New York and Events

New York Calendar of Events - September 5th, 2014

Season Dates

Sept. 13: Early black bear season opens (Northern Zone)
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 (fluke) season closes
Sept. 30: Early Canada goose season closes (Lake Champlain, Central Long Island and Eastern Long Island zones)
Sept. 30: Frog and snapping turtle seasons close
Oct. 1: Cottontail rabbit season opens (statewide, except Long Island)
Oct. 1: Ruffed grouse season opens (Southern Zone)
Oct. 1: Woodcock season opens
Oct. 1: Varying hare season opens (portions of state)
Oct. 1: Bobwhite quail season opens (Orange and Putnam counties)
Oct. 1: Pheasant season opens (portions of state)
Oct. 1: Southern Zone archery deer and bear seasons open
Oct. 1: Westchester County (WMU 3S) deer and bear seasons open (bowhunting only)
Oct. 1: Suffolk County (WMU 1C) deer season opens (bowhunting only)
Oct. 1: Turkey season opens (portions of state)
Oct. 1: Coyote hunting season opens (statewide, except Long Island)
Oct. 1: Snow goose season opens (Western, Northeast, Southeast and Lake Champlain zones)
Oct. 4: Brant season opens (Western, Northeast zones)
Oct. 4: Duck season opens (Northeast Zone)
Oct. 4-5: Youth Waterfowl Hunt (Western Zone)
Oct. 5: Tautog (blackfish) season opens
Oct. 11: Canada goose season opens (Western Long Island zone)
Oct. 11: Brant season opens (Southeast Zone)
Oct. 11: Duck season opens (Southeast Zone)
Oct. 11-12: Youth pheasant hunt (portions of state)
Oct. 15: Crossbow deer and bear seasons open (Northern Zone)
Oct. 15: Trout season closes
Oct. 17: Turkey season closes (portions of state)
Oct. 17: Sea duck season opens (Long Island)
Oct. 18: Northern Zone muzzleloader deer and bear seasons open
Oct. 18: Turkey season opens (portions of state)
Oct. 18: Duck season opens (Western Zone)
Oct. 19: Canada goose season closes (Western Long Island zone)
Oct. 19: Duck season closes (Northeast and Southeast zones)
Oct. 24: Archery deer and bear seasons close (Northern Zone)
Oct. 24: Crossbow and muzzleloader deer and bear seasons close (Northern Zone)
Oct. 25: Northern Zone firearms deer and bear seasons open
Oct. 25: Bobcat hunting and trappings season open (portions of state)
Oct. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting and trapping seasons open (statewide, except Long Island)
Oct. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping seasons open (Northern Zone)
Oct. 25: Fisher and marten trapping seasons open (portions of state)
Oct. 25: Canada goose season opens (North East, East Central, South, West Central zones)
Oct. 25-26: Youth pheasant hunt (portions of state)
Oct. 31: Turkey season closes (portions of state)

Banquets/Fundraisers

Sept. 13: Columbia Greene Sportsmens Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Kozel’s Restaurant. For more info call Gary Simpkins, 518-758-9768.
Sept. 26: North Shore Oneida Lake Chapter of DU Banquet, Glennwood Golf Course, West Monroe. For more info call Charlie Kelsey, 315-623-7325.
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 10: Southern Tier Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Howard Community Center. For more info call Dan Cornish, 607-329-2563.
Oct. 25: Enchanted Mountains NWTF Chapter Banquet, Bartlett Country Club, Olean. For more info call Randy Opferbeck, 716-373-3322.

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. www.southerntieroutdoorshow.com for more info.
Oct. 12: Midstate Arms Collectors Lisle Gun Show, Lisle Fire Co., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 between 1-6 p.m.
Oct. 26: North Eastern Arms Collectors Assoc. Antique & Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Carl, 631-643-6347.
Nov 2: Midstate Arms Collectors Oneonta Gun Show, Holiday Inn, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman Klinger, 607-748-1010 between 1-6 p.m.

Education/Seminars

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. 17: NYS Secure Ammunition & Firearms Enforcement Act, Informational, 7 p.m., Norfolk Rod & Gun Club. For more info call William Miner, 315-726-0575.
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.

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 Neatahwanta, 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: 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. 13: Evening with Charles Alsheimer, 5-9 p.m., Eden Jr./Sr. High School. For more information go online to www.EdenDeerShow.com.
Sept. 19-20: Oswego County Trappers Assoc. Convention & Rendezvous, Camp Zerbe, For more info call George Dubois, 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. 11: Global Frackdown Day,  Boardwalk, Long Beach. For more info call Ruth Shalom, 516-532-9876.
Oct. 11-12: Gary Wilson’s Outdoor Film Festival, 89 North Music Stage, Patchogue, Long Island. Hunting, fishing & conservation films, raffles, DEC Sportsman Education program. For more info go online  to fullcirclelegacy.com
Oct. 18: Kids’ Fishing Class, Lake Neatahwanta, Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak, 315-633-1245.

Archery

Sept. 14: Pat Hoban Memorial 3-D Archery Shoot, Branchport Rod & Gun Club. For more info call Pete Stewart, 585-770-0944.

Shoots

Sept. 20, Oct. 28: Lima Gun Club, Trap Every Tuesday, 5 p.m., at the club. For more info call Jim Crittenden, 585-334-2624.
Sept. 7, 21: Erie County Conservation Society  a.m.3-D Archery Shoots, Chaffee, 8-1 p.m. For more info call Greg Gattie, 716-560-9613.
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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.

Women’s Programs

Sept. 6-7: Iroquois Chapter of Trout Unlimited, 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.
Oct. 5: 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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