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CNY Sportsman Show 2014!

Holy Cross Academy in Oneida is sponsoring the Central New York Sportsman Show which will be held on Saturday February 8, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kallet Civic Center, 159 Main Street Oneida. The show will feature more than 45 outdoor businesses and clubs from the Central New York area.

New to this year's show is coyote trapperMark Zagger who will give a presentation on coyotes and coyote trapping. Returning are the famous mountain hunters Pat and Tony Salerno.

Internationally published wildlife photographer Eric Dresser will also be present. Eric specializes in scenic and wildlife photos from the northeastern United States and Canada. His credits include Adirondack Life magazine, National Wildlife magazine, The Nature Conservancy, US Forest Service, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, and many more.

Popular New York State authors of topics ranging from hunting, fishing cooking and hiking will be present for book signings. A free postcard book by William O'Hern will be given to the first 800 attendees. A large collection of mounts from area hunters will also be on display.

Throughout the day experts will give seminars and demonstrations on hunting, fishing, and other outdoor related topics. A complete schedule will be made available at www.holycrossacademy.com.

The Utica Zoo will give a live presentation of wild N.Y. State animals. Children will be able to see and touch animals throughout the day. Dan the Snakeman will present an interactive reptile program.

The public is invited to bring in any deer, caribou, elk, moose, or antelope to be measured by Brian Dam of the N.Y. State Big Buck Club. A prize will be awarded to the largest unscored buck entry. There will be raffles for a fishing trip from Family Style Fishing Charters, along with other outdoor items. Free door prizes will be announced throughout the day, and refreshments will be available.

The show's Outdoor Wall of Fame will feature outdoor photos of local sportsmen at their proudest moments. A highlight of the event will be the announcement of the winner of the CNY Sportsman of the Year award

Admission is $6, 12 years and under are free. This year's show is sponsored by Planet Fitness-Oneida, Tri Valley Family Practice, Vanderhoof Custom Cabinets, Child Health Associates, Michael J. Laucello Attorney at Law, Nye Automotive, and Debrucque Equipment Company. Proceeds will benefit Holy Cross Academy in Oneida.

For more information call 363-1669, or visit www.holycrossacademy.com.