The Youngstown Power Squadron will hold a 5 week basic boating course starting Sept. 13. The class will meet Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Mahoning County Career Center, 7300 N. Palmyra Road, Canfield. Registration will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13. There is a $25 charge for books and materials. State approved class. For more information call (330) 757-2872.
Flyfishing for steelhead, French Creek Nature Center, state Route 611, Sheffield Village. Call (440) 934-5345 for details.
Pond clinic, 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 20, McMahon Hall, Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, state Route 46 across from the Canfield Fairgrounds. No charge. For information or reservations call (330) 533-2231.
A Men's and Women's Recreational Day has been postponed to April 20, 2002, at the Bieber Farm on Western Reserve Road in Boardman. The purpose is to get people together to pass along knowledge on such topics as duck identification and retrieval, handgun safety, fishing, rope tying, and other information. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Hunter safety course, Lake Milton Fish & amp; Game Club, Bedell Road, Sept. 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-registration required, call E. Bartel, (330) 538-3105 by Sept. 10. Both sessions must be attended.
INFORMATION -- For information on hunter, trapper and bowhunting education courses, contact the Ohio Division of Wildlife at (800) WILDLIFE. For hunter education in Pennsylvania, call (814) 432-3187.
CLUB & amp; ACTIVITY NEWS
BEAVER CREEK SPORTSMAN CLUB: Archery shoots, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., 9/8-9. Turkey shoots Fridays, 6:30 p.m.; club at 4480 Washingtonville Road, Washingtonville.
BROOKFIELD TRI-DISTRICT CONSERVATION CLUB: Muzzle-loading black powder shoots are the fourth Sunday monthly at noon. Club: Sharon-Hogue Road, east of S.R. 7.
COLUMBIANA COUNTY ARCHERS: 35-3D target shoots, 8/26, 9/15-16. $8 adults, $6 youths. Registration 8 a.m. to noon. (330) 424-5485, (330) 424-9957.
COLUMBIANA COUNTY FEDERATION OF CONSERVATION CLUBS: Aug. 28, Knox Township Sportsmans Club, 8 p.m. New officers are Larry Iler, Salem Hunting Club, president, Gary Guappone, Yellow Creek Longrifles, vice president, Bob Clutter, Leetonia Sportsmans Club, treasurer, Tom Butch, Leetonia Sportsmans Club, secretary, Dee Underwood, Tri State Coonhunters, Ken Burrier, Leetonia Sportsmans Club, Jeff Hum, Ducks Unlimited, trustees
CONSERVATION LEAGUE INC.: Open indoor archery, Mondays, Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Tuesday to Fridays, 6-9 p.m. Indoor shooting, Mondays through Fridays, 6-9 p.m. 2535 McCleary-Jacoby Road, Bazetta.
CONSUMERS/MAHONING VALLEY LAKES: Pine Lake open through Sept. 3. (800) 634-3088 for info.
EASTERN OHIO CONSERVATION CLUB: Trap shoots Wednesdays, 6 p.m., public invited. Skeet shoots 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. West Calla Road between routes 62 and 45.
EAST PALESTINE SPORTSMAN'S CLUB: 10th annual handicapped fishing derby, Sept. 8, 9 a.m. to noon., Open to all handicapped students in Columbiana County. North Pleasant Drive off state Route 14 near the Pa. border.
FISH & amp; GAME CLUB OF VIENNA: Ladies firearms classes, call (330) 534-2929 for next class. Indoor archery Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Doubles and singles trap Wednesdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. Indoor pistol range shoots Thursdays 5-9 p.m., open to public. Junior CMP Rifle Program, Sept. 17, call (330) 534-5344 or (330) 759-2504. NRA youth sportsfest, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Route 193 near airport. (330) 394-1388.
FURFINFEATHER SPORTSMENS ASSOCIATION: Sportsmens Flea Market, Aug. 26. Club grounds: Romain Road, 2 miles off S.R. 18, south of West Middlesex, Pa.
GIRARD LAKE: Shore fishing passes are $45. For more details, call (330) 539-4065 or (330) 545-9712. Lower Girard Lake is closed. Upper Girard Lake is open to Sept. 3.
GRAND VALLEY HUNTING RANCH: For information, call (440) 685-4868. 10198 Penniman Road, Orwell, Ohio.
HARTHEGIG CONSERVATION CLUB: Trap Sundays at 10 a.m. For information call (724) 475-2295 or (724) 475-4600.
HIDDEN VALLEY SPORTSMANS CLUB: Turkey and ham shoots, Thursdays, 7 p.m. Indoor archery, Sundays, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Sporting clays Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Gilkey Road off Mitchell Road between Pa. routes 318 and 18. West Middlesex. Call (724) 528-2700 or (724) 962-9782.
HUBBARD CONSERVATION CLUB: Turkey shoots Thursdays 7 p.m. and Saturdays (long gun) at 2 p.m. Steaks, hams, bacon, cash and more available for winners. Meetings second Wednesday monthly, 7 p. m. Club is at 1760 Wick-Campbell Road, Hubbard. Info: (330) 534-8701.
KINSMAN CONSERVATION CLUB: Turkey shoots, Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
LAKE MILTON FISH & amp; GAME: Archery 3-D shoots 8/26, 9/23. Adults $8, children $3. Registration 8 a.m. to noon (330) 654-9680. Trap shoots Fridays, protector class, 6 p.m. registration, 6:30 p.m. shooting. Call (330) 872-0203 or 654-4599. Bedell Road.
