•?Saturday and Sunday — Walleye anglers are invited to participate in the Bass Pro Shops Walleye Roundup and Festival on the Maumee River and Lake Erie. The two-day tournament will be held at Bass Pro Shops and the marina at Rossford, Ohio. Organizers anticipate that 40 two-man teams will compete for a prize purse of ?$20,000. Payouts are based on the number of entries. Registration is open. For updates, official rules, registration information and special hotel packages, go to RossfordWalleyeRoundup.com.
•?Monday — Lunker Luggers Bass Club of Kent is seeking new members who are boaters or nonboaters. Meetings are at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at On Tap Grille & Bar, 4396 Kent Road, Stow. For more information, call 330-289-2752 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For details, visit kentlunkerluggers.com.
•?April 10 — The Buckeye Outdoors Youth Education & Shooting Center is offering an eight-week Recreational Youth Trapshooting Program from April 10 through June 1. Students in elementary school through high school can learn firearm safety and how to properly shoot trap from NRA-certified shotgun coaches at the Copley Trap Range, 1665 Jacoby Road, Copley Township. New shooters are welcome from 5 p.m. to sunset on Mondays. Shotguns are available at the range or shooters can bring their own. The cost is $150 and can be reduced to $100 by meeting certain requirements. Packets can also be downloaded by visiting copleytrap.com or calling 330-620-6909.
•?April 11 — The Goodyear Hunting & Fishing Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Mogadore VFW Hall, 385 Randolph Road, Mogadore. Its mission is to involve youths in outdoor activities. New members are welcome. For more information, call Steve Issacs at 330-928-7169 or email email@example.com.
•?April 16 — The Portage Summit Field and Stream Club, 8504 U.S. Route 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 more information, visit psfsclub.com or call Earl Watson at 330-858-5465.
•?Friday — Lenape Trail Sportsman Club, 15413 Salt Creek Road, Mount Eaton, will host protector trap shoots at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 330-695-9826.
•?Friday — The Bolivar Sportsman’s Club, 11286 Bolivar-Strasburg Road NW, Bolivar, hosts open trap shoots at 6:30 p.m. every Friday. For more information, call 330-874-3175.
•?Friday — The Lake Milton Fish & Game Club, 4375 Bedell Road, Berlin Center, hosts open and protector trap shoots at 6 p.m. every Friday. New shooters are welcome. For more information, call Dean at 330-557-4001.
•?Saturday — The Edinburg Sportsmen’s Association, 7261 Tallmadge Road, Edinburg Township, is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays for practice shoots. New shooters are welcome. For more information, call 330-472-7206 or go to edinburgsportsmens.webs.com.
•?Saturday — The Copley Trap Range, 1665 Jacoby Road, Copley Township, is open to the public for trap shooting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. NRA-certified instructors, shotgun rentals and shells are available. For details, visit copleytrap.com or call 330-310-0845. For more information, call Harvey Bechtel at 330-620-6909.
•?Sunday — Sportsmen’s Shooting Center, 6501 State St., Louisville, is open to the public for skeet, trap and five-stand shooting from noon to 4 p.m. The club welcomes new shooters to practice or join a league. For normal hours of operation or more information, call 330-875-8081 or go to sportsmensshootingcenter.com.
•?Tuesday — The North Industry Sportsmen’s Club, 7825 Beth Ave., Navarre, hosts trap shoots at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The club opens for shooters at 5:30 p.m. All shooters are welcome. For more information, call Dennis Hayhurst at 330-280-0933.
•?Wednesday — The Lost Arrow Archery Club, 3370 17th St. SW, Massillon, has half-course 3-D shoots on Wednesday nights. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. All archers and types of bows are welcome. For more information, call 330-844-1997.
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 more information, call 800-WILDLIFE.
•?Wayne County — A trapper’s education class will be held 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 15 at the Orrville Farmers’ and Sportsmen’s Club, 18473 Shifferly Road, North Lawrence. All children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a parent. Registration is required. For more information, call 800-945-3543 or visit http://WildOhio.com.
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