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June 11-19 – 38e Southtowns Walleye Association Annual Walleye Derby. You must be a club member. www.southtownswalleye.com.
June 12 – Western NY Environmental Federation Quarterly Meeting at Hoak’s Restaurant, Hamburg from 1 p.m.
June 12 – Final day, National Fishing and Boating Week. www.takemefishing.org
June 12 – Last day, Invading Species Awareness Week. Check https://www.wnyprism.org/
June 14 – The Allied Sportsmen Outdoor 3D Archery League continues. Filming on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. Walks welcome. This is a 15 target course for 17 weeks. For more information, contact John Floriano at 725-5822 or Kevin Ulrich at 430-1059.
June 14 – Spring Trap and Skeet League continue at Evans Rod and Gun Club, 864 Cain Road, Angola. Tuesday 6-9pm; Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The teams are made up of 5 people. Contact Fred Lima at 479-4833.
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June 14 – Second Amendment Forever (SAfE) Monthly Meeting at the Newfane Community Center, 2737 Main Street, Newfane from 7 p.m. Panel discussion with Senator Rob Ortt, Sheriff Mike Filicetti, County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski and others on new gun laws.
June 15 – Start of the 12-week singles trap league at Tonawanda Sportsman’s Club, 5657 Killian Road, Pendleton from 6 to 9 p.m. Filming will also take place on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call Jim Cagney at 481-6615. A doubles league will start on July 13.
June 15 – Sunlife Marina Bass Open Tournament behind the Buffalo Harbor Walls from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The cost is $40 per boat.
June 15 – Opening day of the regular low season in New York State.
June 15 – Opening day of the Great Lakes muskellunge season for New York.
June 17 – New York Walleye Derby entry deadline on Lake Erie from June 25 to August 7. The cost is $35. Register on www.newyorkwalleyederby.com.
June 18 – Fly Fishing 101 Course at Buffalo Orvis, 4545 Transit Road, Williamsville from 9 a.m. Pre-registration at www.orvis.com/buffalo or call 276-7200.
June 18 – Gorgefest at Whirlpool State Park, Niagara Falls 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Geological and historical hikes, animal encounters, native plant education and hands-on activities. Register on www.wnylc.org/gorgefest.
June 18 – WNY Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament out of the port of Buffalo/Lake Erie. https://www.nykbf.com/
June 20 – Niagara County Fisheries Development Board monthly meeting from 6 p.m. at Wilson Town Hall, 375 Lake Street, Wilson. For more information, call 523-0013.
June 21 – Erie County Fisheries Advisory Board monthly meeting at the Bison City Rod and Gun Club, 511 Ohio Street, Buffalo from 7 p.m.
June 22 – Sunlife Marina Bass Open Tournament behind the Buffalo Harbor Walls from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The cost is $40 per boat. The 3 best fish.
June 25 – Free Fishing Weekend in New York State.
June 25 – Orchard Park Wesleyan Church Fishing Derby7295 Ellicott Road, Orchard Park 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For children ages 5 to 17. Pre-registration at https://www.opwc.org/single-post/fishing-derby.
June 25 – Wilson Conservation Club 37e Annual fishing derby for children 8 a.m. to noon in all Niagara County waters for ages 3-14. Measuring station at Wilson Conservation Club, Route 425, Wilson. For more information call Gary Alt at 315-767-532
June 25 – Newfane Town Children’s Fishing Derby at the town of Newfane Marina, Olcott from 8 a.m. to noon. Free.
June 25 – Teach-Me-To-Fish Clinic at Chestnut Ridge County Park PondRoute 277, Orchard Park from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pre-register online at www.ecfsc.org or by phone via DEC at 533-4070.
June 25 – Boy Scouts of America Fishing Derby by the Greater Niagara Frontier Council from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Ellicott Creek Park, Tonawanda.
June 26 – NO Narcotics Anonymous Fishing Derby and Day of Sharing at Widewaters Marina, Lockport from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bring a dish along the way. For more information, call 341-6563 or 984-6605.
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