The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct its annual 13-week Boating skills and Seamanship course starting Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Hubbard High School. There will be a nominal fee for the course book and work book. For more information please contact Bert Paulk at 330-534-2677, Jerry Crowe at 330-534-1123 or Ray Calzo 330-799-8744. The course will cover trailing, boat handling, rules of the road, legal requirements, aids to navigation, weather, VHF radios, marlin spike seamanship (lines & amp; knots), piloting and personal water craft operation. Successful completion of the course usually entitles participants to a discount on boat insurance.
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, W. Third Street, Niles, Jan. 11, 6-10 p.m., Jan. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For info, call B. Murphy, (330) 544-4270 or (330) 372-3178.Trumbull County Rod & amp; Gun Club, Phillips-Price Road off state Route 88, Jan.11 from 5-9 p.m. and Jan. 13 1-7 p.m. Must attend both days. Call (330) 637-4636
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: Muzzleloading black powder turkey shoots third Sunday monthly at noon. Sharon-Hogue Road, east of SR 7.
COLUMBIANA COUNTY FEDERATION OF SPORTSMEN CLUBS: Wild game dinner Feb. 2, Salem Little Quakers Hall. Columbiana County Youth Hunter Education Challenge-sponsored sporting clays, third Sunday monthly.
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
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.
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 Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m., run Thursday nights. North Pleasant Drive off state Route 14 near the Pa. border.
FISH & amp; GAME CLUB OF VIENNA: 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 4-10 p.m., open to public. Wild game dinner, March 2, 2002. 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.
GRAND VALLEY HUNTING RANCH: Jan.13, 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, & quot;Shoot Skeet Under The Lights & quot; Wednesdays 5 to 9 p.m. All welcome. Lucky target & amp; protector shoots Jan. 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., win turkeys, free barbecue. Winter skeet league starts Jan. 12. 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: 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: Trap shoots, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. For information call, (330) 427-0903 or (330) 332-9421.
LOWELLVILLE ROD AND GUN CLUB: Thursday Jan. 10, 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. Club is on Quarry Road.
MAHONING COUNTY FEDERATION OF SPORTSMAN CLUBS: Federation banquet Jan. 19, Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club, 6 p.m. Tickets, 330-792-2980, 330-726-0735.
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.
ORWELL GUN CLUB: Turkey shoots Fridays, 7 p.m. Call (330) 683-4738.
PHEASANT VIEW FARM INC.: Offering Pheasant, quail, chukar, duck and goose hunts, for info (330) 584-6828. 11625 Beloit-Snodes Road, Beloit, Ohio, 44609.
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. 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:Hunter's education safety course Jan.11 from 5-9 p.m. and Jan. 13 1-7 p.m. Must attend both days. No Charge. Contact John Rosenberg 330-637-4636 for more information. 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, 7-10 p.m., $3 for nonmembers. Indoor archery, 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays. Club: 1056 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.
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.
USend your club and event news to: Outdoors, The Vindicator, Box 780, Youngstown, Ohio, 44501-0780. Include your name and a daytime phone number. Or fax your news to (330) 747-6712. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.