The Youngstown Power Squadron will hold a 5-week basic boating course starting Feb.14. 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. Feb. 14. There is a $25 charge for books and materials per student. State approved class. For more information call (330) 757-2872.
16th annual Penn-Ohio Boat Show concludes today at the Eastwood Expo Center behind the Eastwood Mall in Niles. The show will offer boat models from 12- to 30-feet, displays of equipment and information on service programs such as Vessel Assist, U.S. Coast Guard and the Ohio Division of Watercraft. Hours for the show will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Admission is $5 for adults, free for children under 12. For more information call (330) 544-8951.
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. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Western Reserve Fish & amp; Game Club, 1058 W. Third St., Niles, Feb. 22, 6-10 p.m., Feb. 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Class size limited to 50. Pre-registration required. Call B. or E. Murphy, (330) 544-4270.or J. Tutoki, (330) 372-3178.
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: Turkey shoots Fridays, 6:30 p.m.; club at 4480 Washingtonville Road, Washingtonville.
BESSEMER ROD & amp; GUN CLUB: 2002 memberships can be purchased at The Feed Mill, East Poland Ave., Bessemer, Pa. The club is at North Main Street, Bessemer, Pa., (724) 667-7563.
BROOKFIELD TRI-DISTRICT CONSERVATION CLUB: Turkey and Meat Shoots Tuesday's7 p.m. start Feb. 5. Muzzleloading black powder turkey shoots third Sunday monthly at noon. Sharon-Hogue Road, east of SR 7.
COLUMBIANA COUNTY FEDERATION OF SPORTSMEN CLUBS: Columbiana County Youth Hunter Education Challenge-sponsored sporting clays, third Sunday monthly at Leetonia club (330 533-2573).
COLUMBIANA COUNTY FISH & amp; GAME CLUB: Trap shoots every Wed., Sat., and Sun.; Turkey shoots every Sunday noon. If there are any questions, call Terry Zaplata at (330)-424-3659
COLUMBIANA COUNTY ARCHERS: 7. 3-D Schedule for 2002 (CROSS BOWS WELCOME) March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4, and Sept. 21, 22 Paul Gorman Memorial Shoot. For Information call, (330) 424-9957 Gilbert, (330) 424-9318 Russ, (330) 227-3655 Danny, (330) 332-3055 Cheryl, 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.
DUCKS UNLIMITED, ALLIANCE CHAPTER: Annual banquet, Feb. 22, Tall Oaks Banquet Center, Sebring. $60, includes dinner, refreshments and DU membership. Social hour, silent auction at 6 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m. Live auction and general raffle following dinner. Call (330) 821-3322 for details.
DUCKS UNLIMITED, COLUMBIANA COUNTY CHAPTER: 10th anniversary fundraising banquet at the Diamondback Golf Club, "Fri. Nite" April 19, 6 p.m. social hour, 7:30 p.m. dinner. Tickets $55 singles, $80 couples, $35 Greenwing (all include one membership), $350 sponsorship package. All tickets sold in advance. Silent and live auctions, games, raffles and prizes. For tickets or other information call (330) 702-1156.
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: Indoor .22 shoot 7:30 p.m. Thursday nights. Outdoor 3D archery shoots (Pro, hunter, women's traditional and cub stakes, 30 McKenzie targets, trophies awarded, kids 12 and under free, crossbows welcome), start Feb. 17, registration 8-noon, set third Sunday monthly through August . Indoor archery shoots, Wednesdays, 6:30-9 p.m. Public and families invited, assistance available. (330) 757-8397. 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 (May 14). Indoor archery Mondays and Wednesdays 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Doubles and singles trap Wednesdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. Indoor pistol range shoots Thursdays 4-10 p.m., open to public. Wild game dinner, March 2, chicken dinner May 18. Route 193 near airport. (330) 394-1388.
FRIENDS OF THE NRA, MAHONING VALLEY CHAPTER: The Mahoning Valley Friends of the NRA 2002 banquet will be March 21 at the ITAM, South Meridian Road, Youngstown. Tickets will be $30. Contact James Denny, (330) 545-4250, Pat Ross, (330) 427-2091 or Ken Jones, (330) 889-2278. NRA Youth Sportfest, June 15, Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club.
GRAND VALLEY HUNTING RANCH: Feb. 10, NSCA registered shoot; March 2, 3, Chukar Classic. 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 targets every Sunday 10 a.m., $20 registration, "Shoot Skeet Under The Lights" Wednesdays 5 to 9 p.m. All welcome. Winter skeet league shoots Saturdays. Two-person teams needed. 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: Sporting clays Sundays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Terrible tower clays, Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gilkey Road off Mitchell Road between Pa. routes 318 and 18. West Middlesex. Call (724) 528-2700.
