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South Shore Waterfowlers Association, Inc.

The voice of the Long Island waterfowler

SSWA MEETING, BRIGHTWATERS LIBRARY/Christmas Party & Swap Meet on Monday the 7th, December 2015 at 07:30 PM

Hey everyone. The SSWA is trying to replenish the funds in the emergency feeding fund. We are having a comedy night sunday Nov 8 at Governors Comedy Club, 90 Division Ave, in Levitown. Showtime 7:30 pm 18 and over. cost $25.00 each two for $40.00. Call curt at 631-661-0379 to go. Its a fundraiser so get a few more couples, call curt,and have a fun night. Call Now.

Hi Folks,


Just a reminder that on Monday, November 2nd, the regular SSWA meeting will begin at 8:30  instead of 7:30.  This is to allow for the Waterfowl ID class to be completed. The 30 students who are registered will begin a 3 hour class at 5 pm, and then take a 30 minute NYS DEC written test to Qualify.  Our meeting will begin immediately afterwards.



ALL MEMBERS. Sunday is the Duckboat Show. Please come on down and help out YOUR club with it's only event of the year. The results of this show determines what good stuff we can accomplish this upcoming season. We need everyones help. Even if it's only for an hour or two, stop by and lend a hand. Help make your club GREAT!!!

Congratulations to Joe Incantalupo. Joe is the winner of the Camp-Site Sport Shoppe gift Card. It was drawn at the Gun show held sat and sun at the Loacal 25 IBEW hall.

If you wish to be a vendor at this years shows, download the application, write a check and mail it in. It is $30.00 per table, NOT the whole cement pad. Each pad has either two or three tables on it. If you need more space than the one table, reserve two or three and pay accordingly. Any questions call show chairman curt at 631-661-0379


On Monday, Sept. 8th, we had out first meeting of the new season.  Our Guest Speaker was Capt. Dallas Bengel, of DEC Law Enforcement. We discussed details of many of our upcoming events for the next three months.   We have a table at the IBEW Hall in Hauppauge on Sept 26-27, for the fall GUN SHOW. Please stop in and lend a hand at the table for a couple of hours.

Our Annual Duckboat Show and Waterfowl Festival is Set for Sunday, October 25th, a sign up sheet went around at the meeting for helpers on that day.  We need MORE HELP!  Even an hour or two is a big help. Contact Curt 661-0379 if you can help.

At the duckboat show, we are running a "Duck Calling Clinic".  This Clinic is not just for beginners, but for anyone who wants to polish their calling skills a bit. To guarantee a seat, you must pre-register.  The clinic is @ 35 minutes long, is indoors, and has a cap of 12 participants.  It will be run 2X, at 10:30 am, and at 11:45 am. E-mail to pre-register for one of the sessions.  Each participant will receive a free duckcall.

On November 2nd, we will be running a NYS Certified Waterfowl ID course at the Brightwaters Library on Montauk HWY at 5:30 sharp.  It is a 3 hour course which includes a state test. It will help you to ID ducks on the wing.  Passing the test earns you a NYS Waterfowl ID Certificate which is needed to hunt several State and Federal locations in NYS. The class is filling up fast, so if you are interested, e-mail to get on the list.

 Hope to see you at the shows!




The first meeting of the new "Duck Year" is this Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Bay Shore/Brightwaters library. Hope all can make it. Have a happy and safe holiday weekend.