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New York Calendar of Events – December 27th, 2013

Season Dates

Dec. 28: Duck season reopens (Western Zone)
Dec. 28: Canada goose season reopens (South and West Central zones)
Dec. 28: Brant season opens (Long Island Zone)
Dec. 29: Snow goose season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)
Dec. 31: Black sea bass season closes
Dec. 31: Scup (porgy) season closes
Jan. 1: Varying hare season opens (portions of Southern Zone)
Jan. 4: Canada goose season closes (Hudson Valley Zone)
Jan. 6: Duck season closes (Southeast Zone)
Jan, 6: Suffolk County special firearms (weekdays only) deer season opens
Jan. 12: Duck season closes (Western Zone)
Jan. 12:  Canada goose season closes (South Zone)
Jan. 15: Snow goose season closes (Western, Northeast and Southeast zones)
Jan. 16: Canada goose season closes (West Central Zone)

Jan. 26: Duck (including brant) season closes (Long Island Zone)
Jan. 31: Sea duck season closes (Long Island Zone)
Jan. 31: Canada goose season closes (Eastern Long Island Zone)
Jan, 31: Suffolk County special firearms (weekdays only) deer season closes
Jan. 31: Varying hare season closes (portions of Southern Zone)
Feb. 5: Canada goose season closes (Central Long Island Zone)
Feb. 6: Special late Canada goose season opens (Central Long Island Zone)
Feb. 12: Special late Canada goose season closes (Central Long Island Zone)
Feb. 15: beaver trapping season closes (portions of state)
Feb. 15: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (portions of state)
Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting season closes (portions of state)
Feb. 15: Bobcat trapping season closes (portions of state)
Feb. 15: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting season closes (except Long Island)
Feb. 15: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon, coyote and fox trapping season closes (except Long Island)
Feb. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting season closes (Long Island)
Feb. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox trapping season closes (Long Island)
Feb. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (Long Island)
Feb. 26: Canada goose season closes (Western Long Island Zone)
Feb. 28: Cottontail rabbit season closes (Southern Zone)
Feb. 28: Varying hare season closes (portions of Southern Zone)
Feb. 28: Squirrel season closes
Feb. 28: Pheasant season closes (portions of state)
Feb. 28: Ruffed grouse season closes
Feb. 28: Bobwhite quail season closes (Orange and Putnam counties)
Feb. 28: River otter trapping season closes (portions of state)

Shows

Jan. 12: North Eastern Arms Collectors Assoc. Antique & Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Carl, 631-643-6347.
Jan. 23-26: New York Sportsman’s Expo, New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse. For more info go to www.newyorksportsmansexpo.com
Jan. 24-26: Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, Conference and Events Center, Niagara Falls. For more information go online to  www.niagarafishingexpo.com
Jan. 25-26: 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. 25-26: Greater Olean Area Outdoor Rec & Sport Show, Good Times of Olean Events Center, Olean. For more information go online to www.oleanny.com
Feb. 8: Central New York Sportsman’s Show, Kallet Civic Center, Oneida. For more info go to www.holycrossacademy.com
Feb. 9: Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club Gun Show, Elk’s Club, Sidney, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call 607-748-1010.
Feb. 15-16: Adirondack Outdoorsman Show, Johnstown Moose Club, Johnstown. For more information go to www.adkshow.com
Feb. 22-23: Long Island Antique Historical Arms Society Gun Show, Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For more info call David Gruner, 631-722-3248.
Feb. 27-March 2: World Fishing & Outdoor Expo, Rockland County Community College Fieldhouse, Suffern. For more info go online to www.sportshows.com
Feb. 28-March 2: Rochester Sportsman’s Expo, Rochester Tech Park, Route 531 (Spencerport Expressway), Rochester. For more info go online to www.rochestersportsmansexpo.com
March 2: Midstate Arms Collectors & Shooters Club Gun Show. Holiday Inn, Oneonta,  9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info, 607-748-1010 (1-6 p.m.)
March 6-9: Western New York Outdoor Sport & Travel Expo, Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg (Buffalo). For more information go online to www.sportandtravelexpo.com
March 28-30: Great Outdoor Family Expo, YMCA Fairgrounds Fitness Center, Watertown. For more info go to www.greatoutdoorexpo.com
March 28-30: Big East Camping & Outdoor Sport Show, Turning Stone Casino, Verona. For more info go to www.bigeastshows.com
April 6: North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Antique and Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Carl at 631-643-6347.
April 19-20: New York State Arms Collectors Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse. For more info call 607-787-1010 (1-6 p.m.).
Sept. 13-14: Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Arms Collectors Assoc. New York State Fair Grounds, Expo Center. For more info call Sandy Ackerman Klinger 607-748-1010.

Banquets/Fundraisers

March 1: Wyoming County PF Chapter 843 Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Alexander Fire Hall. For more info call Tom Kelsey, 585-591-0609.
March 22: Western and Central New York Chapter of SCI Banquet, Michael’s Banquet Facility, Hamburg. For more info call Gerry Reese, 716-570-8275.
March 22: Tobehanna Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Community Center. For more info call Mike VanZile, 607-243-8026.
March 29: Tug Hill FNRA Banquet, 4 p.m., North Side Improvement League. For more info call Eric Fleming, 315-688-2166.

Tournaments/Contests

Jan. 24-26: Bark at the Moon Coyote Club, NY State Predator Hunt, Check in Genesee Conservation League. For more info call Andrew Lewand, 585-223-5324.
Jan. 25: “First Strike” Ice Fishing Derby, Cranberry Lake Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Cranberry Lake. For more info call 315-848-2937 or email flagup4506@yahoo.com
Jan. 25: Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation Ice Fishing Contest, Great Sacandaga Lake, 7-4 p.m. For more info call Jack Smith, 863-1062.
Jan. 25, 2014: New Empire Beagle Club, Rabbit Derby.  For more info call Rick Giermata, 716-602-5017.
Feb. 21-23: Winter Cam Classic Archery Tournament, PAC Center, Campus of Monroe Community College, Henrietta. For more info call Kevin Casey, 585-309-1625.

Special Events

Jan. 4: Erie County Trappers Assoc. Fur Handling Seminar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Collins Conservation Club. For more info call Pattie Wattengel, 716-337-2556.
Jan. 12: Tioga County Trappers Assoc. Fur Sale, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196.
Jan. 18: Tioga County Trappers Association Annual Dish to Pass Dinner, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196 or Mark at 607-687-2986.

Meetings

Jan. 5: Tioga County Trappers Association meeting (election of officers), Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For more info call Bob at 607-687-2196 or Mark at 607-687-2986.
Feb. 9: Tioga County Trappers Assoc. meeting, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For more info call Bob at 607-687-2196.
Feb. 22: Greater Rochester, Southern Tier QDMA WInter Lecture and Northeast Regional QDMA Summit, RIT Inn and Conference Center. Lecture by QDMA biologist Matt Ross (“Mature Buck Movements: Groundbreaking Research) and Neil Dougherty of North Country Whitetails (“Hunting from the Sky: Selecting Stand Sites from Aerial Photos”), 9-11:45 a.m. For more info email GRSTQDMA@gmail.com
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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