New York Calendar of Events – May 17th, 2013

Season Dates

May 24: Scup (porgy) season opens
May 30: Winter flounder season closes
May 31: Spring gobbler season closes
June 7: Lake Champlain catch-and-release, artificials-only bass season closes
June 8: Lake Champlain regular bass season opens
June 14: Catch-and-release, artificials-only bass season closes
June 14: Lake Erie trophy bass season closes
June 15: Regular bass season opens
June 15: Muskellunge season opens
June 15: Tiger muskie season opens (Upper Niagara River, Lower Niagara River, Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River and tributaries)

Hunter Education

Bronx County
June 11-13: Hunter Ed Course, Olinville Arms, Bronx. Pre-register in person at Olinville Arms or call 718-231-3000.
June 18-20: Bowhunter Ed Course, Olinville Arms, Bronx. Pre-register in person at Olinville Arms or call 718-231-3000.
Erie County
June 23: Bowhunter Ed Course, Erie County Conservation Society, Chaffee. Pre-register by calling Dan at 716-680-2519 between 5-9 p.m.
June 29-30: Hunter Ed Course, Erie County Conservation Society, Chaffee. Pre-register by calling Cheryl at 716-655-2328 or Pete at 716-807-5116.
Lewis County
June 8: Bowhunter Ed Course, Osceola Rod and Gun Club, Camden. Pre-register by calling Tom at 315-633-2286.
Nassau County
May 18-19: Hunter Ed Course, Nassau County Rifle and Pistol Range, Uniondale. Pre-register in person at the range.
Niagara County
May 20-21: Bowhunter Ed Course, Middleport Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register by calling Dan at 716-735-7314 between 6-9 p.m. or Dave at 716-735-3343.
May 20, 22, 24: Bowhunter Ed Course, Little Ridge Archery, Gasport. Pre-register by calling Roy and Nancy at 716-772-7598 between 1-8 p.m.
June 24-26: Hunter Ed Course, Lockport Conservation Club. Pre-register by calling Larry at 716-778-9935 between 5-9 p.m. or Rich at 716-433-4189 between 5-9.
June 26-28: 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 the club at 716-297-0410 after 4 p.m. and leave name and phone number.
Onondaga County
May 21, 23, 25: Hunter Ed Course, Fayetteville-Manlius Rod and Gun Club, Manlius. Pre-register in person at the club on May 18 from 10 a.m.-noon.
June 15: Bowhunter Ed Course, Lake Forest Sportsmen’s Club, Brewerton. Pre-register in person at the club on June 9 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Seneca County
June 22: Trapper Ed Course, Interlaken Sportsmen’s Club. Pre-register by calling Dave at 607-532-4699 or Jon at 607-936-0620.
Suffolk County
May 20, 22: Bowhunter Ed Course, Archery Forum Pro Shop, Medford. Pre-register by calling Chuck at 631-345-3779. For more info call Phil at 631-949-6667.
June 16, 22: Hunter Ed Course, Islip Rifle and Pistol Range. Pre-register in person at the range or call 631-224-5479 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Sullivan County
May 18: Bowhunter Ed Course, home study and Travis Archery, Woodbourne. Pre-register by May 8 via email at drallenwachter@gmail.com
Ulster County
May 19: Trapper Ed Course, Plattekill Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register by calling 845-564-7192.

Banquets/Fundraisers

June 7: Keuka Lake DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Heron Hill Winery. For more info call Donald Mills, 607-368-0840.

Shows

May 18-19: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Newstead Fire Hall, Akron, Sat, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info go to www.nfgshows.com

Special Events

May 18: Freeport Tuna Club Yard Sale, Freeport Tuna Club Marina, Freeport, 8 a.m. For more info call Al Casciano, 516-523-1339.
May 18: Kids Fishing Clinic, Lake Neahtahwanta, part at Bullhead Point (where the pier reaches out into the lake), Route 3, west side of Fulton.  10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call 315-882-1549.
May 19: United We Play Sporting Clays Invitational,  Dover Furnace Shooting Grounds, Dover Plains, For more info call Brad Poster, 518-755-2155 .
May 25: Kids’s Fishing Clinic, Wellesley Island State Park, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center. Regular fishing 11 a.m.-1 p.m., fly-fishing 1:30-3:30 p.m. For more info call 315-482-2479.
June 8: Leatherstocking DU Steak BBQ, 4:30 p.m., Mt Vision Fireman’s Field. For more info call George Decker, 607-432-5243.
June 9: Columbia Greene Friends of the NRA, Pig Roast, Kinderhook Sportsman’s Club. For more info call Mike Conway, 518-537-5441.
June 15: Free Kids’s Fishing Clinic, Wellesley Island State Park, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center. Regular fishing 11 a.m.-1 p.m., fly-fishing 1:30-3:30 p.m. For more info call 315-482-2479.
July 21: Ausable River Association Ride for the River event. www.ridefortheriver.org for more info.

Meetings

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.

Tournaments/Contests

June 1-2: Canandaigua Lake Trout Derby, Canandaigua Lake. For more info and to enter go to www.canandaiguachamber.com
June 29: Yates County Federation of Conservation Clubs, Youth Fishing Derby/Youth Outdoor Show, 6 a.m.-12:30 p.m., PennYan. For more info call Kelly Raab, 607-292-6993.

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