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LOGANTON - The Southern Clinton County Sportsman's Club in Loganton will be holding several sporting clays shoots this year.
The dates are March 21, April 18, May 23, Aug. 8, Sept. 19 and Oct. 17.
The shoots are open to the public, and will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Please bring your own safety protection, guns and ammunition. There is a fee to shoot.
These events help support the Youth Hunter Education Challenge.
For more information, call Tom at (570) 725-3561, or Gary at 726-6575. The day of the event, call the club house at 725-3741.
Also, winter trap shooting is open to the public at 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of the month through the end of March. The schedule will change for the spring and summer. The fee is $3 for adults and $2 for juniors.
in Lock Haven
LOCK HAVEN - The Lloyd Wilson Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold five fly-tying classes during the month of March.
The cost is $10 for all five sessions for adults and $5 for all five classes for youths or students. Classes can be purchased by session for adults.
The cost is $2 dollars per session, and for youth/students it is $1. The fly-tying session will be held at the Citizens Hose Company in Lock Haven.
Classes begin at 6:30 p.m. and last an hour to an hour-and-a-half.
The following is a list of flies that will be tied and the date of the session:
Please call (570) 398-1606 if there are any questions about the fly-tying classes.
1.Wednesday, March 3: Wooly Bugger
2. Thursday, March 11: Foam Terrestrial
3. Wednesday, March 17: Sparkle Dun
4. Wednesday, March 24: Adams and different winging types
5. Wednesday, March 31: Prince Nymph
TTC to hold
NEW FLORENCE - The Tubmill Trout Club will sponsor a 'Coyote Bash' coyote hunt March 19-21.
The event will take place state-wide, starting at 12:01 a.m. on March 19 and running through 8 p.m. on March 21.
Check-in for harvested coyotes will take place at the New Florence V.F.W. Post 7622 pavilion at 8 p.m.
The cost to sign up for this event is $10.
Check out www.tubmilltroutclub.org for more information, or you can contact club president Lin Gamble at (724) 235-9798.
STATE COLLEGE - Penn State Cooperative Extension is offering several programs this spring on deer and habitat management and balancing the herd.
Web seminars and hands-on workshops will be offered this spring by Penn State educators and partners will answer some of your questions. The second of two webinars, entitled "Deer Habitat Management," is on March 9 at noon and 7 p.m. For webinar details or to register to participate, visit rnrext.cas.psu.edu/PaForestWeb.html.
Penn State will also offer several hands-on workshops entitled "Deer Density and Carrying Capacity Workshops." These workshops are open to landowners, hunters and anyone interested in learning more about deer and their habitat. During the session, participants learn how to evaluate a given habitat, how its condition relates to deer biology, density, and carrying capacity. For a listing of dates and locations for these workshops, visit the Renewable Natural Resources Extension webpage at: rnrext.cas.psu.edu, and click on the "Calendar" Quick Link on the right hand side of the page.
The Pennsylvania Forest Stewardship Program provides publications on a variety of topics related to woodland management. For a list of free publications, call 800-234-9473 (toll free), or send an email to RNRext@psu.edu.