Monday, January 30th, 2023
Monday, January 30th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

NY: Calendar of Events Issue: 16

Season Dates

Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens (most of state)

Sept. 1: Crow season opens

Sept. 1: Snipe, rail and gallinule season opens

Sept. 6: Early Canada goose season opens (Lake Champlain, Eastern
and Central Long Island zones)

Sept. 17-18: Youth Waterfowl Hunt (Northeast and Southeast
zones)

Sept. 24-25: Youth Waterfowl Hunt (Lake Champlain Zone)

Sept. 25: Early Canada goose season closes (most of state)

Sept. 26: Scup (porgy) season closes

Sept. 30: Summer flounder (fluke) season closes

Hunter Education

Bronx County

Aug. 15-17: Hunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and Rifle Range,
Bronx. Pre-register in person at the range or call
718-231-3000.

Aug. 29-31: Bowhunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and Rifle
Range, Bronx. Pre-register in person at the range or call
718-231-3000.

Sept. 6-8: Hunter Ed Course, Olinville Gun Shop and Rifle Range,
Bronx. Pre-register in person at the range or call
718-231-3000.

Broome County

Aug. 12-13: Bowhunter Ed Course, Square Deal Sportsmen’s Club,
Maine. Pre-register by calling the Maine town clerk’s office at
607-862-3334.

Aug. 26-27: Bowhunter Ed Course, Square Deal Sportsmen’s Club,
Maine. Pre-register by calling the Maine town clerk’s office at
607-862-3334.

Aug. 28: Bowhunter Ed Course, Broome County Sportsmen’s
Association, Kirkwood. Pre-register by calling Insight Archery at
607-201-1050.

Cattaraugus County

Aug. 13: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Cattaraugus Rod and Gun
Club. Pre-register in person at the club July 24 from 9 a.m.-10
p.m. For more info call Mark at 716-257-3024 between 6-8 p.m.

Sept. 9-10: Hunter Ed Course, Franklinville Conservation Club.
Pre-register by calling Tina at the club at 716-676-3115 from
noon-9 p.m.

Chautauqua County

Aug. 12-13: Hunter Ed Course, Ellington Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register by calling Neil at 716-287-2120 or at the club at 6
p.m. (at first class).

Aug. 26-27: Hunter Ed Course, Jamestown Rifle Club, Busti. Register
at the first class, which starts at 6 p.m.

Sept. 1, 10: Bowhunter Ed Course, Northern Chautauqua Conservation
Club, Dunkirk. Register at the class, which starts at 6 p.m. For
more info call Gary at 716-366-3397 or Rich at 595-3917 after 1
p.m.

Sept. 1, 21-22: Hunter Ed Course, Northern Chautauqua Conservation
Club, Dunkirk. Register at the first class, which starts at 6 p.m.
For more info call Gary at 716-366-3397.

Sept. 2-3: Bowhunter Ed Course, Ellery Rod and Gun Club, Bemus
Point. Pre-register in person at the club on Aug. 27 from 10
a.m.-noon.

Sept. 9-10: Hunter Ed Course, Clymer Conservation Club.
Pre-register in person at the club on Sept. 3 from 9-10 a.m.

Sept. 9-10: Hunter Ed Course, Ellery Rod and Gun Club, Bemus Point.
Pre-register in person at the club on Sept. 3 at 10 a.m.

Chemung County

Aug. 23, 25, 27: Hunter Ed Course, Pine City Sportsmen’s Club.
Pre-register in person at the Southport Town Hall, Monday-Friday
from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info call 607-734-1548.

Sept. 6, 8, 10: Hunter Ed Course, Pine City Sportsmen’s Club.
Pre-register in person at the Southport Town Hall Monday-Friday
from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info call 607-734-1548.

Columbia County

Aug. 14: Trapper Ed Course, Kinderhook Sportsmen’s Club.
Pre-register by calling Jerry Leggieri at 518-784-3935 or Richard
Leggett at 518-392-2062.

Aug. 20: Bowhunter Ed Course, Kinderhook Sportsmen’s Club.
Pre-register by calling Dave at 758-8343 or Terry at 392-5232
between 4-8 p.m.

