Meetings

April 27: DEC meeting on proposed ATV policy 5-8 p.m., Tupper
Lake High School, Chaney Ave, Tupper Lake. All interested people
are urged to attend and comment on the proposed statewide ATV
policy. For more info call Richard Earle, 518-483-5962.

Season Dates

April 23-24: Spring Youth Turkey Hunt (ages 12-15)

May 1-31: New York State spring gobbler season

May 7: Northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskellunge, walleye
season opens statewide (general regulations)

May 7: Lake Erie trophy smallmouth bass season opens
(catch-and-release only)

June 11-12: New Jersey free fishing days

June 18: Bass and muskellunge season opens statewide (general
regulations).

Education/Seminars

April 22-23: Hunter Ed. Course, Orange County, West Point, Round
Pond. Pre-registration required. Call 845-938-2503.

April 22-23: Hunter Ed. Course, Saratoga County, Hadley Hill
Road. Pre-registration required. Call Ron Broccieri, 696-4421.

April 22-23: Hunter Ed. Course, St. Lawrence County, Canton
Sportsmen’s Club. Pre-registration required. Call 386-4617.

April 23: Hunter Ed. Course, Fulton County, Ephratah Rod and Gun
Club. Pre-registration required. Call Mike Ferjanec,
518-993-2829.

April 23-24: Hunter Ed. Course, Erie County, Hamburg, Johnson’s
Country Store; pre-register in person at store or call
716-646-5606.

April 23, 30: Hunter Ed. Course, Monroe County, Hamlin Town
Hall. Pre-registration required. Cal 585-964-7222.

April 25-27: Hunter Ed. Course, Erie County, Evans;
Eden-n-Collins Rod & Gun Club. Pre-registration required. Call
Bob, 716-992-4866.

April 26-28: Hunter Ed. Course, Columbia County, Glencaida Rod
& Gun Club. Pre-registration required. Call Gary, 758-9768.

April 26, 28, 30: Hunter Ed. Course, Oneida County, Camden Rod
& Gun Club. Pre-registration required. Call 315-336-8840.

May 3-5: Hunter Education Course, Monroe County, Henrietta,
Gander Mountain; pre-register in person and pick up manual at
Gander Mountain.

May 6-7: Hunter Education Course, Cattaraugus County,
Franklinville Sportsmen’s Club; pre-registration is required by
calling (716) 444-7177.

May 7-8: Hunter Education Course, Erie County, Buffalo, Bison
City Rod & Gun Club; pre-register in person at first class; you
must attend both sessions.

May 10, 12: Bowhunter Education Course, Erie County, Tonawanda
VFW Post 7545; you must pre-register by calling Butch White at
(716) 627-9861.

May 12-13: Trapper Education Course, Fulton County, Gloversville
Pine Tree Rifle Club; pre-registration is required by calling (518)
725-8683 or (518) 725-1927.

May 21: Bowhunter Education Course, Erie County, Alden, Wood
& Brook Sportsmen’s Club; you must pre-register by calling
(716) 228-5917.

May 21: Waterfowl Hunter Education Course, Erie County, Gander
Mountain, Tonawanda; pre-register in person at Gander Mountain.

May 23-24: Bowhunter Education Course, Monroe County, Henrietta,
Gander Mountain; pre-register in person and pick up manual at
Gander Mountain.

Fundraisers/Banquets

April 22: Border-Line Longbeards NWTF Chapter Banquet, Massena
Elks Club, Massena; call Jeffrey Root, 315-769-8028.

April 22: Central New York Friends of the NRA annual banquet,
5:30 p.m., LeMoyne Manor Banquet and Conference Center, Liverpool;
call 315-676-7656.

April 23: Cambridge Valley NWTF Chapter Banquet, American Legion
Hall, Cambridge; call Robert Hersey, 518-677-5015.

April 23: Schoharie County Ridge Runners NWTF Chapter Banquet,
Borealli’s Restaurant, Howe’s Cave; call Liz Reinhart,
518-673-3965.

April 29: Oswego River NWTF Chapter Banquet, Oasis, Fulton; call
Bruce Bailey, 315-695-5113.

April 30: Delaware Spurs NWTF Chapter Banquet, The Old
Schoolhouse Inn, Downsville; call Christopher Skovira,
607-746-6399.

April 30: Twin Tiers NWTF Chapter Banquet, Corning Glassworks
Union Hall, Corning; call Jeff Good, 607-962-2231.

May 20: NRA and Suffolk Alliance of Sportsmen, Inc., annual
dinner and auction, 7 p.m., Bavarian Inn, Smithtown Blvd.; contact
Eva or Ed Prevosto, 631-584-5209.

