HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION
INFORMATION -- Ohio: call (800) WILDLIFE Pennsylvania: (814) 432-3187.
SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC.
Dennis W. Malloy Jr. and Rob Palowitz co-hosts "The Outdoor Icon Show," 6 to 7 a.m. Saturdays on News Radio 570 WKBN. Call (330) 729-9977, (800) 777-5700 or *57 on cell phones.
Information on boat safety courses (mandatory if born after Jan. 1, 1982): (614) 265-6480.
CLUB & amp; ACTIVITY NEWS
BEAVER CREEK SPORTSMENS CLUB: 3D archery shoots all Mckenzie targets will be Sunday, July 31 (Hunt of a Lifetime), Aug. 21, 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. Special archery shoot and pancake and sausage breakfast July 30-31, 7 a.m. each day, to benefit The Children's Rehabilitation Center in Warren. Sharon-Hogue Road, Masury. (330) 448-8855.
BURNT RIDGE BOW & amp; GUN CLUB: 3-D archery shoot, first Sunday monthly thru 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: Trap Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays; Turkey shoots Sundays at noon. (330) 424-3659.
EAST PALESTINE SPORTSMAN'S CLUB: Catfish Derby Catch & amp; Release, July 23, 6 p.m. to midnight, $10 per person with mail-in, $12 on derby day. Cash awards, trophies and ribbons for all participants 15 and under. Limited to 80 participants. Call for entry form. 30 target 3D archery shoot, registration 8 a.m. to noon, every third Sunday through August with a Sept. 11 finale. 15-target mini-shoots 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 located on West Calla Road between Rt 62 and Rt 45.
FISH & amp; GAME CLUB OF VIENNA: Ladies Firearms Class Tuesdays from July 19 to Sept. 6 from 6 to 10 p.m. Cost is $60. Acceptable for concealed carry. (330) 534-2929. 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 and $3 non-members. Ear, eye protection necessary. Any caliber (if shooting magnum, you need reduced loads).
GRAND VALLEY HUNTING RANCH: July 31, N.S.C.A. registered class shoot GMC pro-grade challenge event to benefit Rainbow Children's Hospital of University Hospitals of Cleveland; Aug. 13, eighth annual Frog Giggin' Gig; Aug. 28, 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, OH 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 to 10 a.m.; lunch, 10 a.m. to ??) Call (330) 872-1603 or (330) 654-4599. July 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 25 (all deer). Trap, Fridays, protector class, 6 p.m. registration, 6:30 p.m. shooting. (330) 872-0203, 654-4599. Bedell Rd.
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 practice, Mondays, noon to 4 p.m.; Oakley's and Protectors, Thursdays, 6 to 10 p.m.; Fourth annual NRA Youth Sportsfest, July 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m; registration at 8:30 a.m. Youths under 18 are admitted free. Activities include .22 rifle shooting, archery, muzzleloader shooting, trap shooting, air rifle shooting, fishing, wildlife displays and cowboy action shooting demo. To register, call Jim Denney at (330) 545-4250 days or Dave Kuntz at (330) 549-3158 evenings. Hi-power rifle matches, 10 a.m.: Aug. 8, Sept. 10 and Oct. 1. .22 long rifle matches, 10 a.m.: July 23, Aug. 20. Call (330) 755-0209 for either match. Hunter safety course-Mahoning County, Aug. 13-14, 9 a.m to 2 p.m., must attend both sessions. Pre-register by calling (330) 536-8537. Annual steak fry, Aug. 20, serving 4 to 8 p.m., cost is $15; Call Bruno for tickets at (330) 549-0349 or 536-8481.Quarry Road. www.lowellville-rod-gun.com.
MAHONING COUNTY COONHUNTERS: Club pavilion, U.S. 224, west of Canfield.
MAHONING SPORTSMENS ASSOCIATION: Trap shoots, Sundays at 5 p.m., public invited. All money shoots. Youth Field Day, sponsored by Northwestern Sportsmen for Youth, on Aug. 6. There will be free T-shirts, door prizes, lunch and demonstrations all day. Coaching and instructors provided for .22 rifle and pistol shooting, shotgun trap, archery, muzzeloader and paint ball gun shooting, Cherokee run, fishing contests and canoe rides and races. This is an open house event. Equipment provided and you should pre- register by calling the Pennsylvania Game Commission at (814) 432- 3187 after 6 p.m. 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, Aug. 14 field day, 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 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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