Season Dates

June 11:_Lake Champlain catch-and-release bass season closes

June 12: Lake Champlain bass season opens

June 18: Catch-and-release, artificials only bass season
closes

June 19: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations)

June 19:_Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general
regulations)

June 26-27:_New York Free Fishing Weekend

Special Events

June 12, July 3, Aug. 14, Sept. 4, Oct. 2: Free Fishing Clinics,
Wellesley Island State Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., bait & lures,
1:30-3:30 p.m., fly-fishing. For more info call the Minna Anthony
Nature Center, 315-482-2479.

June 12:_Tifft Nature Preserve Family Fishing Day Clinic, Tifft
Nature Preserve, Buffalo, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info and to
register call 716- 851-7010.

June 13: Shawangunk Fish and Game Club Open House, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
For more info call Linda, 845-386-1454.

June 19:_Spey Nation, boat launch parking lot, Pineville Bridge,
Altmar, Salmon River. For more info go to www.speynation.com

June 19: Forness Pond Youth Fishing Clinic, Olean, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
For more info call 716- 851-7010.

June 26: DEC/Erie Federation Youth Fishing Clinic, Chestnut
Ridge Park, Orchard Park, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. To register call 716
652-4180.

Education/Seminars

Bronx County

June 11:_Hunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and Range, Bronx.
Pre-register call 718- 655-1569.

July 6-7, 9:_Hunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and Range,
Bronx. Pre-register call 718- 655-1569.

July 20-21, 23:_Bowhunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and
Range, Bronx. Pre-register call 718-655-1569.

June 22-23, 25:_Bowhunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and
Range, Bronx. Pre-register call 718-655-1569.

Cattaraugus County

July 15: Waterfowl ID_Course, Franklinville Conservation Club.
Pre-register call Bruce, 716-925-7512 between 7-9 p.m.

July 25, Aug. 14: Hunter Ed Course, home study & Cattaraugus
Rod & Gun Club. Pre-register call Mark, 716-257-3024 between
6-8 p.m.

Chautauqua County

June 25-26:_Bowhunter Ed Course, Ellery Rod and Gun Club, Bemus
Point. Pre-register in person at the club, June 19, 10
a.m.-noon.

July 16-17:_Hunter Ed Course, Bear Lake Rod and Gun Club,
Stockton. Pre-register at the Cassadaga Shurfine July 1-14.

July 30-31: Hunter Ed Course, Genesee Outfitters, Kiantone.
Pre-register in person at Genesee Outfitters.

Erie County

July 12, 14, 16-17:_Hunter Ed Course, Grand Island Rod and Gun
Club. Pre-register in person at the club.

July 19, 24:_Trapper Ed Course, Elma Conservation Club.
Pre-register call 716-681-5690 after July 1.

July 20, 22:_Bowhunter Ed Course, Nick’s Sporting Goods,
Kenmore. Pre-register call Roy, 716-875-9218.

July 24: Waterfowl ID_Course, Erie County Conservation Society,
Holland. Pre-register call Cheryl, 716-655-2328.

July 24-25:_Hunter Ed Course, Erie County Conservation Society,
Holland. Pre-register call Cheryl, 716-655-2328.

Fulton County

July 24:_Hunter Ed Course, home study & Pine Tree Rifle
Club. Pre-register in person Johnstown town clerk’s office 2 weeks
before the course begins. For more info call Dick,
518-725-1927.

Lewis County

July 18: Harrisville Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register call
644-4643 or e-mail patriciaarno@gmail.com

Nassau County

June 13:_Bowhunter Ed Course, VFW_Post 9592, Levittown.
Pre-register call 516-474-4568.

June 20, 27:_Bowhunter Ed Course, VFW_Post 9592, Levittown.
Pre-register call 516- 474-4568.

July 25, Aug. 1, 8:_Hunter Ed Course, VFW_Post 9592, Levittown.
Pre-register call 516- 474-4568.

Niagara County

June 14-15:_Bowhunter Ed Course, Wolcottsville Sportsmen’s Club.
Pre-register call Dave, 716-735-3343, evenings.

June 30, July 7, 10:_Bowhunter Ed Course, LaSalle Sportsmen’s
Club, Niagara Falls. Register 1st class, starts, 6:30 p.m. For more
info call the club, 716-297-0410 after 4 p.m.

July 12-14:_Hunter Ed Course, Lockport Conservation Club.
Pre-register call Larry, 716-778-9935.

