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Hunting, trapping classes available

Aug 22, 2012 12:02 am
Sporting licenses went on sale Aug. 13, and all new hunters or trappers who want one must first complete a mandatory hunter or trapper education course through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). To locate a nearby hunter or trapper education class, visits DEC's website and course list at: www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9191.html or contact a local DEC regional office. There are several soon in the WGXC listening area:

KINDERHOOK Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Kinderhook Town Hall, County Rte. 28, Niverville. Trapping class. You must pre-register by Sept. 12 by calling Jerry at 518-784-3935 or Richard at 518-392-2062.

Hunting classes
WINDHAM Aug. 25 and 26, 9-3 p.m. both days at Windham Town Hall. Hunting class. Call Ed Shanley at 518-734-5085. Class size is limited to 20 students. You must attend all sessions.
HUNTER Sept. 15-16 at Catskill Mountain Fish and Game Club, Hunter. Hunting class. Call Jim at 518-589-6580 or Bob at 518-589-9946 to register. All students must pick up workbooks at the club on Sept. 6 between 7-9 p.m.

Trapping class
ELLENVILLE Oct. 13, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ulster Heights Rod and Gun Club, 244 Sherman Rd., Ellenville. Call Walt at 845-564-7192 to pre-register.
Bow-hunting classes
RUBY Sept. 8, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ruby Rod and Gun Club, Ruby. Email hunter_ed1@yahoo.com.
SAUGERTIES Sept. 8, 8 a.m.-done at Saugerties Fish and Game Club, Scarawan Rd., Saugerties. Call Tom at 845-338-0834. Please bring a bow and three field tipped arrows.
FROST VALLEY Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-noon at Frost Valley YMCA, Frost Valley. Call Carmel at 845-985-2291 ext. 205 or email reservations@frostvalley.org.
PLATTEKILL Sept. 21, 6-9 p.m., Sept. 22, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Plattekill Rod and Gun Club, 31 Old Firehouse Rd., Plattekill. Call Walt at 845-564-7192.
STONE RIDGE Sept. 22, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Marbletown Sportsmans Club, 105 Scarawan Rd., Stone Ridge. Call Joe at 845-831-2142. Please bring a bow and three field tipped arrows.
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