Buffalo News Outdoor Calendar
Oct. 13 – Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs monthly meeting at Hawkeye Bowmen, 13300 Clinton, Alden, starting at 7 p.m.
Oct. 13 – Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association meeting at Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara, 4487 Lake Avenue (Route 78), Lockport starting at 7 p.m.
Oct. 14 – Bridging the Gorge Part 1 at Artpark State Park from 5-7 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register. A hike and history discussion.
Oct. 15 – Fall into Fitness at Artpark State Park from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a hike. Call 282-51545 to register.
Oct. 15 – Pet-friendly fall foliage walk at Artpark State Park from 2-4 pm. Call 282-5154 to register.
Oct. 15 – Opening day, pheasant season in Western NY.
Oct. 15 – Final day, inland trout and landlocked salmon seasons in NY.
Oct. 15 – Opening day, turkey season in Western New York (and other areas) through Oct. 28 only.
Oct. 16 – Night Prowl at Beaver Island State Park from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register.
Oct. 19-21 – St. Mary’s Archers Club catch and release stream fishing contest on the Oak Orchard River. For more information contact John Denniston at 585-590-4224.
Oct. 20 - Lake Erie Chapter of Fly Fishers monthly meeting starting at 7:00pm; fly tying at 6:00pm. Held at the American Legion post 735 in West Seneca, 35 Legion Parkway & Union Rd. This month’s fly tying demo will be on the Patriot’s fly, tied by the International Fly Tier of the Year in 2014. The public is invited and should bring their own vise.For more information call Joan Rosner at 675-4766 or email@example.com.
Oct. 20 – General membership meeting, Southtowns Walleye Association, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg starting at 7:30 p.m. www.southtownswalleye.org
Oct. 20 – Erie County Chapter, SCOPE will meet at “The Chicken Coop,” VFW Post 8113, 299 Lydecker Road, West Seneca starting at 7 p.m. Call Carl Leas for more info at 656-0350.
Oct. 21 – Bridging the Gorge Part 2 at Niagara Falls State Park from 5-7 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register.
Oct. 22 – Utah/Arizona Concealed Carry Pistol Permit Class at Cabela’s, 2003 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Seating may be limited. www.MyLegalHeat.com 877-252-1055.
Oct. 22 – Opening of ducks, coots, mergansers and Canada goose seasons in the Western Zone/South and West Central areas.
Oct. 22 – Fall into Fitness Fall Foliage Hike at Whirlpool State Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register.
Oct. 24 – Niagara Co. Federation of Conservation Clubs monthly meeting at the Town of Lockport offices located on the corner of Dysinger and Old Beattie, Lockport starting at 7 p.m.
Oct. 25 – Niagara County Fisheries Development Board meeting at the Newfane Community Center, 2737 Main Street, Newfane starting at 7 p.m. For more information contact Chairman Bob Cinelli at 860-9774.
Oct. 25 – WNY Trout Unlimited monthly meeting at Donovan American Legion Post, 3210 Genesee St., Cheektowaga starting at 7:30 pm. Guest speaker will be Tom Hoffman with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service discussing Region 9 brook trout abundance based on recent studies conducted in conjunction with DEC.
Oct. 29 – Fall into Fitness – The Evil Spirit Hike at Devil’s Hole State Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register.
Oct. 29 – Evangola Trail Trek – Animal Investigation at Evangola State Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 549-1050 to register.
Oct. 29 – UT-FL-AZ Multi-State Pistol Class at Genesee SCOPE, Batavia starting at 9 am. For more information call Jim Carr at 778-9431.