LAWRENCE COUNTY SPORTSMANS ASSOCIATION: Women in the Outdoors event, Oct. 20. For info, (724) 946-2350. Skeet or trap, Wednesdays 5 p.m.; Sporting clays, Thursdays 5 p.m., Sundays 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; and 5-Stand sporting clays, Wednesdays 5 p.m., Sundays 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Harbor Road west of New Castle. Call (724) 652-1075
LEETONIA SPORTSMENS CLUB: Annual Kids Day Sept. 22. Shooting, archery, fishing for kids 6-15. Trophies and prizes awarded. Weiner roast planned. Registration 11 a.m. to noon, events start at noon. Info, (330) 337-8444. Monday, turkey shoots, 7 p.m. Trap shoots, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. For information call, (330) 337-7552.
LOWELLVILLE ROD AND GUN CLUB: Fish fry, Sept. 14. Practice trap shoots, every Thursday. Turkey shoots start Sept. 11, registration 6 p.m. Pistol shoots Tuesdays 7 p.m. CMP shoot, 9/9. Club is on Quarry Road.
MAHONING SPORTSMENS ASSOCIATION: Trap practice Sundays 6 p.m. For information, call (330) 549-0225.
MAHONING VALLEY TRAP LEAGUE: League shoots: Mahoning, 8/27; New Middletown, 9/10; E.O.C.C., 9/17; Rain date (or shoot-off if not used for rain date), 9/24; Shoot-off, Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club, 10/1.
MOSQUITO BOWMEN: 3D Archery Shoot Sept. 2. Registration 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 30 targets. Between routes 46 and 305 on McCleary-Jacoby Road.
NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION, THUNDERING TOMS CHAPTER: Women in the Outdoors workshop, Brookfield Conservation Club, 1953 Sharon Hogue Road, Sept. 22, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For info call (330) 544-5800 (days) or (330) 965-0108 (nights).
NEWTON FALLS SPORTSMANS CLUB: The Newton Falls Sportsman's Club in conjunction with Lake Milton State Park will host the 2000 Thanksgiving In The Woods American Heritage day program at the park on Sept. 29.
NEW MIDDLETOWN FARMERS AND SPORTSMENS CLUB: Trap shooting Fridays, ATA registered targets start at 6 p.m.; Oakley, protectors and practice also welcome. Club is at 3341 E. Calla Road.
OHIO VALLEY BASS ANGLERS: The club is accepting new members. Call (330) 337-0530 or (330) 482-0427.
ORWELL GUN CLUB: Turkey shoots Fridays, 7 p.m. Call (330) 683-4738.
PHEASANT VIEW FARM INC.: Offering specific hunts, for information (330) 584-6828. 11625 Beloit-Snodes Road, Beloit, Ohio, 44609.
POSSUM HOLLOW SPORTSMANS CLUB: Archery, 9/9, 8 a.m.-noon, $7 adults, $5 children 13-16, 12 and under free. (724) 535-4985 or (724) 336-2981. Club in Wampum, Pa.
SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL EAST OHIO-NORTH WEST PENN CHAPTER: For information on SCI activities call (330) 726-8155 or (330) 799-9367.
SALEM HUNTING CLUB: Monday trap shoots, 10 a.m. registration. PPC shoots, 6 p.m. Mondays. Pistol league runs second and fourth Thursdays, 6 p.m.; Blackpowder shoot, fourth Sunday, noon; Trap shoots 6 p.m. Tuesdays; first and third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., .22 rifle shoots; second and fourth Wednesdays, 6 p.m., centerfire rifle shoots; all-you-can-eat breakfast, first Saturday of each month, 6-11 a.m. with trap shoot to follow at 11 a.m. Club: state Route 62, one mile west of Salem.
TRUMBULL CANOE TRAILS: Sept. 16, Presque Isle, Call (330) 542-2891 or (330) 792-3110.
TRUMBULL COUNTY ROD AND GUN CLUB: 3D shoot, 30 McKenzie targets, 9/9, registration: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., $6 adults, $4 youth 12 and under. The club is at Phillips-Price Road off state Route 88. Call (330) 372-7630, or (330) 638-6691 or (330) 637-9001, for information.
WESTERN RESERVE WALLEYE ASSOCIATION: For information call (330) 530-3909.
WESTERN RESERVE FISH AND GAME CLUB: Junior Civilian Marksmanship Program rifle shooting, Mondays at 7 p.m. Indoor pistol shooting Wednesdays at 7 p.m., $3 for nonmembers. Indoor archery, 7 p.m. Fridays. Club is at 1058 W. Third St., Niles
WEST POINT ROD AND GUN CLUB: Call (330) 382-1028 or (330) 385-7486. Meat shoot, Sundays at noon. 3D archery shoots, third Sunday monthly. Food and novelty shoots. 30 McKenzie targets. Registration 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call (330) 532-9627.
YELLOW CREEK LONG RIFLES: Shoots second Sunday, noon. Trial walks, black powder, patched roundball and open sights only. In-lines allowed with restrictions. For information, call (330) 549-3438, (330) 738-6002, (330) 332-8376. 1153 Opal Road, Salineville.
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