July 21, 23-24:_Hunter Ed Course, Wilson Conservation Club.
Pre-register call Stan, 716-751-9848, 5-10 p.m.

July 27-28: Bowhunter Ed Course, Erways, Wilson. Register 1st
class, starts 5:30 p.m. For more info call Larry, 716-778-9935
after 5 p.m.

Onondaga County

June 19:_Bowhunter Ed Course, Lake Forest Sportsmen’s Club,
Cicero. Pre-register in person at the club on June 13 between 10
a.m.-2 p.m.

Oswego County

June 18-19:_Bowhunter Ed Course, Leatherstocking Club, New
Haven. Pre-register by e-mail at bowclass@aol.com Call 800-388-8244,
ext. 241 or 242 for more info.

July 16-17:_Bowhunter Ed Course, Leatherstocking Club, New
Haven. Pre-register by e-mail at bowclass@aol.com Call 800-388-8244,
ext. 241 or 242 for more info.

July 25-27:_Hunter Ed Course, Leatherstocking Club, New Haven.
Pre-register by e-mail at huntersclass2@aol.com Call
800-388-8244, ext. 241 or 242 for more info.

Otsego County

June 12:_Firearm Safety Course, Oneonta Sportsmen’s Club, 8
a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call J.T. Strand, 607-433-9755.

Putnam County

July 31:_Bowhunter Ed Class, Garrison Fish and Game Club.
Pre-register call Strider, 845-284-2366.

Suffolk County

June 12:_Hunter Ed Course, Islip Town Rifle and Pistol Range.
Pre-register in person at the range or call 631-224-5479, Sat.
only, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Westchester County

July 19, 21, 24:_Bowhunter Ed Course, Ridge Road Park Pavilion
Area No. 2, Hartsdale, and field day at the Ardsley Range.
Pre-register call Cougar Sports, 914-693-8877.

Fundraisers/Banquets

Sept. 11:_Bowfishing Banquet, 12 p.m., Wildwoods Sports Center.
For more info call Michael Barber, 518-488-2564.

Shows

Aug. 8:_Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club, 9 a.m.-3
p.m., Unadilla Rod & Gun Club, Unadilla. For more info call
Sandy Ackerman/Klinger, 607-748-1010.

Aug. 21-22:_Altona Gun Show, Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3
p.m., Peck’s Hall. For more info call Jeff Rabideau,
518-236-4934.

Shoots

June 12-13:_NYS IDPA Championship Match, 8 a.m., Pine City
Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Toni Dragotta,
607-738-9509.

July 16-18:_St. Lawrence Longrifles, Muzzleloader Shoot, Norfolk
R & G Club. For more info call Barry Dietlein,
315-769-2095.

Tournaments/Contest.

June 11-13:_Springfling Bowfishing Tournament, reg. starts 5
p.m., Fri. For more info call Michale Barber, 518-488-2564.

June 12-20:_Southtowns Walleye Assoc. Walleye Tournament, Lake
Erie, Upper Niagara River. For more info call Robert Witulski,
716-691-3787.

June 19:_Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Waneta/Lamoka lakes.
For more info call Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

June 19:_St. Lawrence River Walleye Assoc. Smackdown. For more
info go to www.stlawrenceriverwalleyeassociation.com

June 19-July 18: Lake Ontario Counties Summer Derby. For more
info go to www.loc.org

June 19-21:_St. Lawrence Bowfishing Championship Carp Shoot, 1
p.m., Amvets Riverfront Campground. For more info call Julie
Wilson, 315-244-9854.

June 20: N.Y. BASS_Chapter Federation Tournament, Lake
Champlain, Ticonderoga. For more info go to www.nybassfed.com

July 3:_Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Cayuta, Little Lake. For
more info call Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

July 6-18: Erie Canal Fishing Derby. For more info go to
www.eriecanalderby.com

July 9-11: Chippewa Bay Bowfishing Tournament, 5 p.m. For more
info call Michael Barber, 518-488-2564.

Outdoor Media

  • Team E. Outdoors, New York’s best hunting and fishing TV show
    reaching over two million viewers. Check teamemedia.com or your local Time
    Warner Cable Sports provider for show times.

Meetings

June 12:_New York State Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Meeting, 10
a.m.-6 p. m., Wallkill Rod & Gun Club. For more info call
Brenda Leder, 800-469-7772.

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