Sunday, February 5th, 2023
Sunday, February 5th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

NY: Calendar of Events Issue: 10

Season Dates

May 22: Black sea bass season opens

May 24: Scup (porgy) season opens

May 30: Winter flounder season closes

May 31: Spring gobbler season closes

June 8: Scup (porgy) season opens (licensed party/charter
boats)

June 17: Catch-and-release bass season closes

June 18: Bass season opens (statewide, general regulations)

June 18: Muskellunge season opens (statewide, general
regulations)

June 25-26: New York Free Fishing Weekend

Banquet/Fundraisers

May 20: Trailblazer Friends of NRA Banquet, Norwich American
Legion. For more info call Bruce McGowan, 607-859-2763.

June 2: Madison County Friends of NRA Banquet, Rusty Rail Banquet
Facility, Canastota, 5:30 p.m. For more info call 315-750-8415
.

June 4: Almond Rod and Gun Club Gun and Cash Raffle, 1-4 p.m.
Proceeds go to sending kids to DEC’s Camp Rushford. For more info
call Gordon D. Plank at 607-276-5887.

May 20: Trailblazers FNRA Banquet, 5-10 p.m., American Legion Hall,
Norwich. For more info call Bruce McGowan, 607-336-3316.

June 2: Madison County Friends of NRA Banquet, Rusty Rail Banquet
Facility, Canastota, 5:30 p.m. For more info call
315-750-8415.

June 3: Keuka Lake DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Heron Hill Winery. For more
info call Rhonda Putnam, 607-569-4312.

June 4: Himrod Conservation Club Banquet, 1-4 p.m., Himrod Cons.
Club. For more info call Chuck Wright, 607-243-5200.

June 4: Almond Rod and Gun Club Gun, 1-4 p.m. For more info call
Gordon D. Plank, 607-276-5887.

Hunter Education

Bronx County

June 6-7, 9: Hunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and Rifle Range.
Pre-register by calling 718-231-3000.

June 20-21, 23: Bowhunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and Rifle
Range. Pre-register by calling 718-231-3000.

July 18-20: Hunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and Rifle Range.
Pre-register by calling 718-231-3000.

July 25-27: Bowhunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and Rifle
Range. Pre-register by calling 718-231-3000.

Cayuga County

July 19, 21, 23: Hunter Ed Course, Falcon Sportsmen’s Club,
Sennett. Pre-register in person at the club July 16 from 4-5
p.m.

Chautauqua County

June 10-11: Bowhunter Ed Course, Ellery Rod and Gun Club, Bemus
Point. Pre-register in person at the club on June 4 from 10 a.m.-2
p.m.

June 25: Bowhunter Ed Course, Busti Trap Club. Pre-register in
person at the club, June 25,

8 a.m.

July 15-16: Hunter Ed Course, Bear Lake Rod and Gun Club, Stockton.
Pre-register in person at the Cassadaga Shurfine July 2-9. For more
info call Rich at 716-595-3917.

Chemung County

May 24, 26, 28: Bowhunter Ed Course, Pine City Sportsmen’s Club.
Pre-register at the Southport Town Hall Monday-Friday between 8
a.m.-4 p.m. For more info call 607-734-1548.

Delaware County

May 22: Trapper Ed Course, Davenport Center VFW. Pre-register by
calling 607-432-9266.

Erie County

June 6, 8, 10-11: Hunter Ed Course, Grand Island Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register in person at the club.

Jefferson County

May 29: Bowhunter Ed Course, Watertown Sportsmen’s Club.
Pre-register by calling 785-2533.

 

Lewis County

June 7-8, 10-11: Hunter Ed Course, Copenhagen Central School
Library. Pre-register by calling Robin Spaulding at 688-4411.

Monroe County

June 11: Bowhunter Ed Course, Indian Mountain Archery, Hilton.
Pre-register by calling Ann Marie at 585-964-5880.

Nassau County

June 5, 12: Bowhunter Ed Course, VFW Hall, Levittown. Pre-register
by calling Jim at 516-333-1398; leave name, phone number and number
of people registering.

June 19, 26: Bowhunter Ed Course, VFW Hall, Levittown. Pre-register
by calling 631-379-1238.

Niagara County

June 13-14: Bowhunter Ed Course, Wolcottsville Sportsmen’s Club.
Pre-register by calling Dave at 716-735-3343 or Dan at 716-735-7414
(evenings).

June 29, July 6, 9: Bowhunter Ed Course, LaSalle Sportsmen’s Club,
Niagara Falls. Register at the first class, which starts at 6:30
p.m. For more info call 716-297-0410 after 4 p.m.; leave name and
phone number.

