New York Outdoor News Calendar – October 29, 2021
Please check DEC’s website or hunting, trapping and fishing publications for specific regional regulations and Wildlife Management Units.
Note to Waterfowlers: Please check the Hunting & Trapping regulations guide for more specific details on seasons and bag limits for October waterfowl and Canada goose season dates. Or, visit: dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/huntseason21.pdf.
Oct. 29: Southern Zone fall turkey season ends
Oct. 25-30: Fisher trapping season in parts of western and southern New York.
Nov. 1: Pheasant and cottontail rabbit seasons begin in Regions 1 & 2. Beaver, mink and muskrat trapping seasons begin in the Northern Zone. Fox, coyote, and other trapping seasons open in Regions 1 & 2.
Nov. 6-19: Southern Zone Crossbow Season
Nov. 10: Beaver, mink and muskrat trapping seasons begin in most of the Southern Zone.
Nov. 11: Free Fishing Day in New York
Nov. 11 & 13: Military and Veteran’s Waterfowl hunting days, Western Zone.
Nov. 11-14: Military and Veteran’s Waterfowl hunting days, Long Island Zone.
Nov. 20: Southern Zone regular season opens.
Nov. 20 – DEc. 3: Fall turkey season, Suffolk County.
NOV. 30: Regular fishing seasons end for black bass, muskellunge and striped bass.
JAN. 12 – MARCH 30: The Capital District Fly Fishers is holding their annual fly tying class on Wednesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m at the Locust Lane Clubhouse, in Clifton Park. Info: 518-885-8257 or 518-421-6762.
DEC’s Hunter Education Program: DEC is now offering in-person sportsman education courses, To register visit: register-ed.com/programs/new_york. Also, to sign up for an online course visit: dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7860.html.
NY Shooter Supply Reloading Classes: 6 p.m., first and third Tuesday of the month. Info: 518-456-6383.
(Note: some meetings may be postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19 situation.)
Central New York Izaak Walton League: Last Tuesday of the month 7 p.m., Fayetteville-Manilus Rod & Gun Club, Manlius. Info: 315-420-9209.
Cortland Chapter Izaak Walton League: Last Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., Homer. Info: 607-849-6718.
Keuka Lake Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m., Branchport. Info: 315-536-0539.
Orange County Trappers: Monthly, 7:30 p.m., Shawangunk Fish & Game Association. Info: 845-406-8916.
Oswego County Trappers: First Tuesday of the month (except July and November) at 7 p.m. at The Leatherstocking Club, Route 104, New Haven. Info: 315-591-0581 or 315-591-3525.
Rome Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Thursday of the month, 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rome. Info: 315-336-2460.
Utica Chapter Izaak Walton League: Monthly, MWP Arts Institute, Utica. Info: 315-853-1066.
Warren County Conservation Council: First Thursday of each month, 6 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension in Warrensburgh. Info: 518-761-0447.
nov. 6 & 7: Little Valley Volunteer Fire Department, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., The Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley. For more info., www.lvvfd.com.
Nov. 7: Midstate Arms Collectors Oneonta Gun & Knife Show, Quality Inn. Info: contact Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Nov. 13-14: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Springville Vol. Fire Hall Springville, N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit nfgshows.com.
Jan. 14-16, 2022: Yankee Sportsman Classic, Essex Jct., Vt. Info: yankeeclassic.net.
Jan. 22-23, 2022: New York State Arms Collectors Arms Collectors Albany Gun Show, Empire State Plaza. Info: contact Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jan. 28-30, 2022: New York Sportsman’s Expo, Syracuse, N.Y. Info: newyorksportsmansexpo.com.
Feb. 17-20, 2022: Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, Niagara Falls, N.Y. Info: niagarafishingexpo.com.
Feb. 19-20, 2022: Adirondack Outdoorsman Show, Johnstown, N.Y. Info: adkshow.com.
March 3-6, 2022: World Fishing & Outdoor Expo, Suffern, N.Y. Info: suffern.sportshows.com.
March 10-13, 2022: Western New York Sports Show, Hamburg, N.Y. Info: eriepromotions.com.
April. 23-24, 2022: New York State Arms Collectors Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Info: contact Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Association: Trap Shoot, Thursday evenings 6 p.m. Info: 607-692-4843.
Nov. 6: Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Association Sight In Day, 9 a.m.-noon, Whitney Point Sportsmen Club. For more info call Linda Bates, 607-423-4746.
Nov. 7: Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Association Pancake Breakfast and Turkey Shoot, 7 a.m., Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Linda Bates, 607-423-4746.