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Club meetings

WNY Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Donovan Post, 3210 Genesee St., Cheektowaga, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Biologists Joe Evans and Scott Cornett will discuss spring stocking and summer stream stocking projects.

Erie County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs will meet at Bison City Rod & Gun Club, 511 Ohio St., at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Mike Wilkinson, DEC senior fisheries biologist, will discuss musky gaff hook and bait fish resolutions and the musky fishing program in the Niagara River.

Shoots: archery and gun

The WNY Traveling 3-D North League shoots at Little Spruce in Oakfield next Sunday, call 948-9239; the South League shoots at Collins Conservation Club on Conger Road in Collins next Sunday, call 532-3966 or 532-2198. Both shoots begin registration at 8 a.m. and are open to all archery shooters.

Sportsman show

The Chautauqua County Sportsman Show, featuring modern, military and antique firearms, trapping supplies and many other outdoors exhibits, will be held Saturday (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and next Sunday (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave. in Dunkirk. For details, call 1-800-225-7338.

Awards and benefit banquets

Niagara Frontier Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, 11th Annual Superfund Banquet, Michael's Banquet facility, 4885 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, 6 p.m., Feb. 6. For advanced ticket information call 634-8188 or 937-3271.

Southtowns Walleye Association Banquet, McKinley Park Inn, 3950 McKinley Pkwy., Blasdell, Feb. 13. Live music ("New York Transfer"), awards, and more enjoyment. Pre-sale tickets only. Call 825-7619.

Niagara Musky Association Banquet, Sheridan Park Fire Hall, 738 Sheridan Drive, Town of Tonawanda, Feb. 20. Reservations must be in by Feb. 6. For details, call 283-5957.

Central and Western New York Chapter of the Safari Club Fundraiser Banquet and Outfitters Day, Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew, Feb. 20 and 21. For ticket information, call 668-1353, 684-0555 or 679-1884.

Hiking/nature

Foothills Trail Club Hike: Forest Lawn Cemetery, 10 a.m., Saturday, call 876-2721.

Bruce Trail Club Hikes: Burgoyne Woods, 10 a.m. Wednesday, call 905-684-2090; Niagara-on-the-Lake, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, call 905-468-5129; Queenston Loop Hike, 10 a.m., Saturday, call 905-374-3479; and Dufferin Islands, 2 p.m., next Sunday, call 905-358-3181.

Tifft Nature Preserve: Free interpretive nature walks, Sundays at 2 p.m. Snow shoe (rentals); cross country skiing (bring your own). For details, call 825-6397.

Letchworth State Park Interpretive Program: Lee's Landing Trek, 10 a.m., Wednesday; Adventure Nature Ski Hike, 10 a.m., Saturday; Novice Nature Ski Hike (Trailside Lodge), 2:30 p.m. Saturday; Moonlight Nature Ski Hike, 6 p.m., Saturday; and next Sunday, Novice Nature Ski Hikes at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and a Winter Wonder Walk at 2 p.m. For details on all events, call 493-3625.

Send items 15 days in advance to Will Elliott, 648 Ransom Road, Lancaster, 14086, or FAX to 685-0420.

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