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New York Calendar of Events – October 19th, 2012

Season Dates

Oct. 19: Early archery deer and bear season ends (Northern Zone)
Oct. 19: Northern Zone muzzleloader deer season closes
Oct. 19: Muzzleloader bear season closes (Adirondacks)
Oct. 19: Archery bear season closes (Adirondacks)
Oct. 19: Turkey season closes (Northern Zone)
Oct. 20: Regular archery deer season opens (Northern Zone)
Oct. 20: Regular bear season opens (Adirondacks)
Oct. 20: Pheasant season opens (central and western New York)
Oct. 20: Turkey season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Oct. 21: Duck season closes (Southeast Zone)
Oct. 25: Bobcat hunting and trapping season opens (portions of state)
Oct. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting and trapping seasons open (statewide, except Long Island)
Oct. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (Northern Zone)
Oct. 25: Fisher and marten trapping season opens Northern Zone, parts of southeastern New York)
Oct. 27: Duck season opens (Western Zone)
Oct. 27: Duck season reopens (Northeast Zone)
Oct. 27: Canada goose season opens (Northeast, East Central, South, West Central, Hudson Valley zones)
Oct. 27-28: Youth Pheasant Hunt (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Rabbit and squirrel season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Bobwhite quail season opens (Nassau/Putnam counties)
Nov. 1: Pheasant season opens (portions of state)
Nov. 1: Weasel, opossum, skunk and raccoon hunting season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Raccoon, fox, coyote, skunk, opossum and weasel trapping season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Beaver trapping season opens (Northern Zone)
Nov. 1: River otter trapping season opens (Northern Zone)
Nov. 2: Fall turkey season closes (portions of state)
Nov. 9: Snipe, rail and gallinule seasons closes
Nov. 10: Duck season reopens (Southeast Zone)
Nov. 10: Fisher and marten trapping seasons close
Nov. 10: Beaver, mink and muskrat trapping seasons open (portions of state)
Nov. 10: River otter trapping season opens (parts of southeastern New York)
Nov. 10-11: Youth Waterfowl Season (Long Island)
Nov. 11: Canada goose season closes (Hudson Valley Zone)
Nov. 14: Woodcock season closes
Nov. 16: Southern Zone archery deer season closes
Nov. 16: Archery bear season closes (Southeastern and Central-Western areas)
Nov. 16: Fall turkey season closes (portions of state)
Nov. 16: Canada goose season closes (East Central Zone)
Nov. 17: Southern Zone firearms deer season opens
Nov. 17: Firearms bear season opens (Southeastern and Central-Western areas)
Nov. 17: Fall turkey season opens (Suffolk County)
Nov. 21: Fall turkey season closes (Suffolk County)
Nov. 23: Duck/brant season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 23: Snow goose season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 23: Canada goose season opens (Central Long Island Zone)
Nov. 24: Brant season closes (Western, Northeast zones)
Nov. 24: Canada goose season reopens (East Central Zone)
Nov. 24: Canada goose season closes (West Central Zone)
Nov. 25: Duck/brant season closes (Long Island)
Nov. 25: Canada goose season closes (Central Long Island Zone)
Nov. 25: Beaver, mink and muskrat trapping seasons open (portions of central and western New York)
Nov. 29: Canada goose season opens (Western Long Island Zone)
Nov. 30: Striped bass season closes (Hudson River north of George Washington Bridge)
Nov. 30: Regular bass season closes
Nov. 30: Muskellunge season closes
Dec. 1: Catch-and-release, artificials-only bass season opens
Dec. 2: Northern Zone firearms deer season closes
Dec. 2: Bear season closes (Adirondacks)
Dec. 2: Duck season reopens (Long Island)
Dec. 2: Canada goose season reopens (Central Long Island Zone)
Dec. 2: Canada goose season opens (Eastern Long Island Zone)
Dec. 3: Northern Zone late archery deer season opens (selected WMUs)
Dec. 3: Northern Zone late muzzleloader deer season opens (except WMU 6N)
Dec. 8: Canada goose season reopens (Hudson Valley Zone)
Dec. 9: Southern Zone firearms deer season closes
Dec. 9: Firearms bear season closes (Southeastern and Central-Western areas)
Dec. 9: Northern Zone late archery deer season closes (selected WMUs)
Dec. 9: Northern Zone late muzzleloader deer season closes
Dec. 9: Duck season closes (Western Zone)
Dec. 10: Southern Zone late archery deer season opens
Dec. 10: Southern Zone muzzleloader deer season opens (except in WMUs 4J, 3S, 1A and 1C)
Dec. 10: Late archery and muzzleloader bear season opens (Southeastern and West-Central areas)
Dec. 10: Hare season closes (portions of state)
Dec. 10: Canada goose season closes (Northeast Zone)
Dec. 10: Bobcat hunting season closes (WMU 6N)
Dec. 10: Bobcat trapping season closes (Northern Zone)
Dec. 11: Canada goose season closes (South Zone)
Dec. 12: Brant season reopens (Long Island)
Dec. 15: Striped bass season closes (marine waters)
Dec. 15: Beaver trapping season opens (Long Island)
Dec. 16: Duck season closes (Northeast Zone)
Dec. 17: Canada goose season closes (East Central Zone)

