New York Calendar of Events – October 28th, 2016

Season Dates

Oct. 28: Fall turkey season closes (Southern Zone)

Oct. 29: Duck season reopens (Lake Champlain Zone)

Oct. 29-30: Youth pheasant hunt (portions of state)

Oct. 30: Duck season closes (Northeast Zone)

Oct. 30: Fisher and marten trapping season closes (portions of state)

Oct. 31: Scup (porgy) season closes (party and charter boats)

Nov. 1: Cottontail rabbit, pheasant, squirrel seasons open (Long Island)

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

Nov. 1: Fisher and marten trapping season opens (portions of Northern Zone)

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

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

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

Nov. 5: Duck season reopens (Northeast Zone)

Nov. 5: Canada goose season opens (Hudson Valley Zone)

Nov. 5: Crossbow deer and bear season opens (Southern Zone)

Nov. 8: Brant season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)

Nov. 9: Snipe, rail and gallinule seasons close

Nov. 10: Mink, muskrat and beaver trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)

Nov. 10: River otter trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)

Nov. 12: Duck season reopens (Southeast Zone)

Nov. 12-13: Youth Waterfowl Hunt (Long Island)

Nov. 14: Canada goose season closes (Northeast Zone)

Nov. 14: Woodcock season closes

Nov. 16: Canada goose season reopens (Northeast Zone)

Nov. 17: Canada goose season closes (Hudson Valley Zone)

Nov. 18: Crossbow deer and bear season closes (Southern Zone)

Nov. 18: Archery deer and bear season closes (Southern Zone)

Nov. 18: Canada goose season closes (East Central Zone)

Nov. 18: Bobcat hunting season closes (portions of Southern Zone)

Nov. 18: Bobcat trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone)

Nov. 19: Southern Zone firearms deer and bear seasons open

Nov. 19: Fall turkey season opens (Suffolk County)

Nov. 24: Duck and brant season opens (Long Island)

Nov. 24: Canada goose season closes (West Central Zone)

Nov. 24: Canada goose season reopens (Western Long Island/Central Long Island zones)

Nov. 24: Canada goose season opens (Eastern Long Island Zone)

Nov. 24: Snow goose season opens (Long Island Zone)

Nov. 25: Mink, muskrat and beaver trapping season opens (portions of Southern Zone)

Nov. 27: Canada goose season closes (Western Long Island/Central Long Island zones

Nov. 27: Duck and brant season closes (Long Island)

Nov. 29: Brant season closes (Southeast Zone)

Nov. 29: Brant season closes (Western, Northeast and Southeast zones)

Nov. 30: Fisher and marten trapping season closes (portions of Northern Zone)

Nov. 30: Canada goose season closes (Lake Champlain)

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

Nov. 30: Bass season closes

Nov. 30: Hickory shad season closes

Nov. 30: Muskellunge season closes

Dec. 1: Catch-and-release bass season opens

Shows

Oct. 30: North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Antique and Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, 22 Grove Place, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Carly at 631-278-9113.

Oct. 30: South Shore Waterfowlers Association 36th Annual Duckboat Show and Waterfowl Festival, Cedar Beach Marina, Babylon, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Curt Matzinger at 631-661-0379 or John Adams at 631-874-7459.

Nov. 5-6: Little Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. Sportsmen’s Show, Sat. 9 aq.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3, Cattaraugus County Fair Grounds. For more info call Jim Miller, 716-938-6928.

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

Nov. 12-13: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Springville Fire Hall, Main Street, Springville, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 9-3. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929 or email nfgshows@aol.com.

Dec. 3-4: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Clarence Events Building, 11177 Main Street, Clarence, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 9-3. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929 or email nfgshows@aol.com.

Dec. 10-11: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 9-3. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929 or email nfgshows@aol.com.

Jan. 27-29, 2017: Bark at the Moon Coyote Club, New York State Predator Hunt & Expo, Carey Lake Party House, Walworth. For info call Andrew Lewand, 585-223-5324.

Banquets/Fundraisers

Jan. 14, 2017: Eastern New York Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Radisson Hotel, Albany. For more info call John Hunter, 607-426-8292.

Jan. 28, 2017: Central New York Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn, Syracuse, Liverpool. For more info call John Hunter, 989-619-3481.

March 11, 2017: Western New York Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Carousel Banquet Facility, Hamburg Fairgrounds. For more info call John Hunter, 607-426-8292.

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.

Shoots

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

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

Tournaments/Contests.

Chesterfield Fish and Game Club Indoor Archery Range, Tuesdays, open from 7-9 p.m. Club is located at 359 Grange St. $3 for members, $5 for nonmembers.

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