HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION
INFORMATION -- Ohio: call (800) WILDLIFE Pennsylvania: (814) 432-3187.
SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC.
OHIO BOATING EDUCATION COURSE-- 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 and 28 at Lake Milton State Park. Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resourses -- Division of Watercraft. Call (330) 654-4989 to register.
Dennis W. Malloy Jr. and Rob Palowitz co-host "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 SPORTSMANS CLUB: Archery shoots second Sunday of the month, and on fifth Sundays. Registration will be from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fee is $10 for adults, $4 for cubs. Hunt of a Lifetime Bow Shoot 40 Target Shoot. Proceeds go to Hunt of a Lifetime. For more information, call (330) 482-9360 or 427-6473 the day of the shoot. 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: Cowansville, Pa., (724) 545-2552
CHESTER-NEWELL SPORTSMEN CLUB: Trap Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays; turkey shoots Sundays at noon. (330) 424-3659.
EAST PALESTINE SPORTSMEN'S CLUB: Outdoor target 3-D shoots every third Sunday of the month through Aug. 20. Registration will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Bowhunter Challenge will be July 30. Hunter warm-up 3-D shoot will be Sept. 3. (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: 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). The trap field is in use every Sunday and Wednesday starting around 9 a.m.; Welcome seasoned veterans and beginners alike. Any time all four trap fields are in use, all ranged will be closed except the archery field range. Indoor pistol range is open from 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday through April. Call George Palo at (330) 856-9949 or Ed Placek at (330) 637-0485.
FURFINFEATHER SPORTSMAN'S ASSOCIATION: For 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: 2006 schedule: registered fun shoots and Lewis Class on Sunday, April 9 and May 14; 2 for $22 special April 23 and Oct. 15; 2nd annual Safe Kids Greater Cleveland Charity Event benefiting in Injury Prevention Center at Rainbow Babies & amp; Children's Hospital; 9th annual Frog Giggin' Gig Aug. 12; 10th annual Trumbull County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs shoot Aug. 27; released bird hunt begins Oct. 1; Kill the 'Sno-Bird' and shoot for free Nov. 24. 10198 Penniman Road, Orwell, Ohio 44076. (440) 685-4868 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. New season of turkey shoots began Sept. 1. Grounds and hall are available for weddings, anniversaries, graduations, family reunions, etc. The club hall is 3,600 square feet, with a full-service kitchen, bathrooms, tables and chairs. Pavilion has 1,150 square feet. For rental information, call Sue Simion at (330) 534-8701. 1760 Wick-Campbell Road, Hubbard. Info: (330) 534-8701.
KINSMAN CONSERVATION CLUB: Turkey shoots, Wednesdays 7 p.m.
LAKE MILTON FISH & amp; GAME: 2006 archery shoot schedule (realistic targets in their natural settings; crossbows permitted): March 25-26, April 22-23, April 29-30 (special OBA shoot), May 27-28, June 24-25, July 22-23, Aug. 26-27, Sept. 23-24 (all deer). Registration: Saturdays, noon to 3 p.m.; Sundays, 8 a.m. to noon. Breakfast: 8 to 10 a.m. For more information, call Dennis at (330) 872-1603 or Red at (330) 654-4599. 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: Fish fry, 2:30 to 6 p.m. Fridays through April 14; carryouts only; meal includes fish and french fries for a $12 donation; proceeds benefit the club's youth and conservation activities.. Trap practice, Mondays, noon to 4 p.m.; Oakleys and Protectors, Thursdays, 6-10 p.m.; Call (330) 755-0209. www.lowellville-rod-gun.com.
MAHONING COUNTY COONHUNTERS: U.S. 224, west of Canfield.
MAHONING SPORTSMENS ASSOCIATION: Trap shoots, Sundays at 5 p.m., public invited. All money shoots. 11/2 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.
ORWELL GUN CLUB: Turkey shoots Fridays, 7 p.m. (330) 683-4738.
POSSUM HOLLOW SPORTSMENS CLUB: 3-D archery shoots Sunday , April 2, May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13 (field day) and Sept. 8-10 (jamboree); registration from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Muzzle loader and pistol shoots March 19, Nov. 12 and Dec. 17; registration from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 3-D targets, all meat prizes. Kitchen will be open. For more information, call Rick at (724) 336-2981 or the club at (724) 535-4985. Club: Wampum, Pa. www.possumhollowsportsmansclub.com.
SALEM HUNTING CLUB: Turkey shoots 1 p.m. every Sunday, public invited. 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.
TRUMBULL COUNTY ROD & amp; GUN CLUB: 3-D archery shoots: Sunday, April 9, May 14, June 11, Aug. 13, Sept. 9-10. For more information, call (330) 372-7630 or 372-6944. Phillips-Rice Road, Mecca.
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. Third 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 Sundays. 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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