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Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – March 16, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers.

March 16: Greater Pittsburgh RGS Banquet, 5:15 p.m., Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Pittsburgh. For more info call Nicole Parkhurst, 412-203-4108.

March 17: NW RMEF Banquet, Cross Creek Resort, Titusville, 3 p.m. For more info call Barb Tobin, 814-425-7528.

March 17: Christian Life Center, Wild Game Dinner, Christian Life Center, New London. For more info call Steve Shuster, 443-553-1010.

March 17: United Bowhunters of PA Banquet, 6 p.m., Sheraton Hotel, Harrisburg. For more info call Patrick Schild, 800-279-2024.

March 17: Blue Mountain RMEF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Leesport Farmers Market Banquet Hall. For more info call Glenn Balthaser, 610-823-8064.

March 18: Somerset PA RMEF Banquet, Bakersville Firehall, Somerset, 2 p.m. For more info call Chuck Conzatti, 814-421-5744.

March 18: Allegeny Mtn RMEF Banquet, 2 p.m., Bakersville Firehall, Somerset. For more info call John Hayes, 817-267-5866.

March 24: Renovo RMEF Banquet, Sportsman Hotel, Renovo, 4 p.m. For more info call Shannon Fry, 814-387-0197.

March 24: Consolidated Sportsmen of Muncy Creeks Banquet, 6 p.m., Hughesville Volunteer Fire Company, Hughesville. For more info call Mike, 570-713-9292.

March 24: Allegheny Northwoods RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Sandy Creek Firehall, Franklin. For more info call David Galbreath, 814-226-5574.

March 24: Honey Hole NWTF Banquet, 4 p.m., Capriotti’s Hall, McAdoo. For more info call Mark Ferdinand, 570-788-6362.

March 24: Nevin’s Hunting Friends Banquet, 5 p.m., Lyndora American Legion Hall. For more info call Daniel Burns, 724-822-5757.

April 7: Cascade Thunderin Toms Banquet, New Englander Banquet Center. For more info call David Boston, 724-968-8549.

April 7: Northeastern Penna FNRA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Genetti Manor, Dickson City. For more info call Carl Mozeleski, 570-587-2662.

April 7: North Central PF Chapter #630 Banquet, 5 p.m., Aellio’s Cafe, Ridgeway. For more info call Phil Fitch, 814-929-5473.

April 7: Erie Co. RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Nicks Place, Edinboro. For more info call Carolyn Huff, 724-699-8474.

April 7: Susquehanna NWTF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Clearfield. For more info call Reed Johnson, 814-592-6683.

April 8: Saltlick Twp. VFD Banquet, noon-5 p.m., Donegal Community Center. For more info call Jerry, 724-455-3902.

April 14: Chilli Creek Keystone Elk Country Alliance Banquet, 4 p.m., Pine Barn Inn, Danville. For more info call Jeff Keiffer, 570-412-4147.

April 14: Clarion Co RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Antler Club, Lucinda. For more info call Eugene Lander, 814-226-6474.

April 14: Greater Allegheny PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Alpine Hunting & Fishing Club. For more info call Mark Rozum, 412-216-5786.

April 28: Lenape Wapiti Chapter KECA Banquet, 4:15 p.m., Bear Creek Mountain Resort, Macungie. For more info call Martin Snyder, 215-538-2946.

May 5: Keystone Elk Country Alliance, Clinton County, Banquet, 3 p.m., Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center, Lock Haven University, For more info call Karyn Kordes, 570-932-1698.

May 12: Central PA RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Altoona Grand Hotel, Altoona. For more info call Mary Peoples, 814-672-4383.

Tournaments/Contests

March 24: Linvilla Orchards Fishing Derby, 9-2 p.m., Orchard Lake, Media. For more info call 610-876-7116.

April 14: Albermarle Corp, Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-11:30 a.m., Reservoir Park Tyrone. For more info call Robin Latchford, 814-684-7247.

April 21-22: Port Matilda Sportsmen’s Club, Trout Tournament, Bald Eagle Creek. For more info www.baldeaglecreektrouttournament.info

April 28: Tyrone Area Community Org. Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-11 a.m., Reservoir Park, Tyrone. For more info call Ruth Brower, 814-931-8963.

April 29: Port Matilda Children’s Fishing Derby, 1-4 p.m., Port Matilda Community Park. For more info call George Jackson, 814-882-4890.

May 5: Frankstown Sportsmen’s Club, Children’s Fishing Derby 1, 9-11 a.m., Derby 2 1-3 p.m., Club Waters, Holidaysburg. For more info call Linda Chesney 814-931-4473.

May 6: Bradford Township Park & Rec, Children’s Fishing Derby, 1-3 p.m. For more info call Jim English, 814-577-2194.

May 8: Frankstown Sportsmen’s Club, Childrens Fishing Derby, 9-5 p.m., For more info call Linda Chesney, 814-931-4473.

May 12: Mosquito Creek Sportsmen’s Assoc., Children’s Fishing Derby, 9-11 a.m., at the pond. For more info call Frank Josefik, 814-577-2194.

May 13: West Decatur Sportsmen’s, Children’s Fishing Derby, 1-3 p.m., Cold Stream Dam, Phillipsburg. For more info call Mike Welder, 814-553-6099.

May 19 & 20: PA Grand Canyon Snowmobile Club 28th annual Upper Pine Creek Trout Tournament, Pine Creek (Galeton to Ansonia) Sat. 6-6 p.m., Sun. 6-3 p.m. For more info call Jim Baney, 570-724-2888.

