Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – May 7, 2021


May 9: RMEF Central PA Banquet, 4 p.m., Bavarian Club, Altoona. For more info call Mary Peoples, 814-672-4383.

May 29: WTU Stars & Stripes Deer Camp, 4 p.m., Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center, Gettysburg. For more info call Patrick Mcmaster, 717-965-3572.

May 29: Northern Tier Clays for KECA fundraiser, 8:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m., Thunder Ridge Sporting Clays Farm. For more info call Jay, 570-753-5260.

June 5: NWTF Cascade Thundering Toms, 5 p.m., New Englader.

June 5: NC PF Chapter 630 Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Bellamauro-Reynoldsville. For more info call Chris Pringle, 814-590-1901.

June 26: WTU NEPA Chapter Banquet, 2 p.m., Gordon Pavillion, Monroe Township. For more info call Randy Storrs. 570-690-7514.

June 26: WTU Rivers Edge Deer Camp, 4 p.m., Mount Union Fire Company. For more info call Randy Dunmire, 814-644-9138.

Aug. 28: PA Trappers Association State Banquet, Reedsville Fire Co. For more info or tickets call Nelson, 570-541-2280.

Season Dates 

May 1: Spring gobbler season opens (bearded birds only)

May 1: Walleye and sauger season opens

May 31: Spring gobbler season closes (bearded birds only)

June 12:  Bass (traditional harvest season) opens

July 2: Crow season opens (Friday, Saturday and Sunday only)

Sept. 1: Early resident Canada goose season opens

Sept. 1: Mourning dove season opens

Sept. 18: Archery deer season opens (antlered/antlerless), WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D only

Sept. 24: Early resident Canada goose season closes

Oct. 2: Special rabbit and squirrel season opens for junior hunters

Oct. 2: Archery deer season opens (antlered/antlerless) statewide, including WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D

Oct. 9: Special pheasant season opens for junior hunters

Oct. 16: Rabbit & ruffed grouse seasons open

Oct. 16: Statewide antlerless muzzleloader deer season opens

Oct. 16: Special rabbit and pheasant season closes for junior hunters 

Oct. 16: Black bear archery season opens

Oct. 21: Statewide antlerless deer season opens for Junior and Senior License Holders and Disabled Person Permit Holders and PA residents in Armed Forces

Oct. 23: Pheasant, raccoon, and fox seasons open

Oct. 23: Muzzleloader deer hunt ends

Oct. 23: Special statewide antlerless deer season closes for Jr. and Sr. License Holders and Disabled Person Permit Holders and Pennsylvania residents in Armed Forces 

Oct. 24: Coyote, fox, opossum, raccoon, skunk, and weasel trapping season opens

Oct. 30: Turkey season opens in select WMUs


May 14: North American Trap Collectors Association, 7 a.m.-noon, North Orwell Pa. Community Hall. For more info call Bruce McCormick, 607-426-6276.

May 22 & 23: Springfling Bowfishing Tournament, 4 p.m., Lee’s Campground.

Sept. 11: PA Trappers District 8, 43rd Annual Sportsman Show, Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds. For more info call George, 717-732-8099.


United Bowhunters of PA, 907 Derbyshire Ave. Mechanicsburg PA, 17005. For more info call Gene King, 215-287-5029.

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Rainbow Bowmen, 1205 Baker Rd, Franklin,  PA. 16323. For more info call Bill Huber, 814-677-8802.

June 4 & Aug. 1: 3D Shoots. (all bows).

May 28-30: Traditional Shoot (recurves and longbows. 3D targets).

Aug. 18-29: Bowhunter Weekend (all bows, 3D targets).

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

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

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

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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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Pitcarin/Monroeville Sportsman Club, 505 Mosside Blvd, North Versales, 15137. 

Every Sunday: 7 a.m. – Noon.

June 27, July 25, Aug. 22, & Sept. 12: 3 D Shoots.

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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.

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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.

Special Events

May 29: Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club Flea Market, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club grounds. For more info call Tom Austin, 570-854-9189.


Uniontown Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Tues. 6 p.m., Farmington. For more info call Charles McCormick, 724-437-8121.

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.

Red Rock Chapter NWTF meets the 3rd Monday of each month, 7 p.m,. Farmers Inn, Shavertown. For more info call 570-825-9744.

Allegheny County Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 4th Tues. 6 p.m., Homestead United Presbyterian Church, Homestead. For more info call Mike Stoudt, 412-461-5650.

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