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Outdoors Calendar (Jan. 18)

Buffalo News Outdoors Calendar

Jan. 19 – Erie County Chapter of SCOPE will hold its monthly meeting at The Chicken Coop, VFW Post 8113, 299 Lydecker Rd., West Seneca. Contact Carl at 656-0350 for more info.

Jan. 19 – The Lake Erie Chapter of the International Federation of Fly Fishers will hold its monthly meeting at the American Legion Post No. 735, Legion Drive, West Seneca. Fly tying instruction begins at 6 p.m.; business meeting follows at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be from Adventure Bound on the Fly, an Orvis-endorsed shop from Ellicottville talking about fishing and guiding.

Jan. 20-22 – Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo, Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, NY. For more information check out the website at

Jan. 21 – Showshoeing at Knox Farm from 10 a.m. to noon. To register call 549-1050.

Jan. 21 – Orvis Buffalo free fly tying 101 classes from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 4545 Transit Road, Clarence. There will also be classes Jan. 28; Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25. For more information call 276-7200. Call 276-7200 for more information.

Jan. 21 – Birding 101 – Class No. 1 at Reinstein Woods, 93 Honorine Drive, Cheektowaga from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. For adults and kids ages 8 and older. Call 683-5959 to register.

Jan. 23 – Children in the Stream Youth Fly Fishing Program resumes at the Costello Community Room, Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia, from 7-8:30 p.m. Check out for more info.

Jan. 23 – Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs monthly meet at the Town of Lockport offices located at the corner of Dysinger and Beattie roads, Lockport, starting at 7 p.m. For more information call John at 433-1014.

Jan. 25 – DEC Summer Camp Registration Opens. Check out

Jan. 26 – Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs monthly meeting starting at 7 p.m. at the Elma Conservation Club, 600 Creek Road, Elma.

Jan. 28 – Snowshoeing at Whirlpool State Park, Niagara Falls from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 282-5154 to register.

Jan. 29 – Showshoeing at Buckhorn Island, Grand Island from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 549-1050 to register.

Jan. 29 – NYS Ice Pro-Am Tournament Event at Chaumont Bay, Jefferson County (team only event). For more information check out

Jan. 31 Niagara County Fisheries Development Board Meeting at the Newfane Community Center, 27737 Main St., Newfane, starting at 7 p.m. Call Bob Cinelli at 860-9774 for more info

Feb. 1 – Deadline for submitting nominations to the New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame. For information visit

Feb. 4 – Niagara River Anglers Association’s Roger Tobey Memorial Steelhead contest. For more info go to or call 731-4780.

Feb. 4 – Snowshoeing adventure at Evangola State Park from 10 a.m. to noon (if there’s snow). Call 549-1050 to register.

Feb. 5 – Super Bowl Sporting Clays Shoot at North Forest Rod and Gun Club, 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport, starting at 9 a.m. Call 628-2211 for more info.

Feb. 5 – Alabama Hunt Club Monthly Black Powder Shoot and meeting starting at 11 a.m. Lewiston Road, Alabama.

Feb. 10-12 – Coyote Hunt Contest sponsored by the Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs of Sullivan County. Call 845-482-4987 for more info or visit

Feb. 11 – Winter Wonderland at Reinstein Woods, 93 Honorine Dr., Cheektowaga, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Ice fishing demonstrations, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing will all be available. Wildlife rehabilitation talks will take place at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Registration is not required. Call 683-5959 for more info.

Feb. 11 – Birding on the River at Beaver Island State Park from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 282-5154 to register

Feb. 18-19 – NY State Free Ice Fishing Weekend. No license needed. Visit for more info.



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