May 19: Central Counties Children’s Fishing Derby, 9-11 p.m., Parker Dam State Park, Penfield. For more info call Frank Josefik, 814-577-2194.

May 19: Cresson Community Sportsmen’s Assoc., Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-11 a.m., Club Dam. For more info call Jim Letterner, 814-886-7906.

May 20: Cooper Townshp Sportsmen’s Club, Children’s Fishing Derby, 1-4 p.m., Near Juct of Casanova & Six Mile Run Rd. For more info call Jim Josephson, 814-553-7149.

May 20: Gallitzin Sportsmen’s Assoc. Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-noon, Club Dam. For more info call 814-886-5222.

May 27: Three Point Sportsmen’s Assoc. Children’s Fishing Derby, 1-4 p.m., Club Ponds, Clarence. For more info call Sharon Josefik, 814-553-1910.

Archery/Shoot

March 21, 28: Mount Joy Sportsmen’s Association, Indoor 3D shoot, 5-8 p.m. For more info call Irvin Saylor, 717-598-0791.

May 12: Greater Pittsburgh RGS Shoot, 9 a.m., Castelwood rod & Gun Club. For more info call Lisa Rossi, 724-693-9032.

May 20: Blue Mountain Fish & Game Assoc, 3D Shoot, 7-1 p.m. For more info call Gerald Stettler, 717-512-0609.

Sept. 1 & 2: Ohio Society of Traditional Archers, 9 a.m., Claylick Bowhunters, Newark. For more info call Matt Fout, 740-648-5493.

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Irwin Sportsmen’s/Shawn’s Archery. Schedule of events. For more info call Mike McCauley, 724-527-3055.

Now-Sept.: Pin Shoot, 2nd & 4th Thurs.

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Herminie & Game Assoc., 219 Cody Rd Herminie PA, 15637. For more info call Bob Hildenbrand, 724-446-9384.

April 15, May 6, July 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 1: 3D Shoot.

June 9-10: Traditional Weekend.

Dec. 30: Traditional.

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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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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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West Shore Sportsmen’s Association schedule of Firearms training & other shooting events. 500 Ridge Rd., Lewisberry, PA. For more info, www.shoresportsmen.org 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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Seltzer Gun Club Shoots. Seltzer Road. For more info call Brian Murray, 570-527-5207.

April 8, May 6, June 10, July 29, Aug. 26, Sept. 16: 7-1 p.m.

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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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West Caln Sportsmen’s Club 3D shoots. Located in Wagontown. For more info call Steve 610-466-9336 or www.wcsportsmen.org

April 7-8, 14-15, Sept. 8-9: 8-1 p.m.

Special Events

June 7-10: PA Trappers Assoc. Rendezvous, Juniata County Fairgrounds, Port Royal. 8-6 p.m. For more info www.patrappers.com

Shows

March 18: Bechtelsville Fire Company, Sportsmans Flea Market, 8-2 p.m. For more info call Matt Moyer, 610-473-2979.

March 24: J&B Sportsmen Hunting & Fishing Show, 9-2 p.m., Clarks Summit United Methodist Church. For more info call 570-587-1302.

April 7: PA Trappers Assoc. Dist. 8 Sportsman Show, 7-5 p.m., Blain Picnic Grounds, Blain. For more info call George McEntee, 717-732-8099.

April 21-22, Sept. 29-30: Lehigh Valley Knife Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Charles Chrin Community Center, Palmer Township. For more info call Bill Goodman, 610-258-5063.

May 4: North American Trap Collectors Assoc. Show, 7-noon, North Orwell Community Hall. For more info call Bruce McCormick, 607-426-6276.

June 7-10: PA Trappers Assoc. Dist. 8, Rendezvous, Juanita County Fairgrounds, Port Royal. For more info call George McEntee, 717-732-8099.

Sept. 15: PA Trappers Assoc. Dist. 8, Sportsman Show, 7-5 p.m., Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds. For more info call George McEntee, 717-732-8099.

Season Dates

March 31: Beaver trapping season closes.

March 31: Porcupine season closes.

March 31: Trout season opens in Southeast Region.

April 14: Trout season opens statewide.

April 21: Special one-day spring gobbler season for junior hunters (bearded birds only)

April 28: Spring gobbler season opens(bearded birds only)

Meetings

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.

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.

Oil City Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. 7:30 p.m., Old Monarch Park, Franklin. For more info call Ray Swidorsky, 814-676-1961.

Izaak Walton League of America Greene Co. Chapter meets 3rd Wed. of each month, Greene Co. Hot Rod’s House of Barbecue Restaurant, Waynesburg, 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.

Uniontown Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Tues. 6 p.m., Farmington. For more info call Corky Johnston, 724-438-0309

John Harris Chapter Izaak Walton League meets monthly, sons of Italy Lodge #2857, Harrisburg. For more info call Eugene Rosetti, 717-763-9025.

Berks County Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. 8 p.m., Egelman’s Park, Reading. For more info call Cleon Garl, 610-929-0416.

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.

SE Montg. Cty TU Chapter meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7:30 p.m., Pennypack Visitors Ctr, Huntingdon Valley. For more info call Rich Terry 215-675-1536.

Franklin County Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Thurs. 7 p.m., Waltonian Meadows, Chambersburg. For more info call Donald Diehl, 717-264-2044.

Lancaster Red Rose Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. 6 p.m., Schaefferstown. For mare info call Dean Baker, 717-459-3545.

Lebanon County Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. 6:30 p.m., Jonestown. For more info call Tracy Longenecker, 717-273-7304.

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