Small-game clinic

Small-game clinic


The Hubbard Conservation Club, 1760 Wick Campbell Road, will have a simulated squirrel hunt and small-game clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to noon Sunday.

The free clinic will teach or improve participants’ small-game hunting skills. All materials and snacks will be provided.

For more information or to preregister, call Tony Antonelli at 330-559-3372 or Fred Arnaut at 330-501-7650.

Lord of the Range


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

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 to download a registration form. For more information, call 330-831-9847.

CCW/CHL class


Western Reserve Fish & Game Association, 1058 W. Third St., will have a CCW/CHL class from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The cost is $70. Preregistration and a $20 deposit are required. Class size is limited.

Refreshments, doughnuts, lunch, guns, ammunition, safety gear and classroom supplies will be provided.

For more information, call Dan at 330-553-1916.

NRA Youth Sportsfest


The Trumbull County 4-H Shooting Sports Pioneers Club will host a free NRA Youth Sportsfest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Fish & Game Club of Vienna, 1508 Youngstown Kingsville Road.

The event will teach basic gun and archery safety, demystify firearms by providing hands-on experience and provide an enjoyable learning experience to all youths age 9 to 18.

Participants will have the opportunity to safely shoot a .22 rifle, .22 pistol, shotgun, muzzleloading rifle and archery equipment with adult supervision. No guns owned by participants are to be brought to the event.

Youths and their parents will receive a gun-safety lesson taught by a certified instructor before the shooting events. A picnic lunch will be provided. The Vienna Township Fire emergency squad exhibit will be at the event.

For more information or to preregister before Sept. 15, call 330-898-4486 or email Parents must sign a release.

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Hunter education


The Eastern Ohio Conservation Club, 10366 W. Calla Road, is sponsoring a free ODNR Division of Wildlife hunter education course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 and 23.

The club will provide a light breakfast and lunch both days. Enroll through the ODNR Division of Wildlife website,

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.

Fall turkey shoots


The Lowellville Rod and Gun Club, 6225 Quarry Road, will have fall turkey shoots through Nov. 20.

Sign-ups are at 6 p.m., and shoots are at 7. Shells are provided at $2 per shell. There will be a novelty .410 shoot (guns will be available to use).

For more information, call John at 330-757-9020.

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