SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC.
Third annual Watershed Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 18, Camp Stambaugh. Live birds of prey, crafts, flyfishing demonstrations, hands-on activities for children, reptile and amphibian display. Leffingwell Road, Canfield.
43rd National Trappers Convention, Richland County Fairgrounds, Mansfield, Aug. 15-18. (920) 822-4248. Ohio State Trappers convention,
Western Reserve Fish & amp; Game Club, W. Third Street, Niles. Aug. 23, 6-10 p.m., Aug. 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For reservations, call (330) 372-3178 or (330) 544-4270.Vienna Fish & amp; Game Club, state Route 193, across from Youngstown Municipal Airport, Aug. 23, 6-10 p.m., Aug. 25, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For reservations call (330) 759-6040.
Lake Milton Fish & amp; Game Club, Bedell Road. Classes will be held Sept. 14 and Sept. 21. Call (330) 538 3105. Another class is planned Sept. 28. Call (330) 547 4231.
INFORMATION -- For information on hunter, trapper and bowhunting education, 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., 30 3-D targets, $7 for adults, $3 for cubs, Aug. 11, Sept. 14, 15. Call (330) 482-3709 for information. Turkey shoots Fridays, 6:30 p.m.; club at 4480 Washingtonville Road, Washingtonville.
BESSEMER ROD & amp; GUN CLUB: Memberships can be purchased at The Feed Mill, East Poland Ave., Bessemer, Pa. Club: North Main Street, Bessemer, Pa., (724) 667-7563.
BROOKFIELD TRI-DISTRICT CONSERVATION CLUB: Muzzleloading black powder turkey shoots third Sunday monthly at noon. Sharon-Hogue Road, east of SR 7.
CHESTER NEWELL SPORTSMEN'S CLUB: July 27 catfish tournament results: Jeff Fullerton, Columbiana, second, Ralph Taubert, East Liverpool, third. Next tournament (Pittsburgh to Wheeling boundaries, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.) will be Aug. 10, 24, Sept. 7, 21. Details at (304) 387-3982.
COLUMBIANA COUNTY FISH & amp; GAME CLUB: Trap shoots Wed., Sat., and Sun.; Turkey shoots every Sunday noon. Information call Terry Zaplata at (330)-424-3659
COLUMBIANA COUNTY ARCHERS: (crossbows welcome) Sept. 21, 22 Paul Gorman Memorial Shoot. For Info call (330) 424-9957, (330) 424-9318, (330) 227-3655 , (330) 332-3055, days of shoots, (330) 424-4101
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: Regular season: Aug. 2-Sept. 2, Evans. Call (800) 634-3088
EASTERN OHIO CONSERVATION CLUB: Trap shoots Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Skeet shoots 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. West Calla Road between routes 62 and 45.
EAST PALESTINE SPORTSMAN'S CLUB: Mini-3D shoots (15 targets), Wednesdays 6 p.m. Outdoor 3D archery shoots (Pro, hunter, women's traditional and cub stakes, 30 McKenzie targets, running deer on track target, trophies awarded, kids 12 and under free, crossbows welcome), registration 8-noon, third Sunday monthly through August. Public and families invited, assistance available. (330) 757-8397. North Pleasant Drive off state Route 14.
FISH & amp; GAME CLUB OF VIENNA: Chicken dinner, Aug. 24. Ladies firearms classes, call (330) 534-2929 for classes Aug. 27. Indoor archery Mondays and Wednesdays 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Doubles and singles trap Wednesdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. Indoor pistol range shoots Thursdays 4-10 p.m., open to public. NRA youth sportsfest, Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Route 193. (330) 394-1388.
GIRARD LAKES: Upper Lake open through Sept. 2. (330) 545-9712 for info.
GRAND VALLEY HUNTING RANCH: Aug. 25, Trumbull County Federation of Sportsmens Clubs 6th annual shoot. Call (440) 685-4868. 10198 Penniman Road, Orwell, Ohio.
GREENVILLE SPORTSMAN CLUB: Skeet or trap, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. Open to the public. Registered skeet Sundays 10 a.m., $20 registration. Memberships available $20. 1039 Vernon Rd. (Rt 538) Greenville, Pa. (724) 588-9994
HARTHEGIG CONSERVATION CLUB: Trap Sundays at 10 a.m. For info call (724) 475-2295 or (724) 475-4600.
HIDDEN VALLEY SPORTSMANS CLUB: Terrible tower clays, Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Handgun shoots, Thursdays 6 p.m. Hunter safety course (Pa.) 6- 9p.m. Sept. 11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 14. Gilkey Road off Mitchell Road between Pa. routes 318 and 18. West Middlesex.(724) 528-2700.
HUBBARD CONSERVATION CLUB: Catfish derby, Sept. 10, 6-11 p.m., entry, $10 adults, $5 children 10 and under. 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.
KNOX TWP. SPORTSMAN CLUB: 2002 A.T.A. Registered shoots: Sept. 15.
LAKE MILTON FISH & amp; GAME: Archery schedule (shooting 3D targets in natural settings, crossbows permitted). Adults $8, subs $3; Registration, 8 a.m. to noon, Aug. 24, 25, Sept. 22. Trap shoots Fridays, protector class, 6 p.m. registration, 6:30 p.m. shooting. (330) 872-0203 or 654-4599. Bedell Road.
