Thursday, February 9th, 2023
Thursday, February 9th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Season Dates

July 16: Oyster toadfish season opens

Banquets/Fundraisers

July 12: Greg Ball’s Sportsman’s BBQ & Auction, noon-6 p.m.,
North Ridge Farm. For more info call Matt, 845-222-9494.

July 19: Rip VanWinkle Rod & Gun Club, 2-6 p.m., Mtn House
Rd. For more info call Vince Maiuri, 518-678-2117.

Aug. 15: Salmon River Strutters NWTF Chapter Banquet, Arenas Eis
House, Mexico. For more info call Bill Wilbur, 315-963-3368.

Aug. 16: RMEF Leatherstocking Chapter Banquet, Meadow Links Golf
Course. For more into call Randy Hoose, 607-287-8808.

Aug. 24: State Line Gun Bash, guns & lobsters, Chelsea
Sportsmen’s Association, Chelsea. For more info call Jeff Callahan,
845-298-2176.

Aug. 24: Summer Slam, Hornell American Legion Post No. 440. For
more info call Phil Bennett, 607-324-4024.

Aug. 30: Grand Slam Gobblers NWTF Chapter Banquet, Donselaars
Party House, Clyde. For more info call David Reed,
315-365-2834.

Nov. 6: Letchworth Region Friends of NRA Banquet, Genesee River
Hotel. For more info call Howard Green, 585-382-3898.

Special Events

July 12: Ladies-Only Shooting Clinic, Victor Rod & Gun Club,
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information call Jim Kinsman,
585-733-4890.

July 13: NWTF Mitch Pianosi Memorial JAKES event, Guide-Step
Sportsmen’s Club, Richford. Pre-registration req. For more info
call William Belo, 607-773-1458.

Aug. 23:Sullivan County Longbeards NWTF, Wheelin’ Sportsmen, 10
a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Butch Kortright, 292-4325.

Womens Events

Aug. 9: NWTF Women in the Outdoors event, Clinton Fish &
Game Club, Clinton, NY. Ladies range day. For more info call Emily
Albright, 315-839-6085.

Shoots

July 12, Aug. 2, Sept. 13, Oct. 11: Pine City Sportsmen’s Club
Shooting Match, 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. For more info call Toni
Dragotta, 607-738-9509.

July 13: South Side Rod & Gun Club Inc., Youth Day 3D Shoot,
8 a.m., the Club. For more info call Brian O’Connor,
845-657-6658.

Sept. 6: Wilson Conservation Club, JDRF Shoot for the Cure, 8
a.m.-12 p.m., at the Club. For more info call 716-439-0612.

Erie County Conservation Society, 13319 Miller Ave, Chaffee, NY.
2008 schedule of events. For more info call Charles Metz Sr.,
716-649-5164.

Now-Nov. 4: Tues. Nights, 7 p.m., Club Grounds

Coxsackie Sportsmen’s Club Schedule of Shoots. 97 Reservoir
Road, Coxsackie, NY 12051. For more info call Bob,
518-634-2847.

Sept. 14. Oct 12, Nov. 9: Black-powder Shoot, 9 a.m.

Education/Seminar

July 12: Coast Guard Safe Boating Certification Course, Gander
Mountain, Rochester, 9 a.m. To pre-register Linda Taylor, ljtaylor@inbox.com

July 12: New York Boater Safety Class, Bass Pro Shops,
Fingerlakes Mall, Auburn, 9-5 p.m. For more info, 315-258-2700.

July 12: NRA Handgun Safety Course, Gander Mountain, Cicero, 1
p.m. For more info & pre-register call 315- 487-4145.

July 12-13: Hunter Ed Course, Peconic River Sportsmen’s Club,
Manorville, Suffolk County. Pre-register by calling
631-234-3312.

July 12: Coxsackie Sportsmen’s Club, Handgun Safety Class, 9
a.m., 97 Reservoir Rd. For more info call Bob, 518-945-1378.

July 13: NRA Basic Pistol Course, Genesee Conservation League, 8
a.m.-6 p.m. For more info/register e-mail jeffcurts@yahoo.com

July 14-15: Bowhunter Ed Course, Wolcottsville Sportsmen’s Club,
Niagara County. Pre-register, Dave eves. 716-735-3343.

