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New York Calendar of Events - May 15th, 2015

Season Dates

May 17: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens
May 30: Winter flounder season closes
May 31: Spring gobbler season closes
June 13: Lake Champlain bass season opens
June 15: Frog hunting season opens
June 19: Catch-and-release bass season closes
June 20: Bass season opens
June 27-28: New York Free Fishing Weekend

Shows

Aug. 9: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show, Unadilla Rod & Gun Club, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 between 10 a.m. and 5  p.m.
Aug. 15-16: Clayton Rotary Club, Gun & Sportsmen’s Show Saturday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Cerow Park Arena, Clayton. For more info call Aileen Martin, 315-482-4596.
Sept. 12-13: West Potsdam Fire Dept. Gun Show, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bingo Hall, Potsdam. For more info call Brad Clements, 315-268-1000.
Sept. 19-20: New York State Arms Collectors Assoc. Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center, Syracuse. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 between 10-5p.m.
Oct. 10-11: Southern Tier Outdoor Show, Wilkins RV Dealership, Bath. Visit the Outdoor News booth. www.southerntieroutdoorshow.com for more info.
Oct. 11: Midstate Arms Collectors Lisle Gun Show, Lisle Fire Company, Route 79 North, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 between 10 a.m.-5  p.m.
Oct. 25: 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 or go online to www.nearms.org
Nov. 1: Midstate Arms Collectors Oneonta Gun Show, Holiday Inn, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 between 10 a.m.-5  p.m.

Banquets/Fundraisers

May 16: New York Bowhunters Banquet, Sunny Hill Resort, Greenville, 6 p.m. For more info call Paul Willey, 585-394-5137.
May 16: Madison County Friends of the NRA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Rusty Rail, Canastota. For more info call Rob, 315-264-6984.
June 5: Keuka Lake DU Banquet, Heron Hill Winery. For more info call Donald Mills, 607-368-0840.
June 17: DU Conservation Update & Party, Buffalo Yacht Club. For more info call Dan DeLawyer, 607-331-8695.
June 20: Leatherstocking DU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Mt. Vision Fireman’s Field. For more info call George Decker, 607-432-5243.
June 25: Niagara River DU Banquet, 6 p.m., 3F Conservation Club. For more info call Bob Hobba, 716-774-1223.

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.
Special Events.
May 22-25: New York State Muzzleloaders Association Spring Encampment & Shoot, Oxford Rod & Gun Club. For more info call Dan Fullington, 607-278-5374.
May 30: First Shots Shotgun Program (for beginning shotgun shooters ages 12 and older), Hudson Falls Fish and Game Club, Hudson Falls. For more info call Rick Haag, 518-461-0533.
June 6: NWTF JAKES Day, North Seneca Sportsmen’s Club, Phelps, 8:30 a.m. For more info call Andrew Schibley, 315-694-0011.
June 13: Women in the Outdoors program, Wildwood Sports Center, Elbridge, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For info call Sharon Morsdorf, 315-730-9658.
June 26-28: Franklinville Furbearers Rendezvous, Franklinville Conservation Club. For more info call Richard Duffy, 716-353-2781.
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Spider Rybaak’s Free Kids’ Fishing Classes. email at srybaak@yahoo.com Spider Rybaak for more info. 
May
16 – Lake Neatahwanta (at the pier), Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
23 – Minna Anthony Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, regular fishing 11 a.m.-1 p.m., fly-fishing 1:30-3:30
30 – Oneida Lake Hatchery, Route 49, Constantia, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
June
6 – May’s Point Fishing Access Site, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Route 89, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
13 – Minna Anthony Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, regular fishing 11 a.m.-1 p.m., fly-fishing 1:30-3:30 p.m.
20 – Lake Neatahwanta (at the pier), Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
27 – Oneida Lake Hatchery, Route 49, Constantia, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tournaments/Contests