Shows

Oct. 27-28: York-Penn Shows, Gun Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Seneca Allegany Casino Events Center. For more info call James Buck, 716-569-6810.
Nov. 4: Midstate Arms Collectors, Oneonta Gun & Knife Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Holiday Inn, Oneonta. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010.

Education/Seminars

Allegany County
Oct. 22, 25, 27: Hunter Ed Course, Wellsville Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register by email at sp3274@yahoo.com
Nov. 12, 15, 17: Hunter Ed Course, Scio Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register by email at sp3274@yahoo.com or call Sam at 585-268-7322 evenings.
Bronx County
Oct. 26-27: Hunter Ed Course, Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Independence, Bronx. Pre-register by calling 347-852-9442 or 845-401-0135.
Nov. 9-10: Hunter Ed Course, Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Independence, Bronx. Pre-register by calling 347-852-9442 or 845-401-0135.
Broome County
Oct. 21: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Broome County Sportsmen’s Club, Kirkwood. Pre-register by calling Rudy at 607-722-9533 Monday-Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
Oct. 26-27: Hunter Ed Course, Square Deal Sportsmen’s Club, Maine. Pre-register in person at the Maine Town Hall.
Oct. 28: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Broome County Sportsmen’s Club, Kirkwood. Pre-register by calling Rudy at 607-722-9533 Monday-Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
Nov. 4: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Broome County Sportsmen’s Club, Kirkwood. Pre-register by calling Rudy at 607-722-9533 Monday-Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
Cattaraugus County
Oct. 27: Hunter Ed Course, home study and FF&S Rod and Gun Club, Freedom. Pre-register by Oct. 8 by calling Walt at 585-437-2634 before 9 p.m.
Nov. 6, 10: Hunter Ed Course, Olean Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register by email at sp3274@yahoo.com or call Sam at 585-268-7322 evenings.
Columbia County
Nov. 3-4: Hunter Ed Course, Hudson Fish and Game Club. Pre-register by calling Dave at 518-758-8343.
Cortland County
Oct. 20-21: Hunter Ed Course, McGraw Sportsmen’s Club. Pre-register by calling Josh at 607-863-3211.
Delaware County
Oct. 21: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Phil Seidens on County Route 21. Pre-register by calling 607-437-8776.
Dutchess County
Oct. 20-21: Hunter Ed Course, Pleasant Valley Trout and Game Club. Pre-register by calling Brad at 845-473-2309.
Erie County
Oct. 22-24: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Bison Archery, Buffalo. Pre-register in person at Bison Archery on Oct. 6 between noon and 5 p.m.
Oct. 22-24: Hunter Ed Course, Eden-North Collins Rod and Gun Club, Eden. Pre-register after Oct. 8 by calling Bob at 716-992-4866.
Essex County
Oct. 25-27: Hunter Ed Course, Westport Fish and Game Club. Pre-register by calling Marshall at 518-963-7768.
Jefferson County
Oct. 20: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Fort Drum Natural Resources Permit Office. Pre-register by calling 315-772-0053.
Monroe County
Oct. 22-24: Hunter Ed Course, Lake Plains Waterfowl Association, Greece. Pre-register in person at the Greece town clerk’s office.
Oct. 25-26: Hunter Ed Course, Genesee Conservation League, Penfield. Pre-register online at GCLrochester.com
Nassau County
Oct. 20-21: Hunter Ed Course, Nassau County Rifle and Pistol Range, Uniondale. Pre-register in person at the range.
Oct. 27-28: Hunter Ed Course, Mill River Rod and Gun Club, Bayville. Pre-register by calling 631-423-4551 before 7 p.m.
