Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar — April 14, 2017


April 8: Honey Hole NWTF Banquet, 4 p.m., April 22: Locust Valley WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Ryan Township Fire Hall, Barnesville. For more info call Dave Morgan, 570-205-2253.

April 29: Western NY RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Bartlett Country Club, Olean. For more info call Calvin, 585-567-8991.

April 29: Salem EC Sportsmans Banquet, 5 p.m., Lenhartsville. For more info call 610-562-5033.

April 29: Keystone Elk Country Alliance, Lenape Wapiti Chapter Banquet, 4:15 p.m., Bear Creek Mountain Resort. For more info call Martin Snyder, 215-538-2946.

May 12, 13, 20: Bucks County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., New Hope Eagle Fire Company, New Hope. For more info call East Coast Tannery & Taxidermy, 215-799-1900.

Season Dates.

April 15: Trout season opens statewide.

April 22: Special one-day spring gobbler season for junior hunters (bearded birds only)

April 29: Spring gobbler season opens (bearded birds only)

May 6: Walleye and sauger season opens.

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


April 15: Albemarle Corp Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-11:30 a.m., Reservoir Park, Tyrone. For more info call Hary Paling, 814-684-2998.

April 22-23: Bald Eagle Creek Trout Tournament Assoc, Bald Eagle Creek, Port Matilda. For more info call George Jackson, 814-692-4890.

April 29: Children’s Fishing Derby, 9-1 p.m., Port Matilda Community Park. Reg. 8-9 a.m. For more info call George Jackson, 814-692-4890.

April 29: Tyrone Area Community Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-11 a.m., Tyrone’s Reservoir Park. For more info call Ruth Brower, 814-931-8963.

April 29-30: Stony Creek Anglers, Trout Derby, Sat. 8-5 p.m., Sun. 7-4 p.m. For more info

May 6: Frankstown Sportsmen’s Club Children’s Fishing Derby, One at 9-11 a.m., 2nd 1-3 p.m., Loop Area of Hollidaysburg. For more info call Linda Chesney, 814-931-4473.

May 7: Bradford Township Park & Rec Board Children’s Fishing Derby, 1-3 p.m., Woodland Community Park. For more info call Jim English, 814-577-4124.

May 13: Mosquito Creek Sportsmen’s Assoc. Children’s Fishing Derby, 9-11, a.m., Club Pond. For more info Frank Josefik Jr, 814-577-2194.

May 20: Central Counties Concerned Sportsmen’s Fishing Derby, 9-11 a.m., Parker Dam State Park, Penfild. For more info call Frank Josefik, 814-577-2194.

May 20: Cresson Community Sportsmen’s Assoc, Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-11, Club Dam. For more info call Jim Latterner, 814-886-7906.

May 21: Cooper Township Sportsmen’s Club, Children’s Fishing Derby, 1-4 p.m., Near Junction of Casanova & Six Mile Run Road, Phillipsburg. For more info call Jim Josephson, 814-553-7149.

May 21: Gallitzin Sportsmen’s Assoc. Children’s Fishing Derby, 8-noon, Club Dam. For more info call David Whited, 814-931-0265.

May 27: Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Club, Big Boys Trout Tournament, Big Bald Eagle Creek, Julian. For more info call John Jackson, 814-404-3029.

May 28: Three Point Sportsmen’s Assoc. Children’s Fishing Rodeo, 1-4 p.m., Club Ponds, Clarence. For more info call Sharon Josefik, 814-553-1910.

Sept. 23: Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Club, Eagle Valley Big Water Trout Tournament, Big Bald Eagle Creek Milesburg. For more info call John Jackson 814-404-3029.


April 18: Firearms Program, 6-8 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Allentown. For more info call 877-474-7184.


Now-Aug.: Berks County Bowmen Archery League, sun. 7-noon. For more info

April 23, May 28, June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept. 24: 3D Archery Shoot, Rochester Sportsman’s Club, 8-2 p.m., For more info call Jeff Hooks, 724-601-0522.

May 21, June 18, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17: West Manchester Township Farmers & Sportsmen Assoc. 3D Shoots, 8-noon, at the Club. For more info call Jake, 717-542-5759.

June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept. 10: Trafford Sportsmen’s Club, Shoot, reg. 7-noon, at the Clubhouse. For more info call Gene Cawoski, 412-372-0925.

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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.

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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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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Falls Township Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Shoots. 354 Newbold Road, Morrisville. For more info call Peter Olivieri, 215-584-0015.

Sundays: 1st Sunday of every month, 7-11 a.m.

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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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South Birdsboro Archery Rod & Gun Club, 470 Geigertown Rd, Douglassville, PA. For more info call Larry Barr, 610-582-5026.

May 7, June 4, July 2, Aug. 6:  3D Archery Shoot, 7-noon.

