SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC.
Consumers Ohio Water Company Third Annual Bass Classic, July 13, Evans Lake, to benefit Youngstown/Mahoning Valley United Way. Tournament 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., duck race 12:30 p.m., weigh-in, 1:30 p.m., awards presentation, 2 p.m., lunch, noon to 3 p.m. (330) 726-8151 ext. 5 or (330) 746-8494.Pennsylvania 2002-2003 furtaker licenses on sale July 1.
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, June 30, July 14, 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: The next Ohio River Catfish Tournaments (Pittsburgh to Wheeling boundaries,7 p.m. to 7 a.m.) will be July 13, 27, Aug. 10, 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) July 7, Aug. 4, and 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: June 28-July 31, Pine Lake; Aug. 2-Sept. 2, Evans; May 3-June 30, Hamilton. 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: Min-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: Ladies firearms classes, call (330) 534-2929 for classes July 9 and 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. Route 193. (330) 394-1388.
GIRARD LAKES: Open Night Bass Fishing Contest, July 19, 6 p.m. to midnight at upper lake. Entry fee $50 with 80% return. Catch-and-release and artificial baits only. Upper Lake open through Sept. 2. (330) 545-9712 for info.
GRAND VALLEY HUNTING RANCH: July 20, shooting clinic, women only; Aug. 25, Trumbull County Federation of Sportsmens Clubs 6th annual shoot. (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. July 7 four gun NSSA registered shoot, 200 yard rifle range and pistol. 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. Bow hunter safety course (Pa.) 5-10 p.m. July 12, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13, pre-registrationn required, call P. Sabo, (724) 981-4647. Gilkey Road off Mitchell Road between Pa. routes 318 and 18. West Middlesex.(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.
KNOX TWP. SPORTSMAN CLUB: 2002 A.T.A. Registered shoots: July 7, 28, Aug. 4, 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, July 28, 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: Wheeling Sportsmen, National Wild Turkey Federation event, July 27. 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 on June 30, Aug. 4. 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.
NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION, THUNDERING TOMS OF TRUMBULL COUNTY CHAPTER: The Thundering Toms of Trumbull County will hold their annual NWTF Super Fund Banquet on 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: Ox Roast, July 13, 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. The class will encompass all elements of women's self defense and firearms training. Completion of the class will meet qualifications of training proposed in the Ohio Concealed Weapons Carry Law bill. Class limited to 20 students. Cost is $40 per student. Women interested may 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. Portage Summit Field & amp; Stream 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, July 14, 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.
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: July 13 Pymatuning Reservoir, July 24, Lake Newport, 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:30 Mixed 3-D Target and 900 Round on July 7. Registration 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the 3-D shoot. The 900 Round registration at 8 a.m. first line at 9 a.m.. Food and refreshments available. For information call (330)-372-1634. 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) July 14, 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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