LAWRENCE COUNTY SPORTSMANS ASSOCIATION: Skeet, trap, or wobble trap, Wednesdays 5 p.m.; Sporting clays, Wednesday 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. Trap doubles, 9-noon Saturdays. Harbor Road west of New Castle. (724) 652-1075
LEETONIA SPORTSMENS CLUB: Open to public. Trap shoots, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Info, (330) 427-0903 or (330) 332-9421.
LOWELLVILLE ROD AND GUN CLUB: Registered trap shoots, noon Aug. 4. Olympic wobble trap available anytime. Practice trap shoots, Thursdays. Pistol shoots Tuesdays 7 p.m. Club is on Quarry Road.
NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION, THUNDERING TOMS OF TRUMBULL COUNTY CHAPTER: Annual NWTF Super Fund Banquet Aug. 16 at 6 p.m at DiVieste's Banquet Center, 754 North River Road in Warren. Scheduled are auction events, door prizes, limited-edition artwork, silent auctions, raffles, exclusive firearms, and a dinner. Admission include dinner and a 1-year membership to the NWTF. Jakes tickets are available at a reduced price. For ticket information call Joe Sassone (330) 782-0958, or Darryl Vaughn at (330) 638-6460. By mail : Thundering Toms of Trumbull County, 342 Argyle Ave., Youngstown, Ohio 44512-2320. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 7. Tickets will not be available at the door.
NEW MIDDLETOWN FARMERS AND SPORTSMENS CLUB: Friday Trap Shoots, 5:30 p.m., practices, Oakleys & amp; protectors. 3341 E. Calla Road.
ORWELL GUN CLUB: Turkey shoots Fridays, 7 p.m. Call (330) 683-4738.
PORTAGE SUMMIT FIELD & amp; STREAM CLUB: Woman's Self Defense and Concealed Carry Firearms Class open for the fall class running 6. to 10 p.m. Wednesdays Sept. 4 through Nov. 6. Class limited to 20 students. Cost is $40 per student. For a schedule send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Portage Summit Field & amp; Stream c/o Ken Zigler 901 Ardela Ave., Akron, Ohio 44603 or to All Outdoors, 1404 Warren Road, Newton Falls, Ohio 44444-9751. The club is on U.S. Route 224 in Deerfield, Ohio.
POSSUM HOLLOW SPORTSMENS CLUB: 3-D archery shoot, Aug. 11, Sept. 8. Registration 8 a.m. to noon. Adults $7, youth 12-16, $5, children 12 and under free. Call (724) 535-4985 for details. Club: Wampum, Pa.
RUFFED GROUSE SOCIETY, BEAVER CREEK CHAPTER 365: First Sportsman's Banquet, Sept. 7, Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club, Lowellville. $50 individuals, $80 couples, $30 youth tickets. For tickets or information call Mark Silvestri, 5516 Shields Road, Canfield, (330) 702-8090, RGS365@mail.com. For club info call 390 Hickory Lane, Salem, (330) 332-5644 or at sran_PAF@access-k12.org.
SALEM HUNTING CLUB: Monday trap, 10 a.m. registration; Mondays, 6 p.m., PPC shoots; Tuesday, 6 p.m., trap shoots; First and third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., .22 rifle shoot; second and fourth Wednesdays, 6 p.m., centerfire rifle shoots; second and fourth Fridays, 6 p.m, ladies .22 rifle shoots; fourth Sundays, a.m., black powder shoots; every third Sunday through Sept., 9 a.m., cowboy shoot. All-you-can-eat breakfast, first Saturday monthly, 6-11 a.m. with trap shoot at 11 a.m. Club: state Route 62, a mile west of Salem.
TRUMBULL CANOE TRAILS: Aug. 19, Presque Isle Call (330) 792-3110 or email email@example.com.
TRUMBULL COUNTY CONSERVATION LEAGUE, MOSQUITO BOWMEN: An Outdoor league for American 900 Round runs Monday evenings for six weeks at 6 p.m. Cost $10 for league fee and $5 per week for shooting. The league is open to the public, for more information or to sign up call (330) 609-0371. Sept. 1 shoot to sponsor a "Hunt Of A Lifetime" for a local youth with a life-threatening illness. McCleary Jacoby Rd. between Rt.305 and Rt. 46.
TRUMBULL COUNTY ROD & amp; GUN CLUB: Archery shoots, 30 McKenzie 3D targets, registration 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., $7 adults, youths, $5 cubs (12 and under) Aug. 11, Sept. 8. Call (330) 372-7630 or (330) 638-6619. On Phillips-Rice Road off state Route 88.
WESTERN RESERVE FISH AND GAME CLUB: Junior CMP rifle shooting, Mondays 6-9 p.m. Indoor handgun range, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $2 members, $4 for nonmembers. Indoor archery, 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays. Club: 1058 W. 3rd St., Niles. (330) 544-3993.
WEST POINT ROD AND GUN CLUB: (330) 382-1028 or (330) 385-7486. Meat shoot, Sundays noon. 3D archery shoots, third Sunday monthly. Food, novelty shoots. 30 McKenzie targets. Registration 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (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. (330) 549-3438, 738-6002, 332-8376. 1153 Opal Road, Salineville.
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