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Will Elliott a True Sportsmen

April 6, 2019

A board member’s passing Will Elliott, a vice president of the NYSOHOF passed away in May 2018.  Elliott, the outdoor writer for the Buffalo News for 30-plus years, was a teacher and educator all of his life. He was an English teacher for over 33 years, passing along his conservation values along the way and…

Note from the President Stephen Wowelko

April 6, 2019

This year, the Annual Induction Banquet will be held on April 27, 2019, at the Theodore’s Restaurant in Canastota. Eleven highly qualified inductees along with a special award winner will be honored at the banquet. Every year, as I read the nominations, I am amazed at the amount of volunteer work the nominees have contributed. …

New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame Website

April 6, 2019

More information on our association and previous copies of our newsletters can be found on our website:   http://nysohof.org The board is looking for group pictures of NYSOHOF Inductees from previous banquets.  We would like to add photos of previous inductees to our website by induction year. If you have a group photo from previous years,…

Annual Raffle

April 6, 2019

Just a reminder, if you have not turned in your donation for our annual raffle, feel free to send your check along with your membership dues in the enclosed envelope. The value of this year’s raffle prizes are well over $1000.   Prizes include a Drift Boat Charter on the Salmon River with Wayne-O’s Guide Service,…

Dave Pierce Memorial Award

April 6, 2019

The NYSOHOF also has several special awards that are given periodically to deserving individuals or groups. One of these is the Dave Pierce Memorial Award given to someone for outstanding work with youth. This year this award is given to William Lloyd for his initiative in founding and establishing funding for the Janice and Paul…

New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame Honors Eleven

April 6, 2019

The New York State Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame announces that it will induct 11 new members at its annual banquet, April 27, 2019. These represent a wide variety of interests and accomplishments and include people from many areas of New York State. Tom Hughes has shown untiring dedication in promoting fishing and the outdoor sports…

Banquet for 2019

April 2, 2019

2019 Induction Banquet – Make Your Reservation Early Every year the NYSOHOF holds an induction banquet to formally announce and celebrate new inductees to the Hall of Fame. This year, the banquet will be held on April 27, 2019 at Theodore’s Restaurant formerly the Rusty Rail Restaurant, 3231 Seneca Turnpike (Rt. 5) in Canastota. Inductees…