New York Outdoor News Calendar – July 28, 2017
Aug. 1: Hickory shad season opens
Aug. 11-13: Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Sportsman Show, Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 8-6, Sun. 8-3, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info call Kevin 716-492-2783.
Aug. 13: Midstate Arms Collectors Unadilla Gun Show & Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, Butternut, Road, Unadilla, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman at 607-748-1010 (1-6 p.m.).
Aug. 19-20: 40th Annual Thousand Islands Show, Gerow Recreation Park Arena, Clayton, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9-4 Sunday. For more info contact show managers Tony Pisarski at 315-783-6017 or Aileen Martin at 315-767-5643.
Aug. 27: Bog Trotters Rifle & Pistol Club Gun Show, American Legion Post No. 880, Eden, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info contact George Lobur at 716-992-9031.
Sept. 16-17: New York State Arms Collectors Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center, Syracuse, Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 9-3. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman at 607-748-1010 (1-6 p.m.)
Sept. 23-24: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg, Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 9-3. For more info go online to www.nfgshows.com.
Oct. 8: 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 at 607-748-1010 (1-6 p.m.).
Oct. 8: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Alexander Firemen’s Rec Hall, Alexander, Sunday only, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info go online to www.nfgshows.com.
Oct. 14-15: Southern Tier Outdoor Show, Steuben County Fairgrounds, Bath. For more info go to www.southerntieroutdoorshow.com.
Oct. 14-15: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Newstead Fire Hall, Akron, Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 9-3. For more info go online to www.nfgshows.com.
Oct. 29: Northeastern 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 631-278-9113.
Nov. 5: Midstate Arms Collectors Oneonta Gun Show, Holiday Inn, Route 23, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call Sandy Ackerman at 607-748-1010 (1-6 p.m.).
Aug. 26: National Wild Turkey Federation Guns and Lobster Bash, Turkey Trot Acres, Candor, 1 p.m. For more info and tickets contact Sean Langevin at 607-427-5795 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Pete Clare at 607-659-7849 or by email at email@example.com.
Sept. 15: Tioga County Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Red Roof Inn, Owego Treadway. For more info call Adam Hall, 607-279-0227.
Sept. 16: Southern Tier Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Howard Community Center. For more info call Dan Cornish, 607-329-2563.
Sept. 29: Northshore Oneida Lake Chapter of Ducks Unlimited annual banquet, Greenview Country Club, Route 49, West Monroe, 6 p.m. For more info contact Charlie Kelsey at 315-623-7325.
Sept. 30: East Worcester Fish & Game Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., East Worcester Fish & Game Club. For more info call Dave Lorette, 607-397-1740.
(DEC has established a website where registration for sportsman education programs can be made online. To find a course near you, go to:
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July 29: Lake Neatahwanta, Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Free Kids’ Fishing Derby, 1-4 p.m.
Aug. 5: Great Swamp Conservancy, Canastota, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Aug. 12: Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, fishing with bait and lures, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; fly-fishing, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Aug. 19: Lake Neatahwanta, Route 3, Fulton, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Aug. 26: Oneida Lake Fish Hatchery, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
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NY Shooter Supply Reloading Classes, 6 p.m., 1st & 3rd Tuesday. For more info call Matthew Musto, 518-456-6383.
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Oct. 21: Becoming Skilled With Map and Compass
July 15: The Complete Hiker – Fun and Safety in the Wildlands
Aug. 19: Adirondack Byway: A Raquette River Paddle
Sept. 17: Wilderness First Aid (9-hour certification program)
Sept. 29: High Peaks Jaunt: Views from the Summer.
Sept. 9: Kids Fishing Derby, free for kids ages 1-15, sponsored by the Broome County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs and Broome County Parks, Cole Park, Colesville Road, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information contact Bill Holmes at 607-797-6670.
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.
2017 Central New York 3-D Archery Schedule
July 30: Annual Special Shoot, Deerslayer Bowmen, Eric Broekhuizen at 315-806-5777 or Jim Burdic at 315-529-5995, or online at www.deerslayers.org.
