USecond annual Gene Winchell Memorial 3D Bowhunting Tournament will be held by the Quality Deer management Association July 22 at the Crooked Creek Conservation Club, Hartsgrove, Ohio (Ashtabula County), on state Route 534. Registration will be from 8 a.m. to noon and entry is $10 per shooter for adults, free for shooters 16 and younger. Prizes will be awarded. For info call (419) 883-2726 or (440) 563-3775 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
UA special Men's and Women's Recreational Day is scheduled Aug. 25 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hunter safety course, Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club, Quarry Road, Lowellville, Aug. 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aug. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Must attend both sessions. Pre-registration required. Call N. Visingardi, (330) 536-8537.
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., 7/29, 8/12, 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 state Route 7.
COLUMBIANA COUNTY ARCHERS: 35-3D target shoots, July 22, 29, Aug. 26, Sept. 15-16. $8 adults, $6 youths. Registration 8 a.m. to noon. (330) 424-5485, (330) 424-9957.
COLUMBIANA COUNTY FEDERATION OF CONSERVATION CLUBS: Meeting: July 24, East Palestine Sportsmans Club. All meetings 8 p.m.
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: Evans Lake open now through Aug. 1; Pine Lake closed, reopens Aug. 3-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: Mini-archery shoots, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. 3D archery shoots (30 McKenzie targets, trophies awarded) set third Sunday monthly through August. Pro, hunter, women, tradition and cub stakes. Registration 8 a.m.-noon and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $7 adults, $4 ages 12-16, cubs free. 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. 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. 25 & amp; 26. Club grounds: Romain Road, 2 miles off state Route 18, south of West Middlesex, Pa.
GIRARD LAKE: Season passes for 2001 (available at boathouse) with boat launching $65 for those 13 and older. 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. Upcoming events: open bass tournament Aug. 4.
GRAND VALLEY HUNTING RANCH: July 22, Grand Valley's 10th anniversary shoot (cake and ice cream); July 29, ladies introduction to shotgun shooting ($30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) call (440) 685-4868. 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 July 22, Aug. 25-26, Sept. 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: 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: Monday, turkey shoots, 7 p.m. Trap shoots, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. For information call, (330) 337-7552.
LOWELLVILLE ROD AND GUN CLUB: Accepting memberships. Registered trap, Sunday, noon, single and handicap, July 29. Practice trap shoots, every Thursday. Pistol shoots Tuesdays 7 p.m. CMP shoots, 8/12 and 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: New Middletown, 7/16; E.O.C.C., 7/23; Columbiana, 7/30; Vienna, 8/6; Lowellville, 8/20; 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 7 Gun Club, 10/1.
MOSQUITO BOWMEN: 3D Archery Shoots Aug. 5, and Sept. 2. Registration 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 30 targets, refreshments available. Between routes 46 and 305 on McCleary-Jacoby Road.
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. Those interested 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 8/12, 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: Call (330) 542-2891 or (330) 792-3110.
TRUMBULL COUNTY ROD AND GUN CLUB: 3D shoot, 30 McKenzie targets, 8/12, 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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