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JULY 2019

1 – Start of Dog Training on raccoon, fox, coyote and bobcat (>4/15/20)

AUGUST 2019

15 - Start of Dog Training on Small Game (>4/15/20)

OCTOBER 2019

1 - Start of Hunting Season for Snow Geese (>4/15/20) in the Western Zone

DECEMBER 2019

1 - Start of Statewide Black Bass catch and release / artificial lures only season (>6/15/20)

1 - Start of Lake Erie and Tributaries Black Bass trophy (20 inch +) season (>6/14/20)

JANUARY 2020

1 - Start of Fishing Season on Lake Ontario, the Lower Niagara River and Tributaries for Lake Trout (>9/30)

MARCH 2020

1 - Start of Fishing Ban (No Fishing) on North McMillan Creek and Conesus Inlet WMA from Conesus Lake South to the Dam (Livingston County) except the canal west of the inlet and that portion of the north of the canal. (>5/3)

16 - Start of Catch and Release (Artificial Lures Only) Season for Black Bass in all Finger Lakes except Cayuga, Otisco, Owasco and Skaneateles Lakes. (>6/19/16)

16 - Fishing Ban (No Fishing) on Otselic River from mouth to Whitney Point Reservoir Dam, Susquehanna River in Binghamton between Rock Bottom Dam and Exchange Street Bridge, Susquehanna River in the towns of Union and Vestal from the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad bridge downstream to Murphy's Island, Tioughnioga River from New York Route 26 bridge to US Route 11 bridge, Little Choconut Creek from mouth to Goudey Station Building (Broome County), Dutch Hollow Brook from Owasco Lake upstream to the Route 38A bridge (Cayuga County), Scriba Creek from mouth upstream to Fish Hatchery Dam (Oswego County) (>5/31)

APRIL 2020

1 - Start of Statewide Fishing Seasons for Brook, Brown & Rainbow Trout, Hybrids of these Species and Splake, Lake Trout, Landlocked/Atlantic Salmon and Kokanee (See fishing regulation guide. Great Lakes and tributaries as well as some inland waters are open all year)(>10/15)

1 - Start of Trout Season in Green Lake (Onondaga County), Rushford Lake (Allegany County) (>11/30)

11 – Fulton - Montgomery Trappers and Foothills Trappers Fur Auction at the VFW, 129 Mohawk Street, Herkimer, NY. (Check in 6:00 am/Sale 8:00 am) (For information call Paul at 312-429-2969.)

15 - End of Dog Training Seasons

15 – End of Snow Goose Hunting Season in Western New York

18 - Seager Marine Perch Tournament headquartered at Seager Marine, 21 Parrish Street, Canandaigua, NY. (6:00 am – 3:00 pm) Pre-Register is by mail: $40 per team (1 – 3 persons). Teams weigh in 5 perch for total weight. (For information and registration forms visit seagermarine.com or call 585-394-1372 x216.)

18-19 - New York State Arms Collectors Association Gun Show at the NYS Fairgrounds Expo Center, 581 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse , NY (Sat., 9 am-5 pm; Sun., 9 am-3 pm) 1,000 tables. (Admission: $7.00/seniors $5.00/children under 12 free) (For information contact Sandy Ackerman Klinger, 346 Paul Street, Endicott, NY 13760, 607-748-1010 email sandynysac@yahoo.com)

24 – Arbor Day

24-26 - 32nd Annual Bird of Prey Days at Braddock Bay at Braddock Bay Park, 199 East Manitou Road, Rochester, New York. Braddock Bay Raptor Research will host the Bird of Prey Days festival at Braddock Bay Park on Lake Ontario and home to one of the best spring raptor migrations on the continent! People of all ages are invited to come out and learn about hawks, eagles, falcons, owls, and other species in support BBRR’s conservation efforts. Activities will be held inside and out, including hawkwatching, raptor banding, owl prowls, live raptor programs, educational and art displays, and kids activities. $5 suggested donation for adults, kids are free. (For information contact: Braddock Bay Raptor Research, 585-267-5483, information@bbrr.org.)

