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CLUB & amp; ACTIVITY NEWS
BEAVER CREEK SPORTSMENS CLUB: 3D archery shoots, all Mckenzie targets will be Sunday and Sept. 18. Registration is 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.. $10 for adults and $4 for cubs. Food will be available all day. For info, call (330) 482-9360 and on day of the event, (330) 427-6473. The club is on Washingtonville Road in Washingtonville.
BESSEMER ROD & amp; GUN CLUB: Taking new members, $25 per year. Club is at 602 N. Main St.
BROOKFIELD TRI-DISTRICT CONSERVATION CLUB: Muzzleloading black powder turkey shoots third Sunday monthly, noon. Practice trap shoots, every Tuesday at 6 p.m. 3-D archery shoots, 30 targets, third Sunday of each month at 8 a.m. (kitchen will be open). Muzzleloading meat shoots, fourth Sunday at noon. Cowboy action shoots, second Sunday and fourth Saturday at 9 a.m. Contact Shenango Joe at (330) 782-0958 or 719-5078. Sharon-Hogue Road, Masury. (330) 448-8855.
BURNT RIDGE BOW & amp; GUN CLUB: 3-D archery shoot, first Sunday monthly through September, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost $8, age 12-15 shoot for $4. Regular shoot with club rules, 30 targets. Food available. Cowansville, Pa., (724) 545-2552
CHESTER-NEWELL SPORTSMEN CLUB: Final Ohio River catfish tournament, 7 p.m. today through 7 a.m. Sunday; all contestants must turn in their live fish by 7 a.m. at Chester City Park; fishing boundaries are from Wheeling, W.Va., to Pittsburgh; call (304) 387-3982 for information and registration. Trap Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays; turkey shoots Sundays at noon. (330) 424-3659.
EAST PALESTINE SPORTSMAN'S CLUB: 14th annual handicapped fishing derby, Sept. 10. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Bait and poles will be provided. Lunch will be served after the derby. Event is open to all Columbiana County residents with disabilities. Call (330) 457-2205. 30-target 3D archery shoot, registration 8 a.m. to noon, every third Sunday through August with a Sept. 11 finale. 15-target minishoots Wednesdays began June 1. (330) 757-8397. North Pleasant Drive off state Route 14.
EASTERN OHIO CONSERVATION CLUB: Trap every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Skeet every Sunday at 10 a.m. Club is on West Calla Road between state Routes 62 and 45.
FISH & amp; GAME CLUB OF VIENNA: Ladies Firearms Class on Tuesdays from through Sept. 6 from 6-10 p.m. Cost is $60. Acceptable for concealed carry. (330) 534-2929. Ten-week safe gun handling and position rifle shooting for youths ages 12-17 begins Sept 12. Instruction will be provided by NRA-certified coaches and instructors and will be given in air rifle and .22-caliber target rifle. All equipment will be provided. Fee is $10 the first week, $5 per week the other nine. Each junior needs to have an adult sponsor present for the first meeting. The Cougars Junior Rifle Team, BSA Venture Crew 4840, is sponsoring the classes. Reservations are required. Call coach Russ Evans at (330) 534-5344 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also call coach Rodney Hawkins at (330) 759-2504. Doubles, singles trap Wednesdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. (330) 534-2929 to register. Indoor archery, Mondays, Wednesdays, 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Free for members; $3 for nonmembers. Ear, eye protection necessary. Any caliber (if shooting magnum, you need reduced loads).
FURFINFEATHER SPORTSMAN'S ASSOCIATION: Fall turkey shoots every Monday night at 7 beginning Sept. 12 and running through Nov. 21. For more information, call (724) 528-1111 or 528-2492. Club is on Romain Road south on Route 18 in West Middlesex, Pa.
GRAND VALLEY HUNTING RANCH: Sunday, ninth annual Trumbull County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs Shoot; Oct. 19, released bird hunts begin; Oct. 22, sixth annual Couple's Classic Shoot. 10198 Penniman Road, Orwell, Ohio 44076. (440) 685-4868.
GREENVILLE SPORTSMAN CLUB: Skeet or trap, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. Open to public. Registered skeet Sundays 10 a.m., $20 registration. 1039 Vernon Road (Rt. 538) Greenville, Pa. (724) 588-9994.
HARTHEGIG CONSERVATION CLUB: Trap Sundays 10 a.m.