July 14, 19: Trapper Ed Course, Suffolk County Farm, Yaphank.
Pre-register call 631-444-0255 between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.,
Mon.-Thurs.

July 15, 17, 22, 24: Hunter Ed Course, C&B Archery,
Hicksville, Nassau County. Pre-register call 516-933-2697 or in
person at the shop.

July 16, 18-19: Hunter Ed Course, Wilson Conservation Club,
Niagara County. Pre-register, Stan, 716-751-9848 evenings.

July 16, 19: Bowhunter Ed Course, LaSalle Sportsmen’s Club,
Niagara Falls, Niagara County. Pre-register 1st class, begins at
6:30 p.m. For more info call, 716-297-0410 after 4 p.m.

July 17, 19: Hunter Ed Course, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club,
Owego. Pre-register, Tioga County Cooperative Extension building.
Call 607-607-4020 for more info.

July 17-19: Hunter Ed Course, American Legion Post No. 1846,
Westernville, Oneida County. Pre-register call 315-942-4348.

July 18-19: Hunter Ed Course, Gander Mountain, Middletown,
Orange County. Pre-register call 914-645-8698.

July 19: Bowhunter Ed Course, Upper Esopus Rod & Gun Club,
Big Indian, Ulster County. Pre-register, Tom, 845-338-0834.

July 19: Pistol Permit Class, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda, 10
a.m.-2 p.m. To pre-register call the store, 716-743-2300.

July 19: Bowhunter Ed Course, Proline Archery, Ozone Park,
Queens County. Pre-register in person Proline Archery, 6:30-11 p.m.
or 718-845-9280.

July 19: Safe Boating Certification Course, Gander Mountain,
Rochester, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info call Ted Baker,
315-258-7168.

July 20: Bowhunter Ed Course, Millbrook Rod & Gun Club,
Dutchess County. Pre-register in person Tony, 845-373-9262.

July 20: Trapper Ed Course, Harrisville Rod & Gun Club,
Lewis County. Pre-register call 315-644-4643.

July 21, 23, 26: Hunter Gun Education, 6:30-11 p.m., Archery
Form Pro Shop, Sat. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., L.I. Shooting Range. For
more info call Philip Profeta, 631-281-5112.

July 21, 23, 26: Bowhunter Ed Course, Ridge Road Park,
Hartsdale. Westchester County. Pre-register, John,
914-693-8877.

July 21, 26: Trapper Ed Course, Elma Conservation Club, Erie
County. Pre-register, 716- 681-5690 after July 1.

July 21, 23, 26: Hunter Ed Course, Archery Forum Pro Shop,
Middle Island & Long Island Shooting Range, Suffolk County.
Pre-register in person at the shop, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. or the range
from 10 a.m.-4. For more info call 631- 345-3779.

July 21, 26: Trapper Ed Course, Elma Conservation Club, Erie
County. Pre-register call 716-681-5690.

July 23-24: New York Boater Safety Class, Bass Pro Shops,
Fingerlakes Mall, Auburn, 5:30-9:30 p.m. each day. For more info
& register, 315-258-2700.

July 24, 26: Bowhunter Ed Course, Nick’s Sporting Goods,
Kenmore, Erie County. Pre-register, Roy, 716-875-9218.

July 24, 26: Hunter Ed Course, Savona Rod & Gun Club,
Steuben County. Pre-register call 607-776-3610.

July 24, 26: Bowhunter Ed Course, Nick’s Sporting Goods,
Kenmore, Erie County. Pre-register, Roy, 716-875-9218.

July 26: Waterfowl ID Course, Erie County Conservation Society,
Holland. Pre-register, Don, 716-826-1489 or Pete, 716-807-5116.

July 26-27: Hunter Ed Course, Erie County Conservation Society,
Holland. Pre-register, Don 716-826-1489 or Pete, 716-807-5116.

July 26: Pistol Permit Class, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda, 10
a.m.-2 p.m. For more info & pre-register call the store,
716-743-2300.

July 27: Bowhunter Ed Course, Mountain Trail Bowhunters,
Chenango Bridge, Broome County. Pre-register, Chenango town clerk’s
office, 607- 648-4809, ext. 3.

