New York Outdoor News Calendar – Nov. 30, 2018

Season Dates

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

Nov. 30: Bass season closes

Nov. 30: Fall turkey season closes (Long Island)

Nov. 30: Muskie season closes

Nov. 30: Hickory shad season closes

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

Dec. 1: Bass season reopens (catch-and-release, artificial lures only)

Dec. 1: Duck season reopens (Long Island Zone)

Dec. 1: Brant season reopens (Long Island Zone)

Dec. 1: Canada goose season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)

Dec. 1: Canada goose season reopens (Western Zone)

Dec. 2: Firearms deer and bear seasons close (Northern Zone)

Dec. 3: Late muzzleloader deer season opens (portions of Northern Zone) 

Dec. 3: Late archery deer season opens (Northern Zone)

Dec. 4: Brant season closes (Western, Northeast, Southeast and Lake Champlain zones)

Dec. 4: Canada goose season reopens (Hudson Valley Zone)

Dec. 5: Canada goose season reopens (Central and Eastern zones)

Dec. 8: Duck season closes (Western Zone)

Dec. 9: Firearms deer and bear seasons close (Southern Zone)

Dec. 9: Late muzzleloader deer season closes (portions of Northern Zone)

Dec. 9: Duck season closes (Northeast Zone)

Dec. 9: Tautog (blackfish) season closes (Long Island Sound region)

Dec. 9: Canada goose season closes (Northeast Zone)

Dec. 10: Late muzzleloader deer season opens (Southern Zone)

Dec. 10: Varying hare season opens (portions of Southern Zone)

Dec. 10: Fisher and marten trapping season closes (portions of state)

Dec. 15: Striped bass season closes (south of George Washington Bridge)

Dec. 15: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens (Long Island)

Dec. 18: Late muzzleloader deer season closes (Southern Zone)

Dec. 22: Tautog (blackfish) season closes (New York Bight Region)

Dec. 22: Canada goose season closes (East Central Zone)

Dec. 26: Duck season reopens (Western Zone)

Dec. 26: Canada goose season reopens (Northeast and West Central zones)

Dec. 30: Duck season closes (Lake Champlain and Southeast zones)

Dec. 31: Scup (porgy) season closes

Dec. 31: Black sea bass season closes

Dec. 31: Snow goose season closes (Lake Champlain Zone)

Dec. 31: Westchester County regular (bowhunting-only) deer and bear seasons close

Dec. 31: Pheasant season closes (portions of state)

Dec. 31: Bobwhite quail season closes (Nassau and Suffolk counties)

Dec. 31: Canada goose season closes (Northeast Zone)

Shows

Dec. 1-2: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 9-3, Clarence Event Center. For more info call Bruce Johnston, 716-542-9929 or www.nfgshows.com.

Jan. 10-13, 2019: Outdoor Sports Group, NJ Convention Center,Thurs. 1-8 p.m., Fri. 1-8 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. For more info call Jennifer Bain, 212-564-8823.

Jan. 18-20: Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, The Conference & Event Center, Niagara Falls.

Jan. 25-27: New York Sportsman’s Expo, New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse

Jan. 25-27: Fly Fishing Show, New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, Edison, N.J.

Feb. 2: Central New York Sportsman Show, Kallet Civic Center, Oneida

Feb. 2-3: S-VE Sportsman Show, Spencer-Van Etten High School, Spencer

Feb. 9-10: Adirondack Outdoorsman Show, Johnstown Moose Club, Johnstown

Feb. 16-17: Twin Tiers Outdoor Show, Murray Athletic Center Domes, Horseheads

Feb. 28-March 3: World Fishing & Outdoor Exposition, Rockland County Community College Fieldhouse, Suffern

March 7-10: Western New York Outdoor Sport and Travel Expo, Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg

March 16: Long Island Fly Fishing Expo, Radisson Hotel, Hauppauge

March 16-17, 2019: Batavia Gun & Sportsman Show 2019, Sat. 9-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Batavia Quality Inn. For more info call 585-343-7620.

April 13-14: Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse

Tournaments/Contest.

Jan. 25-27, 2019: Lake Edinboro (PA) Sportsmen’s League Tri-State Coyote Hunt. www.edinborosportsmen.org/coyote.html for more info.

Banquets/Fundraisers

Jan. 19: Eastern New York Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Red Lion Hotel, Albany. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304.

Jan. 25: Wine country WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kings Banquet Center, Canandaigua. For more info call Mike Van Zile, 315-679-6336.

Feb. 2: Central New York Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304.

March 9: Western New York Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Carousel Banquet Facility, Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304.

April 27, 2019: Stonybrook WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Dansville Fire Dept., Dansville. For more info call Tricia Griese, 585-447-4543.

Education/Seminars

Dec. 29: Erie County Trappers Association, Fur Handling Seminar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Collins Conservation Club. For more info call Patti Wattenngel, 716-337-2556.

(DEC has established a website where registration for sportsman education programs can be made online. To find a course near you, go to:

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.

Special Events.

Dec. 8: Fur Harvesters Association of Jefferson County,  Fur Sale, 8 a.m., Mannsville, N.Y. Fire Hall. For more info call Charlie, 315-771-1839.

Shoots

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

Meetings

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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