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Season Dates

Dec. 27:_Duck season reopens, Western zone.

Dec. 27:_Canada goose season reopens, South zone.

Dec. 27:_Canada goose season reopens, West Central zone.

Dec. 27:_Snow goose season reopens, Western zone.

Dec. 27:_Scaup season reopens, Western zone.

Dec. 28: Duck season closes, Southeastern zone.

Dec. 29:_Snow goose season closes, Lake Champlain zone.

Dec. 31: Snow goose season closes, Northeastern zone.

Dec. 31: Westchester County deer season closes.

Dec. 31:_Suffolk County regular archery only deer season
closes.

Dec. 31:_Pheasant season closes, portions of state.

Dec. 31:_Bobwhite quail season closes, Nassau & Suffolk
counties.

Dec. 31: Beaver & otter trapping season closes, WMUs 3R
& 3S.

Jan. 1:_Canada goose season closes, Hudson_Valley zone.

Jan. 1:_Beaver trapping season closes, parts of western New
York.

Jan. 1:_Varying hare season opens, parts of western New
York.

Jan. 5: Suffolk County special firearms deer season, weekdays
only, special permit, opens.

Jan. 6: Scaup season opens, Long Island zone.

Jan. 10:_Fisher trapping season closes, WMUs 6A, 6C &
6H.

Jan. 11: Duck season closes, Western zone.

Jan. 11:_Canada goose season closes, West Central Zone/South
zone.

Jan. 11:_Snow goose season closes, Western zone.

Jan. 17:_Snow goose season closes, Southeastern zone.

Jan. 17:_Beaver trapping season opens, WMUs 8T, 8W, 8X &
8Y.

Special Events

Jan. 11: Tioga County Trappers Fur Sale, Tioga County
Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 9-noon. For more info call Bob Vergason,
607-687-2196.

Feb. 7, 2009:_New York State Region 9 Erie County Trappers
Assoc. Fur Auction. S & S Taxidermy & Archery Pro Shop, 8
a.m. For more info call Patti, 716-337-2556.

Education/Seminar

Dec. 28: Snowmobile Safety Class, Bass Pro Shops, Fingerlakes
Mall, Auburn, 9-5 p.m. For more info call the store,
315-258-2700.

Dec. 30:_Handgun Class, or pistol permit certification, Bass Pro
Shops, Fingerlakes Mall, Auburn. To register call, Onondaga Police
Academy, 498-6046.

Jan. 2:_Ice Fishing at the Next_Level, Gander Mountain, Cicero,
7 p.m. For more info call 315-698-1100.

Jan. 2: Ice Fishing at Its Best, Gander Mountain, Rochester, 7
p.m. For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 3: Trapper Ed Course, Westernville American Legion, Oneida
County. For more info & to register call 942-4570.

Jan. 3: Trapping at the Next Level, Gander Mountain, Rochester,
10 a.m. For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 3:_Creating Better Deer Habitat on Your Property Through
Timber Management, Gander Mountain, Cicero, 10 a.m. For more info
call 315-698-1100.

Jan. 3:_Predator Hunting at the Next Level, Gander Mountain,
Rochester, noon. For more info call 585- 424-4100.

Jan. 3:_Food Plots, Habitat & Quality Deer Management for
Trophy Whitetails, Gander Mountain, Cicero, noon. For more info
call 315-698-1100.

Jan. 3:_Ice Fishing at Its Best, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda, 10
a.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 3: Running Coyotes, Foxes &_Coons With Hounds, Gander
Mountain, Tonawanda, noon. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 3:_Running Rabbits & Hares With Beagles, Gander
Mountain, Tonawanda, 2 p.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 5: Fly Fishing Seminar for Beginners & Those Looking to
Improve, Gander Mountain, Rochester, 7 p.m. For more info call
585-424-4100.

Jan. 5: Predator Hunting Tactics & Varmint Rifle, Ammo &
Ballistics, Gander Mountain, Cicero, 6:30 p.m. For more info call
315-698-1100.

Jan. 5:_Winter Trout on the Lower Niagara River, Gander
Mountain, Tonawanda, 7 p.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 6: Running Coyotes, Foxes & Coons With Hounds, Gander
Mountain, Rochester, 6:30 p.m. For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 6:_Running Rabbits With Beagles, Gander Mountain,
Rochester, 6:30 p.m. For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 6:_Fly Fishing Seminar for Beginners and Those Looking to
Improve, Gander Mountain, Cicero, 7 p.m. For more info call
315-698-1100.

Jan. 7: Winter Steelhead & Brown Trout Fly Fishing &
Spin Fishing Tactics, Gander Mountain, Cicero, 7 p.m. For more info
call 315-698-1100.