25 - Central New York Friends of NRA Banquet at The Fireside Inn, 2345 West Genesee Road, Route 370, Baldwinsville, NY (5:30 pm) (Cost: $45.00) (For information contact James Middleton 315- 695-3981 or email: jlmiddleton1109@yahoo.com.)

25 - Whitetails Unlimited – Stonybrook Chapter Hunters Night Out at the Dansville Fire Department

11 Franklin Street, Dansville, NY. (Cost: Adult - $45.00/Spouse/Youth - $25.00) Through our Grassroots Program, WTU provides grants to local projects and activities that advance our mission. Proceeds from this event will benefit youth conservation and training event. (For information call Tricia Griese, 845-447-4543 or go to http://www.whitetailsunlimited.com/events/banquets/)

25-26 - Niagara Frontier - Hamburg Gun Show at the Hamburg Fairgrounds, 5820 S Park Avenue, Hamburg, New York ((9:00 am – 4:00 pm/9:00 am - 3:00pm) 300 tables. NICS background checks available. (Cost: $7.00/children under 12 free when accompanied by a paid adult) (90 Tables) (For information call Bruce Johnston 716-542-9929 or email nfgshows@aol.com)

25-26 - Greater Wellsville Trout Derby, Genesee River. (TIMES - Headquarters Opens at 12 pm, Friday April 24/Saturday Fishing 6 am to 7 pm/Sunday Fishing 6 am to 5 pm) (Registration Sites: Wellsville Town Clerk Office - 156 N. Main St., Wellsville Chamber of Commerce - 114 N. Main St., Strope Outdoor Supply - 5 William St. Addison NY. Over $25,000 money and 475 tagged fish. (FEES - If you register before April 1st the fee is $15, after April 1st the fee is $20) (For information/register go online to www.Trout-Derby.com or call 585-596-9274.)

25-26 - Spring Youth Turkey Hunt (Details page 45 19-20 Hunting & Trapping Guide)

30 - Last Day Ice Fishing Tip-Ups Can Be Used Statewide

30 - Southern Tier Friends of NRA Event at the Double Tree by Hilton, 225 Water Street, Binghamton, NY (5:30 pm) (Cost: $45.00) (For information call Michael Langton at 607-427-0123 or email  Mike@danowfastening.com)

MAY 2020

1 – Start of Spring Turkey Hunting Season (½ hour before sunrise till noon/ Bearded Birds Only) (>5-31)

2 - Whitetails Unlimited - Lake Ontario Chapter Banquet at the Palmyra VFW Post 6778, 4306 Route 31, Palmyra, NY. Through our Grassroots Program, WTU provides grants to local projects and activities that advance our mission. Proceeds from this event will benefit youth conservation and training event. (For information call Jim Cavallaro, 315-573-3330.)

8–17 - Lake Ontario Counties (LOC) Spring Trout and Salmon Derby. This premier spring kick-off classic, offering a $15,000 Grand Prize for the largest salmon caught overall, also sports over $44,000 in cash and prizes overall. (For information, call (888) REEL-2-IN or visit http://www.loc.org/.)

9-15 - Trout and Salmon Slam. Weigh in your best seven trout and salmon over seven days. Five is the maximum number of salmon that can be weighed in; only two can be trout. Steelhead, brown trout and lake trout are eligible. (Cost is $300 per boat. There also is a $1,000 per day contest for the biggest salmon from May 9-15. Cost is $125 per boat (free with team entry fee for the WHI). Weigh stations will be open from 9am to 6pm at the Wilson Boatyard in Wilson NY and the Boat Doctors in Olcott NY. (For information, visit www.wilsonharborinvitational.com.)

16 – Free Learn To Catch a Fish Day at the Silver Lake State Park, Silver Springs, NY (11:00 am – 3:00 pm) Free Sport Fishing Events are fishing programs where participants can fish for free; no freshwater fishing license or enrollment in the Recreational Marine Fishing Registry is required. In addition to fishing, participants can learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries management, angling ethics and aquatic ecology.  (For information contact Douglas Kelly, NYS Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation at 585-493-3605.)

