Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — April 28, 2017


April 29: Houghton Lake WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. For more info call Dave DenBoer, 989-366-6332.

April 29: DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ramada Inn. For more info call Sue Crittenden, 989-916-3007.

May 6: Chelsea WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Chelsea Community Fairgrounds, Chelsea. For more info call Jamie Bolinger, 734-433-1831.

May 6: Jackson WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Gene Davis & Sons Banquet Center, Jackson. For more info call Tom Cure, 517-524-6669.

May 6: Lakeshore Quest Ministries Banquet/Trap Shoot, Trap 10 a.m., Banquet 5 p.m., Hamilton Rod & Gun Club. For more info call Carol Brinks, 269-751-2316.

May 13: West Branch WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, West Branch. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828.

May 19: RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Trillium Event Center, Spring Lake. For more info call Dan Grice, 616-581-9798.

May 19: Black River NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Alexander’s Premier Banquet Facility, Marysville. For more info call Richard Shannon, 810-304-2579.

Sept. 21: Knights of Columbus Sportsman’s Wild Game Dinner, 6:30 p.m., DeCarlo’s Banquet Center. For more info call Bill F., 586-286-3620.


May 6: Great Lakes Moose, Walleye Tournament, 6-2 p.m. For more info call Dick Beaudry, 810-531-8820.

Season Dates

April 29: Trout Season opens

April 29: Pike, muskie sauger, and walleye seasons open in the LP

May 15: Walleye, pike, sauger, & muskie seasons open in the UP

May 27: Catch and keep bass season opens statewide except on Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair and Detroit rivers

June 3: Muskie season opens on Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair and Detroit rivers

June 17: Catch and keep bass season opens on Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair and Detroit rivers


Now-April 29: Frankenmuth Conservation Club, Hunter Ed Class. For more info call Bill Schultz, 989-777-2780.

Shooting Sports

June 15-18: MEC’s Great Northern S x S Classic Shoot, 8 a.m. each day, Medford, Wisc. For more info call Gary Kapfhamer, 715-965-7613.

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Multi-Lakes Conservation Association 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Township, for more info call Pete Cesaro, 248-363-9109.

Sporting Clays:

Thursday 3 p.m.-dusk

Saturday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sunday: noon-dusk

White River Muzzleloaders Shoots. 12200 Lakeshore, Grand Haven; for more info call Jerry Kooi, 231-894-8353.

July 14-16: Annual Shoot.

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Every Tuesday: Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club, Trap Shoots, 4 p.m.-dusk. For more info call 810-231-1811.

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Four Square Conservation Club & Sportsman’s Association,  6777 Cline Road. . For more info call 810-327-6859 or www.foursquaresportsman.com

Thursday Night: Indoor Pistol Shoot.

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Chesaning Area Conservation Club, 13750 Baldwin Rd., Chesaning. For more info call Duane Moore, 989-865-6940.

Every Wednesday: Trap, 6:30-10 p.m.

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Rockford Sportsman Club, 11115 Northland Drive. For more info call 616-866-4273 or checkout www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com

First Saturday of each month: Cowboy Action Shoot except November.

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West Walker Sportsman Club, 0-601 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids. For more info call Patrick Murray, 616-453-5081.

All Year: Open 7 days a week.

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Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club, 8888 Dexter Townhall Rd. Dexter.

Tuesday: Trap Shooting, 4 p.m.

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Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club, Open to Public. For more info call Dale Statson, 248-321-9503.

Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

June 1: Combined Trap Doubles 5-week League.

June 24: Badge Holders Sporting Clays, 9 a.m.

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Oakland County Sportsmen’s Club, Clarkston. For more info contact 248-623-0444 or visit ocsclub.org

Monday: FITA, 6 p.m.

Tuesday: Indoors, Cricket, 7 p.m.

April 30: Zombie Shoot, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Dundee Sportsman’s Club, 2300 Plank Road, Dundee, MI. For more info call 734-777-2719.

4th Sunday: 3-D Archery.

Special Events

April 29: Michigan Council TU Arthur C. Neumann Memorial, 1:30 p.m., Lovell’s Township Grounds. For more info call Jake Shinners, 989-928-1866.

May 6: Morenci Sportsman Club, Smelt Supper & Raffle, 4 p.m. For more info call Orville Metcalf, 517-458-6841.

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Multi-Lakes Conservation Association, 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Township. For more info call Glenn Kruckenberg, 248-363-9109 or www.multilakes.com

2nd Sunday: Country breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon.

Tuesday: Bingo, 6:30 p.m.

Friday: Fish Fry, 5:30-8 p.m.

Dog Events

March-Oct.:”Puppy Fair” Multi-Lakes Conservation Association Commerce Township, 2nd Sun. each month, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For more info call Dave Elam, 248-624-0944.


Huron Valley Sportfishing Club meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month, 7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 200. For more info call Richard Montre, 734-847-7814.

Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club meets 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call John Wilde, 734-646-6132.

Flat Rock Chapter NWTF meets the 3rd Thursday of every month, 7-10 p.m., Flat Rock Youth Center. For more info call 734-654-8108.

Metro-West Steelheaders, meets the 1st Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Livonia Senior Citizens Activity Center. For more info call Bill King, 734-420-4481.

Mid-Michigan United Sportsman Alliance, meets 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m., Twin Ponds Sport Shop, Stanton. For more info call Dave Bean, 989-831-4890.

Downriver Walleye Federation meets 3rd Monday of every month, except December, 7:30 p.m., Westfield Center. For more info call Terry Pickard, 248-520-0116.

Huron Valley Steelheaders meets 3rd Thursday of every month. American Legion Post #200 For more info call Carroll White, 734-626-3112.

Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club meets 2nd Sunday of every month, 5:30 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For more info call 248-321-9503.

Mulit-Lakes Conservation Association meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month except November, 8 p.m., at the Clubhouse. For more info call Sam Mullins, 248-363-9109.

Wayne County Quail Forever meets the fourth Monday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Flat Rock Rec. Center, I-75 & Gibraltar Rd. For more info call Ed Moore, 734-782-0329 or 734-771-5607.

Detroit Area Steelheaders meets the last Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m., Polish/American Hall. For more info call Bob Mitchell, 586-524-8887.

Freeland Conservation Club meets 1st Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Ken Balden, 989-695-2641.

Dwight Lydell Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Tuesday 7 p.m., Belmont. For more info contact Tom Watson, twwatson@comcast.net.

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