Aug. 28: Bowhunter Ed Course, Germantown Sportsmen’s Club.
Pre-register by calling Donald at 518-821-1925.

Dutchess County

Sept. 9, 15, 17: Hunter Ed Course, Pleasant Valley Trout and Game.
Pre-register by calling Brad at 845-473-2309.

Erie County

Aug. 18, 20: Bowhunter Ed Course, Nick’s Sporting Goods, Kenmore.
Pre-register by calling Roy at 716-875-9218.

Aug. 20: Bowhunter Ed Course, Bison City Rod and Gun Club, Buffalo.
Pre-register by calling Butch at 716-627-9861 or Don at
716-874-1206.

Aug. 22-23: Bowhunter Ed Course, home study and Bison Archery,
Buffalo. Pre-register Aug. 13 from noon-5 p.m. at Bison
Archery.

Aug. 23-25: Hunter Ed Course, Sheridan Park Volunteer Fire District
No. 4, Tonawanda. Pre-register by calling Butch at 716-627-9861 or
Don at 716-874-1206.

Aug. 23, 25: Bowhunter Ed Course, Getzville Fire Hall, Amherst.
Register at the first class, which starts at 6 p.m.

Aug. 25: Waterfowl ID Course, Hamburg Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register by calling Pete at 716-648-2236.

Aug. 25: Waterfowl ID Course, Elma Conservation Club. Pre-register
after Aug. 15 by calling Frank at 716-681-5690.

Aug. 27: Bowhunter Ed Course, home study and Allied Sportsmen’s
Club, Alden. Pre-register by calling John at 716-474-0460.

Sept. 6-8: Hunter Ed Course, Sheridan Park Volunteer Fire District
No. 4, Tonawanda. Pre-register by calling Butch at 716-627-9861 or
Don at 716-874-1206.

Sept. 6, 10: Hunter Ed Course, Alden Rod and Gun club. Pre-register
by calling Bernie at 585-937-9536 or 585-599-6431 after 5:30
p.m.

Sept. 9, 11: Hunter Ed Course, West Falls Conservation Society.
Pre-register by calling Art at 716-662-5657.

Fulton County

Aug. 17, 20: Bowhunter Ed Course, Ephrata Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register by calling Mike at 518-993-2829.

Aug. 29-31: Hunter Ed Course, Ephrata Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register by calling Mike at 518-993-2829.

Sept. 7: Waterfowl ID Course, Pine Tree Rifle Club. Pre-register by
calling 518-725-1927.

Genesee County

Aug. 23, 25, 27: Bowhunter Ed Course, Batavia Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register in person at C & C Archery, LeRoy.

Herkimer County

Aug. 20: Bowhunter Ed Course, Norway Community Center, Newport.
Pre-register by calling 315-894-3819.

Livingston County

Aug. 25, 27: Hunter Ed Course, A-On-Do-Wa-Nuh Sportsmen’s Club,
Leicester. Pre-register in person at the Leicester town clerk’s
office. For more info call 585-382-3231.

Sept. 4: Bowhunter Ed Course, A-On-Do-Wa-Nuh Sportsmen’s Club,
Leicester. Pre-register in person at the Leicester town clerk’s
office. For more info call 585-382-3231.

Monroe County

Aug. 22, 24, 27: Hunter Ed Course, North Star Sportsmen’s Club,
Hamlin. Pre-register in person at the Parma town hall. For more
info call 585-392-9461.

Aug. 23, 25, 27: Hunter Ed Course, Rochester Rifle Club.
Pre-register by calling Dave at 585-323-2364 between 9 a.m.-9
p.m.

Sept. 7-8, 10: Hunter Ed Course, Hamlin Town Hall. Pre-register in
person at the Hamlin recreation department at the town hall.

Nassau County

Aug. 14, 21, 28: Hunter Ed Course, VFW Post 9592, Levittown.
Pre-register in person by calling 631-379-1238 (leave name and
phone number).

Niagara County

Aug. 15-16: Bowhunter Ed Course, Hess Road Wesleyan Church,
Appleton. Pre-register by calling Larry at 716-778-9935 or Rich at
716-433-4189 after 5 p.m.

