Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – March 15, 2019


March 16: NW RMEF Banquet, 3 p.m., Cross Creek Resort, Titusville. For more info call Jessica Buck, 814-968-5758.

March 16: West Branch WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Genetti Hotel, Williamsport. For more info call David Huffman, 570-772-0312.

March 16: Blue Mountain RMEF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Leesport’s Farmers Market Banquet Hall. For more info call Glenn Balthaser, 610-926-9190.

March 16: Christian Life Center Banquet, at the Center. For more info call Steve Shuster, 610-274-0478.

March 17: Keystone Elk Country Alliance Banquet, The Royal Inn, Ridgeway. For more info call Tom Wehler, 814-787-7327.

March 23: Greensburg RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Ferrante’s Lakeview Banquet Hall. For more info call Steve Kowatch, 724-516-1015.

March 23: Pennsylvania Trappers Assoc. Banquet, Red Fern Banquet & Conference Center, Kersey. For more info call Rob Daniels, 814-781-6664.

March 23: Consolidated Sportsman of Muncy Creek Banquet, 5 p.m., Hughesville Volunteer Fire Dept. For more info call Scott Kilcoyne, 570-447-7960.

March 23: Chestnut Ridge TU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ramada by Wyndham, Uniontown. For more info call Eugene Gordon, 724-277-8688.

March 29: Blue Mountain Fish & Game Assoc. of Walnutport Banquet, 5:30 p.m. For more info call Keith Hess, 610-657-6030.

March 30: Erie Co. RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Nicks Place, Edinboro. For more info call Carolyn Huff, 724-699-8474. 

March 30: Honey Hole NWTF Banquet, 4 p.m., Capriotti’s Hall, McAdoo. For more info call Mark Ferdinand, 570-788-6362.

April 6: Mountain Laurel TU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn Downtown Johnstown. For more info call Gary Cooper, 814-266-4763.

April 6: Northcentral PA PF Banquet, 4:30  p.m., Aiello’s Cafe, Ridgeway. For more info call Carla Wegemer, 814-594-2564.

April 6: Renovo RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Sportsman’s Hotel, Renovo. For more info call Shannon Fry, 814-387-0197.

April 13: Northeastern PA Friends of NRA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Genetti Manor, Dickson City. For more info call Carl Mozeleski, 570-587-2662.

April 13: Clarion Co. RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Antler Club, Lucinda. For more info call Eugene Lander, 814-226-6474.

April 13: PA State Fox & Coyote Hunters Assoc. Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Wyalusing. For more info call Dick Bednarczyk, 570-586-9270.

April 20: Locust Valley WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Ryan township Fire Hall, Barnesville. For more info call Dave Morgan, 570-205-2253.

May 4: RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., The Orchards. For more info call Denise Shatzer, 717-597-2485.

May 10, 11, 18: Bucks County WTU Banquets, 5 p.m., New Hope Eagle Fire Company, New Hope. For more info call 215-799-1900.

May 11: Central PA RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Altoona Grand Hotel, Altoona. For more info call Mary Peoples, 814-672-4383.

May 18: Grand Canyon PA RMEF Banquet, 3 p.m., Whitneyville Fairgrounds. For more info call Charles Newlin, 570-724-7583.


April 7: Ontelaunee Rod & Gun Club, noon-5 p.m., 12 gauge house Shotgun Only. For more info call Lee Costenbader, 484-221-5692.

April 13-14, May 18-19, June 8-9, July 13-14, 27-28, Aug. 10-11, 24-25, Sept. 7-8: Mount Joy Sportsmen’s Assoc.  Outdoor 3D Shoot, in Woods. Sat. 7-noon, Sun. 7-2 p.m. For more info call Irvin Saylor, 717-598-0791.

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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, 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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Jefferson Sportsmen’s Assoc. 4707 Sportsman Club Rd, Spring Grove, PA 17362. For more info call 717-229-2608.

Now-April : Hog Creek Game Club Sporting Clay Shoot, 3rd Sun. of the Month, 9 a.m. For more info call Justin Schick, 419-234-1969.

Now- Sept. : Saltsburg Sportsman club, archery shoots, 1st Sunday of each month, reg. 7-2- p.m. For more info call the club at 724-639-0360.

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Seltzer Gun Club Shoots. Seltzer Road. For more info call Brian Murray, 570-527-5207.

June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 15: 30 Rinehart Targets.


April 20-21: Bald Eagle & Port Matilda Sportsmen’s Clubs, Bald Eagel Creek Trout Tournament. For more info call John Jackson, 814-404-3029.

April 26: Veterans Walleye Tournament, Port Clinton Yacht Club, Port Clinton. For more info call Tim, 419-573-2868.

April 27: Stony Creek Anglers Trout Derby, 8 a.m., Norristown Farm Park, Norristown. For more info call Charles Wood, 267-438-2572.

