Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 15, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers

Sept. 15: Morrison County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Falls Ballroom, Little Falls. For more info call Scott Luining, 320-360-0165.

Sept. 16: Hardwood Country Sportsmens Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Nordic Lanes, Rushford. For more info call Butch Johnson, 507-864-2800.

Sept. 16: Lost Marsh DU Banquet, Woldorf Community Center. For more info call Mark Jenzen, 507-995-4296.

Sept. 16: Cuyuna Range DU Banquet, Hallett Community Center. For more info call Mikael Christenson, 218-851-8778.

Sept. 16: Evansville Area Sportsmen Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Railroad & 2nd Event Center, Evansville. For more info call Dan Evavold, 218-948-2238.

Sept. 16: Freeborn County Pheasant & Habitat Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Freeborn County Fairgrounds, 4-H building. For more info call Irene Jones, 507-438-8493.

Sept. 17: Minnesota Division Izaak Walton League of America Banquet, 2:30 p.m., Cal Fremling Boat Tour. For more info call Noreen Tyler, 651-221-0215.

Sept. 18: Minnewaska Springs DU Banquet, KB’s Bar & Grill. For more info call Jon Holt, 507-428-3217.

Sept. 20: LeSueur County DU Banquet, Lake Front Bar & Grill. For more info call Grad Collins, 507-351-4747.

Sept. 20: Carlton County MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Four Seasons Event Center, Carlton. For more info call Gene Fulton, 218-879-3185.

Sept. 21: Delano DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., B’s on the River, Watertown. For more info call Cory Cederberg, 763-370-8086.

Sept. 21: Scott-LeSueur MWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Park Ballroom New Prague. For more info call Myron Tietz, 507-581-4486.

Sept. 21: Benton County DU Banquet, Jack & Jim’s. For more info call Peter Eigen, 320-333-4366.

Sept. 21: Northern Cass DU Banquet, Moondance Event Center. For more info call tony Freeman, 952-820-8174.

Sept. 22: Morrison County MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Falls Ballroom, Little Falls. For more info call Craig Swanson, 320-630-0328.

Sept. 23: Isle Sportsman Club Banquet, 5 p.m., Wahkon Inn, Wahkon. For more info call Ron Mehlhop, 320-537-1066.

Sept. 23: South Central MDHA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Waseca VFW. For more info call Tim Collins, 507-835-4116.

Sept. 30: South Metro WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Bloomington VFW Post 1296. For more info call Jodi Paul, 612-790-3215.

Sept. 30: Quad River MDHA Banquet, Doc’s Bar & Grill Pavilion Building. For more info call Donna Cronin, 320-233-6487.

Sept. 30: Albert Lea DU Banquet, Moose Lodge. For more info call Nate Kuiper, 507-318-8185.

Oct. 4: Hibbing, Chisholm MDHA Banquet, 4 p.m., Hibbing Memorial Building. For more info call Cathy Daniels, 218-231-2551.

Oct. 5: Steele County DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ritchie Brothers Auction Facility, Owatonna. For more info call Bob Hoen, 507-456-5046.

Oct 7: Lake Region DU Banquet, Morristown Community Center. For more info call Jake Duncan, 507-661-0819.

Oct. 7: Wahoo Valley MDHA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Ted N Gens, Aldrich. For more info call Walt Wiese, 218-640-5423.

Oct. 9: Ladies of Wright County DU Banquet, Huikko’s Entertainment Center. For more info call Julie Lusti, 763-682-3468.

Oct. 14: Crooked Horn WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Henry’s Banquet Center, Foley. For more info call Wayne Wilson, 320-968-7466.

Oct. 21: Albert Lea Ladies DU Banquet, Eagles Club, Albert Lea. For more info call Karen Sorenson, 507-373-4931.

Oct. 27: Fillmore County WTU Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Mabel Community Center, Mabel. For more info call Chris Petersen, 507-450-6256.

Oct. 28: Wadena MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Wadena Elks Lodge. For more info call John Edinger, 218-631-1568.

Outdoor Media

• Minnesota Outdoor News Radio hosted by Rob Drieslein and Tim Lesmeister. Special guests and current hunting and fishing related news – airs Saturdays and Sundays on the MNN stations or www.outdoornews.com

• Ron Schara’s Minnesota Bound, Saturdays at noon, Sunday at 10:30 on KARE 11, KTTC in Rochester, KBJR in Duluth, KVLY in Fargo and KEYC in Mankato.