June 3: Springville Strutters Chapter NWTF Banquet, St. Sloysius
Church Hall, Springville; call Brian Stedman, 716-592-9527.

June 4: Oak Orchard River Chapter NWTF Banquet, Carlton Fire
Department Rec Hall, Carlton; call Randy Fuller, 585-798-5037.

June 5: Broome County Long Beards Chapter NWTF Banquet, Brothers
II Restaurant, Endwell; call James Gilbert, 607-775-4349.

June 10: Brantingham Big Toms Chapter NWTF Banquet, Pine Tree
Inn, Lyons Falls; call Greg Lelfield, 315-376-3440.

June 11: North Town Longbeards Chapter NWTF Banquet, St.
Johnsburg Fire Hall, North Tonawanda; call Samuel Troup,
716-695-3879.

June 12: Seneca Lake Chapter NWTF Banquet, Seneca Lake Duck
Hunters Club, Dresden; call Dale Lane, 315- 536-9768.

Special Events

April 30: NWTF Women in the Outdoors event, Whaleback Farms,
Canandaigua; call Amy Vangellow, 585-374-9233 or e-mail amyvangellow@aol.com

July 15-17: Summer Fur Rondy, Canastota, NY. For more info call
Wayne Jones, 315-768-8115.

Tournaments/Contests

May 1-Sept. 30: 12th Annual All-Season Tournament, Lake
Champlain International, Inc.; call 802-879-3466 or go online to
http://www.lciderby.com.

May 6-15: Spring Lake Ontario Counties Trout and Salmon Derby.
For more info go to http://www.loc.org or call (888)
REEL-2-IN

May 7-8: 16th Annual Hudson River Striped Bass Derby, between
George Washington Bridge and barrier dam at Troy; call Bill Emslie,
845297-9308 or Bob LeBeouf, 845-473-3029, or go online to:
http://www.stripedbassderby.org

May 7, 14: American Bass Anglers New York North District 4
Tournament, Lake Erie; call Joe Angelone, 585-589-6550.

May 7-8: 27th Annual Cicero-Mattydale Lions Club Walleye
Tournament, Oneida Lake. For more info call Cicero Gander Mtn,
315-698-1100.

May 14: Crappie USA Tournament, Lake Chautauqua, Bemus Point;
call 615-377-7800 or log on to http://www.crappieusa.com.

May 14: Annual Ausable River Two-Fly Fishing Contest,
Wilmington; http://www.whitefaceregion.com
or call 1-888-WHITEFACE (1-888-944-8332).

May 14-15: 12th Annual Hudson River Striped Bass Fishing
Tournment, Wallkill Rod & Gun Club, Marlboro Yacht Club. For
more info online http://www.wallkillrodandgun.com
or call 845-744-5232.

May 21-22: Hendrickson Hatch Catch-and-Release Fly Fishing
Tournament, Salmon River, Malone; call 518-483-6333.

June 3-4-5: Rotary International Fishing Classic, Lake
Champlain; call 518-565-3132 or go online to http://www.plattsburghrotary.org

June 5: Grand National Walleye Circuit Eastern Division
Tournament, Lake Chautauqua; call 1-800-890-3474 or e-mail info@walleyecup.com

June 19: New York State B.A.S.S. Tournament, Seneca Lake; call
315-788-9571.

May 21-22: Masters Walleye Circuit Tournament, Henderson Harbor,
Lake Ontario; call 877-893-7947 or e-mail events@masterswalleyecircuit.com

June 18-20: LCI Father’s Day Fishing Derby, Lake Champlain; call
802-879-3466 or go online to http://www.lciderby.com

June 24-25: Springfling Bowfishing Tournament. Headquarters: The
Mill Rock Restaurant, Ballaston Spa, NY. For more info call
518-587-6152 or check http://www.nybowfishing.com

Sept. 4: 6th annual LCI Lake Champlain Open Bass Tournament;
call 802-879-3466 or go online to http://www.lciderby.com.

Avon Anglers Trout Tournament 2005 schedule. For more info call
Ken McGee, 585-226-3149 or go online to: http://www.avonanglers.com

April 23: Canandaigua Lake

April 16, 30: Keuka Lake

Shows

May 27-30: Lake George Boat Show, Lake George Forum, http://www.boatlakegeorge.com

Archery/Shoot

May 13-15: 9th Annual Buckhorn Traditional Archery Rendevous.
For more info contact Tom, 860-824-7249 or imdiablo62@aol.com

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