New York Calendar of Events – January 25th, 20123

Season Dates

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)
Feb. 6: Canada goose season closes (Central Long Island Zone)
Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes (portions of state)
Feb. 15: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting season closes (except Long Island)
Feb. 15: Beaver trapping season closes (portions of state)
Feb. 15: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (portions of state)
Feb. 15: Raccoon, fox, coyote, skunk, weasel and opossum trapping season closes (Southern Zone)
Feb. 23: Canada goose season reopens (South Zone)
Feb. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting season closes (Long Island)
Feb. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (Long Island)
Feb. 25: Raccoon, fox, coyote, skunk, weasel and opossum trapping season closes (Long Island)
Feb. 28: Rabbit season closes (Southern Zone)
Feb. 28: Hare season closes (portions of state)
Feb. 28: Squirrel season closes
Feb. 28: Pheasant season closes (remainder of state)
Feb. 28: Grouse season closes
Feb. 28: Bobwhite quail season closes (Orange and Putnam counties)
Feb. 28: Otter trapping season closes (portions of southeastern New York)

Hunter Education

Cortland County
Jan. 26: Trapper Ed Course, McGraw Sportsmen’s Club. Pre-register by calling Josh at 607-863-3211.
Genesee County
Feb. 18, 20, 23: Hunter Ed Course, Oatka Fish and Game Club, LeRoy. Pre-register in person at the LeRoy town clerk’s office, For more info call 585-768-6910, ext. 229.
Monroe County
Jan. 27: Utah/Florida Nonresident Carry Permit Class, McGirk’s Irish Pub, Rochester, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info call 585-406-6758.
Onondaga County
Feb. 19, 21, 23: Hunter Ed Course, Liverpool Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register in person at the clubhouse on Feb. 16 from 9-9:30 a.m.
Oswego County
Feb. 9-10: Hunter Ed Course, Leatherstocking Club, State Route 104, 1.5 miles west of New Haven. Pre-register by calling Ed at 315-343-1558 between 6-8 p.m.

Banquets/Fundraisers

Jan. 26: Garrison Fish & Game Club Banquet, at the Club. For info, Cris Golde, 845-424-3858.
Feb. 9: Interlaken Sportsman Club Dinner, 5 p.m., at the Club. For info, Kathy Irwin, 607-582-7411.
Feb. 16: Leatherstocking Ducks Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Southside Oneonta. For info, George Decker, 607-432-5243.
Feb. 23: Calvary Baptist Church Banquet, 5 p.m., at the Church. For info, Rich VanDyke, 315-298-6107.
March 1: Riverhead Chapter DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Giorgio’s Baiting Hollow. For info, Margaret Feinberg, 631-722-4479.
March 2: Southern Tier Chapter NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Owego Treadway Inn. For info, Paul Litynski, 607-754-5058.
March 2: Wyoming/Genesee County PF Chapter Banquet, Alexander Fire Hall, Attica. For info, Tom Kelse, 585-591-0609 or 585-993-6120.
March 2: Sportsman’s Venison Dinner and Big Buck Contest, Johnstown Moose Club, 5 p.m. Will benefit the Wildlife Museum in Vails Mills. For tickets, call Frank’s Gun Shop in Vails Mills, Bob’s Taxidermy in Johnstown, the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce in Gloversville, or the museum office at 518-762-7925.
March 23: Adirondack Sportsman’s Alliance Banquet, Greenwich Elks Lodge, 3 p.m.  For info, Mickey Suriano at 518-695-9497.
March 23: Western New York Safari Club, 6 p.m., Michaels Banquet Facility, Hamburg. For info, Gerry Reese, 716-570-8275.
April 6: Tug Hill Friends of NRA Banquet, 4 p.m. For info Eric Fleming, 315-688-2166.
April 6: Lake Ontario WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., The Brookwoods Country Club. For info, call Jim Cavallaro, 315-573-3330.
April 28: Finger Lakes Frieds of NRA Banquet, 3 p.m., Elmira Country Club. For info, call Toni Dragotta, 607-738-9509.