HIDDEN VALLEY SPORTSMENS CLUB: Sundays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sporting Clays, 5-Stand, Trap; 268 Gilkey Road, West Middlesex. (724) 528-2700. HUBBARD CONSERVATION CLUB: Meat and money shoots, 34" barrel or less, .680 chokes, Thursdays, 6 p.m. Turkey shoots Thursdays 7 p.m. and Saturdays (long gun, 48"), 2 p.m. meetings second Wednesday monthly, 7 p.m. 1760 Wick-Campbell Road, Hubbard. Info: (330) 534-8701.
KINSMAN CONSERVATION CLUB: Turkey shoots, Wed. 7 p.m.
LAKE MILTON FISH & amp; GAME: Archery, 3-D realistic targets in natural settings, crossbows permitted. Adults $8, cubs $3. Registration 8 a.m. to noon (breakfast, 8-10 a.m.; lunch starts at 10 a.m.) Call (330) 872-1603 or (330) 654-4599. Sunday, Sept. 25 (all deer). Trap, Fridays, protector class, 6 p.m. registration, 6:30 p.m. shooting. (330) 872-0203, 654-4599. Bedell Road.
LEETONIA SPORTSMENS CLUB: Youth Hunter Education Challenge shoots, fourth Sunday monthly, YHEC practices Sundays. Trap shoots, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. (330) 533-2573, (330) 222-6901.
LOWELLVILLE ROD AND GUN CLUB: Family Day is today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Activities include archery, shooting, fishing and games. Trophies and door prizes will be awarded. Trap practice, Mondays, noon to 4 p.m.; Oakleys and Protectors, Thursdays, 6-10 p.m.; Hi-power rifle match, 10 a.m.: Sept. 10 and Oct. 1. Call (330) 755-0209. www.lowellville-rod-gun.com.
MAHONING COUNTY COONHUNTERS: 48th annual Sportsman Fall Festival, Sept. 9-11 at the club grounds, U.S. 224, west of Canfield.
MAHONING SPORTSMENS ASSOCIATION: Trap shoots, Sundays at 5 p.m., public invited. All money shoots. 1 1/2 miles south of U.S. Route 224 at State Line Marker (Main Street) in Hillsville, Pa. (412) 667-8555 or (412) 658-5709.
OHIO VALLEY BASS ANGLERS: Seeking new members. Visit wwwohiovalleybassanglers.com. Meetings: First, third Thursdays, legion hall, Columbiana. Call (330) 549-5173, (330) 536-8031.
POSSUM HOLLOW SPORTSMENS CLUB: 3D archery shoots, Sept. 11 UBP shoot. Registration, $10 for 16 and up, $5 for ages 12-15, free for 11 and under. Call (724) 535-4985. Muzzleloader, pistol shoots, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 13, Dec. 11 (724) 336-2981, (330) 385-4507, (724) 535-4985. 3-D targets, all meat prizes. Club: Wampum, Pa.
ORWELL GUN CLUB: Turkey shoots Fridays, 7 p.m. (330) 683-4738.
SALEM HUNTING CLUB: Blackpowder shoot first Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m. All-you-can-eat breakfast, $4, first Saturday monthly, 6-11 a.m. State Route 62, west of Salem.
TRI-DISTRICT CONSERVATION CLUB: Turkey and meat shoots, 7 p.m. Tuesdays.
WESTERN RESERVE FISH AND GAME CLUB: Junior CMP rifle shoots, Mondays 6-9 p.m. Indoor handgun, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $2 members, $4 nonmembers. Indoor archery, 7-9 p.m. Fridays. 1058 W. 3rd St., Niles. (330) 544-3993.
WEST POINT ROD AND GUN CLUB: Meat shoot, Sundays noon. 3D archery shoots, third Sunday monthly. 30 McKenzie targets. Registration 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (330) 532-9627.
YELLOW CREEK LONG RIFLES: Trail walks second Sunday monthly, open metallic sights, black-powder, patched round ball only. Info: (330) 738-6002, (330) 332-8376. State Route 39 west of Salineville, follow signs.
YOUNGSTOWN RIFLE & amp; PISTOL CLUB: Concealed-carry classes, Saturdays and Sunday. Preregistration required, call (330) 270-9416. Trap, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. PPC, Mondays 6-9 p.m. 8920 Shaffer Road, off South Lipkey Road.
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