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Outdoors Calendar (June 28)

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

July 1, 8 and 15 – Orvis Buffalo, located in the Eastern Hills Mall, Williamsville, will be offering Fly Fishing 101 classes from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Openings are now available. To register call 716-276-7200 or log on to

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

July 5 – The Alden Rod & Gun Club, 12 County Line Road, Alden, will be running a Fall Trap League, starting July 5 and running through Sept. 22. This is 300-bird scratch league. Practice shooters welcome. Junior shooters (16 and under) shoot forh alf price. Sign up time is 6-9 p.m. every Friday, and 12-2 p.m. every Wednesday. Call Tom Ess at 431-9292. We also will be running an indoor Archery League on Fridays. Call Melanie Grapes at 432-0033 or see Facebook at Alden Summer Archery League.

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.


July 9 – Devil’s Hole State Park Gorge Hike from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 282-5154 to register.

July 9 – Evening river bike tour at Niagara Falls State Park from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Register by calling 282-5154.

July 11 – NY Walleye Association monthly meeting at the George Washington Club, 2805 Niagara St., Tonawanda starting at 7:30 p.m.

July 11 – Niagara Musky Association meeting, held each month at the Eldredge Club, 17 Broad St., Tonawanda starting at 7 p.m.

July 11 - Niagara County Chapter, SCOPE monthly meeting at the Wilson Conservation Club, Route 425, Wilson starting at 7 p.m.

July 13 – Monthly meeting of the Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association, 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport, at Cornell Cooperative Extension Niagara starting at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Capt. Matt Yablonsky talking about small boat fishing.

July 13 – Kayaking with Tina at Beaver Island State Park from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 282-5154 for more info and to register.

July 15-16 – 2017 Outdoor State Championships of the NYS Archery Association at Allied Sportsmen of WNY, 12846 Clinton St., Alden. For information go to or call Dale Hoffman at 440-1582.

July 15 – 22nd Annual Southtowns Walleye Kids Fishing Derby at Chestnut Ridge Park, Orchard Park, from 7 a.m. to noon. Call 649-8202 for info. Pre-register with Dennis Stoberl at 861-5687.

July 15 to August 20 – Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs Sporting Clays League at North Forest Rod and Gun Club, 6257 Old Niagara Road, Lockport. Wednesday shooting from 9 a.m. to noon. Saturday and Sunday shooting form 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ammo is free for youth and ladies. Call John Butcher at 628-2211 for more info.

July 15 – Chautauqua Lake Bassmasters Summer Team Open at Chautauqua Lake from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. out of the Prendergast launch. Call 720-6498 for more info.

July 15 – U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary About Boating Safety Course at the Fort Niagara Officer’s Club, Youngstown, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact Robert Hasse to register at 954-3453. Required course to operate a jet ski if born after May 1, 1996.

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