Oct. 28, Nov. 4: Hunter Ed Course, Long Island Outdoorsman, Rockville Centre. Pre-register by calling 516-678-5554.
Niagara County
Oct. 22-23, 25: Hunter Ed Course, Niagara Gun Range, North Tonawanda. Pre-register by calling the range at 716-693-4000 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Oct. 22-24: Hunter Ed Course, Middleport Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register by calling Dave at 716-735-3343 or Dan at 716-735-7314 between 6-9 p.m. or Aaron evenings at 863-8416.
Ontario County
Oct. 26-27: Hunter Ed Course, Canandaigua Sportsmen’s Club. Pre-register in person at the club on Wednesdays from 1-7 p.m. or Sundays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Orange County
Oct. 26, 28: Hunter Ed Course, Bethlehem Rod and Gun Club, Plattekill. Pre-register by calling Al at 845-401-0135.
Oswego County
Oct. 20-21: Hunter Ed Course, Leatherstocking Club, New Haven. Pre-register by calling Ed Besaw at 315-343-1558 between 6-8 p.m.
Putnam County
Oct. 25, 27: Hunter Ed Course, Kent Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register by calling Jerry at 914-552-0323.
Queens County
Oct. 24-25, 30: Hunter Ed Course, Seneca Sporting Range, Ridgewood. Pre-register by calling 718-551-6160 or 917-414-2186.
Oct. 26, 30, Nov 2: Hunter Ed Course, Stuyvesant Rod and Gun Club, Middle Village. Pre-register in person at the club Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 7-10 p.m. or Saturday-Sunday from 9 a.m.-noon. For more info call 718-393-7895.
Oct. 27, Nov. 3: Hunter Ed Course, Proline Archery, Ozone Park. Pre-register by calling 718-845-9280 or visit Proline Archery Lanes.
Rockland County
Nov. 13-15: Hunter Ed Course, Clarkstown Town Hall, New City. Pre-register 20 minutes before the first class, which starts at 7 p.m.
St. Lawrence County
Oct. 20-21: Trapper Ed Course, Camp Mandaville, Winthrop. Pre-register by calling 319-210-6255 or by email at Jeromy.j.cowell@uscg.mil
Oct. 21-22: Hunter Ed Course, Massena Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register at the Massena town clerk’s office.
Schenectady County
Nov. 6-7: Hunter Ed Course, 6997 Suzanne Lane, Schenectady. Pre-register by calling 518-708-9766.
Nov. 12, 15: Bowhunter Ed Course,  6997 Suzanne Lane, Schenectady. Pre-register by calling 518-708-9766.
Suffolk County
Oct. 22-23: Hunter Ed Course, Police Headquarters, Hampton Bays. Pre-register call 631-702-2268 & leave name & phone number.
Oct. 22-23: Hunter Ed Course, Islip Town Hall West. Pre-register by email at        cjmunion@hotmail.com
Oct. 23-24, 30-31: Hunter Ed Course, Benson’s Gun Shop, Coram. Pre-register in person at the shop.
Oct. 27-28: Bowhunter Ed Course, Smith Point Archery, Patchogue. Pre-register in person at Smith Point Archery.
Oct. 30-31: Hunter Ed Course, Knights of Columbus, Farmingdale. Pre-register by calling 212-941-1700 before 7 p.m. or 516-805-5801 after 7 p.m.
Nov. 7-9: Hunter Ed Course, Campsite Sports Shop, Huntington Station. Pre-register by calling 631-271-4969 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Tompkins County
Oct. 22-23, 25-26: Hunter Ed Course, Trumansburg Rifle and Pistol Club. Pre-register by calling Gene at 607-387-5432.
Ulster County
Oct. 20-21: Hunter Ed Course, Marbletown Sportsmen’s Club, Stone Ridge. Pre-register by calling Jerry at 845-687-7328.
Oct. 23, 25, 27: Hunter Ed Course, Ulster County Jail and Rondout Rod and Gun Club, Kerhonkson. Pre-register by calling 845-626-3801.
Nov. 10: Hunter Ed Course, Gold Shield Training Center, Mt. Vernon. Pre-register by calling 914-667-2299.
Nov. 11: Bowhunter Ed Course, Ruby Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register by email at Marcelhunted@aol.com

