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New York Outdoor News Calendar of Events - April 29th, 2016

Season Dates

April 30: Diamondback terrapin season closes

May 1: Spring gobbler season opens

May 1: Scup (porgy) season opens

May 7: Walleye, northern pike, chain pickerel and tiger muskie seasons open

May 7: Lake Erie trophy bass season opens

May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes

May 17: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens

May 26: Muskie season opens

May 30: Winter flounder season closes

May 31: Spring gobbler season closes

June 18: Muskie season opens (Great Lakes and tributaries, Niagara River, St. Lawrence River)

Shows

April 30-May 1: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Hamburg Fairgrounds, Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 9-3. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929 or email nfgshows@aol.com

May 21-22: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Icetime Sports Arena, Newburgh, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.com.

June 4-5: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Chenango County Fairgrounds, Norwich, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.com.

June 11-12: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Kiwanis Ice Rink, Saugerties, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.com.

July 9: Plattekill Mountain Outdoor Expo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Plattekill Mountain. For more info call Susan Aleksejczyk, 607-326-3500.

June 19: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Alexander Firemen’s Rec Hall, Alexander, Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 9-3. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929 or email nfgshows@aol.com

Aug. 6-7: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Hildrebrant Rec Center, Old Forge, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.com.

Aug. 14: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Aug. 20-21: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association Gun Show/Arms Fair, Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.com.

Aug. 27-28: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Icetime Sports Arena, Newburgh, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.com.

Sept. 17-18: New York State Arms Collectors Association Gun Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center, Syracuse. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Oct. 9: Midstate Arms Collectors Lisle Gun Show, Lisle Fire Co., Route 79 North, Lisle, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Oct. 23: North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Antique and Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call Carly at 631-643-6347.

Nov. 6: Midstate Arms Collectors Oneonta Gun Show, Holiday Inn, Route 23 Southside, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Dog Events

May 14-15: American Hunting Basset Assoc., Field Trials, 7 a.m., Cayuga Lake Beagle Club, Danby. For info call John Konrad, 845-901-0488.

Education/Seminars

(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

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NY Shooter Supply Reloading Classes, 6 p.m., 1st & 3rd Tuesday. For more info call Matthew Musto, 518-456-6383.

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Spider Rybaak’s Free Kids’ Fishing Classes

May 14: Oneida Lake Hatchery, Constantia, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

May 21: Lake Neatahwanta, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

May 28: Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (bait and lures), 1:30-3:30 (fly-fishing)

Banquets/Fundraisers

May 14: New York Bowhunters 25th Anniversary Banquet & Rendezvous, Sunny Hill Resort, Greenville. For tickets and info contact Annie Jacobs at 585-229-7468.

June 3: Keuka Lake DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Heron Hill Winery. For more info call Donald Mills, 607-368-0840.

Shoots

April 30: Osceola Rod & Gun Club, Turkey Shoot, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Club. For more info call David Pettinelli, 315-271-4433.

May 7-8: Hudson Falls Fish & Game Club, Archery IBO Qualifier, at the Club. For more info call Carl Webber, 518-223-2423.

May 13-15: Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Assoc. Joe Fabrocino Memorial Rendezvous & Shoot, 8 a.m. For more info call George, 607-692-4843.

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West Canada Creek Association in Newport offers trap shooting every Wednesday, 5 p.m.

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Thursday Evenings: Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Association. Trap Shoot, 6 p.m. For more info call George, 607-692-4843.

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2016 New York State Championship Archery Series

Elite Series

May 21-22: Glen-Coe Conservation, Glenwood, call Mike at 716-337-0126

June 25-26: Deerslayer Bowman’s Association, Oswego, call Jim at 315-529-5995

PSE Series

May 7-8: Hudson Falls Fish & Game Club, Hudson Falls, call Karl at 518-692-2036 or go to www.hffgc.com

June 4-5: Mountain Trail Bowhunters, Castle Creek, call Andy at 607-621-3464 or go online to www.mountaintrailbowhunters.com

July 23-24: State Championship, Seneca Lake Duck Hunters, Penn Yan, call David at 315-374-2016 or go online to                      senecalakeduckhunters.net

Tournaments/Contests.

May 7: Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation 19th Annual Spring Fishing Contest, 6 a.m.-4 p.m., Lanzi’s Lakeside Tavern, Mayfield. For more info contact Jack Smith at 863-1062, Randy Gardinier at 848-7248 or via email at   chairman@gslff.com or go to www.gslff.com.

June 11-19: 32nd Annual Southtowns Walleye Association Tournament, Lake Erie. For more information contact Don Mullen at 716-677-4126 or go to www.southtownswalleye.com

June 18: Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation 25th Annual Summer Fishing Contest, 6 a.m.-4 p.m., Sport Island Pub, Northampton. For more info contact Jack Smith at 863-1062, Randy Gardinier at 848-7248 or via email at chairman@gslff.com or go to www.gslff.com.

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Northeast Team Bass Fishing Tournaments 2016. For more info call Tracy Hanchett, 518-532-7953.

June 12, Aug. 14: Lake Champlain, Ticonderoga Launch.

June 26: Sacandaga, Northville Ramp.

July 17: Oneida Lake, South Shore Boat Launch.

Aug. 28: Mohawk River, Schoharie Crossing Launch.

Sept. 18: St. Lawrence, Massena Intake Launch.

Oct. 1-2: Tournament of Champions, Oneida Lake, South Shore Boat Launch.

Archery

April 24, May 22, July 17, Sept. 4: Pompey Rod & Gun Club, 3-D Archery Shoots, 8 a.m. For more info call Bob Fallert, 315-656-8810.

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Mountain Trail Bow Hunters, 331 West Chenango Rd, Castle Creek, NY 13744. For more info call Andy McCormick, 607-621-3464.

May 4: 3-D Summer League.

May 21: Traditional only 3-D Shoot.

May 22: Open 3-D Shoot.

June 26: Open 3-D Fun Shoot.

Special Events

May 26-30: New York State Muzzleloaders Association Spring Shoot, Oxford Rod and Gun Club, Oxford. For more info contact Dan and Vickie Fullington at 607-278-5374 or Jim VanGiesen at 607-656-8882.

Sept. 10: Wolcottsville Volunteer Fire Company 11th Annual Gun Bonanza, Akron, 1-6 p.m. For more info and tickets call Bob at 716-957-2115 or Laverne at 716-628-4015 or email rgroff29m7@rochester.rr.com or wolco6344@aol.com.

Meetings

Chesterfield Fish and Game Club Indoor Archery Range, Tuesdays, open from 7-9 p.m. Club is located at 359 Grange St. $3 for members, $5 for nonmembers

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