Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar of Events – December 2nd, 2016


Dec. 9: Bear Hollow WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Sandy Creek Fire Hall, Franklin. For more info call Jeff Superak, 814-437-2086.

Feb. 18, 2017: Towanda Gun Club WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Towanda Gun Club, Towanda. For more info call Karen Parkhurst, 570-265-5519.

Feb. 18, 2017: Harrisburg Beagle Club, Rabbit Hunt & Banquet, 3 p.m., Marysville Lions Club Park. For more info call James Kiser, 717-761-0190.

Feb. 25, 2017: Pennsylvania Pocono WTU Banquet, 5 p.m.,  The Woodlands, Wilkes-Barre. For more info call John Hunter, 989-619-3481.

March 18, 2017: Yellow Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Chestnut ridge Resort, Blairsville. For more info call Stick Lawson, 724-479-2754.

March 18, 2017: West Branch WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Genetti Hotel, Willamsport. For more info call David Huffman, 570-772-0312.

April 1, 2017: Cascade Thunderin Toms Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New Englander Banquet Center. For more info call David Boston, 724-968-8549.


York Archers Inc, 550 Gun Club Rd, York, PA, 17405. For more info call Robin DeVono, 717-818-8001 or

Now-Dec. 20: 450 Round Weekly Shoot, 7 p.m.

Now-Dec. 22: 600 Round Weekly Shoot, 7 p.m.

Dec. 9-11: Snowball Shoot, Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 9-noon.

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Irwin Sportsmen Assoc. 995 Oakside Dr. N, Huntingdon, PA. For more info call Mike McCauley, 724-527-3055.

Dec. 15, 22: Zombie Shoot, 4:30 p.m.

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West Shore Sportsmen’s Association schedule of Firearms training & other shooting events. 500 Ridge Rd., Lewisberry, PA. For more info, or call 717-932-2780.

Sun.: HP Rifle, 9 a.m., 1 Sunday a month.

Tues. : Air Rifle, 6-8 p.m. Starts second Tuesday in September through last Tuesday in July.

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Limerick Bowmen, 65 Bragg Road, Schwenks-ville, PA. For more info call 610-287-8850.

1st Sunday: Every Month 3D Shoots 7-noon.

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Falls Township Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Shoots. 354 Newbold Road, Morrisville. For more info call Peter Olivieri, 215-584-0015.

Sundays: 1st Sunday of every month, 7-11 a.m.

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Swatara Archers Schedule of Events. Pine Grove, PA. For more info call 570-345-6254.

3rd Sun. of every month: Archery Shoots, 7-1 p.m.

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Irwin Sportsmen’s/Shawn’s Archery. Schedule of events. For more info call Mike McCauley, 724-527-3055.

Jan. 5, 2017: NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Has II, 6 p.m., 1st & 3rd Thurs.

Special Events

Feb. 26, 2017: Delaware River Shad Fisherman’s Assoc., Flea Market, 8-1 p.m., SeWyCo Fire Hall, Bethlehem. For more info call Bert Kromer, 610-691-8518.

March 25, 2017: J & B Sportsmens Club, Fishing, Hunting, Fleamarket, 9-2 p.m., Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, Clarks Summit. For more info call Robert Kester, 570-587-1301.

Season Dates.

Dec. 10: Statewide deer hunting season closes.

Dec. 12: Squirrel, ruffed grouse, rabbit, and pheasant late season reopen.

Dec. 17: Fisher trapping season opens.

Dec. 22: Fisher trapping season closes.

Dec. 24: Squirrel, rabbit, ruffed grouse, and pheasant seasons close.

Dec. 26: Deer (antlered/antlerless) flintlock season opens (statewide)

Dec. 26: Snowshoe hares season opens (select WMU’s)

Dec. 26: Beaver trapping season opens.

Dec. 26: Squirrel, rabbit, ruffed grouse, and pheasant seasons reopens.

Dec. 26: Archery deer season reopens.

Dec. 26: Cable restraints season opens for coyotes & foxes.

Dec. 31: Walleye and sauger season closes.

Jan. 8, 2017: Bobcat trapping season closes in select WMU’s

Jan. 8, 2017: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes.

Jan. 14, 2017: Archery deer (antlered/antlerless) season closes (except in WMU’s 2B, 5C, & 5 D)

Jan. 14, 2017: Bobcat hunting season opens.

Jan. 28, 2017: Deer archery & flintlock (antlered/antlerless) season closes in WMU’s 2B, 5C and 5D.

Jan. 28, 2017: Deer (antlerless) extended regular firearms season closes in Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties.


Jan. 14-15, 2017: Dover Township Parks & Rec, Fishing Show, Sat. 8-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Dover Community Building. For more info call Chalet Harris, 717-292-3634.

Jan. 26-29, 2017: Early Bird Sports Expo, Thurs. 4-9 p.m., Fri. 10-9 p.m. Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Bloomsburg. For more info

Jan. 27-29, 2017: Pittsburgh Outdoor Expo, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburg. For more info

Feb. 3-5, 2017: Washington County Sport Show, Fri. & Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 11-5 p.m., Washington Crown Center, Washington. For more info call Louis, 724-587-5837.

Feb. 4-12, 2017:Great American Outdoor Show, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg. for more info.

Feb. 17-19, 2017: Allegheny Outdoor, Sport & Travel show, Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Monroeville convention Center, Monroeville. for more info.

Feb. 23-26, 2017: Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sport Show, Thur. & Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10-7 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. for more info.

Feb. 23-26, 2017: Jaffa Sports Show, Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona. for more info.

March 3-5, 2017: Erie Outdoor Sport & Travel Expo, Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Bayfront Convention Center, Erie. For more info


Nock Mafia Bass Club. Meets the 1st Sun. of every month, 6 p.m., Silver Creek Athletic Assoc., Springtown. For more info call Steve Kaczinski, 267-374-3665.

Stony Creek Anglers meet 2nd Tues. of the Month, Norristown Manner-Chor Club, 7:30 p.m. For more info call Bruce Hexter, 610-420-0219.

Pittsburgh Downriggers meets 4th Tues. of each month, 7:30 p.m., Coraopolis Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Jon Brogley, 412-335-1095.

Izaak Walton League of America Greene Co. Chapter meets 3rd Wed. of each month, Greene Co. Country Club Restaurant, 6 p.m. For more info call Ken Dufalla, 724-377-0901.

Red Rock Chapter NWTF meets the 3rd Monday of each month, 7 p.m,. Farmers Inn, Shavertown. For more info call 570-825-9744.

Izaak Walton League of America York Chapter #67 meets every 3rd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m. For more info call Don Robertson, 717-873-4171.

Blue Mountain Rod & Gun Club, Inc. meets every 3rd Monday night, 7:30 p.m., 105 Rutt Rd, Bangor. Eastern PA. For more info call Bill Goodman, 484-241-6176.

North Central PA Branch QDMA meets every 2nd Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Gander Mountain. For more info call Doug Garrison, 570-658-4646.

Yellow Breeches Anglers & Conservation Assoc. General Meeting, 1st Tues of each  month, except Dec., 7th. Directors Meeting 3rd Tues. of the month. For more info call 717-843-4311 ext. 117.

SE Montg. Cty TU Chapter meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7:30 p.m., Pennypack Visitors Ctr, Huntingdon Valley. For more info call Rich Terry 215-675-1536.

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