Jan. 7: Basics of Trapping, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda, 7 p.m.
For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 8: Pistol Permit Class, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda, 6-9
p.m. For more info call the store, 716-743-2300.

Jan. 8:_Reloading Seminar, Gander Mountain, Cicero, 7 p.m. For
more info call 315-698-1100.

Jan. 8:_Introduction to Fly Tying, Gander Mountain, Rochester, 7
p.m. For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 9:_Basics of Trapping, Gander Mountain, Rochester, 7 p.m.
For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 9:_Introduction to Fly Tying, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda, 7
p.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 10, 2009:_Erie County Trappers Assoc. Fur Handling Seminar,
9-1 p.m., Elma Conservation Club. For more info call Frank,
716-681-5690.

Jan. 10:_NRA_Handgun Safety Course, Gander Mountain, Cicero, 1
p.m. For more info call, 315- 487-4145.

Jan. 10:_Reloading Seminar, Gander Mountain, Rochester, 10 a.m.
For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 10:_Predator Hunting Basics, Gander Mountain, Rochester,
noon. For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 10:_Deer Scouting Seminar, Gander Mountain, Rochester, 1:30
p.m. For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 10: Trapping at the Next Level, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda,
10 a.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 10: Predator Hunting at the Next Level, Gander Mountain,
Tonawanda, noon. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 10:_Reloading Seminar, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda, 2 p.m.
For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 13: Understanding Ice Fishing Electronics, Gander Mountain,
Rochester, 6:30 p.m. For more info call 585-424-4100.

Jan. 14:_Concealed Carry & Defensive use of Handguns
Seminar, Gander Mountain, Rochester. For more info & register
call, 585-749-7650.

Jan. 14:_Getting Started in Fly Fishing, Gander Mountain,
Tonawanda, 7 p.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 15: Hunting Coyotes, Foxes, Coons, Rabbits and Hares With
Hounds, Gander Mountain, Cicero, 7 p.m. For more info call
315-698-1100.

Jan. 16:_Fly-tying Workshop Covering Glo Bugs, Gander Mountain,
Tonawanda, 7 p.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 17: Coyote and Fox Hunting Basics, Gander Mountain,
Tonawanda, noon. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 17: Scouting for Big Old Bucks, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda,
1:30 p.m. For more info call 716-743-2300.

Jan. 17:_Trapping at the Next Level, Gander Mountain, Cicero, 10
a.m. For more info call 315-698-1100.

Jan. 17:_Predator Hunting at the Next Level, Gander Mountain,
Cicero, noon. For more info call 315-698-1100.

Jan. 19:_Pistol Permit Class, Gander Mountain, Tonawanda, 6-9
p.m. For more info call the store, 716-743-2300.

Jan. 22:_Coyote & Fox Hunting Seminar, Gander Mountain,
Cicero, 7 p.m. For more info call 315-698-1100.

Shoots

Hartland Conservationists Club, 3606 Orangeport Road, Gasport,
NY. For more info call 795-3042.

Dec. 28: Practice Shooting for League, 10 a.m.

Jan. 4, 2009:_League Starts, 10 a.m.

Tournaments/Contests

Now-March 30, 2009:_Bark at the Moon Coyote Club, Coyote Hunting
Photo Contest. For more info Andrew Lewand, 585-223-5324 or
www.bucksnorthuntingworld.com

Jan. 24: Frank Privitiere Memorial Rabbit Hunting Derby,
American Legion Post No. 63, Lackawanna. For more info call Rick
Giermata 716-602-5017.

Shows

Jan. 16-18: National Sportfishing, Hunting &_Outdoor Expo,
Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, L.I. 4-10 p.m. Fri., 10-7 p.m. Sat.
& 9:30-5:30 p.m. Sun. www.coliseumexpo.com for more
info

Jan. 23-25: Northeastern Sport Show, New York State Fairgrounds,
Syracuse. Noon-9 p.m. Fri., 9-7 p.m. Sat. & 10-5 p.m. Sun. For
more info www.northeasternsportshow.com

Jan. 23-25, 2009:_Northeastern Sport Show, Verizon Center of
Progress Building, Fri. noon-9 p.m., Sat. 9-7 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m.
For more info www.northeasternsportshow.com

Jan. 24-25, 2009: New York State Arms Collectors, Gun Show.
Albany, NY, Empire State Plaza, Convention Center, Sat. 9-5 p.m.,
Sun. 9-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman/Klinger,
607-748-1010

Jan. 31:_Central New York Sportsmen’s Show, Kallet Civic Center,
Oneida.

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