Scattershots: Antique Fishing Tackle Show October 2 in Lockport | Outside
The state’s oldest antique fishing tackle show will be held on October 2 in Lockport. For 31 years, a local group of fishing tackle collectors has been reaching out to anyone interested in buying or selling antique fishing tackle, wanting to take a look back at the past from a fishing perspective. line or ask local experts to assess old fishing gear. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the history of fishing in western New York.
The Antique Fishing Tackle Show will be held at Elk’s Lodge, 6791 N. Canal Road, Lockport, from 10:30 am to 2 pm. Table rental is $ 20. If you are setting up a table, you must arrive by 9:30 am and you must contact Dan Bedford at 713-9410 before the show. There are free “display only” boards on a limited basis if you want to show off your collection.
Youth Waterfowl Weekend Oct 2-3
The West Zone Youth Waterfowl Hunting Weekend is scheduled for October 2-3 for junior hunters ages 12-15. Junior hunters must have a junior hunting license and registration in the Harvest Information Program. A federal migratory bird stamp is not required before the age of 16. Daily bag limits are the same as those allowed during regular waterfowl seasons. For this weekend hunt, ducks, mergansers, Canada geese, brent geese, gallinules and coots are allowed to be harvested.
Young hunters must be accompanied by a licensed adult (including HIP registration and a duck stamp). Adult hunters can only shoot migratory game birds if the hunting season is open to hunters of all ages.