Orange County

Aug. 21: Bowhunter Ed Course, Johnson Fire House. Pre-register by
calling John at 845-856-4118.

Aug. 26-27: Hunter Ed Course, Walden Sportsmen’s Club. Pre-register
by calling Joe at 845-651-4023.

Sept. 9-10: Hunter Ed Course, Chester Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register by calling Mark at 845-352-7921.

Orleans County

Aug. 17, 19-20: Hunter Ed Course, Holley Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register in person at the club on Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. or at
other times if the club is open.

Oswego County

Aug. 13: Bowhunter Ed Course, Jim’s Archery, Pulaski. Pre-register
by calling Ed at 315-343-1558 between 6-8 p.m.

Aug. 19-20: Hunter Ed Course, Stillbrook Fish and Game Club,
Williamstown. Pre-register in person at the William Britton
Community Center Aug. 7 from noon-2 p.m.

Aug. 26-27: 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 or 241.

Aug. 28: Bowhunter Ed Course, Stillbrook Fish and Game Club,
Williamstown. Pre-register by calling Larry at 315-963-7530 or also
by e-mail at walkman139@verizon.net

Sept. 9-10: Hunter Ed Course, North Shore Sportsmen’s Association,
Bernhards Bay. Pre-register at CNYhunterEd@yahoo.com or call
1-800-388-8244, ext. 240 or 241.

Sept. 10-11: Hunter Ed Course, Leatherstocking Club, New Haven.
Pre-register by email at huntersclass2@aol.com or call
1-800-388-8244, ext. 240 or 241.

Putnam County

Sept. 10: Bowhunter Ed Course, Flying Arrow Sports, Carmel.
Pre-register online at www.flyingarrowsports.com

Queens County

Aug. 27: Bowhunter Ed Course, Proline Archery, Ozone Park.
Pre-register by calling 718-845-9280.

Rensselaer County

Aug. 27: Bowhunter Ed Course, North Troy Rod and Stag Club,
Melrose. Pre-register by calling Gary at 663-5463 or Dennis at
587-5704.

Sept. 9-10, 24: Hunter Ed Course, Powamppokonk Fish and Game Club,
Johnsonville. Pre-register by calling Dan at 518-753-7518 or Phil
at 518-664-8971.

Saratoga County

Sept. 7-8, 10: Hunter Ed Course, Galway Fish and game Club.
Pre-register by calling Charles Saul at 518-887-5729.

Schoharie County

Aug. 21: Bowhunter Ed Course, Richmondville Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register in person at the Richmondville municipal building Aug.
15 from 7-8 p.m. For more info call Steve at 518-234-2854.

Aug. 26-27: Hunter Ed Course, Richmondville Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register in person at the Richmondville municipal building Aug.
22 from 7-8 p.m. For more info call Steve at 518-234-2854.

Sept. 10: Bowhunter Ed Course, Middleburgh Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register in person at the club on Sept. 6 from 7-8 p.m. For
more info email RaymondZeh@gmail.com

Steuben County

Aug. 18, 20: Bowhunter Ed Course, Canisteo Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register by calling Larry at 607-324-3921.

Aug. 19-20: Hunter Ed Course, Wayland Rod & Gun Club.
Pre-register by calling Ron Watson at 585-384-9383.

Aug. 22, 24, 27: Hunter Ed Course, Canisteo Rod and Gun Club.
Pre-register by calling Sherry at 607-695-9750.

Tioga County

Aug. 18, 20: Hunter Ed Course, Tioga County Sportsmen’s
Association, Route 38, north of Owego. Pre-register in person at
the Tioga County Cooperative Extension office in Owego,
Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Sept. 8, 10: Hunter Ed Course, Tioga County Sportsmen’s
Association, off Route 38 north of Owego. Pre-register at the Tioga
County cooperative extension office Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30
p.m.

Ulster County

Aug. 20: Hunter Ed Course, home study at Morgan Hill Game
Association, Hurley. Pre-register by email at
rvroth@bluescreenpcrepair.com

Aug. 21: Hunter Ed Course, home study at Morgan Hill Game
Association, Hurley. Pre-register by email at
hunter_ed1@yahoo.com

Wayne County

Aug. 13: Bowhunter Ed Course, home study and Red Creek Conservation
Club. Pre-register by calling Banjo ar 315-521-2506.

