New York Calendar of Events – October 2nd, 2015

Season Dates

Oct. 3: Duck/brant season opens (Northeast Zone)

Oct. 3-4: Youth Waterfowl Days (Western Zone)

Oct. 5: Tautog (blackfish) season opens

Oct. 10: Canada goose season opens (Western Long Island)

Oct. 10: Duck season opens (Southeast Zone)

Oct. 10: Brant season opens (Western and Southeast zones)

Oct. 10-11: Youth pheasant hunt (portions of state)

Oct. 10-12: Youth deer hunt (14- and 15-year-olds)

Oct. 11: Duck season closes (Northeast Zone)

Oct. 14: Crossbow deer/bear season opens (Northern Zone)

Oct. 14: Fall turkey season closes (Northern Zone)

Oct. 15: Trout/salmon season closes (statewide, general regulations)

Oct. 16: Early bear season closes (portions of Northern Zone)

Oct. 17: Muzzleloader deer/bear season opens (Northern Zone)

Oct. 17: Pheasant season opens (portions of state)

Oct. 17: Fall turkey season opens (Southern Zone)

Oct. 18: Duck season closes (Southeast Zone)

Oct. 23: Bow/crossbow deer and bear season closes (Northern Zone)

Oct. 23: Muzzleloader deer/bear season closes (Northern Zone)

Oct. 24: Firearms deer season opens (Northern Zone)

Oct. 24: Canada goose season opens (Northeast, East Central, South and West Central zones)

Oct. 24: Duck season opens (Western Zone)

Oct. 24: Duck season reopens (Northeast Zone)

Oct. 24-25: Youth pheasant hunt (portions of state)

Oct. 25: Bobcat hunting and trapping season opens (portions of state)

Oct. 25: Raccoon, red fox, gray fox, skunk, coyote, opossum and weasel trapping season opens (statewide, except Long Island)

Oct. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (Northern Zone)

Oct. 25: Fisher and marten trapping season opens (portions of state)

Oct. 30: Fall turkey season closes (Southern Zone)

Oct. 31: Scup (porgy) season closes

Nov. 1: Brant season closes (Northeast Zone)

Nov. 1: Rabbit, pheasant and squirrel seasons open (Long Island)

Nov. 1: Bobwhite quail season opens (Orange and Putnam counties)

Nov. 1: Beaver and otter trapping season opens (Northern Zone)

Nov. 1: Raccoon, fox, coyote, opossum and weasel trapping season opens (Long Island)

Nov. 7: Duck season reopens (Southeast Zone)

Nov. 8: Brant season closes (Western Zone)

Nov. 9: Snipe, rail and gallinule seasons closes

Nov. 10: Beaver trapping season opens (portions of western New York)

Nov. 10: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (portions of southeastern New York)

Nov. 10: Otter trapping season opens (portions of southeastern New York)

Nov. 14: Woodcock season closes

Nov. 14-15: Youth Waterfowl Hunt (Long Island)

Nov. 15: Canada goose season closes (Northeast and Hudson Valley zones)

Nov. 17: Canada goose season reopens (Northeast Zone)

Nov. 20: Archery deer and bear seasons closes (Southern Zone)

Nov. 20: Canada goose season closes (East Central Zone)

Nov. 20: Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes (portions of state)

Nov. 21: Regular (firearms) deer and bear seasons open (Southern Zone)

Nov. 21: Fall turkey season opens (Suffolk County)

Nov. 25: Snow goose season opens (Long Island)

Nov. 25: Beaver trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)

Nov. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping seasons open (portions of Southern Zone)

Nov. 26: Duck/brant season opens (Long Island)

Nov. 26: Canada goose season closes (West Central Zone)

Nov. 26: Canada goose season reopens (Western, Eastern and Central Long Island zones)

Nov. 28: Canada goose season reopens (East Central and Hudson Valley zones)

Nov. 28: Canada goose season closes (Lake Champlain)

Nov. 29: Duck/brant season closes (Long Island)

Nov. 29: Canada goose season closes (Western and Central Long Island zones)

Nov. 30: Bass season closes

Nov. 30: Muskellunge season closes

Nov. 30: Striped bass season closes (Hudson River, north of George Washington Bridge)

Dec. 1: Catch-and-release, artificials-only bass season opens

Shows

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, 631-643-6347 or go online 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.

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New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates Gun Shows. For more info call 518-664-9743 or go online to neaca.com

Oct. 17-18: Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9-3

Oct. 31-Nov. 1: The Forum Convention Center, Lake George, Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9-3

Dec. 12-13: The Forum Convention Center, Lake George, Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9-3

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Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, 83 Eckerson Ave, Akron, NY. Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929 or nfgshows@aol.com

Oct. 4: Alexander Firemens Rec. Hall, Alexander.

Oct. 17-18: Newstead Fire Hall, Akron.

Oct. 24-25: JW Jones Hall, Caledonia.

Nov. 21-22: Springville Fire Hall, Springville.

Dec. 5-6: Clarence Event Building, Clarence.

Dec. 12-13: Knights of Columbus Hall, Cheektowaga

Banquets/Fundraisers

Oct. 3: Rockland County Trappers Association Banquet, 6 p.m., Kruckers, Pomona. For more info call Michael Finn, 845-406-8916.

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.

Nov. 11: Port of Oswego DU Banquet, 6 p.m., American Foundry. For more info call Tim Howell, 315-947-5208.

Special Events.

Dec. 19: Independent Fur Harvesters of Central New York fur auction, 8 a.m., Pompey Rod & Gun Club. Swift Road, Fabius. For more info contact Ed Wright at 315-934-4220.

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

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

Oct. 10: Lake Neatahwanta (at the pier), Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Education/Seminars

(DEC has established a new 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

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

Oct. 3: Mohawk River (open tournament)

Shoots

Oct. 3: Mountainview Preserve & Kennels, Inc, Veterans Towershoot, 9 a.m. For more info call Barbara Cavalieri, 607-638-9509.

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

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

Meetings

Oct. 4: Tioga County Trappers Assoc. monthly meeting, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196.

Nov. 1: Tioga County Trappers Association monthly meeting, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For more info call Bob at 607-687-2196 or Bill at 607-642-3336.

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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