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New York Calendar of Events – August 7th, 2015

Season Dates

Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens (portions of state)

Sept. 1: Squirrel season opens (statewide, except Long Island)

Sept. 1: Crow season opens

Sept. 8: Early Canada goose season opens (portions of state)

Sept. 12: Early bear season opens (portions of southeastern New York)

Sept. 19: Early bear season opens (Northern Zone)

Sept. 19-20: Youth Waterfowl Days (Northeast and Southeast zones)

Sept. 20: Ruffed grouse season opens (Northern Zone)

Sept. 21: Summer flounder (fluke) season closes

Sept. 25: Early Canada goose season closes (portions of state)

Sept. 26-27: Youth Waterfowl Days (Lake Champlain Zone)

Sept. 27: Archery deer season opens (Northern Zone)

Sept. 27: Early bear season closes (portions of southeastern New York)

Sept. 26-27: Youth pheasant hunt (portions of state)

Sept. 30: Early Canada goose season closes (portions of state) 

Sept. 30: Frog and turtle seasons closes

Shows

Aug. 9: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show, Unadilla Rod & Gun Club, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 between 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Aug. 15-16: Clayton Rotary Club, Gun & Sportsmen’s Show Saturday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Cerow Park Arena, Clayton. For more info call Aileen Martin, 315-482-4596.

Sept. 12-13: West Potsdam Fire Dept. Gun Show, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bingo Hall, Potsdam. For more info call Brad Clements, 315-268-1000.

Sept. 12-13: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, 9 a.m., Hamburg Fairgrounds. For more information go online to www.nfgshows@aol.com.

Sept. 19-20: New York State Arms Collectors Assoc. Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center, Syracuse. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 between 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 19-20: Syracuse Fall Classic, OnCenter, Syracuse, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info call Tom, 315-426-8741.

Oct. 10-11: Southern Tier Outdoor Show, Wilkins RV Dealership, Bath. Visit the Outdoor News booth. www.southerntieroutdoorshow.com for more info.

Oct. 11: Midstate Arms Collectors Lisle Gun Show, Lisle Fire Company, Route 79 North, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 between 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Oct. 25: North Eastern Arms Collectors Assoc. Antique & Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Carl at 631-643-6347 or go to www.nearms.org.

Nov. 1: Midstate Arms Collectors Oneonta Gun Show, Holiday Inn, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 between 10 a.m.-5  p.m.

Banquets/Fundraisers

Aug. 8: Hudson Valley QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Elks Lodge, Catskill. Info,Theresa Rossi, 518-653-9436.

Aug. 13: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagle Vale Golf Club, Fairport. For more info call Ed Stevens, 585-342-9168.

Sept. 12: Columbia/Greene Sportsmens Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Kozel’s Restaurant, Ghent. For more info call Michelle, 518-758-6807.

Sept. 19: Southern Tier Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Bath VFW. For more info call Dan Cornish, 607-329-2563.

Sept. 26: Finger Lakes Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall, Horseheads. For more info call Shawn Bell, 607-343-3614.

Oct. 10: East Worcester Fish & Game Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Dave Lorette, 607-397-1740.

Special Events.

Aug. 28-30: New York State Muzzleloaders Assoc. Fall Shoot, Canastota Conservation Club.

Aug. 29: New York State Council of TU Women’s Initiative/Introductory Fly Fishing Seminar, Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery, Elbridge, 8:30 a.m. For more info & to register go to Eventbrite.com and go to 2015 Trout Unlimited’s Women’s Fly Fishing Seminar on that site.

Sept. 3-5: New York State Trappers Association Convention, Herkimer

Sept. 18-20: New York State Conservation Council Fall Convention, Onondaga County OnCenter, Syracuse.

Sept. 19-20: Genesee County Fish & Game Protective Association. Event, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info call David Knapp, 585-815-1545.

Sept. 19-20: GCF & GPA Hunting & Fishing Days, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Godfrey’s Pond. For more info call Dave Knapp, 585-815-1454.

Sept. 26-27: Livingston County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Hunting & Fishing Days, Mumford Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call William McIntyre, 585-768-7073.

Sept. 27: Youth Outdoor Expo, Anderson Field, Orangeburg, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more info go to www.pearlrivergunclub.com.

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Spider Rybaak’s Free Kids’ Fishing Classes. email at srybaak@yahoo.com Spider Rybaak for more info. 

August

15 – Lake Neatahwanta (at the pier), Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

22 – Oneida Lake Hatchery, Route 49, Constantia, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

September

Sept. 5: Minna Anthony Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, regular fishing 11-1 p.m., fly- fishing 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Sept. 12: Oneida Lake Hatchery, Route 49, Constantia, 11-1 p.m.

Sept. 19: Great Swamp Nature Conservancy, Canastota, 11-1 p.m.

Education/Seminars

(DEC has established a website where registration for sportsman education programs can be made online. To find a course near you, go to:

http://www.register-ed.com/programs/new_york

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NY Shooter Supply Reloading Classes, 6 p.m., 1st & 3rd Tuesday. For more info call Matthew Musto, 518-456-6383.

Tournaments/Contests

Sept. 5-6: PA Regional & Club Hunt, 7 a.m., Northern Lancaster County Beagle Club. For more info www.bassetnet.com

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American Bass Anglers Tournament Schedule of events. For more info call Joe Angelone, 256-777-6152 or www.americanbassanglers.com for more info.

Aug. 15: Cape Vincent. East Division.

Sept. 19-20: Oneida Lake. Championship East Division.

Sept. 26-27: Chautauqua Lake, Long Point State Park, Championship West Division.

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Northeast Team Bass Tournament schedule for 2015. For more info go to www.nebfishing.com

Aug. 15-16: St. Lawrence River (two separate tournaments)

Sept. 26-27: Oneida Lake (Tournament of Champions)

Oct. 3: Mohawk River (open tournament)

Shoots

Aug. 16: Whitney Point Sportsman’s Assoc. Traditional Flintlock Percussion Shoot, 8 a.m. For more info call George Tirpok, 607-692-4843.

Aug. 23: Saugerties Fish & Game, Black Powder Blanket Shoot, 9 a.m., at the Club. For more info call Paul Shoenweiss, 845-246-3954.

Sept. 6: Highwoods Sportsman Club, Black Powder Blanket Shoot, 9 a.m., at the Club. For more info call Ed Hintz, 845-339-3449.

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West Canada Creek Association in Newport offers trap shooting every Wednesday beginning at 5 p.m.

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Thursday Evenings: Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Assoc. Trap Shoot, 6 p.m. For more info call George, 607-692-4843.

Archery

Aug. 23, Sept. 27: Kayaderosseras Fish & Game Club 3-D shoots, Ballston Spa. For more info contact Jack Holton, 518-587-1321.

Sept. 20: 3-D Archery Shoot and Pancake Breakfast, Fish House Fish & Game Club, Broadalbin, 7 a.m.-noon. For more information go online to      www.fishhousefishandgame.com.

Hudson Falls Fish and Game Club. For more info contact Larry Hall at 518-321-4319 or go online to www.hffgc.com

Aug. 16, Sept. 6: 3-D Shoot

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Mountain Trail Bow Hunters, 331 West Chenango Rd, Castle Creek, NY 13744. For more info call Andy McCormick, 607-621-3464.

Aug. 22: Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament, Belden Hill.

Aug. 30:  3-D Veterans Shoot.

Sept. 12: 3-D Festival Open Shooting.

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.

Meetings

Sept. 13: Tioga County Trappers Association monthly meeting, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Association, Owego, 7 p.m.

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