Sunday Ohio Sportsmen and Farmers League will hold a Youth Outdoor Skills Day from noon to 6 p.m. at 1775 Jacoby Road, Copley Township. Events include air rifle range, trapshooting, archery, casting, trapping, wildlife rescue tips, fish cleaning and much more. The event is free and open to youth 8 to 17 years old. Participation is limited, and registration was required by Monday. 330-414-9685.
?Aug. 9 Goodyear Hunting & Fishing Club, 1221 Wingfoot Lake Road (at state Route 43), Suffield Township, holds its meetings at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. New members are welcome. Contact: Lew Weygandt at 330-688-6507.
?Aug. 13 Summit Sportsmans Association, a fishing and hunting club, meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Polish American Club, 472 E. Glenwood Ave., Akron. Guests are welcome. For information, call Harold McAbee at 330-630-9621.
Aug. 19 Portage-Summit Field & Stream Club, 8504 U.S. 224, Deerfield Township, meets at 2 p.m. the third Sunday of each month. Meetings are open to the public and to those interested in becoming a member. For information, visit www.psfs-club.org or call Lew Weygandt at 330-688-6507.
?Today Bolivar Sportsmans Club, 11286 Bolivar-Strasburg Road NW, Bolivar, hosts open trap shoots at 6:30 p.m. every Friday. For information, call 330-874-3175.
?Today Lenape Trail Sportsman Club, 15413 Salt Creek Road, Mount Eaton, will host protector trap shoots at 6:30 p.m. Other dates are Aug. 10 and 24; Sept. 7 and 21; Oct. 5 and 19; Nov. 2, 16 and 30; and Dec. 14 and 28. On Mondays through September, Lenape Trail will have a 3-D fun shoot starting at 6 p.m. For more information, call 330-695-9826.
?Saturday Copley Trap Range, 1665 Jacoby Road, Copley Township, is open for shoots from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday. For information, call Brad Harker at 330-855-1174 or Harvey Bechtel at 330-620-6909.
?Monday Edinburg Sportsman Association, 7261 Tallmadge Road, Edinburg Township, has trap league shoots from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The club is open for practice 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays. New shooters are welcome. For information, call 330-325-1733 or 330-472-7206.
?Tuesday Portage-Summit Field & Stream Club, 8504 U.S. 224, Deerfield Township, will hold trap shoots from 5 to 9 p.m. All shooters are welcome. For information call 330-688-6507 or visit http://psfs-club.org.
?Wednesday Copley Trap Range, 1775 Jacoby Road, Copley Township, is open to the public from 4 p.m. until a half-hour before sunset Wednesdays until Sept. 5. The range is also open Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. year-round. Instruction on firearm safety and trap shooting is available to new shooters. For information, go to copleytrap.com or contact Harvey Bechtel at 330-620-6909 or Brad Harker at 330-703-5097.
?Aug. 5 Wingfoot Bowhunters Club, 425 E. Waterloo Road, Suffield Township, will hold a 30 target 3-D shoot. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Concessions are available. New members welcome. Call: 330-633-5292.
?Aug. 11 Lenape Trail Sportsman Club, 15413 Salt Creek Road, Mount Eaton, hosts archery shoot 8 a.m. 1 p.m. Similar dates: Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. On Mondays through September, Lenape Trail will have a 3-D fun shoot starting at 6 p.m. For information, call 330-695-9826.
?Aug. 19 Crystal Springs Bowhunters will host a 3-D outdoor target shoot with 30 targets. Open to the public; crossbows are permitted at their location on Deerfield Avenue Northwest in Canal Fulton. Memberships are $35 per individual or family. Cost for members is $5 per shoot; others pay $10. Children 15 and under shoot for free with a paying adult. Similar events: the Last Draw Classic on Sept. 15. Registration is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concessions available. Information: 3dshoots.com or call Chad Vetter at 330-603-3161 or Randy Fitzwater at 330-806-7273.
?Sept. 2 A 30-target 3-D shoot will be held at the Lone Eagle Bowmen Club. Registration is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shoot is open to the public. Crossbows are welcome. Awards for cubs and peewees and cash door prizes available. The Lone Eagle Bowmen have about 250 wooded acres at 2276 Seeman St. SW, Canton. Take Interstate 77 South to the Fohl Road exit. Go east on Fohl to Dueber Avenue and turn right to Battleburg Road. Go left to Seeman Street. Similar event: Sept. 2. For information, call Matt Williams at 330-575-0744 or Gary Williams at 330-484-6535.
Those purchasing an Ohio hunting license for the first time must complete a hunter education course. Additionally, Ohio hunters seeking licenses in other states may be required to show proof that they completed such a course. There is no charge. For information, call 800-WILDLIFE.
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