Fishing, Archery, Shotgun Sports, Trapping
Among Many Outdoor Activities During
Sportsmen’s Days Annual Festival
Honeywell and Onondaga County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs Partners for Weekend of Activities for Families of All Ages
WHAT: Honeywell Sportsmen’s Days at Carpenter’s Brook
WHEN: September 24 and 25, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery
Phone: (315) 689-9367
David Simmons, President, Onondaga County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs
Phone: (315) 247-5141
ADMISSION: $5 per car
EXPECTED ATTENDANCE: More than 6,000
Sportsmen’s Days at Carpenter’s Brook was created as a tribute to National Hunting and Fishing Day. It is one of the largest celebrations of National Hunting and Fishing Day in New York State. Outdoor activities suitable for all ages include: clay target shooting, waterfowl identification/calling, turkey and goose calling, archery, trapping, BB guns, fly fishing, jig tying, canoeing, muzzle loading, and trout fishing. There will be demonstrations by woodsmen, local wildlife artists and authors, retriever and pointer dog demonstrations. Conservation Officers, Forest Rangers and Eddie Eagle (mascot for NRA’s children’s gun safety program) will make appearances. Free prize drawings every hour with a grand prize of a fishing charter for 4 on Lake Ontario. All hands-on activities are included – (parking only $5 per car.)
Wild Game/Fish Cooking demonstrations by professional chefs and Hall of Fame Sportsmen, Live pheasant display, Primitive Pursuits – tanning animal skins using natural materials, fire starting and survival. Skeet (shotgun) shooting – hands on demo, Birds of Prey and Retriever Dog demonstrations. Taxidermy display and demonstrations.
All hands-on activities take place throughout both days are included in the admission FREE – (parking only $5 per car.)