HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION
INFORMATION -- Ohio: call (800) WILDLIFE Pennsylvania: (814) 432-3187.
SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC.
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: Turkey shoots Mondays starting Sept. 11 through November at 7 p.m. Field guns only. Open to the public. 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: Hunter warm-up 3-D shoot will be Sunday. (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. 2006 Registered Trap shoot schedule: Sept. 10, Sept. 24 and Oct. 8. 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: 2 for $22 special Oct. 15; 2nd annual Safe Kids Greater Cleveland Charity Event benefiting in Injury Prevention Center at Rainbow Babies & amp; Children's Hospital; 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 at 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.
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): 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: Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament, Sept. 9. Doors open at 4 p.m., play begins at 5. Entry fee is $100. All players must be pre-paid and registered. Must be at least 18 to play. Food and beverages will be provided. Call John or Claire at (330) 757-9020 or Tom at (330) 518-8707. Checks should be made payable to LR & amp;G 501c3 Charitable Trust and mailed to Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament, 207 Nesbitt St., Poland, Ohio 44514. 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 VALLEY KNIFE COLLECTORS ASSOCIATION: Meeting at 6:30 p.m. last Thursday of the month. Dublin Grange, Fairground Boulevard and U.S. Route 224, Canfield.
MAHONING SPORTSMEN'S ASSOCIATION: Get Ready for Hunting 3-D shoot today and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be 30 Mckenzie targets with varying hunting situatioins. Cost of the round is $10, with children under 16 free with a paid adult. Active-duty military personnel can shoot for free. 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: Thursday night shoots 6 p.m. to dusk every Thursday through Sept. 28; 3-D hunter course, 15 targets; $5 for adults, $2 for ages 12-15 and free for 11-under. 3-D archery shoots Sept. 8-10 (jamboree); registration from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m; fee $10 for adults, $5 for ages 12-15 and free for ages 11 and under. Muzzle loader and pistol shoots 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: 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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