April 28: Children’s Fishing Derby, Port Matilda Community Park, 1-4 p.m. For more info call George Jackson, 814-692-4890.

June 1: Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Club, Big Boys Back Yard Trout Tournament, Bald Eagle Creek, Julian. For more info call John Jackson, 814-404-3029.


March 16: Sportsmen & Outdoors Expo, 1-4 p.m., Penn Forest Township Volunteer Fire company No. 1. For more info call Jim Thorp, 610-377-6363.

March 17: Bechtelsville Sportsmans Flea Market, 8-2 p.m., Bechtelsville Fire Company. For more info call Matt Moyer, 610-473-2979.

April 6: PA Trappers Assoc. District #8, Spring Sportsmans Show, 7-5 p.m., Blaine Picnic Grounds. NWTF Sanctioned Calling Contest. For more info call 717-732-8099.

May 4-5: Lehigh Valley Knife Shows, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer Township. For more info call Bill Goodman, 484-241-6176.

May 4: Gun Show, Firearms & Accessories, 8-5 p.m., St. Bartholomew Hall, Wilmore. For more info call Joe Fox, 814-736-8652.

May 17-18: North American Trap Collectors Assoc. Show, North Orwell PA Community Hall. For more info call Bruce McCormick, 607-426-6276.

June 20-23: FTA/VTA Trappers Rendezvous, 8-6 p.m., Rockingham Fairgrounds. For more info call Travis Bandy, 276-210-7105.

Aug. 17: Franklin County Izaak Walton League of America, Gun Show & Sale, 8-3 p.m., St. Thomas VFD. For more info call Craig Minnich, 717-977-9240.

Oct. 12-13: Mount Joy Sportsmen’s Assoc. Gun Show, Sat. 9-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. For more info call Tom Brooks, 717-341-9900.

Season Dates

March 30: Porcupine season closes.

March 30: Trout season opens in Southeast Region.

March 31: Beaver trapping season closes.

April 13: Trout season opens statewide.

April 14: Crow season closes.

April 20: Special one-day spring gobbler season for junior hunters (bearded birds only)

April 27: Spring gobbler season opens (bearded birds only)

Dog Events

July 13: PA Beagle Gundog Federation, Breakneck Beagle Club & Northeast Regional Junior Beagler, Youth Outdoors Day, 10 a.m., Breakneck Beagle Club, Zelienople. For more info call Ryan Grube, 484-764-1687.

Special Events 

March 17: Whitney Point Sportsman’s Assoc, Traditional Black Powder Shoot, Flea Market & Gun Show, 8-3 p.m., at the Club. For more info call George, 607-692-4843.

Now-Sept.: Saltsburg Sportsman Club, Archery Shoots, 1st Sun. of the Month, 7-2 p.m. For more info call 724-639-0360.

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Clark County Sportsman’s Club, 3450 Ballentine Pike, Springfield, OH. For more info call David McLaughlin, 937-631-9552.

Tues., Sun: Open to the Public year round.

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Coshocton County Sportsmen’s Club Schedule of Shoots. For more info call Karl Steiner, 740-763-2243.

Every Tues.: Open Trap.

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Bolivar Sportsman’s Club Shoots, 11286 Bolivar Strasburg Road NW, Bolivar, 44612. for more info.

2nd Sunday Sept.-April: Lucky X Shoots, 7 a.m.

Every Fri: Trap Shoot, 6:30-10 p.m.

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Allen County Archers, H. Kelley, 8 South Seltzer Street, Wapakoneta, 45895. For more info call Howard Kelley, 419-953-2861.

3rd Sat. each Month: 3D Archery Shoot.

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Beaver Creek Sportsman Club, Events, 14480 Washingtonville Road, Washingtonville, 44490. For more info call Glenn, 330-770-8027.

Every Mon.: Turkey Shoot, reg. 6 p.m.

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Hocking Valley Sportsmans Club Shoots. For more info call Victor Howdyshell, 740-753-3492.

3rd Sat. of every month: 3D Bow Shoot, 8 a.m. April thru Sept.

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Kill’um Buck Longrifle Blackpowder Muzzleloader Shoot Club, 2260 E. West Salem Rd, Creston, OH 44217. For more info call Carole Fry, 330-435-4408.

Sunday: Meets the 1st Sun. of the month, 11 a.m.

Women’s Programs

June 15: NWTF Women in the Outdoors, Ontelaunee Rod & Gun Club, New Tripoli. For more info call Rebecca Bitner, 610-462-4869.


March 20: Hokendauqua TU will meet 6:30 p.m., Northampton Middle School Rm 205. For more info call 610-262-7598.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Bux-Mont Bassmasters. Meets the 1st Weds. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Lansdale. For more info call Bob Lengyel, 215-290-2217.

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