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October 23, 2013

Plan your outdoors activities with these notes for the week beginning Oct. 23

GUYS MILLS — The Erie National Wildlife Refuge is now accepting bids for trapping on the refuge. The refuge has nine trapping units in the Sugar Lake Division and seven units in the Seneca Division. Bids are due by today at 1 p.m. at the refuge headquarters at 11296 Wood Duck Lane, Guys Mills, which will also be the time of the public bid opening.

To submit a bid, trappers must complete an application for trapping form, which can be obtained at the refuge office. Maps showing the trapping units are available from the refuge office.

Bids were originally due on Oct. 2 before the federal government shutdown closed the refuge and postponed the public bid opening.

Duane Koller speaks with Waterfowl Expo Chairman Rich Guiney of Ducks Unlimited and a few of the exhibitors through Saturday on Crawford County Outdoors on Armstrong channel 23. A chef will also present a barbecue wild duck recipe for the Waterfowl Expo show.

JAMESTOWN — Turkey shoots take place Sunday at Jamestown Masonic Hall, 4301 Route 322. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. and the first shoot is at 1.

More information: Call Ron Callen at (724) 932-5661.

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — Springs Rod & Gun Club holds turkey shoots on Sunday, Nov. 3, 10 and 17. All shoots begin at 1 p.m. on the club’s grounds on Route 99 — one mile north of Cambridge Springs.

COCHRANTON — The Cochranton Sportsmans Club holds a turkey shoot on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the group’s clubhouse. Everyone is welcome. The cost is $3 per shot.

The club also holds open-to-the-public trap practice every Sunday except for the third Sunday of the month. This is a year-round event.

Public trap practice

held on Sundays

SAEGERTOWN — The Saegertown Sportsmen’s Club is holding open-to-the-public trap practice on Sundays from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

There will be no shoots on the third Sundays of the month.

More information: Call 763-3773.

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