Home defense


Home defense

Niles

The Western Reserve Fish & Game Association, 1058 W. Third St., will have a Basic Home Defense class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Cost is $50 and includes use of firearms, ammunition, safety equipment and classroom materials. Lunch and refreshments also are included.

Class size is limited. For more information or to reserve a spot, call Darial at 330-623-3990.

Family event

Lowellville

The Lowellville Rod & Gun Club, 6225 Quarry Road, is having a Family Conservation Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

The event is free and open to the public. All food and beverages will be provided. Activities include shooting, archery, reptile show, petting zoo, birds of prey, canoeing and fishing (bait will be provided; bring tackle and pole).

For more information, call Ed Rigelsky at 330-506-6084.

Traders Day

Lowellville

The Lowellville Rod & Gun Club, 6225 Quarry Road, is having a Sportsman Traders Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Saturday.

The event features everything related to the outdoors to buy, sell and trade.

For more information, call 330-951-3188.

Fishing tournament

Cortland

The T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League tournament season will continue next Saturday for Buckeye Division anglers with a tournament on Mosquito Lake. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000, respectively, in the one-day tournament.

For complete details and updated information, visit FLWFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League on FLW’s social media outlets at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat.

Hunter education

Lowellville

The Lowellville Rod and Gun Club, 6225 Quarry Road, will have a hunter education class from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 25 and 26.

Participants must attend both sessions. All materials and lunch will be provided. Register by calling 800-wildlife or at wildohio.com.

Goose-hunt sign-up

CORTLAND

Local hunters have an opportunity to assist in reducing the goose population at Mosquito Lake State Park during early open goose season this year. A total of nine blinds are available on a first-come, first-served basis by signing up on the sheet posted on the park office door beginning Sept. 4.

Increased populations of geese in the park have negatively impacted the beach and marina areas, as well as increased complaints by park visitors. Interested applicants should call the park office at 330-637-2856 for details.

For general information about hunting seasons and regulations, call 800-WILDLIFE or visit wildohio.com.

Lord of the Range

Salem

The Salem Hunting Club, 549 N. Indiana Ave., will have its Lord of the Range marksmanship competition at 9 a.m. Sept. 8.

The club will supply guns, ammunition and lunch. Participants must bring eye and ear protection.

Prizes include custom designed trophies and cash for first and second place. Third place wins a trophy.

The event is open to the public. Cost is $35. Preregistration is required, and the event is limited to the first 50 who sign up.

Go to www.salemhuntingclub.com to download a registration form. For more information, call 330-831-9847.

CCW class

New Middletown

The New Middletown Farmers & Sportsman’s Club, 3341 E. Calla Road, will have a one-day CCW class at 8 a.m. Sept. 29.

Cost is $90 and includes books, targets, coffee, muffin, hot dog, water and coffee. A $20 nonrefundable deposit is required to hold a spot in the class.

Reservations and deposits can be made at Blue Line Ltd., 12712 South Ave. #2, North Lima, or call 330-360-8310.

Staff report

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Use one of these methods to send information for the Outdoors Digest or Club Activities schedule:

Mail: Outdoors, The Vindicator, 107 Vindicator Square, Youngstown, OH 44503

Fax: 330-747–6712

Email: news@vindy.com

Include a description of the event, location, date, time, admission charge and daytime phone number.

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