Outdoor calendar (until March 18): trapping and archery leagues, fly fishing film festival | Outside

February 27 – Niagara Region 3D Winter Archery League continues to Alden Rod and Gun Club, 12 County Line Road, Alden. Connection time from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Other participating clubs include the Wood and Brook Sportsmen’s Club, Erie County Conservation, Alden Rod and Gun, Double T and Allied Sportsmen. Fourteen weeks. The contact is Marty at 716-870-2653 or John at 716-725-5822. New shooters and on-foot shooters are welcome.

February 27 – The WNY Winter 3D Archery League continues at Glen Coe Conservation, 9869 Foote Road, Glenwood, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $10 per week for 13 weeks. Teams of 3 to 6 people. There are classes for children with a maximum of 20 meters for open shooters with a maximum of 50 meters. All targets are at known ranges and rangefinders are allowed. The host clubs are Collins, West Falls, Evans and Glen Coe. Contact Pat Abramo at 716-438-8601.

February 27 – The Winter Trap league continues at Allied Sportsmen, 12846 Clinton St., Alden from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s a scratch league, 300 birds, every two Sundays (next session February 27). There will be open and league shooting every Tuesday, including non-members, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Jim at 716-683-2224. The next shoot will take place on March 13.

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February 28 – Date of the last hunting season for ruffed grouse, cottontail, pheasant, various hares and squirrels in various parts of the state. See the guide to regulations for more details at www.dec.ny.gov.

March 1 – International Fly Fishing Film Festival at the Joylan Theatre, Springville, featuring 7 angling adventures from around the world, starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Gerry Andrews at 907-748-1049. Proceeds to benefit the Springville Community Trout Pond.

March 1 – Double Action Pistol Shooting at Allied Sportsmen, 12846 Clinton St., Alden. First and third Tuesday of each month until March at 6:15 p.m. Next session March 15. For more information, contact Fred Weymer at 716-359-2475.

March 3 – Indoor 3D Archery League (14 weeks) continues at Allied Sportsmen, 12846 Clinton St., Alden, at 6:30 p.m. The first line is at 6:45 p.m. and the second at 7:30 p.m. Shoot any night or every 14 weeks. The cost is $10 per night. For questions, call John Floriano at 716-725-5822 or Kevin Ulrich at 716-430-1059.

March 4 – SPOT Shoot/League continues at Allied Sportsmen, 12846 Clinton St., Alden, 6:45 p.m. You can shoot a single-point, 3-point, or 5-point target for any practice you’re looking for at the 15-position range. The cost is $10 per night for 14 weeks. For questions, call John Floriano at 716-725-5822 or Kevin Ulrich at 716-430-1059.

March 4-6 – NRA Indoor Open Championships Conventional Pistol (.22 caliber) Cup at 10 X Shooting Club, 853 Ransom Road, Lancaster. Individual or in a team. For more information, contact Peter Vasilion at [email protected]

March 5 – Annual Erie County Sports Federation Awards Banquet at Kloc’s Grove, 1245 Seneca Creek Road, West Seneca, at 5 p.m. Tickets are $45. For more information, contact Frank Miskey, Jr. at 716-984-0610.

March 6 – The Winter Trap League continues at the Alden Rod and Gun Club, 12 County Line Road, Alden. Scratch league, shooting every other Sunday. 250 birds culled before March 6; League of 300 birds. For more information, call Tom Ess at 716-431-9292. The next shooting date is March 20.

March 6 – Indoor 3D Archery League continues to Alden Rod and Gun Club, 12 County Line Road, Alden. From noon to 3 p.m. every other Sunday. A total of 24 arrows each week. For more information, call Phil Williams at 716-553-7445. The next shooting date is March 20.

March 6 – The WNY Winter 3D Archery League continues at West Falls Conservation, 55 Bridge St., West Falls, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $10 per week for 13 weeks. Teams of 3 to 6 people. There are classes for children with a maximum of 20 meters for open shooters with a maximum of 50 meters. All targets are at known ranges and rangefinders are allowed. The host clubs are Collins, West Falls, Evans and Glen Coe. Contact Mike Cummings at 716-655-5030.

March 6 – Niagara Region 3D Winter Archery League continues at Erie County Conservation, 13319 Miller Ave., Chaffee. Connection time from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Other participating clubs include the Wood and Brook Sportsmen’s Club, Erie County Conservation, Alden Rod and Gun, Double T and Allied Sportsmen. 14 weeks. The contact is Marty at 716-870-2653 or John at 716-725-5822. New shooters and on-foot shooters are welcome.

March 6 – Application period opens for environmental education summer camps for young people from 1 p.m. There are 4 different camps. The cost is $350 per person. Visit www.dec.ny.gov for more information.

March 8 – 38th Annual Indoor Sniper Pistol League at Allied Sportsmen, 12846 Clinton St., Alden. Held every second and fourth Tuesday through March. The cost of filming is $10 per week. For more information, contact John Floriano at 716-725-5822. The next shoot will take place on March 22.

March 12 – Annual Niagara County Federation of Conservation Clubs Awards Banquet at The Brookside, 2929 Lockport-Olcott Road, Newfane. Tickets are $35 and the deadline is February 28 to buy them in presale only. Call Dave Whitt at 716-754-2133.

March 15 – Closing date of the last season for walleye, northern pike, pike and tiger musky.

March 18 – Ten X Shooting Club Junior Shooting Program continues for 9 to 20 year olds. The club is located at 853 Ransom Road, Lancaster. First-time shooters arrive at 6 p.m. for instruction. Shooting at 6:30 p.m. Air rifles for ages 9 and up; .22lr for ages 12-20. Everything is provided by the club. Cost is $5 per night which includes ammo. Membership not required. For more information, visit www.tenxshootingclub.com. The next session is March 18, 2022. No shooting on March 4.

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Earnest A. Martinez