Oneida County

May 24, 26: Bowhunter Ed Course, Lillie’s Agway Archery Shop,
Holland Patent. Pre-register by calling 315-865-8105 or e-mailing
info@bowguru.com

Onondaga County

May 22: Bowhunter Ed Course, Lake Forest Sportsmen’s Club,
Brewerton. Pre-register in person at the club on May 14 from noon-3
p.m.

June 1, 4: Bowhunter Ed Course, Straight-N-Arrow/Cicero Center
Baptist Church. Register in person June 1 at 5 p.m.

June 4: Bowhunter Ed Course, Cicero Center Baptist Church, Cicero.
Pre-register in person at the church on June 1 from 5-8 p.m.

June 18: Bowhunter Ed Course, Lake Forest Sportsmen’s Club,
Brewerton. Register in person at the club on June 12 at noon.

Oswego County

June 11: Bowhunter Ed Course, Jim’s Archery, Pulaski. Pre-register
by calling Ed Besaw at 315-343-1558.

June 17-18: Bowhunter Ed Course, Leatherstocking Club, New
Haven. Pre-register by e-mail at bowclass@aol.com. For more info
call 1-800-388-8244, ext. 240.

Putnam County

May 21: Bowhunter Ed Course, Flying Arrow Archery, Carmel.
Pre-register by calling Flying Arrow at 845-228-5330.

Queens County

June 4, 11: Bowhunter Ed Course, Woodhaven Rifle and Pistol Range,
Jamaica. Pre-register by calling 718-296-8888.

Saratoga County

June 4: Bowhunter Ed Course, Sportsmen’s Club of Clifton Park.
Pre-register, 383-0637.

Schuyler County

June 1, 3-4: Hunter Ed Course, Millport Rod and Gun Club, Montour
Falls. Pre-register in person at the Schuyler County clerk’s
office, Watkins Glen, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more
info call 607-535-8133.

Suffolk County

May 23, 25: Bowhunter Ed Courser, Archery Form Pro Shop, Middle
Island & Long Island Shooting Range. Pre-register in person at
Archery Form Pro Shop or Long Island Shooting Range (Wed.-Sun., 9
a.m.-4 p.m.). For more info call 631-345-3779, 631-924-5091 or
631-281-5112.

June 4-5: Hunter Ed Course, Smith Point Archery, Patchoque.
Pre-register in person at the shop.

June 4, 11: Hunter Ed Course, Islip Town Rifle and Pistol Range.
Pre-register by calling 631-224-5479 Saturdays from 10 a.m-4
p.m.

June 19, 21, 25: Bowhunter Ed Course, Archery Form Pro Shop, Middle
Island & Long Island Shooting Range. Pre-register in person at
Archery Form Pro Shop or Long Island Shooting Range (Wed.-Sun., 9
a.m.-4 p.m.). For more info call 631-345-3779, 631-924-5091 or
631-281-5112.

June 25-26: Hunter Ed Course, Smith Point Archery, Patchoque.
Pre-register in person at the shop.

Ulster County

May 21: Trapper Ed Course, Plattekill Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register by calling Walt at 845-564-7192.

Shoots

May 21: Richmondville Fish & Game, Youth Shoot, 1-4 p.m., at
the Club. For more info call John Hornauer, 518-294-8834.

June 5: Wounded Warrior Benefit Shoot, Vernon National Shooting
Preserve, Vernon Center. 10 a.m. For more info call
315-794-2738.

June 10-11: Victor Rod & Gun Club, JTH Skeet Shoot, 8 a.m., at
the Club. For more info call Wes Bailey, 585-342-1593 after 7
p.m.

June 11: Shawangunk Fish & Game Assoc, Bowling Pin Match, 9
a.m.-4 p.m, Club Pistol Range. For more info call Edwin,
845-401-9276.

June 26: Hudson Falls Fish & Game, Archery 3D Shoot. For more
info call Larry Hall, 518-792-5301.

June-Sept: Richmondville Fish & Game, Trap Shoots, 1st &
3rd Sat. 9 a.m., at the Club. For more info call John Hornauer,
518-294-8834.

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Pine City Sportsmen’s Club, 187 Mountain View Dr. For more info,
Toni Dragotta, 607-738-9509.

June 3: At the Club, 1 p.m.

* * *

Allied Sportsman of WNY, 12846 Clinton Street, Alden, NY, 14004.
For more info call 716-983-8544.

Sept. 18: Swap Meet, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sept. 18: 3-D Shoot, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Oct. 2: 3-D Shoot, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

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 provider for show times.