July 28-29: Bowhunter Ed Course, Erways, Wilson, Niagara County.
Pre-register, Larry, 716-778-9935 or Gordon, 716-434-1563.

July 28: Hunter Ed Course, Millbrook Rod & Gun Club,
Dutchess County. Pre-register call 845-373-9262.

July 29: Smallmouth Fishing, Deepwater Structure Seminar, Gander
Mountain, Tonawanda, 7 p.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

July 29: Shallow Water Tactics, Bass Seminar, Gander Mountain,
Tonawanda, 7 p.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

July 31, Aug. 2: Bowhunter Ed Course, Double T Archery, Amherst,
Erie County. Pre-register, Ed, 716-694-4946.

July 31, Aug. 2: Bowhunter Ed Course, Double T Archery, Amherst,
Erie County. Pre-register Ed, 716-694-4946.

Aug. 1-2: Hunter Ed Course, Hudson Valley Sportsmen’s
Association, Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County. Pre-register Les,
845-855-9303.

Aug. 1-2: Trapper Ed Course, Wilson Conservation Club, Niagara
County. Pre-register Stan, 716-751-9848.

Aug. 1-2: Hunter Ed Course, Gander Mountain, Middletown, Orange
County. Pre-register call 914- 645-8698.

Aug. 1-2: Bowhunter Ed Course, Redwood Fire Hall, Jefferson
County. Pre-register 785-2261.

Aug. 1-3: Bowhunter Ed Course, Tupper Lake Rod & Gun Club,
Franklin County. Pre-register Bob, 518-359-9066.

Aug. 2: Waterfowl ID Course, Nick’s Sporting Goods, Kenmore,
Erie County. Pre-register in person at the store.

Aug. 2-3: Hunter Ed Course, Clarence Town Park, Erie County.
Pre-register Matt, 716-908-6272, days.

Aug. 3: NRA First Steps, Genesee Conservation League, 9 a.m.-1
p.m. Pre-register by e-mailing

jeffcurts@yahoo.com

Aug. 3: Bowhunter Ed Course, Easthook Sportsmen’s Club, East
Fishkill, Dutchess County. Pre-register Strider, 845-284-2366.

Aug. 3: Bowhunter Ed Course, Coxsackie Sportsmen’s Club,
Baltimore, Greene County. Pre-register Bob, 518-662-2512.

Aug. 3, 10, 17: Hunter Ed Course, VFW Post No. 9592, Levittown,
Nassau County. Pre-register call 516-474-4568, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Aug. 3: Coxsackie Sportsmen’s Club, Bowhunter Ed. Class, 9 a.m.,
97 Reservoir Rd. For more info call Bob, 518-622-2512.

Aug. 4: Waterfowl ID Course, Elma Conservation Club, Erie
County. Pre-register Frank, 716-681-5690 after July 15.

Aug. 4-5: Bowhunter Ed Course, 3-F Club, Lewiston, Niagara
County. Register 1st class, which begins at 6 p.m. For more info
Claus, 716-754-7097.

Aug. 4-5: Bowhunter Ed Course, Hess Road Wesleyan Church,
Appleton. Niagara County. Register 1st class, begins at 5:30 p.m.
For more info call Larry, 716-778-9935.

Aug. 4-6: Hunter Ed Course, Ephratah Rod & Gun Club, Fulton
County. Pre-register Mike, 518-993-2829.

Aug. 4-6: Bowhunter Ed Course, Wilson Conservation Club, Niagara
County. Pre-register Randy, 716-751-9050 eves.

Aug. 4-5, 7: Hunter Ed Course, Penfield Recreation Center,
Monroe County. Pre-register in person at the center, located at
1985 Baird Road.

Aug. 4, 11, 18: Hunter Ed Course, Campsite Sports Shop,
Huntington Station, Suffolk County. Pre-register call 631-271-4969
or at the shop, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat.

Aug. 5: Deepwater Structure Fishing for Smallmouth Bass, Gander
Mountain, Cicero, 7 p.m. For more info call 315-698-1100.

Aug. 5, 7, 12: Hunter Ed Course, Greenfield Fish & Game
Club, Trenton, Oneida County. Pre-register by calling
315-724-6716.

