New York Calendar of Events – March 18th, 2016

Season Dates

March 20: Varying hare season closes (Northern Zone)

March 27: Coyote hunting season closes

March 31: Crow season closes

April 1: Trout, landlocked salmon, kokanee seasons open

April 1: Winter flounder season opens

April 1: Striped bass season opens (Hudson River, north of George Washington Bridge)

April 7: Beaver and otter trapping seasons close (Northern Zone)

April 7: Mink and muskrat trapping seasons close (portions of state)

April 15: Striped bass season opens (marine waters, south of George Washington Bridge)

April 15: Snow goose season closes

April 23-24: Youth turkey hunting weekend

April 30: Diamondback terrapin season closes

Shows

March 19-20: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Assoc. Gun Show/Arms Fair, Saratoga Springs City Center, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more info, go online to www.neaca.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 9-10: Marbletown Sportsmen’s Club Annual Gun Show, Quality Inn, Kingston, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9-2 Sunday. For more info go to marbletownsportsmensclub.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

April 17: North Eastern Arms Collectors Assoc. Antique & Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information call Carly at 631-643-6347.

April 23-24: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Assoc.  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Kiwanis Ice Rink, Saugerties, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more info, go online to www.neaca.com.

May 21-22: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Assoc.  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Icetime Sports Arena, Newburgh, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sunday 9-3. For more info, go online to www.neaca.com.

 

June 4-5: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Assoc.  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Chenango County Fairgrounds, Norwich, Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sun. 9-3. For more info, go online to www.neaca.com.

June 11-12: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Kiwanis Ice Rink, Saugerties, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.com.

Aug. 6-7: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Hildebrant Rec Center, Old Forge, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.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.

Aug. 20-21: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.com.

Aug. 27-28: New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Association  Gun Show/Arms Fair, Icetime Sports Arena, Newburgh, Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 9-3. For more information go online to www.neaca.com.

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.

Oct. 23: North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Antique and Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call Carly at 631-643-6347.

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.

Banquets/Fundraisers

March 18: Chemung Valley Ridgerunners NWTF Chapter 15th Annual Hunting Heritage Banquet, Elmira Holiday Inn Riverview, 6 p.m. For more info call Chad McDonald at 607-734-5288.

March 19: Genesee Valley Pheasants Forever Annual Banquet, Lodge on the Green Party House, Rochester, 5:30 p.m. For more info contact Kevin Long at 585-334-5054.

April 2: Lake Ontario Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., VFW Post 6778, Palmyra. For more info call Jim Cavallaro, 315-573-3330.

April 2: Calvary Baptist Church of Sullivan County  Sportsmen’s Dinner, Loch Sheldrake Fire Hall. For more info call John Whiteman, 845-985-7230.

April 8: Oak Orchard NWTF, Orleans County Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Carlton F.D. Rec Hall. For more info call Bob St. John, 585-682-4495.

April 8: Hudson Valley Friends of the NRA Banquet, 6 p.m., The Clubhouse, Patriot Hills. For more info call Stan Pascoo, 845-494-6312.

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 Banquet, Holiday Inn, Oneonta, auction 3-5 p.m., dinner 6:30. For more info call Larry Steiner at 607-988-6334.

April 9: Seaway Valley QDMA Banquet, 4 p.m., Casablanca, Gouverneur. For more info call Teresa Whitton, 315-287-4968.

April 15: Twin Tiers NWTF Chapter Hunting Heritage Banquet, Watson Homestead, Painted Post, 6 p.m. For more info www.nwtf.org/events or call Hugh Jackson Jr. at 607-359-2301 or 607-661-8366.

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 16: Adirondack Sportsman’s Alliance Banquet, Heritage Hall, Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls, 3 p.m. For more info call Richard Besthoff at, 518-761-2644.

April  17: Finger Lakes Friends of NRA Banquet, 4 p.m., Harbor Hotel, Watkins Glen. For more info call Toni Dragotta, 607-738-9509.

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.

April 23: Schoharie Valley DU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Settles Hill Banquet Hall, Altamont. For more info call Michael Hoffman, 518-928-6992.

Education/Seminars

April 2: Federation of Fly Fishers, Elmira-Corning, Learn to fly fish in 1 day, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Campbell. For info call Steve Harris, 607-973-2509.

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(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.

Dog Events

March 19: American Hunting Basset Assoc. World Hunt, 7 a.m., Corning Beagle Club. For more info call Ben Marley, 607-237-6244.

Shoots

March 20: DEC Region 6 Youth Camp Indoor 2-D Shoot, Lillie’s Agway & Archery Shop, Holland Patent. For info call Ian Brucker, 315-865-8105.

April 16-17: Branchport Rod & Gun Club, IBO World Qualifier. For more info call Pete Stewart, 585-770-0944.

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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.

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2016 New York State Championship Archery Series

Elite Series

April 16-17: Branchport Rod & Gun Club, Branchport, call Pete at 585-770-0944 or go to     www.branchportrodandgunclub.org

May 21-22: Glen-Coe Conservation, Glenwood, call Mike at 716-337-0126

June 25-26: Deerslayer Bowman’s Association, Oswego, call Jim at 315-529-5995

PSE Series

April 23-24: Northern Dutchess Rod and Gun Club, Rhinebeck, call Ron at 845-532-2718 or go to www.ndrgc.com

May 7-8: Hudson Falls Fish & Game Club, Hudson Falls, call Karl at 518-692-2036 or go to www.hffgc.com

June 4-5: Mountain Trail Bowhunters, Castle Creek, call Andy at 607-621-3464 or go online to www.mountaintrailbowhunters.com

July 23-24: State Championship, Seneca Lake Duck Hunters, Penn Yan, call David at 315-374-2016 or go online to                      senecalakeduckhunters.net

Archery

April 24, May 22, July 17, Sept. 4: Pompey Rod & Gun Club, 3-D Archery Shoots. For more info call Bob Fallert, 315-656-8810.

Tournaments/Contests.

April 17: Finger Lakes Friends of NRA Tournament, 4 p.m., Harbor Hotel, Watkins Glen. For more info call Toni Dragotta, 607-738-9509.

Special Events

March 20: Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Assoc. Black Powder Shoot & Flea Market, 8 a.m. For more info call George, 607-692-4843.

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

April 16: Seth Green TU #073, Fly Fishing Film Tour, 5:30 p.m., The Little Theater, Rochester. For more info call Larry Charette, 585-260-0665.

April 23: Pompey Rod & Gun Club, Sportsman’s Flea Market, 9 a.m., at the Club. For more info call Bob Fallert, 315-656-8810.

Sept. 10: Wolcottsville Volunteer Fire Company Gun Bonanza, Akron, 1-6 p.m. For more info call Bob at 716-957-2115 or Laverne at 716-628-4015 or email rgroff29m7@rochester.rr.com or wolco6344@aol.com.

Meetings

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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