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Outdoors Calendar (May 31)

June 2-4 –  Allegany Nature Pilgrimage at the Camp Allegany group camp in the state park. For more information, visit www.alleganynaturepilgrimage.com.

June 2 – Catt Creek Catfish Tournament from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. under the Route 5 and 20 bridge. Teams of 2. Entry fee is $30. Check out the Fishing Nerds Facebook page for more information

June 3 - 26th Annual Youth Fishing Derby at Ringneck Overlook on Oak Orchard Ridge Road, Alabama. On-site registration begins at 7:30 am. There is no preregistration or reservations required. Fishing is from 8-11 a.m. The event is free and open to youths 17 years old and under, with no experience necessary. Call 585-948-5445 for more information.

June 3 – Introduction to Stand Up Paddle Boarding at Adventure Bound on the Fly, 16 Washington St., Ellicottville, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Call 217-4047 for more information.

June 3-11 – National Fishing and Boating Week. For more information visit www.takemefishing.org.

June 3 – U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Examination at the Lewiston Landing boat launch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Tom Chiappone for more information at 772-7242.

June 3 – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Safe Boating and Jet Ski Class at the McKinley Mall’s Community Room starting at 8 a.m. sharp. The class will end at 5 p.m. To register for the class, contact Eileen Reiner at 725-9669.

June 3 – Pheasant Forever of WNY Chapter 29 Sporting Clays Fundraising Shoot and Picnic at the North Forest Rod and Gun Club, 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport starting at 1 p.m. 50 bird shoot. Entry is $45. Call Dave Kern at 433-3547 for more info.

June 3 – Alabama Gun Slingers Shoot at the Alabama Hunt Club, Lewiston Road, Alabama starting at 9 a.m. Call John at 714-5514 for more information.

June 3 – Take a Kid Fishing Clinic at Dunkirk Memorial Park/Dunkirk Yacht Club, Dunkirk from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

June 3 – Teach Me To Fish youth educational outreach event at the East Aurora Fish and Game Club on Luther Road from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 597-4081 for more info.

June 3 – National Trails Day – Length of the Gorge Hike at Artpark State Park, Lewiston from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register.

June 4 – Allied Sportsman's Club, 12846 Clinton St., Alden, will hold a Chicken BBQ ($10) while the birds last. The BBQ leads into the June 6 Summer Fun Trap League and open shoot that begins June 6. The league will shoot Sundays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. and will include 100 singles, 100 20-yard handicap and 100 wobbles. Call Joe Truty (867-1458) for info.

June 4 – Monthly black powder shoot and meeting for the Alabama Hunt Club, Lewiston Road, Alabama, starting at 11 a.m. Call John at 714-5514 for more information.

June 6 – Regular monthly meeting of the New York Walleye Association, held at the George Washington Fishing and Camping Club, 2805 Niagara St., Tonawanda starting at 7:30 p.m.

June 6 – Regular Monthly Meeting of the Niagara Musky Association, held at the Eldredge Club, 17 Broad St., City of Tonawanda, starting at 7 p.m.

June 7 – Birdwatching walk at Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew starting at 6:30 p.m.

June 8 – Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association monthly meeting at Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara, 4487 Lake Ave. (Route 78), Lockport starting at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Marty Polovick of Lockport on how to catch big walleyes.

June 8 – Southtowns Walleye Association of WNY will hold its monthly meeting at the clubhouse located at 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg starting at 7:30 p.m.

June 10-18 – Southtowns Walleye Association of WNY Walleye Tournament. Cash awards for the top 200 places. Online application deadline is May 26. In-person registration ends June 10. Entry fee is $35. Call Bob Fessler or Don Mullen at 462-9576 or click on www.southtownswalleye.org.

June 10 – Get Outdoors Community Day at Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lots of outdoor activities. No registration required. Call 683-5959 for more information.

June 10 – Teach Me to Fish Youth Educational Outreach Event at Ellicott Creek Park in Tonawanda from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free.

June 10 – Gorge Hiking Series: To the Flats and Back from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Whirlpool State Park. Call 282-5154 to register.

June 10 – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary About Boating Safety Course at the Fort Niagara Officer’s Club, Youngstown from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call Bob Hasse at 954-3453 to register.

June 10 – Fly Fishing 201 with Adventure Bound on the Fly, 16 Washington St., Ellicottville, from 9-11:30 a.m. Call 217-4047 for more information.

June 10 – East Aurora Fish and Game Club High Power Rifle Tournament, 1016 Luther Road, East Aurora starting at 10 a.m. Call David Romanczak for more information at 652-8577.

June 15 – Opening of frog season in NY through Sept. 30. Visit the DEC website at www.dec.ny.gov for details.

June 15 – Erie County Chapter of SCOPE will hold its monthly meeting at the Harvey D. Morin Post, 965 Center Road, West Seneca starting at 7 p.m.

June 16 – Kids fly fishing clinic at Adventure Bound on the Fly, 16 Washington St., Ellicottville from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 217-4047 for more information.

June 17 – Opening of regular bass season in New York, as well as Great Lakes muskellunge season. Consult www.dec.ny.gov for regulations.

June 17 – Great Lakes Experience/Festival in Dunkirk from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the area of the Clarion Hotel. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service displays with a focus on the environment, ecology, science and fish.

June 17 – NYS Summer Classic Fishing Tournament through Aug. 31. A total of 10 fish species categories and 55 weigh-in locations around the state. Registration is $25 for adults, $5 for kids. Go to www.nyssummerclassic.com for more information.

 

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