Westchester County

Aug. 22, 24, 27: Bowhunter Ed Course, Ridge Road Park, Pavilion No.
2, Hartsdale. Pre-register at Cougar Sports at 914-693-8877.

 

Yates County

Aug. 16, 18: Bowhunter Ed Course, Middlesex Conservation Club.
Pre-register by calling George at 585-374-9546.

Aug. 26-27: Hunter Ed Course, Middlesex Conservation Club.
Pre-register by calling 585-880-9366.

Banquet/Fundraisers

Sept. 23: Oneida Lake North Shore DU Banquet, Greenview Country
Club, West Monroe, 6 p.m. For more info call Greg Keener,
315-623-9661.

Sept. 24: Finger Lakes WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall.
For more info call Shawn Bell, 607-343-3614.

Sept. 24: Central ADK Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Morhouse
Rec. Ctr, Hofmeister. For more info call Fran Gramlich,
518-548-7343.

Shoots

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

Aug. 14, Sept. 18: Monthly 3-D Archery Shoots, Hudson Falls Fish
and Game Club, Hudson Falls. Sign-ups from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. For more
info call Larry Hall, 518-792-5301.

Aug. 20: Wells Fish & Game Club Inc, Turkey Shoot, 10 a.m.-3
p.m., at the Club. For more info call Chuck Orr,
518-924-2065.

Aug. 20: Matinecock Rod & Gun Club Skeet & Trap Shoot, Long
Island Shooting Range of Brookhaven, Ridge, 9 a.m. For more info
call 516-731-2018.

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

Sept. 18: Swap Meet, 7-1 p.m.

Sept. 18: 3-D Shoot, 7-1 p.m.

Oct. 2: 3-D Shoot, 7-1 p.m.

Shows

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, Sat., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 9
a.m.-4 p.m. For more info call 1-800-252-9806.

Aug. 27-28: Memorial Library of Little Valley, Sportsmen’s Show,
Green Gable Village, Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For
more info call Jim Miller, 716-938-6928.

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, Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun.
For more info call Jim at 607-849-3369.

Sept. 24-25: Best Little Gun Show in Upstate New York, West Potsdam
Fikre Department Bingo hall, Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-3
p.m. For more info call John Bates, 315-268-0190.

Sept. 24-25: Genesee Co. Fish & Game protective Assn. Show, 10
a.m.-4 p.m., Assn Property, Stafford. For more info call Dave
Knapp, 585-455-6348.

Sept. 24-25: West Potsdam Fire Dept., Gun Show, Sat., 9 a.m.-5
p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call John Bates,
315-268-0190.

Oct. 2: North Eastern Arms Collectors Assoc. Antique & Modern
Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more
info call Carl, 631-643-6347.

Special Events

Aug. 13: Kids Fishing Clinic, Wellesley Island State Park, For more
info call the Minna Anthony Nature Center at 315-482-2479.

Aug 14: NRA Safety and Firearm Education Camp, Alabama Hunt Club
Shooting Range, Alabama, N.Y., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For more info and
register call Dema, 716-632-1264.

Aug. 18: Family Crab Fishing Clinic, Town of Brookhaven, Corey
Beach, 6-8 p.m. Pre-registration required by calling I FISH NY at
631-444-0283 or emailing IfishNY@dw.dec.state.ny.us

Aug. 18: Seminar, Field Judging Whitetail Bucks for Age, Pompey Rod
and Gun Club, 6 p.m. For more info call John Rybinski at
315-427-9682 or e-mail john101@windstream.net

Aug. 20-21: Target shoot & BBQ weekend. for more info
hoofnsinker.com

Aug. 20: Yates County Chapter of SCOPE, Meet the Candidates pig
roast, fireman’s field, Penn Yan, 3-6 p.m. For more info call
585-554-6868.

Aug. 27: Honeoye Fish & Game Club, Fundraiser, 1-5 p.m. For
more info call Rob Wood, 585-229-4420.

