Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar of Events – October 7th, 2016


Oct. 8: RMEF Banquet, 6 p.m., MACA Building, Marienville. For more info call Carl Mowry, 724-283-5708.

Oct. 29: Sullivan County Banquet, 4 p.m., Hughesville Fire Hall. For more info call Dave Craft, 570-419-1517.

Nov. 16: Susquehanna NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Clearfield. For more info call Reed Johnson, 814-765-7264.

Dec. 9: Bear Hollow WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Sandy Creek Fire Hall, Franklin. For more info call Jeff Superak, 814-437-2086.

Feb. 25, 2017: Pennsylvania Pocono WTU Banquet, 5 p.m.,  The Woodlands, Wilkes-Barre. For more info call John Hunter, 989-619-3481.

April 1, 2017: Cascade Thunderin Toms Banquet, 5:30 p.m., New Englander Banquet Center. For more info call David Boston, 724-968-8549.


Oct. 6: Roach-Bauer Foresty Forum, Bat Conservationist, 5:30 p.m., Kane Country Club. For more info call Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group, 814-837-8550.

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Pennsylvania Game Commission, Hunter-Trapper Ed Classes. Held at Northern Jefferson County District 1-33-1. for more info.

Oct. 23: Heritage House, 9-4 p.m.


Oct. 7-9: Ontelaunee Rod & Gun Club, Blue Mountain Classic Steel Shoot, 9 a.m. For more info call Pat Foley, 570-617-3160.

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York Archers Inc, 550 Gun Club Rd, York, PA, 17405. For more info call Robin DeVono, 717-818-8001 or

Nov. 15-Dec. 20: 450 Round Weekly Shoot, 7 p.m.

Nov. 17-Dec. 22: 600 Round Weekly Shoot, 7 p.m.

Dec. 9-11: Snowball Shoot, Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 9-noon.

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Irwin Sportsmen Assoc. 995 Oakside Dr. N, Huntingdon, PA. For more info call Mike McCauley, 724-527-3055.

2nd & 4th Thursday: Pistol Pin Shoot. 5:30 p.m.

2nd & 4th Tuesday: Men’s Instructional Pistol Course, 6:30 p.m.

1st & 3rd Tuesday: Women Instructional Pistol Shoot, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 6, 20, Nov. 3, 17, Dec. 1, 15, 22: Zombie Shoot, 4:30 p.m.

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West Shore Sportsmen’s Association schedule of Firearms training & other shooting events. 500 Ridge Rd., Lewisberry, PA. For more info, or call 717-932-2780.

Sun.: HP Rifle, 9 a.m., 1 Sunday a month.

Tues. : Air Rifle, 6-8 p.m. Starts second Tuesday in September through last Tuesday in July.

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Limerick Bowmen, 65 Bragg Road, Schwenks-ville, PA. For more info call 610-287-8850.

1st Sunday: Every Month 3D Shoots 7-noon.

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Popodickon Bowmen 3D Shoots. 3rd Sunday of the month March-Aug. Reg. 7-noon. 295 Sunset Hill Rd, Boyertown, PA 19512. For more info call Kevin, 610-972-7474.

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Falls Township Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Shoots. 354 Newbold Road, Morrisville. For more info call Peter Olivieri, 215-584-0015.

Sundays: 1st Sunday of every month, 7-11 a.m.

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Swatara Archers Schedule of Events. Pine Grove, PA. For more info call 570-345-6254.

3rd Sun. of every month: Archery Shoots, 7-1 p.m.

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Lenhartsville Fish & Game Assoc. Schedule of Events. 58 Hein Road, Lenhartsville, PA 19534. For more info call Trish Adam, 610-763-7313.

Nov. 13: Running Deer Shoot, 9-3 p.m.

Special Events

Oct. 16: Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania, Hunters Rally, 1 p.m., Castanea Social Hall picnic grounds, Lock Haven. For more info call Pete Kingsley, 717-471-5820.


Oct. 1-2: Lehigh Valley, Knife Show, Easton, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Charles Chrin Community Center, Palmer Township. for more info.

Oct. 15-16: Mount Joy Sportsmen’s Assoc. Gun Show, Sat. 9-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., at the Club. For more info call tom Brooks, 717-341-9900.

Season Dates.

Oct. 8: Mourning dove season closes.

Oct. 8: Special rabbit, squirrel & pheasant season opens for junior hunters.

Oct. 14: Special squirrel season closes for junior hunters.

Oct. 15: Special rabbit & pheasant season closes for junior hunters.

Oct. 15: Regular squirrel season opens.

Oct. 15: Ruffed grouse season opens.

Oct. 15: Statewide antlerless muzzleloader deer season opens.

Oct. 15: Mourning dove season reopens.

Oct. 20: Special antlerless deer season opens for Junior & Senior License Holders, Disabled person Permit Holders & PA residents in Armed Forces.

Oct. 22: Statewide muzzleloader deer season closes.

Oct. 22: Special antlerless deer season closes for Junior & Senior License Holders, Disabled Person Permit Holders & PA residents in Armed Forces.

Oct. 22: Pheasant, rabbit, bobwhite quail, raccoon, & fox seasons open.

Oct. 23: Coyote, fox, opossum, raccoon, skunk and weasel trapping season opens.

Oct. 29: Turkey season opens in select WMU’s.

Oct. 31: Elk Season opens.


Nock Mafia Bass Club. Meets the 1st Sun. of every month, 6 p.m., Silver Creek Athletic Assoc., Springtown. For more info call Steve Kaczinski, 267-374-3665.

Stony Creek Anglers meet 2nd Tues. of the Month, Norristown Manner-Chor Club, 7:30 p.m. For more info call Bruce Hexter, 610-420-0219.

Pittsburgh Downriggers meets 4th Tues. of each month, 7:30 p.m., Coraopolis Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Jon Brogley, 412-335-1095.

Izaak Walton League of America Greene Co. Chapter meets 3rd Wed. of each month, Greene Co. Country Club Restaurant, 6 p.m. For more info call Ken Dufalla, 724-377-0901.

Red Rock Chapter NWTF meets the 3rd Monday of each month, 7 p.m,. Farmers Inn, Shavertown. For more info call 570-825-9744.

Izaak Walton League of America York Chapter #67 meets every 3rd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m. For more info call Don Robertson, 717-873-4171.

Blue Mountain Rod & Gun Club, Inc. meets every 3rd Monday night, 7:30 p.m., 105 Rutt Rd, Bangor. Eastern PA. For more info call Bill Goodman, 484-241-6176.

North Central PA Branch QDMA meets every 2nd Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Gander Mountain. For more info call Doug Garrison, 570-658-4646.

Yellow Breeches Anglers & Conservation Assoc. General Meeting, 1st Tues of each  month, except Dec., 7th. Directors Meeting 3rd Tues. of the month. For more info call 717-843-4311 ext. 117.

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