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Cabela's hosting a NWTF event

Published April 13. 2013 09:03AM

Cabela's Hamburg location will celebrate the growing number of women enjoying the outdoors with a National Wild Turkey Federation's Women In The Outdoors event Saturday, April, 20, under the direction of the Blue Mountain Chapter of the NWTF.

Classes offered range from archery to cast iron cooking, and the programs are designed to encourage women to try new outdoor activities in a safe environment that makes them feel at ease. This event provides the opportunity for women of all walks of life singles, moms, daughters, young and old to spend a day outdoors, away from home, having fun and making new friends.

Through the WITO program women can try a variety of activities they may hesitate to do on their own. Pre-registration and a $55 registration fee ($20 for current NWTF members) are required for this event. This fee includes a one-year membership to the NWTF and a subscription to "Turkey Country," the NWTF's full-color publication, and the "Pennsylvania Turkey Talk" publication.

Registration can be done by contacting Leslie Smith at or (484) 634-0069.


Sunday's edition of "Experience The Outdoors," hosted by award-winning Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association member Doyle Dietz, at 7 a.m. on 1410-AM WLSH, at 9:30 a.m. on Magic 105.5-FM and on the Web at by clicking the link to the program, features FearNot Game Calls president Troy Starr of Valley View.


First Frontier Militia, the muzzleloader branch of Bowmanstown Rod and Gun Club, is holding a muzzleloader shoot Sunday, April 14, beginning at 9 a.m. For information, call Roger Fisher at 610-377-2812.


Earth Day will be celebrated at Tuscarora and Locust Lake state parks, Barnesville, Saturday, April 20 beginning at the Tuscarora visitor center at 9 a.m. Activities then move to Locust Lake and include trail maintenance and landscaping.

This spring clean-up is a family event and all tools and supplies will be provided. Packing a bag lunch is suggested, and registration is available by calling Robin Tracey at 570-467-2506, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.


Family Fun Fishing Day, to benefit outdoors educational events of the Schuylkill County Sportsmen's Association, will be held at Sweet Arrow Lake County Park, Pine Grove, Sunday, May 5, beginning at 8 a.m. Tagged fish may be turned in for prizes through the end of the month, and for information, registration and becoming a sponsor contact Craig Morgan at (570) 617-8223, (570) 739-2627 or email; and to download a registration form access the SALCP website at

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