Banquets/Fundraisers

Oct. 19: Letchworth Region Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Genesee River Hotel, Mt. Morris. For more info call Howie Green, 585-382-3898.
Nov. 2: Southern Tier WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Community Center, Howard. For more info call  Dan Cornish, 607-329-2563.
Nov. 7: Port of Oswego DU Banquet, 6 p.m., The American Foundry, Oswego. For more info call Tim Howell, 315-947-5208.
Nov. 9: Central New York Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society 32nd Sportsmen’s Banquet, The Whitetail at Woodcrest Golf Club, Manlius, 6 p.m. For more information and/or tickets call 315-697-3377.

Shoots

Nov. 10: Almond Rod & Gun Club, Turkey Shoot, at the Club. For more info call Gordon Plank, 607-276-5887.

Meetings

Nov. 4, Dec. 2: Tioga Trapper Association 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.

Special Events

Oct. 19-20: Grouse & Woodcock Hunt, On the Wing Grouse Camp Ellenburg Center, Clinton. For more info call Julie Caugherty-Krieger, 412-203-4120.
Oct. 19-21: New York Grouse and Woodcock Benefit Hunt, sponsored RGS, On the Wing Grouse Camp, Sunderland, Mass. For more info call Bruce Bennett, 413-237-1054.
Oct. 20-21: Seneca Army Depot tours, conducted by Seneca White Deer and Finger Lakes Technologies. For more info go online to www.senecawhitedeer.org or www.fltg.com
Oct. 20-21: Trapping Open House, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 477 Loonenburg Tpk, Cobleskill. For more info call 518-234-3715.
Oct. 27: Free Kids Fishing Class, Lake Neahtahwanta, Bullhead Point, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Spider Rybaak and McGrath & Associates Carp Angling Services. For more info call 315-882-1549.
Oct. 28: South Shore Waterfowlers Duckboat Show & Waterfowl Festival, Cedar Beach Marina, Babylon, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Curt Matzinger, 631-661-0379.
Dec. 8: Fur Harvesters Assoc. of Jefferson County, 8 a.m., Mannsville Fire Hall. For more info call Charlie Pennock, 315-465-4031.

Dog Events

Nov. 3-4: Basset Hound Field Trial, AHBA, Castle Creek, NY, 7 a.m. Entry Deadline. For more info call Ben, 607-237-6244.

Meetings

Nov. 4, Dec. 2: Tioga Trapper Assoc. monthly meeting, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196.

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