New York Calendar of Events – December 28th, 2012

Season Dates

Dec. 29: Duck season reopens (Western Zone)
Dec. 29: Canada goose season reopens (West Central and South zones)
Dec. 30: Duck season closes (Southeast Zone)
Dec. 31: Black sea bass season closes
Dec. 31: Westchester County (WMU 3S) regular, bowhunting-only deer and bear season closes
Dec. 31: Suffolk County (WMU 1C) regular, bowhunting-only deer season closes
Dec. 31: Pheasant season closes (portions of state)
Jan. 1: Varying hare season opens (portions of central and western New York)
Jan. 7: Canada goose season closes (Hudson Valley Zone)
Jan. 7: Suffolk County special firearms deer season opens (weekdays only with special permit)
Jan. 13: Duck season closes (Western Zone)
Jan. 13: Canada goose season closes (West Central Zone)
Jan. 15: Canada goose season closes (South Zone)
Jan. 27: Duck and brant season closes (Long Island)
Jan. 30: Canada goose season closes (Eastern Long Island Zone)
Jan. 31: Suffolk County special firearms deer season closes (weekdays only with special permit)
Jan. 31: Varying hare season closes (portions of central and western New York)

Banquets/Fundraisers

March 23: Western New York Safari Club, 6 p.m., Michaels Banquet Facility, Hamburg. For more info call Gerry Reese, 716-570-8275.
April 6, 2013: Tug Hill Friends of NRA Banquet, 4 p.m. For more info call Eric Fleming, 315-688-2166.

Shows

Jan. 11-13: The Results Group, Sportsman Show, SRC Arena & Events, Syracuse. For more info call Tom Tarry, 315-426-8741.
Jan. 13: North Eastern Arms Collectors Antique and Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call 631-669-0094.
Jan. 18-20: Yankee Sportsmen’s Classic, Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, Vt. Friday, noon-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-7 pm.;, Sun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For info,  www.yankeeclassic.net/
Jan. 25-28: New York Sportsman’s Expo, New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse. Fri., noon-9 p.m.;  Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info www.newyorksportsmansexpo.com
Jan. 26-27: Albany Gun Show, New York State Arms Collectors Assoc. Empire State Plaza Convention Center. For more info call Sandy Ackerman Klinger 607-748-1010.
Jan. 26-27: Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Recreational Sports Show, Daniel Carter Events Center, Allegany. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info www.oleanny.com
Feb. 2: Central New York Sportsman Show, Kallet Civic Center, Oneida. 9 .am.-4 p.m. For more info www.holycrossacademy.com
Feb. 2-10: Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa.  www.easternsportshow.com for more info.
Feb. 16-17: Seneca Allegany Sportsman’s Show, Seneca Allegany Events Center, Salamanca. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. & Sun. For more info enchantedmountains.com
Feb. 16-17: Adirondack Outdoorsman Show, Johnstown Moose Club, Johnstown. Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.adkshow.com for more info.
Feb. 23-24: Antique Gun Show, Long Island Antique Historical Arms Society, Freeport Recreation Center, Long Island. Sat., 9 .am.-4 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. www.liahas.org For more info.
Feb. 28-March 3: World Fishing & Outdoor Expo, Rockland Community College Fieldhouse, Suffern. Thurs., 2-9 p.m.; Fri., 1-9 p.m.; Sat., 9:30 a.m. -7 p.m.; Sun., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info to go www.sportshows.com/suffern
March 1-3: Rochester Sportsmen’s Show, Monroe County Fairgrounds, Henrietta. Fri., 3-9 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info www.rochestersportsmansexpo.com.
March 3: Oneonta Gun Show, sponsored by the Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club, Holiday Inn, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information contact show manager Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 (weekdays from 1-6 p.m.).
March 7-10: Western New York Outdoor Sports & Travel Expo, Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg, Buffalo area. Thurs. & Fri., noon-9 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info www.sportandtravelexpo.com
March 9-10: Altona Outdoor Show, Peck’s Rainbow Banquet Hall, Altona, Clinton County. Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun.. For more info www.altonashows.com
March 21-24, 2013: New York Outdoor Sports Show, Belmont Park. For more info call Jennifer Bain, 212-564-8823.
March 22-24: Great Outdoor Family Expo, YMCA Fairgrounds Fitness Center, Watertown. Fri., 4-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info www.greatoutdoorexpo.com
March 22-24: Big East Camping & Outdoor Show, Turning Stone Casino, Verona. For more info go to www.bigeastshows.com
April 14: North Eastern Arms Collectors Antique and Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call 631-669-0094.
April 20-21: New York State Arms Collectors Association Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse. Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call 607-748-1010.
May 3-4: North American Trap Collectors Assoc., Antique Steel Trap Show, North Orwell (Pa.) Community Hall. For more info call Bruce McCormick, 607-426-6276.

Special Events

Jan. 5: Erie County Trappers Assoc. Fur Handling Seminar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Collins Conservation Club. For more info call Patti, 716-337-2556.
Jan. 9-March 27: Fly-Tying Class, Capital District Fly Fishers, 7-9 p.m., Colonie Youth Center. For more info call Paul Sinicki, 518-885-8257.
Jan. 13: Tioga County Trappers Assoc. Fur Sale, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 9 a.m.-noon. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196.
Jan. 19: Tioga County Trappers Assoc. Dish-to-Pass Dinner, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196.
Jan. 19: Wells Fish & Game Club, Sportsman Swap Meet, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Wells Community Hall. For more info call Nancy Lewis, 924-2110.
Jan. 21: Greater Rochester Southern Tier QDMA Basic Buck Biology, 7 p.m, Honeoye Falls, Lima School. For more info call Mike Edwards, 585-813-2021.
Feb. 2: Erie County Trappers Assoc. Fur Auction, 10 a.m., S&S Taxidermy & Archery Pro Shop. For more info call Patti, 716-337-2556.

Tournaments/Contest

Jan. 6: NYS Ice Pro-Am Corporation Ice Fishing Tournament, 6 p.m., Tupper Lake. For more info call Tim Thomas, 585-330-0494.
Jan. 11-13: Bob Evans Memorial Predator Calling Hunt, Pompey Rod & Gun Club, Pompey,  For more info call 315-682-2050.
Jan. 25-27: Bark at the Moon FoxPros NY State Predator Hunt, Check in Genesee Conservation League. Info, Andrew Lewand, 585-223-5324.
Feb. 9: Fishhouse Fish & Game Club, Walleye Ice Fishing Contest. For more info www.fishhousefishandgame.com

Archery

Feb. 22-24: 3-D Archery Winter Cam Classic, Monroe Community College PAC Center, Rochester. For more info call 585-309-1625.

Meetings

Jan. 6: Tioga County Trappers Assoc. monthly meeting, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196 or Mark at 607-687-2986.

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