New York Calendar of Events – January 22nd, 2016

 

Season Dates

Jan. 31: Duck season closes (Long Island)

Jan. 31: Brant season closes (Long Island)

Jan. 31: Suffolk County bowhunting-only and special firearms deer seasons close

Jan. 31: Varying hare season closes (portions of state)

Feb. 3: Canada goose season closes (Eastern Long Island zone)

Feb. 10: Canada goose season closes (Central Long Island Zone)

Feb. 11: Special late Canada goose season opens (Western Long Island Zone)

Feb. 15: Special late Canada goose season closes (Western Long Island Zone)

Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping seasons end (portions of state)

Feb. 15: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting and trapping seasons end (statewide, except Long Island)

Feb. 15: Beaver trapping season ends (portions of state)

Feb. 15: Mink and muskrat trapping seasons end (portions of state)

Feb. 25: Weasel, opossum, skunk, raccoon and fox hunting and trapping seasons end (Long Island)

Feb. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping seasons end (Long Island)

Feb. 28: River otter trapping season ends (portions of southeastern New York)

Banquets/Fundraisers

Jan. 30: Central NY Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Empire Room, New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse. For more info call John Hunter, 607-426-8292.

Feb. 6: Broome County Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Arena, Binghamton. For more info call John Hunter, 607-426-8292.

Feb. 13: Monroe County Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Diplomat Banquet Center, Rochester. For info, John Hunter, 607-426-8292.

Feb. 13: Mohawk Valley TU Banquet, Roselawn, New York Mills, 6 p.m. For more info call Ken Ziobro, 315-736-3521.

Feb. 13: Leatherstocking DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Oneonta. For more info call George Decker, 607-432-5243.

Feb. 20: West Branch Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4 p.m., Genetti Hotel, Williamsport. For more info call David Huffman, 570-772-0312.

Feb. 26: Webster/Penfield DU Chapter annual fundraising banquet, Webster Golf Club. For more info contact Gabe Speranza at 585-313-1648, David White at 585-330-0522 or Lisa White at 315-576-2526.

Feb. 27: Southtowns DU Banquet, Kloc’s Grove, West Seneca. For more info call George Rockey, 716-674-3075.

March 5: Upper Hudson River Valley QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Elks Club, Greenwich. For more info call Ray Purdy Jr., 518-222-4075.

March 5: Wyoming/Genesee Pheasants Forever #843 Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Alexander Fire Hall. For more info call Tom Kelsey, 585-591-0609.

March 12: Western NY Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Carousel Banquet Facility, Hamburg Fairgrounds. For more info call John Hunter, 607-426-8292.

March 12: Heritage Baptist Church Sportsmen’s Dinner, 6 p.m., at the church, Palmyra. For more info call Tim Young, 315-597-2222.

April 9: Niagara Frontier Friends of the NRA Banquet, Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, Depew, 5 p.m. For more info call Georgina, 716-866,7656.

April 9: Adirondack-Catskill Chapter of Safari Club International 18th annual Banquet and Fundraiser, Holiday Inn, Oneonta, auction 3-5 p.m., dinner 6:30. For more info call Larry Steiner at 607-988-0466.

April 16: Stonybrook Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4 p.m., Loyal Order of Moose Lodge, Dansville. For more info call Shannon Griese, 585-739-1779.

April 23: Cortland County Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, Cortland. For more info call John Hunter, 607-426-8292.

Education/Seminars

Feb. 6: Upstate Fly Fishers & TU, Fly Fisher’s Workshop, 9-5:30 p.m., Twelve Corners Middle School. For more info call Craig Dennison, 585-507-9655.

(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

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

Shoots

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

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

Shows

Jan. 22-24: Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, The Conference & Events Center, Niagara Falls, 1-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 9-5 Sunday. For more info go to niagarafishingexpo.com

Jan. 23-24: Newstead Fire Hall, Akron, NY, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, 716-542-9929.      www.nfgshows.com

Jan. 23-24: New York State Arms Collectors Association Gun Albany Gun Show, Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.).

Jan. 29-31: New York Sportsman’s Expo, New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, noon-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat., 9-5 Sunday. For more info go to newyorksportsmansexpo.com

Jan. 29-31: The Fly Fishing Show, Garden State Convention Center, Somerset, N.J., 9 a.m. -7 p.m. Friday, 8:30-6 Saturday, 9-4:30 Sunday. For more info go to flyfishingshow.com

Feb. 6: Central New York Sportsman Show, Kallet Civic Center, Oneida, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more info go to www.holycrossacademy.com

Feb. 6-7: S-VE Sportsmen’s Club Sportsman Days, Spencer-Van Etten High School, Spencer, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9-3 Sunday. For more info call Doug at 607-589-6512.