16 - The Wilson Harbor Invitational Tournament. The contest is a challenging test for one day. Bring your six-best salmon (chinook or coho) and see who scores the highest based on 10 points per fish and one point per pound. The basic concept is the same. However, here is what’s been put on the table for the 2020 competition. Observers no longer are required for teams, but polygraph testing will return. The rod limit is being increased from 6 to 8 rods and the Canadian border is again open for the contest. Remember that the regulations are slightly different in the lake in Canadian waters, such as rod limits. The tournament is limited to 50 boats and the entry fee is $1,000. Canadian money is accepted at par to help offset travel costs and the increased costs of docking and accommodations to encourage international participation. (For information, visit www.wilsonharborinvitational.com.)

16 – Niagara Frontier Friends of NRA Banquet at Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road,
Depew, NY (5:00 pm) (Cost: $50.00) (For information contact Georgina Grosofsky 716-866-7656  or email friendsofnrageorgina@gmail.com)

23-25 - 56th Annual National Lake Trout Derby on Seneca Lake in Geneva, New York, NY. The derby is a Finger Lakes tradition that brings participants from far and wide to enjoy the scenic waters of the region while competing for a $10,000 grand prize, among others! It is open to anyone with a New York State Fishing License. Registration for the derby is located online as well as in varying towns along Seneca Lake. All derby registration information and prize breakdowns are listed on www.laketroutderby.com Qualifying fish include lake trout, landlocked salmon, brown trout and rainbow trout. An award ceremony will be held on the final day of the Trout Derby at the Tiki Bar North/Stivers Marine Weigh Station at 401 Boody’s Hill Road, Waterloo NY. (For information call (315) 789 5520.)  

31 - Close of Spring Turkey Hunting Season

JUNE 2020

4 - 19th Annual Don Johannes Memorial Big Fish Contest and 14th Annual Pete DeAngelo Memorial Three-Fish Contest. This is a precursor to the Pro-Am tournaments to get the teams warmed up for the fishing action. You don’t have to be in the pro-am to fish, though. Sign up at The Slippery Sinker, The Boat Doctors or The Gas Shack in Wilson. $100 per boat. 100 percent cash pay out. (For information call 716-778-0713.)

5 - Greater Lewiston Smelt Festival, at Academy Park, 890 Center Street, Lewiston, NY. (near Niagara Falls). (5:00 – 10:00 pm) Lewiston celebrates one of its natural resources; the Smelt! Enjoy free smelt samples (donations are welcome as they help support programs supported by the Niagara River Anglers) and live music! New this year, a smelt eating contest! Hosted by the Niagara River Anglers and the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce. Food and Beverage available for purchase. This event is free to the public. (For information call 716-754-9500 or go to www.niagarariverregion.com)

5–6 - 36th Annual Skip Hartman Memorial Lake Ontario Pro-Am Salmon Team Tournament. Back to a two day event with a third day set aside for weather challenges. Over $40,000 in cash and prizes last year. 100 percent payback of entry fees! (For information call 877-FALLS US or log onto the tournament website at http://www.lakeontarioproam.net/.)

6 – Family Fishing Day at Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery, Elbridge, NY (9:30 am – 12:30 pm) Free Sport Fishing Events are fishing programs where participants can fish for free; no freshwater fishing license or enrollment in the Recreational Marine Fishing Registry is required. In addition to fishing, participants can learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries management, angling ethics and aquatic ecology.  (For information contact Jim Everard, NYS DEC or Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery at 607-753-3095 or 315-689-9367.)

7-13 - Invasive Species Awareness Week 2020. ISAW is an educational campaign featuring numerous events focusing on invasive species statewide. During the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis, organizations are encouraged to plan virtual experiences and events that incorporate social distancing guidelines and give New Yorkers the opportunity to participate from the safety of their homes. (For information on events go to the NYS Invasive Species Awareness Week website or local PRISM coordinators.