May 24: Vernon National Shooting Preserve, Benefit Sporting Clays Tournament, 8 a.m. For more info call Ron Acee, 315-829-8529.
June 6-14: Southtowns Walleye Assoc. Walleye Tournament, Lake Erie. For more info call Donald Mullen, 716-649-8202.
June 20: Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation Fishing Contest, Great Sacandaga Lake, Mayfield, 6 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info call Jack Smith, 863-1062.
July 18: Bad Bass Fishing Tournament, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Marbletown Park, Stone Ridge. For more info call Holly Downie, 845-338-2095.
Sept. 5-6: PA Regional & Club Hunt, 7 a.m., Northern Lancaster County Beagle Club. For more info www.bassetnet.com
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American Bass Anglers Tournament Schedule of events. For more info call Joe Angelone, 256-777-6152 or www.americanbassanglers.com for more info.
June 13: Lake Champlain, Plattsburgh. East Div.
June 27: Chautauqua Lake, Long Point State Park. West Div.
July 11: Lake Champlain, Ticonderoga. East Div.
July 25: Oneida Lake, West Div.
Aug. 1: Lake Erie, Dunkirk, West Div.
Aug. 15: Cape Vincent. East Div.
Sept. 19-20: Oneida Lake. Championship East Div.
Sept. 26-27: Chautauqua Lake, Long Point State Park, Championship West Div.
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Northeast Team Bass Tournament schedule for 2015. For more info go to www.nebfishing.com
June 14: Lake Champlain
July 11-12: Cayuga Lake (two tournaments)
Aug. 2: Lake Champlain (open tournament)
Aug. 15-16: St. Lawrence River (two separate tournaments)
Sept. 26-27: Oneida Lake (Tournament of Champions)
Oct. 3: Mohawk River (open tournament)

Shoots

West Canada Creek Association in Newport offers trap shooting every Wednesday beginning at 5 p.m.
May 15-17: Whitney Point Sportsman’s Assoc, Black Powder Rendezvous. For more info call 607-692-4843.
June 6: NY State Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Sporting Clays, 8:30 a.m. & 10:45 a.m., Ilion Fish & Game Club. For more info call Brenda Leder, 518-272-2654.

Archery

May 16: Pinewood Archers, Night Archery Racoon Shoot. For more info call Paul Coraggio, 631-745-8118.
May 23-24: IBO New York World Qualifier Shoots, Hudson Falls Fish & Game. For more info www.hffgc.com
May 23-24: Maine State IBO New England Series, Sanford-Springvale Fish & Game, Sanford, ME. For more info call Tom, 603-312-3030.
May 30-31: IBO New York World Qualifier Shoots, Glen-Coe Conservation. For more info call Mike, 716-337-0126.
May 30-31: Vermont State IBO New England Series, Randolph Fish & Game, Randolph VT. For more info call Jestin, 802-793-1006.
June 6-7: IBO New York World Qualifier Shoots, Mountain Trail Bowhunters. For more info www.mountaintrailbowhunters.com

June 20-21: New Hampshire State IBO New England Series, Pemigewasset Valley Fish & Game Club, Holderness, NH. For more info call Fred, 603-968-9944.
June 20-21: New England Traditional Rendezvous, Swift River Sportsman’s Club. For more info call Dana, 413-813-4799.
June 27-28: IBO New York World Qualifier Shoots, Deerslayer Bowman’s Assoc. For more info www.deerslayers.org
June 27-28: Massachusetts State IBO New England Series, Nenameseck Sportsmen’s Club, Palmer, Mass. For more info call Marc, 413-277-0240.
July 25-26: Wounded Warrior Benefit Shoot, Tiverton Rod & Gun Club, Tiverton, RI. For more info call 401-624-3959.
Aug. 6-9: IBO World’s, Holiday Valley Resort. For more info www.ibo.net
Hudson Falls Fish and Game Club. For more info contact Larry Hall at 518-321-4319 or go online to www.hffgc.com
May 23-25: IBO Qualifier
June 21, Aug. 16, Sept. 6: 3-D Shoot

Meetings

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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