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Outdoors calendar (Feb. 1)

Buffalo News Outdoors Calendar

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. 4-12 – Great American Outdoor Show at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - largest show of its kind in the country.

Feb. 4-5 – Niagara Frontier Gun Show, 10708 Alexander Road, Alexander starting at 9 a.m. each day. For more info go to

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. 11 – North Forest Rod and Gun’s Ladies Shoot N’ Hoot Valentine’s Shoot with bows and crossbows at Wolcott Guns, 3052 Walden Avenue, Depew from 1-3 p.m. Pre-register by Feb. 9 by calling Colleen Gskill at 628-9023.

Feb. 11-12 – Niagara Frontier Gun Show, 11177 Main Street, Clarence starting at 9 a.m. each day. Go to for more info.

Feb. 16 - Southtowns Walleye Association monthly general membership meeting, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. Call 649-8202 for more info.

Feb. 18 – Harry A. Smith Installation Dinner for the Southtowns Walleye Association, 5895 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg. Tickets are pre-sale only at $35. Call 649-8202 for more info.

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. 18-19 – 2017 State Archery Association Indoor Championships at Allied Sportsmen of WNY, 12846 Clinton Street, Alden. Saturday shooting times – 9 a.m.; 1:30 p.m.; 6 p.m. Sunday shooting times – 9 a.m.; 12:30 p.m. Shooting ages 6 years old and up. Recurve, Compound, Barebow and Crossbow. Applications are available at

Feb. 18-19 – Sportsman’s Show at the Seneca Allegany Events Center, Salamanca 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. t 4 p.m. Sunday. For more info contact Jim Buck at 569-6810.

Feb. 19 – 21st Annual Wild Game Dinner to benefit Spina Bifida from noon to 5 p.m. at the Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main Street, Niagara Falls. Tickets are $30 in advance from The Hutchins Agency, 7510 Porter Road, Niagara Falls. Tickets at the door for $45. RSVP at

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.

Feb. 21 – Three-F Conservation Society Monthly Meeting at 904 Swann Road, Lewiston starting at 7 p.m.

Feb. 25 – Antler Scoring Day at Niagara Outdoors, Witmer Road, North Tonawanda from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Official scorers Dave Muir and Don Haseley will be there in person to score racks new and old. For more information call 695-LURE.

Feb. 25 – Frostbite Shoot at Tonawanda Sportsman’s Club, 5657 Killian Road, Pendleton. 100 bird shoot.

Feb. 25-26 – Niagara Frontier Gun Show, Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Department, Medina starting at 9 a.m. each day. Check out for information.

March 4 – Annual Venison Dinner hosted by the Cristoforo Colombo Society, 2223 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. Doors open at 6 p.m., Dinner at 7 p.m. $25 admission to benefit  Thomas DelZoppo Children’s Christmas Party. For more info contact President Ernie Lucantonio at 523-0486.

March 4 – Wyoming & Genesee counties Pheasants Forever Banquet starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Alexander Fire Hall, Alexander. Call Tom Kelsey at 585-591-0609 for more info.

March 7 – State of Lake Ontario public presentation at the 4-H Building, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 4487 Lake Avenue (Route 78), Lockport from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

March 9-12 – WNY Sport and Travel Expo, Hamburg Fairgrounds. for more info.

March 11 – Catherine Creek Trout Unlimited Banquet at 5 p.m. at the Horeseheads Elks Club, Horseheads. For more information call Jim Palmer at 607-425-6136.

March 11 – WNY Whitetails Unlimited Banquet starting at 5 p.m. at the Carousel Banquet Facility, Hamburg Fairgrounds. For more information contact John Hunter at 607-426-8292.



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