Community outdoors events scheduled
Blackleggs group slates annual meeting
YOUNG TOWNSHIP — The Blackleggs Trout Nursery and Watershed Association will hold its annual meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at the Saltsburg Sportsman Club.
A free spaghetti dinner will be served.
The annual meeting will give the public and nursery members the opportunity to discuss issues. Memberships and donations will be accepted.
The nursery gets 15,000 trout from the state to raise and introduce into Blackleggs Creek and Young Township lake for kids’ day. There is also a kids-only fishing area on the stream.
To reach the club, turn right off Route 286 West at the township building and travel approximately one mile to the club on the right.
For information, contact Art Grguric at (724) 972-8675 or Becky DiCriscio at (724) 454-6982.
KSTU to host angler for program at Elks
Eric Stroup, a noted fly-fisherman, fly-tier, guide, writer and author, will present “Nymph Fishing Techniques and Tactics” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the Indiana Elks.
The program, presented by the Ken Sink Chapter of Trout Unlimited, is free and open to the public.
Rabies clinic to be held in Armagh
ARMAGH — A rabies clinic administered by Frazer Veterinary will be held Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Armagh & East Wheatfield Fire Hall truck bay.
The cost is $12 per shot.
Indiana County dog licenses will be available.
For information, call (814) 446-6039.
Turkey shoots on tap at East Run club
MARION CENTER — The East Run Sportsman’s Club will hold turkey shoots on four Sundays: March 23, March 30, April 6 and April 27.
Registration begins at noon, and the shoots begin at 12:20 p.m.
For information, call Liz at (724) 254-2395.
Indoor archery league posts weekly winners
CLYMER — Corey Jeffries and Deanna Hauzie topped the individual shooters, and Penetration Assassins took the team honors in the seventh week of competition in the RC Indoor Archery Winter League.
Jeffries recorded a 264 to top the men’s shooters, and Hauzie shot a 240 to top the women’s ranks.
The Penetration Assassins team of Scott Douglas, Jeffries, Mike Miller and Steve Thomas recorded a 1,074.7.
In the season standings, Jared Mason leads the way with a 1,682. He is followed by Ken Misko at 1,661 and Scott Douglas and Jerod Nichol at 1,638.
In the team standings, the Arrows-A-Blazin team of Jared Mason, Megan McCunn, Jason Thacker and Brian Thacker is first at 7,372.8. The Body Shots team of Rob Buterbuagh, Brad Buterbaugh, Nichol and Jeff Gromley is second at 7,369.9, and the Death By Lethal Injection team of Ken Misko, Ryan Hickok, Greg Buterbaugh and Ray Hickok is third at 7,356.4.
RC Indoor Archery is located at 675 Sherman St., Clymer.
For information, call (724) 905-8053.
Hunter-trapper classes scheduled
SHELOCTA — A hunter-trapper education class will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Marion Center Park Hall.
Prior to attending a class, participants must complete the online independent study.
Registration and the online study are available at www.state.pa.us.
The class is limited to 45 participants, and they must be 11 or older.
For information, contact John O’Hara at (724) 254-0512.
The hall is located at 22823 Route 403 North, Marion Center.
Muskie Max scheduled March 8-9 in Butler
BUTLER — Western Pennsylvania Muskie Max will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, at the Days Inn, Butler.
The expo includes exhibitors from 11 states and Ontario ranging from professional guide services, lure makers, lodging, tackle retailers and fishing products.
For information, visit www.muskiemax.com or call (724) 494-0774.
Cowboy Action Shoots set to begin in April
Cowboy Action Shoots will be held at the Indiana County Bow and Club on April 27, May 18, June 22, July 27, Aug. 24, Sept. 28 and Oct. 12.
Registration will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. followed by a mandatory safety meeting.
The entry fee is $15. Shooters under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent. No shooters under 12 are allowed. Single Action Shooting Society rules apply. Appropriate dress of the late 1800s is required.
For information, call (724) 479-8838 or (724) 349-8847 or visit www.stewartsregulators.com.