New York Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 10, 2020

Season Dates

Jan. 13: Canada goose season closes (South Zone)

Jan. 16: Snow goose season reopens (Lake Champlain Zone)

Jan. 26: Brant season closes (Long Island Zone)

Jan. 31: Suffolk County special firearms deer season closes

Jan. 31: Canada goose season closes (Eastern Zone)

Feb. 5: Canada goose season closes (Central Zone)

Feb. 15: Raccoon, coyote, skunk, red fox, gray fox, opossum and weasel trapping season closes (statewide, except Long Island)

Feb. 15: Raccoon, skunk, opossum and weasel hunting season closes (Southern Zone)

Feb. 15: Bobcat hunting and trapping seasons close (portions of state)

Feb. 15: Beaver trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone)

Feb. 15: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone)

Feb. 24: Canada goose season closes (Western Zone)

Feb. 25: Raccoon, skunk, opossum and weasel hunting season closes (Long Island)

Feb. 25: Mink and muskrat trapping season closes (Long Island)

Feb. 28: Otter trapping season closes (portions of Southern Zone)

Feb. 29: Ruffed grouse season closes

Feb. 29: Pheasant season closes (remainder of state)

Feb. 29: Bobwhite quail season closes (Orange and Putnam counties)

Feb. 29: Cottontail rabbit season closes (Southern Zone)

Feb. 29: Varying hare season closes (portions of Southern Zone)

Feb. 29: Squirrel season closes

Banquets/Fundraisers

Jan. 18: Eastern New York Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Red Lion Hotel, Albany. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304.

Jan. 25: Wine Country Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Kings Banquet Center. For more info call Mike Van Zile, 315-679-6336.

Feb. 15: Leatherstocking Ducks Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Quality Inn, Oneonta. For more info call George Decker, 607-432-5243.

Feb. 22: Central New York Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304.

March 14: Western New York Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5 p.m., The Willows, Holland. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304.

March 28: Tobehanna Creek Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4 p.m., Community Center, Watkins Glen. For more info call Mike Van Zile, 315-679-6336.

April 3: Cortland County Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, Cortland. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304.

April 25: Stony Brook Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 4 p.m., Dansville Fire Department, Dansville. For more info call Tricia Griese, 845-447-4543.

May 2: Lake Ontario Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Palmyra VFW Post 6778, Palmyra. For more info call Jim Cavallaro, 315-573-3330.

Shows

Jan. 9-12: Outdoor Sports Trade Show, Thursday & Friday, 1-8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-8; Sunday 10-5, New Jersey Convention Center, Edison. N.J. For more info call 212-564-8823.

Jan. 17-19: Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo, The Conference & Event Center, Niagara Falls

Jan. 18-19: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Newstead Fire Hall, Akron. For more info go to www.nfgshows.com

JOIN NEW YORK OUTDOOR NEWS Jan. 24-26 at the New York Sportsman’s Expo, New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center, Syracuse. Stop by our booth to subscribe and you’ll get a free Outdoor News cap! For more information go online to www.newyorksportsmansexpo.com

Jan. 24-26: Fly Fishing Show, New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, Edison, N.J. For more info go to flyfishingshow.com.

Jan. 25-26: New York State Arms Collectors Association Albany Gun Show, Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9-3 Sunday. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 (between 10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Feb. 1-2: S-VE Sportsman Show, Spencer-Van Etten High School, Spencer

Feb. 1: Central New York Sportsman Show, Kallet Civic Center, Oneida

Feb. 2: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Sidney Gun & Knife, Elk’s Club, Sidney, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 (10 a.m.-5 -p.m.).

Feb. 2: North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Antique and Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, 22 Grove Place, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call (631) 669-0094.

Feb. 2: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Alexander Firemen’s Rec Hall, Alexander. For more info go to www.nfgshows.com 

Feb. 8-9: Adirondack Outdoorsman Show, Johnstown Moose Club, Johnstown

Feb. 8-9: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, 11177 Main St., Clarence. For more info go to www.nfgshows.com 

Feb. 15-16: Twin Tiers Outdoor Expo, Grand Central Plaza, Horseheads

Feb. 15-16: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Ridgeway Fire Hall, Medina. For more info go to www.nfgshows.com 

Feb. 27-March 1: World Fishing & Outdoor Expo, Rockland County Community College Fieldhouse, Suffern. For more info go to www.sportshows.com

Feb. 29-March 1: Sportsman Show, Seneca Allegany Events Center, Salamanca

March 1: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club Oneonta Gun and Knife Show, Quality Inn, Route 23 Southside, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 (10 a.m.-5 -p.m.).

March 5-8: Western New York Sport & Travel Expo, Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg. For more information go online to eriepromotions.com.