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: 2002 archery shoot schedule (shooting3D targets in natural settings, crossbows permitted). Adults $8, subs $3; Registration, 8 a.m. to noon, dates: Feb. 24, March 24, April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug. 24 & amp; 25, Sept. 22 (all deer). 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 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: Turkey shoots, Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Open to the public. Trap shoots, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. For information call, (330) 427-0903 or (330) 332-9421.
LOWELLVILLE ROD AND GUN CLUB: Next fish fry Feb. 22, carry-out at 3 p.m., dinner at 630 p.m. Thursdays, indoor .22 rifle turkey shoots, 6 p.m. Olympic wobble trap available anytime. Monday afternoon trap shoots, at noon. Practice trap shoots, every Thursday. Pistol shoots Tuesdays 7 p.m. The club is still accepting applications for membership. Club is on Quarry Road.
NEW MIDDLETOWN FARMERS AND SPORTSMENS CLUB: Wednesday Turkey Shoots. Sign-ups 6 p.m., shooting begins 7 p.m.; Friday Trap Shoots, 5:30 p.m., practices, Oakleys & amp; protectors. 3341 E. Calla Road.
NORTH AMERICAN VERSATILE HUNTING DOG ASSOCIATION, BUCKEYE CHAPTER: The Buckeye Chapter of The North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association will kick off the 2002 training season at their next regular meeting. Training at the Leetonia Sportsman's Club will start at 8:30 a.m. on March 10 and the chapter meeting will start at 1 p.m. Local amateur trainer Larry Dickey will give a hands-on demonstration including an introduction to NAVHDA testing system,training table and the whoa command, birdlaunchers, birds and gunfire. New members are welcome. Bring your dog and come out. For information call Larry Dickey at
(330) 227 3887 or Mark Fraley at (330) 679 2292
OHIO VALLEY BASS ANGLERS: The club is accepting applications for the 2002 fishing season. The club is based out of Columbiana, fishing local reservoirs, the Ohio River and Lake Erie, interested parties should call 330-337-0530 or 330-482-0427.
ORWELL GUN CLUB: Turkey shoots Fridays, 7 p.m. Call (330) 683-4738.
PENNSYLVANIA BRITTANY CLUB: Fun trial, open to all pointing breeds, 8 a.m. March 10, club grounds, Irwin Township, Venango County, Pa. Public welcome, lunch available. Call (724) 378-0730 for information.
PHEASANT VIEW FARM INC.: Offering Pheasant, quail, chukar, duck and goose hunts, for info (330) 584-6828. 11625 Beloit-Snodes Road, Beloit, Ohio, 44609.
POSSUM HOLLOW SPORTSMENS CLUB: Muzzleloader and pistol shoot schedule: Feb. 24, March 17, Oct. 6, Nov. 10, Dec. 22. 3D targets, all meat prizes, $6 entry fee. Call (724) 535-4985 for details. Club located in Wampum, Pa.
SALEM HUNTING CLUB: Monday trap shoots, 10 a.m. registration. Turkey shoots, 1 p.m. Sundays through March; 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 COUNTY CONSERVATION LEAGUE, MOSQUITO BOWMEN: Indoor archery to April 12. Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. -noon and 6 - 9 p.m. McCleary Jacoby Rd. Between Rt. 305 and S.R. 46.
TRUMBULL COUNTY ROD AND GUN CLUB: The club is at Phillips-Price Road off S.R. 88. Call (330) 372-7630, or (330) 638-6691 or (330) 637-9001, for info.
WESTERN RESERVE FISH AND GAME CLUB:Junior Civilian Marksmanship Program 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: 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.
WHITETAILS UNLIMITED, MILL CREEK CHAPTER: Annual banquet March 9, Saxon Club, 710 S. Meridian Road, Austintown. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Tickets $40 for singles and $60 for couples. Tickets include dinner, refreshments, and a chapter membership (4 issues of magazine). Proceeds benefit youth outdoor programs in Mahoning County. For tickets or info contact Claire Kopcsos (330) 757-9020, or Denny Malloy (330) 637-6699- toll free (866) 988-3337.
YELLOW CREEK LONG RIFLES: Shoots second Sunday, noon. Trial walks, black powder, patched roundball and open sights only. In-lines allowed with restrictions. Call (330) 549-3438, (330) 738-6002, (330) 332-8376. 1153 Opal Road, Salineville.
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