoots

Aug. 23: South Side Rod & Gun Club, Day at the Range, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Raymond Palmer, 845-417-4676.
Aug. 23, Sept. 20, Oct. 28: Lima Gun Club, Trap Every Tuesday at 5 p.m., at the club. For more info call Jim Crittenden, 585-334-2624.
Aug. 30: Pinewood Archers, 3D Shoot Night, 5 p.m. For more info call Paul Coraggio, 631-745-8118. 
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New York State Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Schedule of Shoots. For more info call John Greene, 914-804-0158.
Sept. 14: Sporting Clays & Skeet Shoot, 8 a.m., North Forest Rod & Gun Club, Lockport.
Sept. 27: Sporting Clays Fundraiser, 10 a.m., Wallkill Rod & Gun Club.

Archery

Aug. 30: Pinewood Archers, 3-D Shoot Night, 5 p.m. For more info call Paul Coraggio, 631-745-8118.

Women’s Programs

Sept. 6-7: Iroquois Chapter TU, Beginner Fly Fishing Event, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Carpenter’s Brook fish Hatchery. For more info call Vicky Lane, 315-243-7667.

Meetings

Sept. 7: Tioga County Trapper Assoc. monthly meeting, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196.
Chesterfield Fish and Game Club Indoor Archery Range, meets Tuesdays, open from 7-9 p.m. Club is located at 359 Grange St. $3 for members, $5 for nonmembers.

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