TO DO

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– Tuesdays, 5 p.m.: trap and skeet practice, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club

– Thursdays, must arrive before10 a.m.: one round only sporting clays practice, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club

– Mondays, 6 – 8 p.m.: open trap practice, Pine Grove Sportsmen’s Club, Egypt Hollow Road

– third Thursday each month, 7 p.m.: Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club monthly meeting

– August 14, 9 a.m.: Hellbender Hunt, Cook Forest State Park, meet at Park Office, prepare to get wet, bring river walking stick and river footwear

– August 16, 17: Elk Expo, Elk County

– August 16, 2 p.m.: Ruffed Grouse Society Fun Lunch, Mountain Inn, 14091 Wilcox Road, Marienville, order Early Bird Bonus Ticket Package by August, for information contact Mary Hosmer by phoning 814-512-2101, individual membership and lunch $50, with spouse $60, junior membership, age 17 and younger, with lunch free, sponsorship packages available

– August 23: Coon Hunt, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– August 23 & 24: 8th Annual Rendezvous, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road, for info contact Bonnie Curry, (814) 688-4021 or garlandridgerunners@verizon.net

– August: Start Pendleton League Trap Shoots on Wednesday Nights, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– September 6: Hunter-Trapper Education Class, Sugar Grove AmVets, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– September 7: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– September 20, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Hunter Education Class, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club, register online at pgc.state.pa.us

– September 25: Reverse Drawing (tentative), Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– September 27, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Pennsylvania Game Commission Successful Furtaking Class, Kalbfus Rod and Gun Club, register and get class information at Game Commission web site, pgc.state.pa.us

– September 28, 10 a.m.: monthly shoot, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road

– October 1: end Pendleton Trap Shoots, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club

– October 4: Fall Festival, Chapman State Park

– October 12: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– October 21 – 24: Stream Channel Stabilization & Restoration Design, Applied Geology and Environmental Sciences Inc., registration $575, deadline October 1, location U.S. Forest Service Supervisor’s Office, 4 Farm Colony Drive info Bruce Dickson, PhD, bdickson@appliedgeology.net or phone 814-806-6073 (mobile) or Dave Derrick, DaveDerrick.r2deng@gmail.com or phone 601-218-7717 (mobile)

– October 26, 10 a.m.: monthly shoot, Garland Ridge Runners Muzzleloader Club, first driveway off Mickle Hill Road

– November 2: Upper Allegany Muzzleloaders monthly shoot

– November 28 & 29: Deer rifle sight-in days, Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club