SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC.
Boat owners wishing to rent public boat docks at Ohio State Park lakes for the 2003 season have until Aug. 31 to enter lottery drawings used to select renters for available docks.Lottery drawings will be held in September for boat docks at Alum Creek, Buck Creek, Buckeye Lake, Cleveland Lakefront, Deer Creek, Delaware, Dillon, Grand Lake St. Marys, Lake Milton, Mosquito Lake, Paint Creek, Rocky Fork and West Branch state parks. Application forms are now available through individual park offices.
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.
Gun shows, Aug. 17, 18, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge. Aug. 24, 25, Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea.
Lawrence County Duck's Unlimited: Lewis Class Shoot, 50 Sporting Clays, 25 5-Stand, Sept. 14, registration deadline Sept.8, Shooting starts at 9 a.m. at the Lawrence County Sportsman's Club. $60.00 (Includes Breakfast and Lunch) *Prizes awarded to top 5 shooters in each Lewis Class (20 shooter per Lewis Class), 1st place, gun, 2nd, framed print, 3rd decoy, 4th, free round of sporting clays, 5th, free round of 5-stand. $5 per shooter goes to lucky draw. Optional games will be available including a 2 Man Mexican Duck Hunt, 5 Stand and Trap. Contact: Paul Makarevich at (724) 652-3815, Len Simon (724) 652-6914, Harry Grafton at (724) 652-0622.Results for the Lakes Trail at Mosquito Lake July 14. 1st, Tom Dixon and Peter Giannonett from Carrolton, $600; 2nd, Tony Lopane and Joey Reed from Cuyahoga Falls, Ravenna, $440; 3rd, Rich Chapman and Joe Chapman from Cortland, Warren, $380; 4th, Bill Mickey and Tim Brewer from Salem, $340. Complete results can be seen at: www.geocities.com/lakestrail. Next tournament at Berlin on Aug. 11.
Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club, Quarry Road, Lowellville, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 17, 10a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18. Call N. Visingardi, (330) 536-8537 or B. Meier, (330) 536-6730.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 J. Tutoki, (330) 372-3178 or B. Murphy, (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 G. Marsh, (330) 759-0640.
Lake Milton Fish & amp; Game Club, Bedell Road. Classes will be held Sept. 14 and Sept. 21. Contact Earl Bartell at (330) 538 3105. Another class is planned Sept. 28. Contact Bob Knapp at (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 place, Ralph Taubert, East Liverpool, third place. The next Ohio River Catfish Tournament (Pittsburgh to Wheeling boundaries, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.) will be Aug. 24, Sept. 7, 21. Details are available 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: Indoor yard sale, Aug. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mini-3D shoots (15 targets), Wednesdays 6 p.m. through Aug. 28. 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 18. Public and families invited, assistance available. (330) 757-8397. North Pleasant Drive off state Route 14.
FISH & amp; GAME CLUB OF VIENNA: Chcken 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: Open bass tournament Aug. 24. (330) 545-9712. 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; Sept. 14, 15, Northeast Ohio Bird Dog Association AKC Springer spaniel hunt trial. (440) 543-7383; Sept. 21, shotgun sports shooting clinic; Sept. 22, $85 Shoot til You Drop; Oct. 2, released bird hunts begin. For info on Grand Valley 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: Olympic wobble trap available anytime. Practice trap shoots, Thursdays. Pistol shoots Tuesdays 7 p.m. Club is on Quarry Road.
MAHONING COUNTY FEDERATION OF SPORTSMENS CLUBS: Next meeting, Tuesday, 8 p.m., Eastern Ohio Conservation Club, W. Call Road.
NEW MIDDLETOWN FARMERS AND SPORTSMENS CLUB: Friday Trap Shoots, 5:30 p.m., practices, Oakleys & amp; protectors. 3341 E. Calla Road.
OHIO VALLEY BASS ASSOCIATION: Results of the Ohio River, Pittsburgh pool, July 28: 1. Tony Holzer, East Palestine; 2. Brad Shultz; 3. Greg Hromiko, Columbiana.
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. Request a schedule and brochure by sending 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 at the west end of the Mid West Fireworks sales store 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 contact Chuck Firestone, 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, Sept. 20, Carson's Landing, Oct. 12, Mahoning River, Nov. 10, Cuyahoga River, Dec. 1 Mahoning River. 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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