Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar — March 17, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers.

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

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

March 18: NW PA RMEF Banquet, 3 p.m., Cross Creek Resort, Titusville. For more info call Barb Tobin, 814-425-7528.

March 18: Outdoorsmen Wild Game Dinner, 5 p.m., Christian Life Center, New London. For more info call Steve Shuster, 610-274-0478.

March 18: Allegheny Northwoods RGS, 5:30 p.m., Sandy Creek Fire Hall, Franklin. For more info call Dave Galbreath, 814-226-5574.

March 18: Pennsylvania Trappers Assoc. Banquet, Red Fern Banquet & Conference Center, Kersey. For more info call Rob Daniels, 814-781-6664.

March 24: Greater Pittsburgh RGS Banquet, Doubletree Hotel, Mars. For more info call Lisa Rossi, 412-262-4044.

March 25: Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Club Banquet, 6 p.m., Best Western Premier Hotel & Conference Center, Harrisburg. For more info call 717-232-3480.

March 26: Somerset RMEF Banquet, 2 p.m., Bakersville Firehall, Somerset. For more info call Chuck Conzatti, 814-421-5744.

March 26: Finger Lakes Friends of NRA Banquet, 3:30 p.m., Harbor Hotel Watkins Glen. For more info call Toni Dragotta, 607-738-9509.

March 26: Allegheny Mtn RMEF Banquet, 2 p.m., Bakersville Firehall, Bakersville. For more info call Chuck Conzatti, 814-421-5744.

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

April 1: Greater Allegheny PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Alpine Hunting & Fishing Club. For more info call Mark Rozum, 412-216-5786.

April 1: Mountain Laurel TU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn, downtown, Johnstown. For more info call Gary Cooper, 814-266-4763.

April 1: Erie County RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Nicks Place, Edinboro. For more info call Carolyn Huff, 724-699-8474.

April 1: Northeastern PA Friends of NRA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Genetti Manor, Dickson City. For more info call Carl Mozeleski, 570-587-2662.

April 8: NE Pennsylvania WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Shadowbrook Inn & Resort, Tunkhannock. For more info call Randy Storrs, 570-690-7514.

April 8: Susquehanna NWTF Banquet, 4:30 p.m. For more info call Reed Johnson, 814-765-7264.

April 8: Clarion County RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Antler Club, Lucinda. For more info call Eugene Lander, 814-226-6474.

April 8: Disabled Hunters Banquet, CJ Hummels, Lenhartsville. For more info call Joe Filaseta, 610-504-2889.

April 8: Honey Hole NWTF Banquet, 4 p.m., Capriotti’s Hall, McAdoo. For more info call Mark Ferdinand, 570-788-6362.

April 8: North Central Ridgeway PA PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Aiello’s Cafe, Rigeway. For more info call Carla Wegemer, 814-335-4129.

April 22: Locust Valley WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Ryan Township Fire Hall, Barnesville. For more info call Dave Morgan, 570-205-2253.

April 29: Western NY RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Bartlett Country Club, Olean. For more info call Calvin, 585-567-8991.

April 29: Salem EC Sportsmans Banquet, 5 p.m., Lenhartsville. For more info call 610-562-5033.

April 29: Keystone Elk Country Alliance, Lenape Wapiti Chapter Banquet, 4:15 p.m., Bear Creek Mountain Resort. For more info call Martin Snyder, 215-538-2946.

May 12, 13, 20: Bucks County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., New Hope Eagle Fire Company, New Hope. For more info call East Coast Tannery & Taxidermy, 215-799-1900.

Season Dates.

March 31: Beaver trapping season closes.

March 31: Porcupine season closes.

March 31: Falconry season for bobwhite quail, rabbits, ruffed grouse, and pheasants closes.

April 1: Trout season opens in Southeast Region.

April 9: Crow season closes.

April 15: Trout season opens statewide.

April 22: Special one-day spring gobbler season for junior hunters (bearded birds only)

April 29: Spring gobbler season opens (bearded birds only)

May 6: Walleye and sauger season opens.

May 31: Spring gobbler season closes (bearded birds only)

Tournaments/Contests

April 15: Albemarle Corp Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-11:30 a.m., Reservoir Park, Tyrone. For more info call Hary Paling, 814-684-2998.

April 22-23: Bald Eagle Creek Trout Tournament Assoc, Bald Eagle Creek, Port Matilda. For more info call George Jackson, 814-692-4890.

April 29: Children’s Fishing Derby, 9-1 p.m., Port Matilda Community Park. Reg. 8-9 a.m. For more info call George Jackson, 814-692-4890.

April 29: Tyrone Area Community Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-11 a.m., Tyrone’s Reservoir Park. For more info call Ruth Brower, 814-931-8963.

April 29-30: Stony Creek Anglers, Trout Derby, Sat. 8-5 p.m., Sun. 7-4 p.m. For more info stonycreekanglers@yahoo.com

May 6: Frankstown Sportsmen’s Club Children’s Fishing Derby, One at 9-11 a.m., 2nd 1-3 p.m., Loop Area of Hollidaysburg. For more info call Linda Chesney, 814-931-4473.

May 7: Bradford Township Park & Rec Board Children’s Fishing Derby, 1-3 p.m., Woodland Community Park. For more info call Jim English, 814-577-4124.

May 13: Mosquito Creek Sportsmen’s Assoc. Children’s Fishing Derby, 9-11, a.m., Club Pond. For more info Frank Josefik Jr, 814-577-2194.