March 7-8: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Knights of Columbus Hall, Cheektowaga. For more info go to www.nfgshows.com 

March 20-22: Big East Camping and Outdoor Show, Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona

March 29: Finger Lakes Trollers Association Flea Market, Watkins Glen Community Center, Watkins Glen, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

April 18-19: New York State Arms Collectors Association Syracuse Gun Show, New York State Fairgrounds Empire Expo Center, Syracuse, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9-3 Sunday. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 (between 10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

April 19: North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Antique and Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, 22 Grove Place, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information call (631) 669-0094.

April 25-26: Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg. For more info go to www.nfgshows.com  

July 10-11: Fenner Trappers Rondy Sportsman Show, 8-6 p.m. For more info call Bill Swagler, 607-222-8554.

Aug. 9: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club Unadilla Gun Show and Flea Market, Unadilla Rod and Gun Club, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 (between10 a.m.-5 -p.m.).

Sept. 19-20: New York State Arms Collectors Association Albany Gun Show, Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 9-3 Sunday. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 (between 10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

Oct. 11: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club Lisle Knife and Gun Show, Lisle Fire Co., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 (10 a.m.-5 -p.m.).

Oct. 25: North Eastern Arms Collectors Association Antique and Modern Gun Show, American Legion Hall, 22 Grove Place, Babylon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info call (631) 669-0094.

Nov. 8: Midstate Arms Collectors and Shooters Club Oneonta Gun and Knife Show, Quality Inn, Route 23 Southside, Oneonta, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more info contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger at 607-748-1010 (10 a.m.-5 -p.m.).

Tournaments/Contests

Feb. 7-9: 13th Annual Coyote Hunt, sponsored by the Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs of Sullivan County, White Sulphur Springs. For more info call 845-482-4987 or go online to www.SportsmensFederation.com.

Feb. 15: Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation Annual Ice Fishing Contest, Great Sacandaga Lake, Broadalbin. For more info go to www.gslff.com, email chairman@gslff.com, or call Brian Kedik at 518-469-8124 or Randy Gardinier at 518-848-7248.

March 14-15: Corydon Township Fire Dept. Coyote Hunt. For more info call Matt Cobb, 814-598-6532.

Shoots

Whitney Point Sportsmen’s Association, Trap Shoot, Thursday evenings 6 p.m. For more info call George, 607-692-4843.

Education/Seminars

March 26: New York Forest Owners Association, Seminar, 6:15 pm., Waterman Conservation Education Center, Apalachin. For more info call Stephen Kutney, 607-862-9152.

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NY Shooter Supply Reloading Classes, 6 p.m., first and third Tuesday of the month. For more info call Matthew Musto, 518-456-6383.

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(DEC has established a website where registration for sportsman education programs can be made online. To find a course near you, go to:

www.register-ed.com/programs/new_york

Special Events

Jan. 18: Wells Fish and Game Club 14th Annual Swap Meet, Community Hall, Wells, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call Robert Burden at 518-883-5065 or Marleen Webster at 518-924-7308.

Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 15: Genesee Valley Trappers Association Fur Auctions, held at the clubhouse, County Route 32, Honeoye. Fur check-in starting at 7 a.m.; sale starts at 10 a.m. For more information contact Tom at (585) 229-4759.

Jan. 28: New York Forest Owners Association Pot Luck Dinner, 6 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Ext. Binghamton. For more info call Stephen Kutney, 607-862-9152.

Feb. 8: Elbridge Rod and Gun Club Sportsman Swap Meet, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the club. For more info call 315-857-4663 or 315-689-7339.

Meetings

Central New York Izaak Walton League meets last Tuesday of the month 7 p.m., Fayetteville-Manilus Rod & Gun Club, Manlius. For info Mark Matt, 315-420-9209.

Cortland Chapter Izaak Walton League meets last Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., Homer. For info call Robin Chernow, 607-849-6718.

Utica Chapter Izaak Walton League meets monthly, MWP Arts Institute, Utica. For more info call Audrey Lewis, 315-853-1066.

Keuka Lake Chapter Izaak Walton League meets second Thursday of the month, 7 p.m., Branchport. Info, Lorraine Jackson, 315-536-0539.

Rome Chapter Izaak Walton League meets second Thursday of the month, 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rome. For more info call Arthur Fuhrman, 315-336-2460.

Orange County Trappers meets monthly, 7:30 p.m., Shawangunk Fish & Game Association. For more info call Michael Finn, 845-406-8916.

Oswego County Trappers meet the first Tuesday of the month (except July and November) at 7 p.m. at The Leatherstocking Club, Route 104, New Haven. For more info contact Don at 315-591-0581 or Bruce at 315-591-3525.

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