Shows

Jan. 25-27: 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 info www.newyorksportsmansexpo.com
Jan. 26-27: Albany Gun Show, New York State Arms Collectors Assoc. Empire State Plaza Convention Center. For info, Sandy Ackerman Klinger 607-748-1010.
Jan. 26-27: Greater Olean Area Outdoor & Recreational Sports Show, Daniel Carter Events Center, Allegany. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For info www.oleanny.com
Feb. 2: Central New York Sportsman Show, Kallet Civic Center, Oneida. 9 a.m-4 p.m. For info      www.holycrossacademy.com
Feb. 2-10: Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa.  www.easternsportshow.com for more info.
Feb. 9-10: Sportsman’s Expo, PAL Athletic Center, Parsippany, N.J., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Freshwater, saltwater, fly fishing exhibits, dealers,  and seminars.
Feb. 10: Sidney Gun & Knife Show, Mid-State Arms Collectors, Elks Lodge, Sidney, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For info, 607-748-1010.
Feb. 16-17: Seneca Allegany Sportsman’s Show, Seneca Allegany Events Center, Salamanca. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. & Sun. For 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 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For info, www.liahas.org.
Feb. 23-24: West Potsdam Fire Dept. Gun Show, 9 a.m., West Potsdam Fire Dept. Bingo Hall, Blanchard. For info,  John Bates, 315-268-0190.
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 info, 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 info, www.rochestersportsmansexpo.com
March 2-3: Lehigh Valley Sportsman Show, Agricultural Hall, Allentown, Pa., Fairgrounds. www.lehighvalleysportsmanshow.com for more info.
March 3: Oneonta Gun Show, Holiday Inn, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For info, call Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010.
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 info, www.sportandtravelexpo.com
March 21-24: New York Outdoor Sports Show, Belmont Park. For info, 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 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 info, 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 info, call 607-748-1010.
May 3-4: North American Trap Collectors Assoc., Antique Steel Trap Show, North Orwell PA Community Hall. For info, Bruce McCormick, 607-426-6276.

Special Events

Jan. 26: Sportsman’s Day, Spencer-Van Etten Sportsman’s Club, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Spencer-Van Etten High School, Spencer. For more info call Doug, 607-589-6512 or email cheveefann@aol.com
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.
Feb. 2: NY Conservation & Hartford F&G Youth Ice Fishing Clinic, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Lilly Pond Rd. For info, call Steve Gonyeau, 518-567-2104.

Tournaments/Contest

Jan. 25-27: Bark at the Moon Foxpro NY State Predator Hunt, Check in at Genesee Conservation League. For more info call Andrew Lewand, 585-223-5324.
Feb. 2: Eastern Pa. Deaf Bass Anglers Sandy Pond Perch Tournament, Sandy Pond, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. For info Christopher Jones, bigbuck326@aol.com
Feb. 9: Fishhouse Fish & Game Club, Walleye Ice Fishing Contest. For info www.fishhousefishandgame.com
Feb. 23: Richmondville Fish & Game Club, Ice Fishing Derby, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Greg Warner, 518-265-8947.
March 2-3: Schroon Lake Fish & Game Club, Ice Fishing Derby. For more info call Drew Hanchett, 518-532-7953.
March 2: Last Chance Cranberry Lake Ice Fishing Derby, Cranberry Lake Fire & Rescue Dept, Cranberry Lake, 7-3 p.m. For more info email flagup4506@yahoo.com or go to www.cranberrylakefire.org

Archery

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

Meetings

Feb. 10: Tioga County Trappers Assoc. monthly meeting, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For info, call Bob, 607-687-2196.
Chesterfield Fish and Game Club Indoor Archery Range, meets Tuesdays, open from 7-9 p.m. Club is located at 359 Grange St. $3 for members, $5 for nonmembers.

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