Sept. 1: North Shore Family Saltwater Fishing Clinic, Town of
Brookhaven, Cedar Beach, Mt. Sinai, 6 p.m. For more info call
631-444-0283.

Sept. 1-3: New York State Trappers Association Convention,
Herkimer.

Sept. 3: Free Kids Fishing Clinic, Wellesley Island State Park, 11
a.m.-1 p.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. For more info call, Minna Anthony
Nature Center, 315-482-2479.

Sept. 10: Kids’ Fishing Derby, Broome County Federation of
Sportsmen’s Clubs & Broome County Parks & Rec. Dept, Cole
Park, Harpursville, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more info call Bill Holmes,
607-797-6670.

Sept. 17-18: Sportsmen’s Festival, Swain Resort. For more info call
Cleste Schoonover, 607-545-6511.

Sept. 24-25: West Canada Creek Assoc. Youth Pheasant Hunt.
Pre-registration is required and can be made by calling
315-895-5643.

Sept. 24-25: Genesee County Fish & Game Protective Association,
Inc., Godfreys Pond, National Hunting and Fishing Day event,
Stafford. For more info call 585-815-1545.

Sept. 24: Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, National
Hunting and Fishing Day event, Elma Conservation Club, 10 a.m.-4
p.m. For more info call Rich Davenport, 716-510-7952.

Archery

Aug. 13: Norfolk Archers, 3-D Fun Shoot, 8-10 a.m., Norfolk Rod
& Gun Club. For more info call Larry Butler,
315-769-3140.

Sept. 11: Suffolk Archers & Bowhunters, Silver Arrow 3-D
Archery Shoot, 8:30 a.m. For more info call Bob Watterson,
516-873-8898.

Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9: 3-D Archery Shoots, Erie County
Conservation Society, Chaffee, 8 a.m.-1p.m. For more info call Greg
Gattie, 560-9613.

Aug. 28, Sept. 24:  Frost Valley YMCA 3-D Archery Shoot, 9 a.m.-3
p.m. For more info call Benjamin Snyder, 845-985-2291 ext.
217.

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.

Tournaments/Contests

Now-Aug. 21: Orleans County Rotary Fishing Derby. For more info
call 585-589-9881.

Aug. 13: Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Waneta/Lamoka lakes, 7
a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

Aug. 19-Sept. 5: Lake Ontario Counties (LOC) Fall Trout and Salmon
Derby. For more info call 888-REEL-2-In or go to www.loc.org

Aug. 20-21: N.Y. Bass Chapter Federation Tournament, Six-Man Club
Team Tournament, Hudson River, Catskill. For more info go to
www.nybassfed.com

Aug. 20-28: Greater Niagara Fall Classic Derby, Curt Meddaugh
Memorial, Niagara River, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario. For more info to
go www.fishodyssey.net or call 282-8992, ext. 303.

Aug. 27: Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Canandaigua Lake, 7 a.m.-3
p.m. For more info call Dave Wood, 607-535-7771.

Aug. 27: Fairhaven Challenge Fishing Tournament. For more info call
315-947-6348.

Sept. 2-4:Keith Cagle Memorial Fishing Derby, Sept. 2, 5 a.m.-Sept.
4, 2 p.m. For more info call Billy Cagle, 607-346-4905.

Sept. 3: Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Keuka Lake. For more info
call 607-535-7771 or email bassbutcher@localnet.com

Sept. 17-25: Greater Niagara Fall Classic Derby. For more info call
877-FALLS US or go online to www.fishodyssey.net

Sept. 17: Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Cayuta (Little) Lake. For
more info call 607-535-7771 or email bassbutcher@localnet.com

Sept. 24: Dave Wood Open Bass Tournament, Waneta/Lamoka lakes. For
more info call 607-535-7771 or email bassbutcher@localnet.com

Meetings

Aug. 23: DEC waterfowl informational meeting, Iroquois National
Waterfowl Refuge headquarters, Alabama, N.Y., 7-9 p.m. Waterfowl
management highlights; regional and statewide news and updates;
Atlantic flyway news; waterfowl population survey results.

Sept. 11: Tioga County Trappers Assoc. monthly meeting, Tioga
County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For more info call Bob at
607-687-2196 or Mark at 607-687-2986.

 

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