PLEASE CHECK DEC’S WEBSITE OR HUNTING, TRAPPING AND FISHING PUBLICATIONS FOR A FULL LIST OF HUNTING AND FISHING SEASONS, INCLUDING SPECIAL HUNTS AND SPECIFIC REGIONAL REGULATIONS AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT UNITS.
SEPT. 20: Ruffed grouse season begins in the Northern Zone.
SEPT. 27: Northern Zone archery season begins.
OCT. 1: Southern Zone archery season, Northern Zone turkey season as well as several small games seasons begin.
OCT. 11: Northern Zone crossbow season begins.
OCT. 13: Northern Zone turkey season ends.
SEPT. 30: Whitetails Unlimited Adirondack Mountains Chapter Banquet, Pecks Hall, Altona, N.Y. Info: 413-244-2304.
OCT. 7: Whitetails Unlimited, East Worcester Fish and Game Club Banquet, Worcester, N.Y. Info: 607-397-174.
SEPT. 23: Sportsman’s Show, Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek, N.Y. Info: 518-251-2505.
OCT. 1: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows Alexander Fireman’s Rec Hall, Alexander, N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.
OCT. 8: Midstate Arms Collectors, Lisle Gun & Knife Show, Lisle Fire Company 9090 Rt. 79 Info: contact Sandy Ackerman 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
NOV. 5: Midstate Arms Collectors, Oneonta Gun & Knife Show, Oneonta Elks Lodge 84 Chestnut St. Info: contact Sandy Ackerman 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
NOV. 11-12: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows Springville Fire Hall, Springville,N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.
DEC. 3: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows Kings Catering and Party House, Canandaigua,N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.
JAN. 6-7, 2024: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg, N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.
TO REGISTER FOR A DEC SPORTSMAN EDUCATION
CLASS, VISIT: www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/92267.html.
SEPT. 30 – OCT. 1: Eighth Annual Elite Trappers Seminar, Olivebridge, N.Y. Info: 845-389-8841.
OCT. 13.: NYS Licensed Guide Examinations. Preregistration is required Info: www.nysoga.org.
SEPT. 23: Hudson Valley Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament of Champions/Classic. Info: http://facebook.com/HVKBF.
SEPT. 23-24: Adirondack KBF Kayak Fishing Club Classic, Lake Champlain, N.Y. Info: www.adirondackkbf.com.
SEPT. 24: Long Island Kayak Bass Fishing Fall Brawl Open, Peconic River, N.Y. Info: www.likbf.com.
OCT. 7: NYKBF Kayak Fishing Invitational Oneida Lake. Info: www.nykbf.com.
OCT. 7-21: Hudson Valley Kayak Bass Fishing Fall Brawl. Info: http://facebook.com/HVKBF.
OCT. 8: Long Island Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament of Champions, Oneida Lake. Info: www.likbf.com.
OCT. 8: Single Fall Horse Pull, North Country Draft Horse Club, Copenhagen, N.Y. Info: 315-493-1905.
SEPT. 24, OCT. 8, OCT. 22, NOV. 5: Archery Shoot, Eatonbrook Rod & Gun Club, Morrisville, N.Y. Info: 315-893-7253.
Canajoharie Forest, Fish & Game Assoc. Inc. Trap Shooting: Thursday evenings beginning at 6 p.m., through Sept, 29. Info: 518-993-3762.
Dunhams Bay Fish & Game Club. 3D archery course open to public every Tuesday from 1 p.m. until dark, and the second Sunday of each month. Queensbury, N.Y. Info: www.dunhamsbay.net.
The Suffolk Alliance of Sportsmen, Inc. and Old Bethpage Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc. Females & Firearms Event, Oct. 8. Info: 631-226-7202.
Westerlo Basic Valley Fish & Game Club: Trap shooting every Thursday evenings through Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m. Info: 838-200-2693.
Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Association: Trap Shoot, Thursday evenings 6 p.m. Info: 607-692-4843.
Williamson Conservation & Sporting Club (Wayne County): Free trap and skeet shoots for ages 12-19, shells for 12 and 20 gauge and 50 clay targets provided. Info: 585-721-4890, 585-266-6173.
Central New York Izaak Walton League: Last Tuesday each 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.
Federation Of Sportsmens Clubs Of Sullivan County: Second Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m. White Lake Fire House. Info: www.sportsmensfederation.com/, or call 845-798-4612.
Hague Fish & Game Club: Third Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., West Hague Road, Hague N.Y. Info: email@example.com.
Keuka Lake Chapter Izaak Walton League: Second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m., IWLA Clubhouse, Penn Yan, N.Y. Info: 315-729-3574.
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 the month, 6 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension in Warrensburg. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or, 518-761-0447.
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