13 - 23st Annual Genesee Valley Chapter Of The Adirondack Mountain Club Outdoor Expo at Mendon Ponds- Hundred Acre Pond parking lot, Mendon, NY (Monroe County) (9:30 am – 3:30 pm) Demonstrations, discussions and activities will be offered all day on a wide variety of outdoor related topics. More than 60 workshops on various aspects of outdoor activities. Attendees also view and inspect outdoor gear and try out canoes and kayaks on the Hundred Acre Pond. ADK, other local outdoor clubs, and local outdoor retailers present all of the events. (For information call 585-224-0912 or email Chair@adk-gvc.org)

15 – Start of Frog Season (A fishing or small game hunting license may be used) (>9/30)

15 Start of Registration for September 11-13 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop at the Greek Peak Ski Resort, 2000 State Route 392, Virgil, NY. This is a program designed to teach outdoor skills to women ages 18 and older. Classes offered may include: Hunter Education, Bowhunter Education, Trapper Education, Rifle, Muzzleoader, Shotgun Shooting, Flyfishing, Lake Fishing, Fly Tying, Fish Identification, Field Dressing Wild Game, Wild Game Cooking, Taxidermy, Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand-Up Paddleboard, Backpack Camping, Wilderness First Aid, Self-Defense for Women, Day Hiking, Dutch Oven Cooking, Canning, Food Preservation, and much, much more! The workshop is limited to 125 women participants. The registration fee for this workshop is around $370 per person. That includes two nights double occupancy lodging, seven meals (lunch Friday through lunch Sunday), almost all equipment needed for the classes, transportation to off-site class locations and class materials. There will be an additional fee if you are planning on taking the Aerial Challenge or Taxidermy classes. Registration is by lottery again this year. All envelopes postmarked by June 28th will be entered in the lottery, and those selected will be registered for the workshop. (For more information contact Kelly Stang at kelly.stang@dec.ny.gov or visit Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, and sign up for e-mail notifications. Registration forms will be posted on DEC's BOW webpage)

19-7/2 – 21st Annual Wayne County Youth Fishing Derby. This event covers the waters in Wayne County. It is sponsored by the Wayne County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs and the District. The Derby Awards Banquet is July 2 at the Firehall in Sodus Point where prizes and trophies will be awarded. To enter the Youth Division, a child must be between the ages of 4-16, at the time of registration. There will be two age categories – Youth ages 4-7 & ages 8-16. Entry fee is $5.00. Youth Division prizes will consist of merchandise and trophies. Prize structure will be based on the number of registered entrants. Each youth is eligible to win one prize only after weighing in a legitimate fish. This rule allows more youths to win a prize. (For information go to https://waynecountynysoilandwater.)

21 - Niagara Frontier - Alexander Gun Show at the Alexander Fireman’s Rec Hall, 10708 Alexander Road (Route 98) Alexander, NY (8:00 am – 3:00pm) 100 tables. NICS background checks available. (Cost: $5.00/children under 12 free when accompanied by a paid adult) (For information call 716-542-9929 or email nfgshows@aol.com)

27 - The 2020 Monroe County Offshore Classic at the Port of Rochester. The event is put on by the Genesee Charter Boat Association. It benefits Dream Factory of Rochester NY. The main event is a 5 fish box (only 5 fish can be in the cooler and only 1 fish can be a lake trout) will be weighed at 10 points per fish and 1 point per lb. Prizes for largest of each 4 species; king salmon, brown trout, steelhead and lake trout. Anglers can sign up at Mitchel's Bait and Tackle, 4531 Lake Avenue, Rochester, NY; South Bay Boat and Tackle, 4531 Lake Ave, Rochester NY and B-E Fishing Tackle Inc. 6275 Dean Parkway, Ontario NY. (Entry Fee:  $200 per boat with cash payouts) (For information and volunteer inquiries contact Larry at captlarry@bullseyecharter.com.) 

27–28 - New York State's Free Fishing Weekend. During Free Fishing Weekend anyone can fish the fresh waters of New York State and no fishing license is required! All other freshwater fishing regulations still apply.

27–7/26 - 11th Annual Lake Ontario Counties (LOC) Summer Derby. Grand prize is $10,000 for biggest salmon. Weekly prizes for the divisions ($1,000 for salmon and $500 for trout), $30,000 overall. (For information call 888-REEL-2-IN or go to http://www.loc.org/.)