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Five Points Hunting Club, 285 Bocktown Cork Rd, Aliquippa, PA 15001. For more info call 724-375-7381.

May 21, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10: 3D Schedule, 8-2 p.m.

June 11: Hunt of a Lifetime shoot.

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Lower Pottsgrove Sportsman’s Assoc. 2121 Sanatoga Station Rd, Pottstown, PA 19464. For more info

May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10: 30 Target Course, 3D Targets.

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Delaware Valley Fish & Game, 7343 Ferry Rd, New Hope, PA. For more info call Bob Strouse, 215-453-9996.

April 23, May 7, 21, June 4, 18, July 2, 16, 30, Aug. 13, 27, Sept. 10-24: 3D Shoot, 7-11 a.m.

Oct. 8, Nov. 22: Trap Meet shoots.

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Irwin Sportsmen’s/Shawn’s Archery. Schedule of events. For more info call Mike McCauley, 724-527-3055.

April-Sept.: Pin Shoot, 2nd & 4th Thurs.

April-Aug: Instructional Pistol Shoot, 2nd & 4th Tues., 6:30 p.m. Contact Lee.

April-Aug.:1st & 3rd Tues., 6:30 p.m., Contact Joyce.

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Herminie #2 Game Assoc. Archery Schedule, 219 Cody Road, Herminie, PA, 15089. For more info call Bob Hildenbrand, 724-446-9384.

May 6-7, Dec. 31: Traditional, 8-1 p.m.

May 21, June 11, July 30, Sept. 3: All Shooters, 8-1 p.m.

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Lenhartsville Fish & Game Assoc. Schedule of Events. 58 Hein Road, Lenhartsville, PA 19534. For more info call Dustin Adam, 610-763-6714.

May 7, June 4, July 2, 30, Aug. 6, Sept. 4: 30 Targets, 7-noon.


April 15: PA Trappers District 8, gun, knife, trap Show & Trout Derby, 7 a.m. For more info call George McEntee, 717-732-8099.

April 23-24: Centre Hall Gun show, Sat. 9-4 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. for more info

May 5: North American Trap Collectors Assoc. Community Hall, North Orwell. For more info call Bruce McCormick, 607-426-6276.

Aug. 19: Franklin County Chapter Izaak Walton League, Gun Show & Sportsman’s Sale, 8-4 p.m., PA Fire Dept. Social Hall, St. Thomas. For more info call Craig Minnich, 717-977-9240.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1: Lehigh Valley Knife Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Charles Chrin Community Center, Easton. For more info call  Bill Goodman, 484-241-6176.

Sept. 16: PA Trappers District 8, Sportsman Show, Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds, 7-5 p.m. For more info call George McEntee, 717-732-8099.

Oct. 14-15: Mount Joy Sportsmen’s Assoc. Show, 9-4 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Tom Brooks, 717-341-9900.

Special Events

June 10: Jefferson county Youth Field Day, 7:30-3 p.m., Reynlow Park, Reynoldsville. For more info

June 18-23: Cumberland Valley TU, Rivers Conservation & Fly Fishing Youth Camp. For more info call Ken Palmer, 717-249-8819.


April 19: Hokendauqua TU Meeting at 6:30 p.m., Catasauqua High School, Rm C219. For more info call 610-262-7598.

Pittsburgh Downriggers meets 4th Tues. of each month, 7:30 p.m., Coraopolis Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Jon Brogley, 412-335-1095.

Nock Mafia Bass Club. Meets the 1st Sun. of every month, 6 p.m., Silver Creek Athletic Assoc., Springtown. For more info call Steve Kaczinski, 267-374-3665.

Stony Creek Anglers meet 2nd Tues. of the Month, Norristown Manner-Chor Club, 7:30 p.m. For more info call Bruce Hexter, 610-420-0219.

Izaak Walton League of America Greene Co. Chapter meets 3rd Wed. of each month, Greene Co. Country Club Restaurant, 6 p.m. For more info call Ken Dufalla, 724-377-0901.

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

Izaak Walton League of America York Chapter #67 meets every 3rd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m. For more info call Don Robertson, 717-873-4171.

Blue Mountain Rod & Gun Club, Inc. meets every 3rd Monday night, 7:30 p.m., 105 Rutt Rd, Bangor. Eastern PA. For more info call Bill Goodman, 484-241-6176.

North Central PA Branch QDMA meets every 2nd Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Gander Mountain. For more info call Doug Garrison, 570-658-4646.

Yellow Breeches Anglers & Conservation Assoc. General Meeting, 1st Tues of each  month, except Dec., 7th. Directors Meeting 3rd Tues. of the month. For more info call 717-843-4311 ext. 117.

SE Montg. Cty TU Chapter meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7:30 p.m., Pennypack Visitors Ctr, Huntingdon Valley.

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