HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION
INFORMATION -- Ohio: call (800) WILDLIFE or www.dnr.state.oh.us/ wildlife/ hunting/huntered/huntcourse.htm; Pennsylvania: (814) 432-3187 or www.pgc.state.pa.us, select "education" and then on the region of interest in the hunter education class schedule.
SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC.
Gun show Jan. 29, 30, Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club, Quarry Road, Lowellville, Mahoning Valley Gun Collectors will have displays of firearms as well as other hunting and fishing gear. For information call (330) 506-9194.
Outdoor sports show, Eastwood Expo Center, March 4, 5, 6.
Dennis W. Malloy Jr. and Rob Palowitz are co-hosts of "The Outdoor Icon Show," 6 to 7 a.m. Saturdays on News Radio 570 WKBN. Those interested can call (330) 729-9977, (800) 777-5700 or *57 on cellular phones.
Information on boat safety courses (mandatory if born after Jan. 1, 1982): (614) 265-6480.
CLUB & amp; ACTIVITY NEWS
BERLIN BIRD DOG CLUB: March 13, 2005, AFTCA trial, Berlin Reservoir; April 2, 2005, grouse woods trial.
BROOKFIELD TRI-DISTRICT CONSERVATION CLUB: Muzzleloading black powder turkey shoots 3rd Sunday monthly, noon. Sharon-Hogue Road, east of S.R. 7, Masury. (330) 448-8855.
BURNT RIDGE BOW & amp; GUN CLUB: 3-D archery shoot, first Sunday of the month from March thru September, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $8, age 12-15 shoot for $4. Regular shoot with club rules, 30 targets. Food available. Cowansville, Pa., (724) 545-2552
COLUMBIANA COUNTY FEDERATION OF CONSERVATION CLUBS: Meetings: Jan. 25, Leetonia; Feb. 22, Beaver Creek; March 22, Salem; April 26, Tri-State; May 24, Beaver Creek; June 28, Lake Tomahawk.
COLUMBIANA COUNTY FISH & amp; GAME CLUB: Trap Wed., Sat., and Sun.; Turkey shoots Sundays noon. (330) 424-3659.
CONSERVATION LEAGUE INC. HOME OF THE MOSQUITO BOWMEN: Indoor shooting runs through April 1, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 9 p.m. Open to the public; nonmembers, $4 per session or $40 per month and $80 per season. Targets: 50 cents. Club: 2535 McCleary Jacoby Road, between SRs 305 and 46. (330) 565-1123.
CUBIC SHOT SPORTING SHOOTING COURSE: 9 a.m. to dark Saturday and Sunday, by appointment Mon. to Fri. Two miles south of Lisbon on S.R. 164. Call (330) 755-0349.
EASTERN OHIO CONSERVATION CLUB: Trap shoots Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Skeet shoots 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. W.Calla Road between S.R.'s 62 and 45.
FISH & amp; GAME CLUB OF VIENNA: Doubles and singles trap Wednesdays and Sundays, about 9 a.m. Call (330) 534-2929 to register. Indoor archery, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Indoor pistol runs 4 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through March except on meeting nights. Free for members and $3 for non-members. Ear and eye protection necessary. Any caliber (if shooting magnum handgun, you need reduced loads).
FRIENDS OF THE NRA: The 9th annual volunteer fundraising banquet March 24, ITAM on South Meridian Road. A CCW package raffle will include: S & amp;W 642 revolver, 5-shot, .38 special with Crimson Trace laser grip, free Ohio certified CCW course. Tickets are $2 each, or 3 for $5. The drawing will be at the banquet. Call Atty. Jim Denny (330) 545-4250. Door prizes and silent auction available.
GRAND VALLEY HUNTING RANCH: (440) 685-4868. 10198 Penniman Road, Orwell, Ohio.
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 at 10 a.m. (724) 475-2295 or (724) 475-4600.
HIDDEN VALLEY SPORTSMENS CLUB: Sundays 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Sporting Clays, 5-Stand, Trap (last squad at noon); Sundays and Tuesdays, Jan. 9; March 13, 7 pm - 9 p.m. Indoor Archery;Fridays, Jan. 14 - March 18, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Youth Indoor Pellet Shoots (free for youths under 16 years old), Safe Shooting Class at 6 pm before each shoot available for inexperienced youths; 268 Gilkey Road, West Middlesex. (724) 528-2700.
HUBBARD CONSERVATION CLUB: New 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: 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, 4th Sunday monthly, YHEC practices Sundays. Trap shoots, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. (330) 533-2573, (330) 222-6901.
LOWELLVILLE ROD AND GUN CLUB: Trap shoots for meat, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Trap practice 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays. One practice trap open until 10 p.m. Quarry Road. Info: www.lowellville-rod-gun.com.
MAHONING COUNTY COONHUNTERS: Wild game dinner, Feb. 6, Club pavilion, U.S. 224, west of Canfield.
MAHONING COUNTY FEDERATION OF SPORTSMANS CLUBS: Awards banquet, Jan. 22, Lowellville Rod & amp; Gun Club. Guest speaker, Steve Gray, chief, Division of Wildlife. Cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7. For tickets ($14), call (330) 545-4250 or your club.
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.
NEWTON FALLS SPORTSMANS CLUB: 3rd Annual Fund Raising Banquet, "Cabin Fever 05" Feb. 4, at Sorrento's Banquet Hall, Parkman Road, Warren. Tickets are $25 (single), $40 (couple). Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner at 8 p.m. For tickets call Club President, Dave Garvey, (330) 872-7983 or stop at Rattlesnake Hill Sporting Goods at state Routes 534 and 82 in Braceville. Or call (330) 898-8176.
NEW MIDDLETOWN FARMERS AND SPORTSMENS CLUB: Friday trap, 5 p.m., practices, Oakleys & amp; protectors. Turkey Shoots, Wednesdays, 7 p.m. 3341 E. Calla Road.
POSSUM HOLLOW SPORTSMENS CLUB: Muzzleloader and pistol shoots, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 13, 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 to 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.-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 the signs.
YOUNGSTOWN RIFLE & amp; PISTOL CLUB: Concealed carry classes, Saturdays and Sunday. Pre-registration required, call (330) 270-9416. Trap, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. PPC, Mondays 6-9 p.m. 8920 Shaffer Road, off S. Lipkey Road.
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