JULY 2020

1 – Start of Dog Training on raccoon, fox, coyote and bobcat (>4/15/17)

15 – Start of Snapping Turtle Season (>9/30)

16–26 (tentative) - 30th Annual Erie Canal Fishing Derby. The Erie Canal is spotlighted for this family-oriented fishing competition offering up more than $8,000 in prizes. (Bass is included.)Eligible waters include from the Niagara River to the Main Street Bridge in Albion (Route 98) – 50 miles of waters. (For more information visit their website http://www.eriecanalderby.com/.) (Bass is included.)

17 - The 9th Annual Curt Meddaugh Memorial Fishing Derby to remember an important LOTSA member. Free for anyone registered in the Saturday event. (For information visit http://www.lotsa1.org/.)

18 - 17th Annual Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Assn. King Salmon Tournament. (6:00 am – 3:00 pm) This event offers 100 percent cash pay back. All participants must be LOTSA members. Deadline to register is July 15 at 6 p.m. (For information visit http://www.lotsa1.org/.)

 

AUGUST 2020

1–15 - Orleans County Rotary Derby. Fish Lake Ontario and tributaries from the Niagara River to the Genesee River for salmon and trout. Olcott does have a weigh station in this local derby, located at The Boat Doctors. (For information call 585-589-9881.)

8 – Webster Pond Free Fishing Clinic at Webster Pond, Syracuse, NY. (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) (Rain Date: August 15) Free Sport Fishing Events are fishing programs where participants can fish for free; no freshwater fishing license or enrollment in the Recreational Marine Fishing Registry is required. In addition to fishing, participants can learn about fish identification, fishing equipment and techniques, fisheries management, angling ethics and aquatic ecology.  (For information contact Chad Norton, Anglers Association of Onondaga at 315-727-2922.)

10-11 - Fenner Trappers Rondy and Sportsman Show at Nichols Pond, Canastota, NY. (For information call Bill Swagler 606-222-8554 or Ken Hellijas  518-231-0266.)

15 - Start of Dog Training on Small Game (>4/15/15)

21 -  Reelin’ for a Cure Tournament (one day Ladies-Only event). This 5th annual ladies event will once again be held out of Wilson and Olcott. It’s a great way to celebrate life and pay tribute to cancer survivors. Last year, over $13,000 was raised for the Hope for Two group as 36 teams also competed for cash prizes. (For information call Stephanie at 716-481-6388.)

21–9/7 - Lake Ontario Counties (LOC) Fall Trout and Salmon Derby. Over $70,000 in cash and prizes including a $25,000 Grand Prize for the largest trout or salmon caught during this 18-day event. Help anglers celebrate the return of the mighty king salmon on Lake Ontario!  Sign up in local tackle shops or call (888) REEL-2-IN. (For information/register visit www.loc.org.)

22–30 - 44th Annual Greater Niagara “Fall Classic” Derby – 2020: A Fish Odyssey. The journey continues with another great event set for 2020 – 44 years of derbies! Last year, over $14,000 in cash and prizes were handed out to winning anglers at the Newfane Community Center on awards night. Species categories included salmon, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, smallmouth bass, carp and walleye. All have a chance to win the Grand Prize. Kids are FREE in a special youth division. (For information call 877-FALLS US or visit http://www.fishodyssey.net/.)

SEPTEMBER 2020

11-13 - Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop at the Greek Peak Ski Resort, 2000 State Route 392, Virgil, NY. Registration opened in June. This is a program designed to teach outdoor skills to women ages 18 and older. Classes offered may include: Hunter Education, Bowhunter Education, Trapper Education, Rifle, Muzzleoader, Shotgun Shooting, Flyfishing, Lake Fishing, Fly Tying, Fish Identification, Field Dressing Wild Game, Wild Game Cooking, Taxidermy, Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand-Up Paddleboard, Backpack Camping, Wilderness First Aid, Self-Defense for Women, Day Hiking, Dutch Oven Cooking, Canning, Food Preservation, and much, much more! The workshop is limited to 125 women participants. The registration fee for this workshop is around $370 per person. That includes two nights double occupancy lodging, seven meals (lunch Friday through lunch Sunday), almost all equipment needed for the classes, transportation to off-site class locations and class materials. There will be an additional fee if you are planning on taking the Aerial Challenge or Taxidermy classes. Registration is by lottery. All envelopes postmarked by June 26th will be entered in the lottery, and those selected will be registered for the workshop. (For more information contact Kelly Stang at kelly.stang@dec.ny.gov or visit Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, and sign up for e-mail notifications. Registration forms will be posted on DEC's BOW webpage)

12 - Start of Southern (Catskill) Zone Early Bear Season (>10/27)

19 - Start of Northern Zone Early Bear Season (>10/16)

19 - Start of Northern Zone Bear Bowhunting Season (>10/23)

26 - National Hunting & Fishing Day

26 -  New York State's Free Fishing Day. During the Free Fishing Day anyone can fish the fresh waters of New York State and no fishing license is required! All other freshwater fishing regulations still apply.

