New York Calendar of Events - April 18th, 2014
April 26-27: Youth turkey hunt.
May 1: Spring gobbler season opens
May 1: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens
May 1: Scup (porgy) season opens
May 3: Walleye, northern pike, chain pickerel and tiger muskie seasons open
May 3: Lake Erie trophy bass season opens
May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes
May 30: Winter flounder season closes
May 31: Spring gobbler season closes
May 2: North American Trap Collectors Assoc. Sportsman Show, Orwell Community Hall, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info call Bruce McCormick, 607-426-6276.
Aug. 10: Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club Gun Show & Flea Market, Unadilla Rod & Gun Club, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call 607-748-1010 between 1-6 p.m.
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.
April 19: DU Banquet, 1 p.m., Elks Club, Wellsville. For more info call Ken DeLong, 716-676-5060.
April 24: Hardwood Strutters NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Club 86, Geneva. For more info call Norm Ridley, 315-651-9096.
April 27: Finger Lakes Friends of NRA Banquet, 3 p.m., Harbor Hotel, Watkins Glen. For more info call Toni Dragotta, 607-738-9509.
May 1: Kings County Friends of NRA Banquet, 6 p.m., El Caribe Country Club. For more info call Bob Capezzano, 718-968-1877.
May 3: Western NY RMEF Ellicottville Banquet, West Valley Fire Hall. For more info call Berniece, 716-699-2525.
May 9: United Sportsmen Association Rockland County NRA Banquet, 6 p.m., Casa Mia Manor House. For more info call Stan, 845-494-6312.
May 17: Lake Ontario Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Palymra VFW Post 6778. For more info call Jim Cavallaro, 315-573-3330.
May 24: Niagara Frontier RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m. For more info call Jeff Cummings, 716-462-8128.
April 21-23: NYSDEC Hunter Ed, Clarkstown Town Hall. For more info call Stan, 845-494-6312.
June 13-14: Walden Sportsmen’s Club, Fri. 6-10 p.m., Sat. 8-4 p.m. www.dec.ny.gov for more info.
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April 26: Seaway Valley QDMA Benoit Brothers Seminar. 5 p.m., Gouverneur Central High School. For more info call Darrell Whitton, 315-287-4968.
May 4: SHOTS Sportsmen’s Flea Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Camden Rod and Gun Club. For more info call Brian Britton, 315-447-7551.
May 10: Free Kids’ Fishing Class, Oneida Lake Hatchery, Route 49, Constantia, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak at 315-633-1245.
May 17: Free Kids’ Fishing Class, Oneida Lake Neatahwanta, Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak at 315-633-1245.
May 23-26: New York State Muzzleloader Association Spring Encampment & Shoot, Oxford Rod & Gun Club. For more info call Jim Van Giesen, 607-656-8882.
May 24: Kids’ Fishing Class, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, regular fishing 11-1 a.m. p.m, fly-fishing 1:30-3:30 p.m.. For more info call Spider Rybaak, 315-633-1245.
May 25: Kids’ Fishing Derby, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park,12:30-4:30 p.m. For more info call Spider Rybaak at 315-633-1245.
June 14: Ulster County Outdoor Youth Expo, Rondout Valley Rod & Gun Club, Kelder’s Farm, Accord. call Natalie Buley at 845-594-4471.
Sept. 13: Wolcottsville Volunteer Fire Department Gun Raffle Bonanza Drawing and Party, Wolcottsville FD, Akron, 1-6 p.m.
April 26-27: Active Bowhunters of WNY, I.B.O. World qualifier, 8 a.m.-noon. For more info call John Peters, 585-496-5819.
April 27: Pinewood Archers, 3-D Archery Shoot, L.I. Shooting Range, 8 a.m. For more info call Jerry German, 631-687-0232.
April 19-20: Branchport Rod & Gun Club, IBO World Qualifier 3-D Shoot. For more info call Brenden Smalt, 315-595-88842.
May 3: Dutchess County Pistol Assocation “Shoot the Un-SAFE Act”, 5-9 p.m. For more info call Jackie Emslie, 914-475-4901.
June 7: Llion Fish & Game Club, Sporting Clays Benefit Shoot, 8:30 a.m. For more info call David Cruger, 315-894-2938.
May 19: Western Finger Lakes Fisheries Meeting (Seneca, Keuka, Canandaigua, Honeoye, Hemlock, Canadice and Conesus lakes), ELIM Bible Institute, Tab Chapel, Lima, 6:30-10 p.m.
June 14: New York State Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Meeting, 10 a.m., Wallkill Rod & Gun Club. For more info call Brenda Leder, 518-272-2654.
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.