May 20: Central Counties Concerned Sportsmen’s Fishing Derby, 9-11 a.m., Parker Dam State Park, Penfild. For more info call Frank Josefik, 814-577-2194.

May 20: Cresson Community Sportsmen’s Assoc, Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-11, Club Dam. For more info call Jim Latterner, 814-886-7906.

May 21: Cooper Township Sportsmen’s Club, Children’s Fishing Derby, 1-4 p.m., Near Junction of Casanova & Six Mile Run Road, Phillipsburg. For more info call Jim Josephson, 814-553-7149.

May 21: Gallitzin Sportsmen’s Assoc. Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-noon, Club Dam. For more info call David Whited, 814-931-0265.

May 27: Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Club, Big Boys Trout Tournament, Big Bald Eagle Creek, Julian. For more info call John Jackson, 814-404-3029.

May 28: Three Point Sportsmen’s Assoc. Children’s Fishing Rodeo, 1-4 p.m., Club Ponds, Clarence. For more info call Sharon Josefik, 814-553-1910.

Sept. 23: Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Club, Eagle Valley Big Water Trout Tournament, Big Bald Eagle Creek Milesburg. For more info call John Jackson 814-404-3029.

Archery/Shoot

March 26: Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Assoc, Cabin Fever Black Powder Shoot, 8-2 p.m. For more info call George, 607-692-4843.

April-Aug.: Berks County Bowmen Archery League, sun. 7-noon. For more info berkscountybowmen@gmail.com

April 8 & 9: West Caln Sportsman’s Club 3D archery for compound and traditionial shooters, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., West Caln Sportsman’s Club. For more info call Steve Smith 610-466-9336.

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West Shore Sportsmen’s Association schedule of Firearms training & other shooting events. 500 Ridge Rd., Lewisberry, PA. For more info, www.shoresportsmen.org 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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South Birdsboro Archery Rod & Gun Club, 470 Geigertown Rd, Douglassville, PA. For more info call Larry Barr, 610-582-5026.

April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, Aug. 6:  3D Archery Shoot, 7-noon.

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Five Points Hunting Club, 285 Bocktown Cork Rd, Aliquippa, PA 15001. For more info call 724-375-7381.

March 19, April 9, May 21, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10: 3D Schedule, 8-2 p.m.

June 11: Hunt of a Lifetime shoot.

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Lower Pottsgrove Sportsman’s Assoc. 2121 Sanatoga Station Rd, Pottstown, PA 19464. For more info www.lpsa.us

April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10: 30 Target Course, 3D Targets.

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West Caln Sportsmen’s Club 3D shoots. Located in Wagontown. For more info call Steve 484-678-4032 or www.wcsportsmen.org

April 1-2: PA Longbow Assoc. Traditional only.

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Delaware Valley Fish & Game, 7343 Ferry Rd, New Hope, PA. For more info call Bob Strouse, 215-453-9996.

April 9, Oct. 8, Nov. 22: Trap Meet shoots.

April 23, May 7, 21, June 4, 18, July 2, 16, 30, Aug. 13, 27, Sept. 10-24: 3D Shoot, 7-11 a.m.

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

April-Sept.: Pin Shoot, 2nd & 4th Thurs.

April-Aug: Instructional Pistol Shoot, 2nd & 4th Tues., 6:30 p.m. Contact Lee.

April-Aug.:1st & 3rd Tues., 6:30 p.m., Contact Joyce.

Shows

March 19: Bechtelsville Sportsman’s Flea Market, 8-2 p.m., Bechtelsville Fire Company. For more info call Matt Moyer, 610-473-2979.

April 7-8: East Coast Decoy Collectors Show, St. Michaels Motor Inn. For more info call Darrell Hagar, 410-430-5826.

April 15: PA Trappers District 8, gun, knife, trap Show & Trout Derby, 7 a.m. For more info call George McEntee, 717-732-8099.

April 23-24: Centre Hall Gun show, Sat. 9-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. for more info gunshow@oscshooting.com

May 5: North American Trap Collectors Assoc. Community Hall, North Orwell. For more info call Bruce McCormick, 607-426-6276.

Aug. 19: Franklin County Chapter Izaak Walton League, Gun Show & Sportsman’s Sale, 8-4 p.m., PA Fire Dept. social Hall, St. Thomas. For more info call Craig Minnich, 717-977-9240.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1: Lehigh Valley Knife Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Charles Chrin Community Center, Easton. For more info call  Bill Goodman, 484-241-6176.

Sept. 16: PA Trappers District 8, Sportsman Show, Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds, 7-5 p.m. For more info call George McEntee, 717-732-8099.

Special Events

March 19: Bechtelsville Sportsman Flea Market, 8-2 p.m., Bechtelsville Fire Co. For more info call Matt Moyer, 610-473-2979.

March 25: J & B Sportsmens Club, Fishing, Hunting, Fleamarket, 9-2 p.m., Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, Clarks Summit. For more info call Robert Kester, 570-587-1302.

March 26: Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Assoc. Cabin Fever, 8 a.m., Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Assoc. For more info call George, 607-692-4843.

June 10: Jefferson county Youth Field Day, 7:30-3 p.m., Reynlow Park, Reynoldsville. For more info www.jeffersoncoyfd.org.

June 18-23: Cumberland Valley TU, Rivers Conservation & Fly Fishing Youth Camp. For more info call Ken Palmer, 717-249-8819.

Education/Seminar

April 1: Northern Jefferson County hunter trapper education class, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Heritage House, Brookville.www.pgc.pa.gov

Meetings

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.

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.

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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