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New York Calendar of Events – October 18th, 2013

Season Dates

Oct. 18: Adirondacks early bear season closes
Oct. 18: Fall turkey season closes (Northern Zone)
Oct. 19: Northern Zone muzzleloader deer season opens
Oct. 19: Pheasant season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Oct. 19: Fall turkey season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Oct. 20: Duck season closes (Southeast Zone)
Oct. 25: Northern Zone archery deer and bear season closes
Oct. 25: Northern Zone muzzleloader deer season closes
Oct. 25: Bobcat hunting and trapping season opens (portions of state)
Oct. 25: Fisher and marten trapping season opens Northern Zone and portions of Southern Zone)
Oct. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (Northern Zone)
Oct. 25: Raccoon, red fox, gray fox, skunk, coyote, opossum and weasel trapping seasons open (except Long Island)
Oct. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting seasons open (statewide, except Long Island)
Oct. 26: Northern Zone firearms deer and bear season opens
Oct. 26: Duck season opens (Northeast, Lake Champlain and Western zones)
Oct. 26: Canada goose season opens (Northeast, East Central, South, West Central, Hudson Valley zones)
Oct. 26: Brant season opens (Southeast Zone)
Oct. 31: Scup (porgy) season closes (party and charter boats)
Nov. 1: Cottontail rabbit season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Squirrel season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Pheasant season opens (Long Island and portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 1: Bobwhite quail season opens (Suffolk and Nassau counties)
Nov. 1: Fall turkey season closes (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 1: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 1: Beaver and river otter trapping season opens (Northern Zone)
Nov. 1: Raccoon, fox, skunk, weasel and opossum trapping season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 3: Brant season closes (Northeast Zone)
Nov. 7: Brant season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)
Nov. 9: Snipe, rail and gallinule season closes
Nov. 9-10: Youth Waterfowl Hunt (Long Island)
Nov. 10: Brant season closes (Western Zone)
Nov. 10: Beaver trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 10: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (portions of state)
Nov. 10: River otter trapping season opens (portions of southeastern New York)
Nov. 14: Woodcock season closes
Nov. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes (portions of state)
Nov. 15: Canada goose season closes (East Central and Hudson Valley zones)
Nov. 15: Southern Zone archery deer season closes
Nov. 15: Archery bear season closes (Central-Western and Southeastern areas)
Nov. 15: Fall turkey season closes (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 16: Firearms bear season opens (Central-Western and Southeastern areas)
Nov. 16: Southern Zone firearms deer season opens
Nov. 16: Fall turkey season opens (Suffolk County)
Nov. 17: Canada goose season closes (South Zone)
Nov. 17: Duck season reopens (Southeast Zone)
Nov. 19: Canada goose season reopens (South Zone)
Nov. 20: Fall turkey season closes (Suffolk County)
Nov. 23: Canada goose season reopens (East Central Zone)
Nov. 24: Canada goose season closes (West Central Zone)
Nov. 24: Snow goose season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 24: Brant season closes (Southeast Zone)
Nov. 25: Beaver trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Nov. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (portions of state)
Nov. 28: Duck season opens (Long Island)
Nov. 28: Canada goose season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)
Nov. 28: Canada goose season reopens (Western Long Island and Central Long Island)
Nov. 30: Striped bass season closes (Hudson River and all inland waters except Delaware River)
Nov. 30: Bass season closes
Nov. 30: Muskellunge season closes
Nov. 30: Hickory shad season closes

Banquets/Fundraisers

Oct. 19: Letchworth Region Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p. m., Lakeville NY Firemans Exempt Hall. For more info call Janet Green, 585-382-3898.
Oct. 25: Southern Tier WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Howard Community Center. For more info call Dan Cornish, 607-329-2563.
Nov. 6: Port of Oswego DU Banquet, 6 p.m., The American Foundry, Oswego. For more info call Tim Howell, 315-947-5208.

Special Events

Oct. 19-20: Trapping Open House & Swap meet. For more info call Ken Hellijas, 518-234-3715.
Oct. 19: Kids Fishing Clinic, Kaje Neahtawanta, park at Bullhead Point where the pier extends out into the lake, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info Spider Rybaak, srybaak@yahoo.com
Oct 27: South Shore Waterfowlers Assoc. Duckboat Show & Waterfowl Festival, Cedar Beach Marina, Babylon, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info go to www.sswa.org

Shows

Oct. 26-27: Gun Show, J.W. Jones Hall, Caledonia, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 9-3 Sunday.
Nov. 3: Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club, Inc. Oneonta Gun Show, Holiday Inn, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman Klinger, 607-748-1010. 1-6 p.m.
Nov. 9-10: Gun Show, Springville Volunteer Fire Hall, Springville, 9-4 p.m. Saturday, 9-3 Sunday.

