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Outdoors calendar (Jan. 25)

Buffalo News Outdoors Calendar

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. 28 – Ridgewood Bible Church “Sportsman’s Night Out” featuring guest speaker Dr. Larry Moyer giving a special presentation “Grizzly Hunting in the Canadian Rockies.” Door open at 5 p.m. Ticket are $5 through the church located at 7073 Ridge Road. Call 434-5774 for tickets or more information.

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

Jan. 29 – POSTPONED. 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

Jan. 31 – Western New York Trout Unlimited meeting at Donovan American Legion Post, 3210 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. Fly tying at 6 p.m.; meeting at 7:30 p.m. with guest Jen Maguder, Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy talking about the Chautauqua Creek Oxbow. Call 440-6995 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. 7 – Niagara Musky Assn. meeting at the Eldredge Club, 17 Broad St., Tonawanda starting at 7 p.m.

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. 11 – Knox Farm Winter Trek to investigate animal tracks, check out trees and discuss wildlife from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 549-1050 to register or find our more info.

Feb. 11 – Utah-Florida-Arizona multi-state pistol permit class at K&K Guns, 2720 Almeter Road, Varysburg starting at 8 a.m. Call 585-535-0248 to pre-register.

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

Feb. 18 – Winter Wonderland Ski Tour at Evangola State Park, 10 a.m. to noon. Cross country. Call 549-1050 to register or find more info.

Feb. 19 – Snowshoeing and Cocoa at the Darwin Martin House Historic Site from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A trek in Delaware Park. Call 549-1050 to register or find out more info.

Feb. 19 – Deadline for comments on recommendations for 2017-18 Waterfowl Seasons through Task Forces in each of the five zones in the state. Comment online at or email Read Scattershots on Jan. 26 for more info.

Feb. 21 – New York State Pistol Permit Class at the Genesee County chapter of SCOPE. Class will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, 3515 Galloway Road, Batavia starting at 6 p.m. Call Jim Carr at 778-9431 to pre-register.







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