June 22 – Location Change: Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs will have its monthly meeting at the Hamburg Rod and Gun Club, 3434 Hickox Road, Hamburg. This will be with the Lake Erie Chapter of the Federation of Fly fishers. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. (6:30 p.m. for the Board).
June 24 – Free Teach-Me-To-Fish Clinic at Chestnut Ridge County Park from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Preregistration is preferred by contacting DEC’s Mike Todd at 851-7010. Adult supervision required for all children.
June 24 – Kayaking the creek at Wilson-Tuscarora State Park from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Bring your kayak and approved PFD. Call 282-5154 for more info or to register.
June 24-25 – NYS Free Fishing Weekend. No license needed anywhere in the state but you do have to abide by state fishing regulations. Check out www.dec.ny.gov.
June 24-25 – Hooked on Fishing Tournament presented by the Boys and Girls Club of the Northtowns. Over $3,000 in prizes. Everything is run out of Gateway Harbor, North Tonawanda. Register June 23 from 12 noon to 6 p.m. or any time after 7 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more info visit www.bgcnt.net or call 873-9842 Ext. 211.
June 24-25 – 9th Annual Family Fishing Days at Broderick Park, Buffalo (foot of Ferry Street) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Food, fun and games; fishing contest; demonstrations.
June 24 – Kids Fishing Derby out of Celeron Park, Chautauqua Lake from 9 a.m. to noon. Sign up at Chautauqua Reel Outdoors or Affinity One Federal Credit Union by June 20. For kids age 12 and under. Call 763-2947 for more information.
June 24 – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Vessel Examination at the Town of Newfane Marina, Olcott Harbor from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information contact Tom Chiappone at 772-7242.
June 24 – Fishing Contest at Community Fellowship Church, 3146 Johnson Creek Road, Middleport from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. (Saturday only). There is a fee of $14 for adults; and $8 for kids 12 and under. For more information contact Dave at 585-638-6461 or John at 628-7342.
June 24 – Southtowns Walleye Association of WNY Tournament Picnic and Awards from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at the clubhouse located at 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg.
June 26 – Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs monthly meeting at the Town of Lockport offices located at the corner of Dysinger and Beattie roads, Lockport starting at 7 p.m.
June 27 – Niagara County Fisheries Development Board monthly meeting at Sunset Grill, Wilson starting at 7 p.m.
June 27-29 – Children in the Stream Conference at Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, James. Focus is on educating adult mentors interested in starting a youth fly fishing program. For more information, go to www.childreninthestream.com.
June 30 – Western NY Heroes Fishing Tournament (for military vets), Chadwick Bay, Dunkirk from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information call Capt. Jim Steel at 481-5348 or visit www.lakeeriewalleyetournament.com.
July 1 – Kayaking with Tina at Beaver Island State Park at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register for the program.
July 1 – Alabama Hunt Club Gunslingers Shoot starting at 9 a.m. The club is located on Lewiston Road, Alabama. Black powder shooting.
July 1 – Pond Exploration at Evangola State Park from 10-11 a.m. Call 549-1050 to register.
July 2 – Goat Island Adventure Walk at Niagara Falls State Park from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register.
July 5-16 – 27th Annual Erie Canal Fishing Derby. For more information go to www.eriecanalderby.com.
July 6 – Boston Valley Conservation Society, 9624 Zimmerman Road, Boston, will host a six-week Doubles Trap League starting on July 6. Shooting sign up times are Thursdays 6-8 p.m. Targets may be A.T.A. Registered. League and practice shooters are all welcomed. For information call 335- 4111.
July 6 – Kayaking with Tina at Beaver Island State Park from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Space is limited. Call 282-8992 for more information and to register.
July 8 – High Power Rifle Tournament at East Aurora Fish and Game Club, Luther Road, East Aurora. First flight starts at 10 a.m. For more information contact Dave Romanczak at 652-8577. NRA Classifications will be used.
July 8 – Kayaking program at Wilson-Tuscarora State Park at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Space is limited. Call 282-8992 for more information and to register.
July 8-9 – Big Dawg Walleye Tournament, Chadwick Bay Marina, Dunkirk. Big Fish Friday and main event Saturday are separate. Call Mark Mohr for more information at 998-9871.
July 8 – Vessel examination conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at Wilson-Tuscarora State Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Tom Chiappone at 772-7242 for more information.
July 9 – Monthly black powder shoot (and meeting) with the Alabama Hunt Club, Lewiston Road, Alabama starting at 10 a.m.