New York and Events

New York Calendar of Events - October 17th, 2014

Season Dates

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. 25: Duck season reopens (Lake Champlain Zone)
Oct. 31: Turkey season closes (portions of state)
Nov. 1: Duck season reopens (Northeast Zone)
Nov. 1: Southern Zone crossbow deer and bear season opens
Nov. 1: Weasel, opossum, raccoon, skunk and fox hunting season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Rabbit season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Pheasant season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Squirrel season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Bobwhite quail season opens (Nassau and Suffolk counties)
Nov. 1: Beaver and otter trapping season opens (Northern Zone)
Nov. 6: Brant season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)
Nov. 7: Bear season closes (Northern Zone)
Nov. 8: Duck season reopens (Southeast Zone)
Nov. 9: Snipe, rail and gallinule season closes
Nov. 10: Otter trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 10: Beaver trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 10: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 14: Southern Zone archery/crossbow deer and bear season closes
Nov. 14: Woodcock season closes
Nov. 14: Canada goose season closes (East Central and Hudson Valley zones)
Nov. 14: Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 14: Fall turkey season closes (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 15: Southern Zone firearms deer and bear season opens
Nov. 15: Fall turkey season opens (Suffolk County)
Nov. 16: Canada goose season closes (Northeast Zone)
Nov. 18: Canada goose season reopens (Northeast Zone)
Nov. 19: Fall turkey season closes (Suffolk County)
Nov. 22: Brant season closes (Western and Northeast zones)
Nov. 22: Canada goose season reopens (East Central Zone)
Nov. 22-23: Youth Waterfowl Days (Long Island)
Nov. 24: Snow goose season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 25: Beaver trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping seasons open (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 27: Duck season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 27: Brant season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 27: Canada goose season closes (West Central Zone)
Nov. 27: Canada goose season opens (Western and Central Long Island zones)
Nov. 29: Brant season closes (Southeast Zone)
Nov. 29: Canada goose season reopens (Hudson Valley Zone)
Nov. 30: Brant season closes
Nov. 30: Regular bass season closes
Nov. 30: Muskie season closes
Nov. 30: Striped bass season closes (Hudson River and inland waters, except the Delaware River)
Nov. 30: Hickory shad season closes

Banquets/Fundraisers

Oct. 25: Enchanted Mountains NWTF Chapter Banquet, Bartlett Country Club, Olean. For more info call Randy Opferbeck, 716-373-3322.

Shows

Oct. 18-19,: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Newstead Fire Hall, Akron. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929.
Oct. 25-26: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, JW Jones Hall. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929.
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.
Nov. 8-9: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Springville Firehall, Springville. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929.
Dec. 6-7: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Clarence Event Bldg, Clarence. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929.
Dec. 13-14: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Knights of Columbus Hall, Cheektowaga. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929.

Special Events

Oct. 18: Kids’ Fishing Class, Lake Neahahwanta, Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak, 315-633-1245.
Dec. 14, 2014, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, 2015: Genesee Valley Trappers Fur Auction, 10 a.m. For more info call Todd Swanger, 585-944-8240.

Education/Seminars

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

Shoots

Oct. 28: Lima Gun Club, Trap Every Tues. 5 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Jim Crittenden, 585-334-2624.
Nov. 1: Big M Game Club, Clifton Springs, Turkey Shoot, 10 a.m., Big M Game Club. For more info call Rob O’Green, 585-356-4822.

Tournaments/Contest

Nov. 8: LOTAC Catch & Clean Tournament, Salmon River, Pulaski. For tournament/registration info email info@LOTAC.org, or LOTAC on Facebook or go online to www.LOTAC.org.
Jan. 7, 2015: Advanced Strategies Adventures, Deer Hunting Contest, 5 p.m. For more info call Lloyd Weigel, 315-656-9050.

Meetings

Nov. 2: 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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