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Monday, April 15th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

New York’s Outdoor Calendar

SEASON DATES

PLEASE CHECK DEC’S WEBSITE OR HUNTING, TRAPPING AND FISHING PUBLICATIONS FOR A DETAILED LIST OF HUNTING AND FISHING SEASONS.

FEB. 29: Seasons for ruffed grouse, squirrel pheasant and varying hare (parts of N.Y.), and rabbit (Southern Zone, Long Island) close.

MARCH 15: Fishing seasons close for walleyes, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskellunge; Ice shanties must be removed from all waters.

BANQUETS/EVENTS

FEB. 24: Capital District Fly Fishers Cabin Fever Day, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Latham, N.Y. Info: 518-885-825

MARCH 2: Sportsman’s Dinner, First Baptist Church, Westerlo N.Y. Info: 518-527-5250.

MARCH 3: Advanced Strategies Adventures,Inc. fundraiser, Traditions at the Links East Syracuse, N.Y. Info: 315-6566-5090

MARCH 9: Whitetails Unlimited Central New York Deer Camp, Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, N.Y. Info: 413-244-2304.

MARCH 15-16: Ducks Unlimited NYS Convention, Latham, N.Y. Info: https://ducksunlimited.myeventscenter.com.

MARCH 22: Chemung Valley Ridge Runners NWTF Hunting Heritage Banquet, Clarion Inn, Elmira N.Y. Info: 607-738-2050.

APRIL 4-7: The New York State Outdoor Guides Association 41st Annual Winter Rendezvous, White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton, N.Y. Info: www.NYSOGA.org.

APRIL 6: Whitetails Unlimited Western New York Deer Camp, Classics 5 Banquet & Conference Center, Amherst, N.Y. Info: 413-244-2304.

APRIL 27: NYS Outdoorsman Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, Theodore’s Restaurant, Canastota, N.Y. Info: https://nysohof.org.

MAY 3: Whitetails Unlimited Salmon River Chapter Banquet, Tailwater Lodge, Altmar, N.Y. Info: 413-244-2304.

JUNE 1: Caledonia Trout Festival, Big Springs Museum and Historical Society, Caledonia N.Y. Info: 585-538-9880.

SHOOTS

Stony Clove Rod & Gun Club: Muzzleloading Meat Shoot, Feb. 25 & March 24, Stony Clove Rod & Gun Club, Lanesville, N.Y. Info: 845-688-5560.

Pinewood Archers 3D Shoots: March 3, March 17, April 4, April 21, Long Island Shooting Range, Ridge, N.Y. Info: 631-687-0232

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.

SHOWS

FEB. 22-24: New York Farm Show, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, N.Y. Info: https://www.newyorkfarmshow.com/en/home

FEB. 24-25: Adirondack Outdoorsman Show,Johnstown Moose Lodge, Johnstown, N.Y. Info: www.ADKShow.com.

MARCH 2: Independent Furharvesters of CNY Fur Auction. Pompey Rod and Gun Club, Fabius, N.Y. Info: 315-427-7136.

MARCH 2, SEPT. 28, DEC. 2: Long Island Historical Arms Gun Show Society, Freeport Recreation Center, Riverhead, N.Y. Info: 631-722-3248

MARCH 2-3: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, The Knights Event Center, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga, N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.

MARCH. 3: Midstate Arms Collectors, Oneonta Gun & Knife Show, Oneonta Elks Lodge, 84 Chestnut St., Oneonta, N.Y. Info: contact Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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New York Outdoor News ATTN: Calendar P.O. Box 302 Fort Ann, NY 12827


MARCH 8-10: WNY Sport and Travel Expo, Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg N.Y. Info: https://eriepromotions.com/wny-sport-show.

MARCH 9: Cattaraugus County Trappers Association Raw Fur Auction, Hinsdale Firehall, Hinsdale, N.Y. Info: 716-474-7251.

MARCH 9: Eastern Lake Ontario Salmon and Trout Association Show, Brewerton Fire Department, Brewerton, N.Y. Info: 315-515-8278.

MARCH 16: CNY Sportsman Show, New Location – Verona Fire Dept., Verona, N.Y. Info: 315-363-1669.

MARCH 16, APRIL 13: Genesee Valley Trappers Association Honeoye, N.Y. Info: 585-233-5432.

MARCH 24: Finger Lakes Trollers Assoc. Fishing Tackle and Outdoor Show, Clute Park Community Center, Watkins Glenn, N.Y. Info: 607-857-0187.

MARCH 30: Sportsman’s Flea Market, Dunhams Bay FIsh & Game Club, Queensbury, N.Y. Info: wcccfleamarket@gmail.com.

APRIL 13-14: Little Valley Vol. Fire Dept. Spring Sportsmen Show, Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley, N.Y. Info: 716-609-0500.

APRIL 20-21: NYS Sportsmen’s Association Syracuse Gun Show, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, N.Y. Info: marc@nyssassociation.com.

APRIL 21: North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Inc. Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, N.Y. Info: 631-241-3299.

APRIL 27-28: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg, N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.

MAY 19: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, King’s Catering And Party House, Canandaigua, N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.

JUNE 16: Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, Alexander Fireman’s Rec Hall, Alexander, N.Y. Info: call Bruce 716-542-9929 or visit www.nfgshows.com.

AUG. 10: Vintage Finger Lakes Decoy Collectors Association Fourth Annual Decoy Show, American Legion Post 256, 454 N. Main St., Canandaigua, N.Y. Info: 315-573-6014.

AUG. 11: Midstate Arms Collectors, Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Mkt., Unadilla Rod & Gun Club, Butternut Road, Unadilla, N.Y. Info: contact Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

SEPT. 14-15: NYS Sportsmen’s Association Syracuse Gun Show, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse, N.Y. Info: marc@nyssassociation.com

OCT. 13: Midstate Arms Collectors, Lisle Gun & Knife Show. Lisle Fire Co., 9090 Route 79, Lisle, N.Y. Info: contact Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

OCT. 27: North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Inc. Gun Show, American Legion Hall, Babylon, N.Y. Info: 631-241-3299.

NOV. 3: Midstate Arms Collectors, Oneonta Gun & Knife Show, Oneonta Elks Lodge, 84 Chestnut St., Oneonta, N.Y. Info: contact Sandy Ackerman, 607-748-1010 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

TOURNAMENTS

MARCH 2-3: Schroon Lake Fish & Game Club Ice Fishing Derby, Schroon Lake, N.Y. Info: www.facebook.com/groups/slfishandgameclubgroup.

JUNE 8: Southtowns Walleye Association of WNY, Inc., 40th Annual Walleye Derby, Hamburg, N.Y. Info: www.southtownswalleye.com.

MEETINGS

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: hfg12836@yahoo.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

North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Inc.: Second Wednesday each month, American Legion Hall, Babylon, N.Y. Info: 631-241-3299.

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.

Schenectady County Conservation Council: First Monday of the month, 7 p.m., Guan Ho Ha Fish and Game Club, Scotia. Info: 518-355-0657.

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 Warrensburg. Info: buck@adkhunter.com.

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