Aug. 6: Chittenango Rod & Gun Club, Dave Krause at 315-687-5752.
Aug. 13: Pompey Rod & Gun Club, Bob Fallert at 315-656-8810 or clubhouse at 315-683-9428, online at pompeyrodandgunclub.com.
Aug. 20: Deerslayer Bowmen, Eric Broekhuizen at 315-806-5777 or Jim Burdic at 315-529-5995, online at www.deerslayers.org.
Aug. 27: 40th Annual Dick Bates Memorial/Southern Tier Bowhunter Championship, Cortland Field Archers, Jeff Stewart at 607-849-6718 or online at www.iwla.org/cortland.
Sept. 3: Clay Sportsmen’s Club, Jim Kilmartin at 315-727-9898 or www.claysportsmansclub.org.
Sept. 10: Fayetteville-Manlius Rod & Gun Club, Paul Stewart at 315-256-3235, clubhouse at 315-682-8962, online at www.fmrgc.com.
Sept. 17: Pompey Rod & Gun Club, Bob Fallert at 315-656-8810 or clubhouse at 315-683-9428, online at pompeyrodandgunclub.com.
Sept. 24: Central New York Championship, Chittenango Rod & Gun Club, Dave Krause.
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July 30, Sept. 3: 3-D Archery Shoots at the Kayaderosseras Fish & Game Club, 706 Geyser Road, Ballston Spa. July 9 is the Veterans’ Benefit Shoot. For more info call Jack Holton at 518-587-1321.
Aug. 26: South Creek Sportsmen’s Club 3-D Archery Shoot and Chicken Barbecue, Gillett, Pa. For more information contact Chad McDonald at 607-738-2050; Ed Burrows at 607-738-2283, or Troy McDonald at 607-425-8410. Camping is available; to reserve call Ray Bixby at 570-529-3350.
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Mountain Trail Bowhunters, 331 West Chenango Rd, Castle Creek, NY 13744. For more info call Andy McCormick, 607-621-3464.
Through Aug. 29: Youth 3-D Program, Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
2017 IBO New England Championship Series
July 29-30: The Xpedition Archery New England Championship, Swift River Sportsman’s Club, Belchertown, Mass., 413-813-4799, and on Facebook.
Aug. 4-6: Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club 13th Annual Walleye Derby, Lake Erie. For more info contact Zen Olow at 716-640-2776.
Aug. 26: Innovative Outdoors Walleye Challenge, Chadwick Bay, Dunkirk Harbor (Lake Erie). For more info contact Jim Steel at 716-983-7867 or go to lakeeriewalleyetournament.com
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New York The Bass Federation 2017 tournament schedule. For more information go online to www.nytbf.org
Aug. 26: Collegiate Cup Qualifier, Lake Champlain, Plattsburgh
Aug. 27: Points Tournament, St. Lawrence River, Clayton
Central New York Izaak Walton League meets last Tuesday of the month 7 p.m., Fayetteville-Manilus Rod & Gun Club, Manlius. For more info call Mark Matt, 315-420-9209.
Cortland Chapter Izaak Walton League meets last Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., Homer. For more info call Robin Chernow, 607-849-6718.
Keuka Lake Chapter Izaak Walton League meets second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m., Branchport. For more info call Lorraine Jackson, 315-536-0539.
Rome Chapter Izaak Walton League meets second Thursday of the month, 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rome. For more info call Arthur Fuhrman, 315-336-2460.
Utica Chapter Izaak Walton League meets monthly, MWP Arts Institute, Utica. For more info call Audrey Lewis, 315-853-1066.
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Capital District Fly Fishers meetings. Go to the website cdflyfishers.org for more info:
Aug. 9: On-the-water meeting at the Mohawk River, 24 Clark Ave., Cohoes, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Sept. 9: On-the-water meeting at Moreau State Park, noon-8 p.m.
Sept. 13: On-the-water meeting at The Georgie on The Battenkill, Adams Lane, Sushan, 5:30-8:30 p.m.