Aug. 5, 9: Hunter Ed Course, Victor Rod & Gun Club, Ontario
County. Pre-register in person at the club, July 31, 5:30-8 p.m. or
call 585-733-4890.

Aug. 5, 9: Bowhunter Ed Course, Alden Rod & Gun Club, Erie
County. Pre-register Bernie, 585-937-9536.

Aug. 6: Waterfowl ID Course, Grand Island Community Center, Erie
County. Pre-register by calling Grand Island Parks,
716-773-3271.

Aug. 6-7, 9: Hunter Ed Course, Collins Conservation Club, Erie
County. Pre-register Glen, 716-992-2002 or 716-549-1587.

Aug. 6, 9: Bowhunter Ed Course, Springville Field & Stream,
Erie County. Pre-register in person at the Springville Town
Hall.

Aug. 6, 13, 20: Hunter Ed Course, LaSalle Sportsmen’s Club,
Niagara Falls, Niagara County. Register 1st class. For more info
call 716-297-0410 after 4 p.m.

Aug. 7: Pistol Permit Class, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda, 6-9
p.m. For more info & pre-register call the store,
716-743-2300.

Aug. 7, 9: Hunter Ed Course, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club,
Owego. Pre-register & pick up manual, Cooperative Extension,
8:30-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. For more info call 607-607-4020.

Aug. 7, 9: Bowhunter Ed Course, Nick’s Sporting Goods, Kenmore,
Erie County. Pre-register Roy, 716- 875-9218.

Aug. 7-9: Hunted Ed Course, Cattaraugus Rod & Gun Club,
Cattaraugus County. Pre-register Mark, 716-257-3024, 6-8 p.m. or
the club July 27, 9-10 a.m.

Erie County Conservation Society 2008 Schedule of events. For
more info call Don or Pete, 716-826-1489 or 716-807-5116.

July 26-27: Hunter Ed, 8 a.m. until done.

July 26, Aug. 6: Waterfowl Identification, 6 p.m. until
done.

Tournaments/Contests

Now-July 20: Erie Canal Fishing Derby, Niagara River to Main
Street Bridge, Albion. For more info go to www.eriecanalderby.com

July 12: Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Waneta/Lamoka lakes.
For more info

bassbutcher@webtv.net
or Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

July 12: 3-D Archery Tournament, Frost Valley

YMCA, Claryville, 9 a.m. For more info & register call
845-985-2291, ext. 217.

July 12-13: Oswego County Pro-Am Salmon & Trout team
Tournament, ports of Oswego & Mexico. For more info call
315-349-8322 or go to www.lakeontarioproam.com.

July 19: Otschodela Boy Scouts, Clay Target Tournament, 8 a.m.-4
p.m., Oneonta Sportsmans Club. For more info call Tom Wright,
607-432-6491.

July 19: Allen Fannin Memorial Youth Fishing Derby, Onondaga
Lake, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Joe Hulbert,
315-465-6543.

July 26: Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Canandaigua Lake. For
more info call Dave Wood, bassbutcher@webtv.net or
607-535-7771.

July 31-Aug. 3: Bassmaster Elite Series Empire Chase Tournament,
Lake Erie/Niagara River.

Shows

July 19-20: Saranac Lake Fish & Game Club Gun Show &
Flea Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Clubhouse, For more info call Bob,
518-891-2197.

Aug. 10: Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club, Gun &
Knife Show. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Unadilla Rod & Gun Club. For more
info call Sandy Ackerman/Klinger, 607-748-1010.

Sept. 13-14: NY State Arms, Syracuse Gun Show, Sat. 9 a.m.-5
p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., New York State Fairgrounds. For more info
call, 607-748-1010 weekdays between 1-6 p.m.

Meetings

July 14: Monroe County SCOPE monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Gander
Mountain, Rochester. For more info go to www.scopeny.org

Aug. 7: Yates County SCOPE Chapter monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Elks
Club, Penn Yan. For more info call Keith Kappel, 607-243-7479 or
e-mail magnum44@stny.rr.com

Aug. 11: Monroe County SCOPE Chapter monthly meeting, 7 p.m.,
Gander Mountain, Rochester. www.scopeny.org for more info.

Aug. 12: Erie County SCOPE Chapter monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m.,
Gander Mountain, Tonawanda. www.scopeny.org for more info.

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