26-27 - 35th Annual NYPA Wildlife Festival in Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day at the New York Power Authority’s Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road (adjacent to Niagara University), Lewiston, NY (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) Catch a fish at the Niagara River Anglers fishing pond or shoot pellet guns at the Niagara County Federation of Conservation Club’s shooting trailer. A variety of conservation exhibitors will also be on hand, including NYS Department of Environmental Conservation divisions, NYS Parks Interpretive Center, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services, plus clubs to include sportsmen, trappers, and boy and girl scouts to name a few. Loads of fun for the whole family! Kids fishing contest for youngsters age 15 and under in the public waters of Niagara County. Two ages classes. Weigh in will be at the Wildlife Festival between noon and 2 p.m. both days. Awards on Sunday at 3 p.m. Largest fish caught out of the NYPA reservoir and from the NYPA fishing platform will also receive a prize. Over 10,000 attended in 2019.  (For information call 866-697-2386 or visit their website at www.nypa.gov.)

26-27 - The Original Rochester Gun Show at the Roc Dome Arena, 2695 E Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY (Sat 9:00 am – 5:00 pm/Sun 9:00 am – 3:00 pm) No children under 10 allowed and no cameras. (Admission: $8.00) (For information call Karen Lusk at 585-226-6211 or go to http://www.esaca.us.)

27 - Start of Northern Zone Deer Bowhunting Seasons (>10/23)

OCTOBER 2020

1 - Start of Southern Zone Deer and Bear Bowhunting Seasons (>11/20)

4 - Niagara Frontier - Alexander Gun Show at the Alexander Fireman’s Rec Hall, 10708 Alexander Road (Route 98) Alexander, NY (8:00 am – 3:00pm) 100 tables. NICS background checks available. (Cost: $5.00/children under 12 free when accompanied by a paid adult) (For information call 716-542-9929 or email nfgshows@aol.com)

10-12 - Youth Firearms Deer Hunt Weekend

11 - Midstate Arms Collectors Lisle Gun & Knife Show at the Lisle Fire Co., 9990 Main Street, Route 79 North, Lisle, NY (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) (85 tables.) (Cost: $5.00.) (For information call Sandy Ackerman at 607-748-1010 (1-6 p.m.)

14 - Start of Northern Zone Deer & Bear Crossbow Seasons (>10/25)

24 - Start of Northern Zone Regular Deer and Bear Hunting Season (>12/6)

NOVEMBER 2020

6 - Start of Southern Zone Deer and Bear Crossbow Seasons (>11/20)

11 - New York State's Free Fishing Day. During the Free Fishing Day anyone can fish the fresh waters of New York State and no fishing license is required! All other freshwater fishing regulations still apply.

20 - Close of Southern Zone Deer and Bear Bowhunting/Crossbow Seasons

21- Start of Southern Zone Regular Deer and Bear Hunting Season (>12/13)

DECEMBER 2020

7 - Start of Northern Zone Late Deer and Bear Bowhunting, Crossbow and Muzzleloading Seasons (>12/13)

13 - Close of Northern Zone Late Deer and Bear Bowhunting, Crossbow and Muzzleloading Seasons

13 - End of Southern Zone Regular Deer and Bear Hunting Seasons

14 - Start of Northern and Southern Zones Late Deer and Bear Bowhunting, Crossbow and Muzzleloading Seasons (>12/22)

22 - Close  of Southern Zone Late Deer and Bear Bowhunting, Crossbow and Muzzleloading Seasons

JANUARY 2021

15-17 – The 8th Annual Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo at the Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, NY. (For information go to niagarafishingexpo.com.)