Feb. 6-14: Great American Outdoor Show, State Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa. For more info go to www.greatamericanoutdoorshow.org

Feb. 7: Alexander Firemen’s Rec Hall, Alexander, NY, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, 716-542-9929. www.nfgshows.com

Feb. 7: Midstate Arms Collectors Sidney Gun Show, Elks Club, 104 River St., Sidney, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman at 607-748-1010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Feb 13-14: Clarence Events Building, Clarence, NY, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, 716-542-9929. www.nfgshows.com

 

Feb. 13-14: Adirondack Outdoorsman Show, Johnstown Moose Club, Johnstown, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10-4 Sunday. For more info go to www.adkshow.com.

Feb 27-28: Ridgeway Fire Hall, Medina, N.Y., Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, 716-542-9929. www.nfgshows.com

Feb. 27-28: West Potsdam Fire Dept. Gun Show, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 9-3, Potsdam. For more info call Brad Clements, 315-268-1000.

March  5-6: Springville Fire Hall, Springville, NY, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, 716-542-9929. www.nfgshows.com

March 5-6: Twin Tiers Outdoor Expo, First Arena, Elmira, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10-4 Sunday For more info go to www.twintiersoutdoorexpo.com.

March 6: Midstate Arms Collectors Oneonta Gun Show, Holiday Inn, Route 23 Southside, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

March 10-13: World Fishing & Outdoor Expo, Rockland County Community College Fieldhouse, Suffern, 2-9 p.m. Thursday, 1-9 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 9:30-5 Sunday. For more info go to sportshows.com

March 10-13: Western New York Sport and Travel Expo, Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg (Buffalo), noon-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11-5 Sunday. For more info go to www.eriepromotions.com.

March 12-13: The Knights, Columbus Hall, Cheektowaga, NY, Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, 716-542-9929. www.nfgshows.com 

April 1-3: Big East Camping & Outdoor Show, Turning Stone Resort Casino Events Center, Verona, 2-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10-4 Sunday. For more information go on-line to www.bigeastshows.com

April 16-17: New York State Arms Collectors Association Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center, Syracuse, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9-3 Sunday. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) or go to syracusegunshow.com

Aug. 14: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sept. 17-18: New York State Arms Collectors Association Gun Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center, Syracuse. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

 

Nov. 6: Midstate Arms Collectors Oneonta Gun Show, Holiday Inn, Route 23 Southside, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Antique and Modern Gun Shows:

Jan. 24, April 17, Oct. 23: American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call Carly at 631-643-6347.

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New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Shows/Arms Fairs:

Jan. 30-31: Saratoga Springs City Center.

Feb. 20-21: Polish Community Center, 225 Washington Ave. Extension, Albany.

March 19-20: Saratoga Springs City Center.

April 23-24: Kiwanis Ice Rink, Saugerties.

All shows are Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information on the shows go online to www.neaca.com.

Tournaments/Contests

Jan. 29-30: Bark at the Moon Coyote Club, Foxpro’s NYS Predator Calling Hunt, 1 p.m., Rochester. For more info call Andrew Lewand, 585-223-5324.

Feb. 5-7: Coyote Hunt, Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs of Sullivan County. For more info call 845-482-4987. To download an application go online to www.SullivanCountySportsmensFederationNY.com

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Northeast Team Bass Fishing Tournaments 2016. For more info call Tracy Hanchett, 518-532-7953.

June 12, Aug. 14: Lake Champlain, Ticonderoga Launch.

June 26: Sacandaga, Northville Ramp.

July 16-17: Oneida Lake, South Shore Boat Launch.

Aug. 28: Mohawk River, Schoharie Crossing Launch.

Sept. 18: St. Lawrence, Massena Intake Launch.

Oct. 1-2: Tournament of Champions, Oneida Lake, South Shore Boat Launch.

Special Events

Feb. 6: Fulton Montgomery Fur Harvesters, Fur auction, VFW, Herkimer. For more info call Paul Johnson, 315-429-2969.

April 9: Fulton Montgomery Fur Harvesters, Fur auction, VFW, Herkimer. For more info call Paul Johnson, 315-429-2969.

Meetings

Feb. 14, March 6, April 3: Tioga County Trappers Assoc. Meeting, Tioga County Sportsmen’s Club, Owego, 7 p.m. For more info call Bob, 607-687-2196.

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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