Shows

May 21-22: Adirondack Fishing Expo, Community Center, Old Forge, 9
a.m.-4 p.m. each day. For more info go to www.nysohof.org

Aug. 14: Midstate Arms Collectors, Gun & Knife Show, 9 a.m.-3
p.m., Unadilla Rod & Gun Club, Unadilla. For more info call
Sandy Ackerman Klinger, 607-748-1010.

Aug. 20-21: Clayton 1000 Islands Gun & Sportsmen’s Show,
Recreation Park Arena, Clayton, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.-4
Sun. For more info call 1-800-252-9806.

Sept. 17-18: New York State Arms Collectors Assoc. Syracuse Gun
Show, New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center. For more info call
Sandy Ackerman Klinger, 607-748-1010.

Sept. 24-25: Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Expo and Gun Show, Whitney
Point Fairgrounds, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. For
more info call Jim at 607-849-3369.

Oct. 9: Midstate Arms Collectors, Gun & Knife Show, 9 a.m.-3
p.m., Lisle Fire Co. Lisle. For more info call Sandy Ackerman
Klinger, 607-748-1010.

Special Events

May 28, June 11: Kids Fishing Clinic, Wellesley Island State Park,
bait/lure clinic, 11-1 p.m. and fly-fishing clinic from
1:30-3:30.For more info call Minna Anthony Nature Center,
315-482-2479.

June 4: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service “Fish and Wildlife
Festival,” Hyde Park, Niagara Falls, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Kids’ fishing
derby at 8 a.m. For more info call USFWS,t 716-691-5456.

June 4: 4-H Fishing Clinic, Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park,
10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info or to register call
845-278-6738.

June 11: Women On Target program, Oneonta Sportsmen’s Club, 8
a.m.-3 p.m. Basic firearms safety,  & basic shooting
techniques. For more info call 607-433-9755.

June 17-19: NRA Certified Instructor Training, Twin Rivers Council,
Boy Scout Service Center, Glens Falls. For more info call Rick
Saunders,t 792-1412.

June 19: Shawangunk Fish & Game Assoc., Take Your Dad Fishing,
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Club Pond. For more info call Brian Barker,
845-283-3682.

June 25: Spey Nation, Pineville, N.Y., Salmon River. Spey casting
demonstrations, raffles, vendors. For more info go online to

www.theanglersnet.com

Dog Events

May 22: Western New York Pointing Dog Club Fun Hunt, Darien Lakes
Field Trial Grounds, 8:30 a.m. For more info call Doug
Werth,716-523-8842.

Tournaments/Contests

May 28: Dave Wood Open Pickerel Tournament, Waneta/Lamoka lakes, 7
a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

May 28-30: National Lake Trout Derby, Seneca Lake, Geneva. For more
info go to www.laketroutderby.org

June 2: Buffalo Sabres Spring Salmon Spectacular, Krull Park,
Newfane Marina in Olcott. www.sabresalumni.com for more info.

June 3: Don Johannes Memorial Big Fish Contest & Pete DeAngelo
Three-Fish Contest, Lake Ontario. Reg. The Slippery Sinker, The
Boat Doctors of The Gas Shack. For more info call
716-778-0713.

June 4: Eastern Penn Deaf Bass Anglers, Oneida Lake Pickerel
Tournament, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Oneida Lake. For more info call
Christopher Jones, 570-991-6176.

June 4: Pan Fish Derby, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Canandaigua Lake, North
End. For more info call Jim Salato, 585-750-0333.

June 4: Dave Wood Open Rock Bass Tournament, Keuka Lake, 7 a.m.-3
p.m. For more info call Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

June 4-5: Skip Hartman Memorial Lake Ontario Pro-Am Salmon Team
Tournament. For more info call 877-FALLS-US.

June 10-12: Point Breeze/Orleans County Pro-Am Salmon Team
Tournament. For more info call 585-589-3103.

June 11: Dave Wood Open Pickerel Tournament, Waneta/Lamoka lakes, 7
a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

June 18: Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries, Fishing Contest, 6 a.m.-4
p.m., Sport Island Pub. For more info call Randy Gardinier,
518-843-6329.

June 18: Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Waneta/Lamoka lakes, 7
a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

June 18-19: St. Lawrence Bowfishing Championship, Amvets Riverfront
Campground, Massena. For more info go to
www.stlawrencebowfishing.com

June 18-July 17: Lake Ontario Counties (LOC) Summer Derby. For more
info call 888-REEL-2-In or go to www.loc.org

June 25: Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Keuka Lake, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
For more info call Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

Meetings

June 11: Ney York State Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Meeting, 10 a.m.,
Wallkill Rod & Gun Club. For more info call Brenda Leder,
800-469-7772.

 

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