Outdoors: Calendar, Jan. 23-Feb. 3


Houston Safari Club: Annual Worldwide Hunting Expo, Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. Speakers, seminars, outfitters and gear. Click on houstonsafariclub.org.


Guadalupe River at Canyon Tailrace: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department rainbow trout stocking.

Miller’s Pond: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department rainbow trout stocking. Also Feb. 20.

Southside Lions Park: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department rainbow trout stocking. Also Feb. 20.


German Shorthaired Pointer Club of San Antonio: Annual Walking Field Trial event open to all AKC pointing breeds, at the club’s lease on Green Valley Road in Cibolo. In addition to other stakes there will be a special novice handler hunting dog stake for ages 17 and younger to introduce youngsters to the sport. Contact Nancy Grams, ngrams@satx.rr.com or 210-325-6273.


Mitchell Lake Audubon Center: New volunteer and docent training to work in visitors center, community outreach and special programs, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch provided. RSVP with Alex Antram, aantram@audubon.org, or 210-268-1639. More information at mitchelllake.audubon.org/events.

Guadalupe River State Park: Bird Watching Basics, an introduction for children and adults on identification, field guide and binoculars ending with a bird walk, 9-11 a.m. Some binoculars available. Free with admission to park. Call 830-438-7653 or email craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov.

Guadalupe River Chapter of Trout Unlimited: Chris Johnson of Living Waters Fly Fishing will speak at the meeting, 9 a.m., Canyon Lake Community Resource and Recreation Center, Sattler. Call Scott Thompson, 830-931-3900, or visit grtu.org.


Texas Outdoors Woman Network of San Antonio: Monthly meeting with a special presentation, 6 p.m., Lion & Rose, 842 N.W. Loop 410. Nonmembers welcome. For more information, click on townsa.org.

New Braunfels Fly Fishers: Monthly meeting with guest speaker, 7 p.m., McKenna Event Center, 801 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels. Nonmembers welcome. Call Jay Rogers, 830-837-3022. or click on newbraunfelsflyfishers.org.

Thursday-Feb. 1

San Antonio Boat & Travel Trailer Show: More than 300 watercraft including canoes and kayaks and 100 recreational vehicles and fishing gear vendors, Alamodome. Highlights include kid’s catfish tank, tackle workshops and boater education courses. Call 512-481-1777 or click on sanantonioboatshow.com.

Jan. 30

Garner State Park: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department rainbow trout stocking. Also Feb. 13.

Jan. 31

Texas Outdoor Writers Association: Deadline at midnight for third annual Junior Outdoor Journalist Adventure Story Writing Competition, open to all middle and high school students. Two divisions — grades six-eight and nine-12. First place, laptop or tablet; second, $100; third, $25. See rules and registration at towa.org; click on “programs.”

Guadalupe River State Park: Archery in the Park, a hands-on program to learn skills for ages 10 and older, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. noon or 1-2:30 p.m. Meet at the Rust House. Equipment provided RSVP to craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov. Free. Entrance fee applies.

Texas Master Naturalist: Deadline to register for Alamo Area Chapter training in the volunteer program about natural resource and conservation management. Classes 5-9 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 19-April 25. Contact Pamela Ball, pball12@satx.rr.com, or click on txmn.org/alamo/.

South Texas Off Road Mountain Bikers: Miles of DisComfort Marathon Mountain Bike Race, Flat Rock Ranch, Comfort. For more information, click on storm-web.org.

Feb. 3

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center: Owl Prowl, presentation followed by walk on trails to look and listen to native species under a full moon, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Entrance fees apply. Call 210-628-1639 or click on mitchelllake.audubon.org/events.

Item for the Outdoor Calendar? Email John Goodspeed at john@johngoodspeed.com.

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