Tournaments/Contest

Oct. 18-20: RGS New York Grouse & Woodcock Benefit Hunt, Wing Grouse Camp, Malone. For info call Bennett, 413-548-9176.

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.

Hunter Education

Allegany County
Oct. 28, Nov. 2: Hunter Ed Class, Wellsville Rod and Gun Club. Register at 4:30 p.m. before the start of the first class.
Nov. 11, 16: Hunter Ed Course, Scio Rod and Gun Club. Register at 4:30 p.m. before the start of the first class or register online beginning Oct. 19 at www.register-ed.com/events/view/37830.
Cattaraugus County
Nov. 5, 9: Hunter Ed Course, Olean Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register at 4:30 p.m. before the first class. Register online beginning Oct. 10 at                    www.register-ed.com/events/view/37832.
Chemung County
Oct. 22, 24, 26: Hunter Ed Course, Chemung County Rod and Gun Club, Breesport. Pre-register beginning Sept. 23 in person at the Horseheads Town Hall.

Delaware County
Oct. 19-20: Hunter and Bowhunter Ed Course, Hobart Community Center. Pre-register at the Stamford Town Hall by Oct. 16. For more info call 607-538-9421.
Dutchess County
Oct. 18-19: Hunter Ed Course, Whortlekill Rod and Gun Club, Hopewell Junction. Pre-register by calling 914-755-0790.
Greene County
Oct. 19: Trapper Ed Course, Rip Van Winkle Rod and Gun Club, Palenville. For more info call 518-943-7112.
Jefferson County
Oct. 19: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Ft. Drum Natural Resources Office. Pre-register by calling Miranda at 772-0053.
Oct. 20: Bowhunter Ed Course, home study and Ft. Drum Natural Resources Office. Pre-register by calling Miranda at 772-0053.
Nassau County
Oct. 26-27: Hunter Ed Course, Mill River Rod and Gun Club, Bayville. Pre-register by calling 631-423-4551 before 7 p.m.
Niagara County
Oct. 21-23: Hunter Ed Course, Middleport Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register by calling Dan at 716-735-7314 between 6-9 p.m., Dave at 716-735-3343 evenings or Aaron at 716-863-8416 evenings.
Oct. 21-22, 24: 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.
Ontario County
Oct. 18-19: Hunter Ed Course, Canandaigua Sportsmen’s Club. Pre-register in person at the club on Wednesdays from 1-7 p.m. or Sundays from 9-2.
Orange County
Oct. 18-19: Hunter Ed Course, West Point. Pre-register by calling 845-938-2503.
Oswego County
Oct. 19-20: Hunter Ed Course, Leatherstocking Club. Pre-register by calling Ed Besaw at 315-343-1558 between 6-8 p.m.
St. Lawrence County
Oct. 20-21: Hunter Ed Course, Massena Rod and Gun club. Pre-register in person at the Massena town clerk’s office.
Steuben County
Oct. 28, Nov 3: Hunter Ed Course, Wayland Rod and Gun Club. Pre-register online at              www.register-ed.com/events/view/37828.
Nov. 12-13: Bowhunter Ed Course, Savona Rod and Gun Club, Bath. Pre-register by calling 607-590-0764 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Suffolk County
Oct. 25-26: Bowhunter Ed Course, Old Bethpage Rifle and Pistol Range, West Babylon. Register online at                                      www.register-ed.com/events/view/37717
Oct. 29-30: Hunter Ed Course, Knights of Columbus, Farmingdale. Pre-register by email at huntereducation.kofc5983@gmail.com (provide name, birth date, address, sex and course attending).
Sullivan County
Oct. 18-19: Hunter Ed Course, Ten Mile River Boy Scout Camp. Pre-register by calling Carol at 845-551-4619.
Ulster County
Oct. 19: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Ulster Heights Rod and Gun Club, Ellenville. Pre-register by Oct. 11 at JMTRAK@yahoo.com
Oct. 20: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Ulster Heights Rod and Gun Club, Ellenville. Pre-register by Oct. 11 at AL.HS10@yahoo.com
Nov. 2: Hunter Ed Course, home study and Gander Mountain, Kingston. Pre-register by Oct. 26 at MARCELHUNTED@aol.com
Nov. 3: Bowhunter Ed Course, Gander Mountain, Kingston. Pre-register by Oct. 26 at MARCELHUNTED@aol.com

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