Writeoutdoors.com, Seasonal fishing and hunting tips from Outdoor News Writer Ron Hustvedt.

Outdoornews.com, outdoor news from around the country along with local photos, fishing reports and more.

• Sportsman’s Journal. Saturday at noon. Fox Sports. During Regular 13 week season. Sportsman’s Notebook WDIO TV channels 10 and 13. Sundays 10:30 p.m.

Special Events

Sept. 30: Crow River Cutters NWTF Gun Blast, 1-4 p.m., Cactus Jack’s, Stewart. For more info call Mike Loe, 320-583-1375.

Oct. 4: Game Farm Gala, Wings North. For more info call Jason Skoog, 952-564-8680.

Education/Seminar

Sept. 17: Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Youth Outdoors Day, 9-noon, Wild Marsh Sporting Clays Shooting Facility. For more info call Rob Stroede, 615-831-6770.

Sept. 23: DNR Firearms Safety, 10 a.m., St. George Parish Center, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Sept. 24: DNR ATV Safety, 10 a.m., St. George Parish Center, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Oct. 6-8: DNR Hunter Ed, 7 p.m., St. George Parish Center, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Oct. 8: DNR Hunter Ed, 8 a.m., St. George Parish Center, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Oct. 14: Commercial Trappers of Minnesota Education, Spang Townhall, Hill City. For more info call Bob Mochinski, 612-210-9729.

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Three Rivers Park District, Schedule of Events. For more info call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org

Sept. 16: Family Fishing,  1-3 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

Sept. 16: Bird Banding, 9-noon, Lowry Nature Center.

Sept. 16: Minnesota Young Birders Club, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Lowry Nature Center.

Sept. 17: Adapted Recreation Demo Day, 1-4 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

Sept. 21: Prairie Seed Collection, 10:30-1;30 p.m., Lowry Nature Center.

Sept. 21-Nov. 16: Dryland Cross-Country Skiing Club, Thurs. 6-7:30 p.m., Hyland Lake Park Reserve.

Sept. 23: Prairie Seed Collection, 10:30-1:30 p.m., Crow-Hassan Park Reserve.

Sept. 24: Fall Color Kayak Tour, 1-4 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

Sept. 26: Prairie Seed Collection, 10:30-1:30 p.m., Murphy-Hanrehan Park.

Sept. 30: Family Archery, 1-3 p.m., Windrose Park.

Oct. 7: Allina Health Autumn Woods Classic, 8-noon, Elm Creek Park Reserve.

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Maplewood Nature Center Schedule of Events. For more info call Karen Wachal, 651-249-2170.

Sept. 16: Buckthorn Removal Demonstration, 10-11:30 a.m.

Sept. 16: Bluff tops, birding & bagles hike, 8-10 a.m.

Sept. 22: Super Spiders Night Hike, 7-8:30 p.m.

Sept. 23: Buckthorn removal Demonstration, Applewood Park, 10-noon.

Season Dates

Sept. 15: Trout season (southeast) closes.

Sept. 16: Sharp-tailed grouse, rabbit, & squirrel seasons open

Sept. 16: Deer Archery season opens.

Sept. 16: Catch-and-release southeast trout season opens.

Sept. 17: Early Canada goose season closes.

Sept. 23; Woodcock season opens.

Sept. 23: Waterfowl season opens (tentative)

Sept. 30: turkey season (fall) opens.

Sept. 30: Prairie chicken season opens.

Sept. 30: Lake trout (summer, inland waters) season closes.

Sept. 30: Stream trout (summer, in streams) season closes.

Shows

March 9-11, 2018: Deer & Turkey Classic, Warner Coliseum, MN State Fairgrounds, St. Paul. For more info www.MNdeershow.com

March 24-25, 2018: Lake Region Builders Assoc. Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 11-4 p.m., Kent Freeman Arena, Detroit Lakes. For more info call Vicki Fenske, 218-847-0699.

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Minnesota Weapons Collectors Assoc. Schedule. Call 612-721-8976 for more info or tables. Sat. shows 8-5 p.m. & Sun. 9-3 p.m. Adm. $5.

Now-Oct. 1: Minnesota State Fair Education Bldg.

Oct. 28-29: Minnesota State Fair Coliseum Bldg.

Dec. 9-10: RiverCentre, St. Paul.

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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.

Oct. 7-8: Bloomington Armory.

Oct. 21-22: Mankato NG Training Ctr.

Nov. 11-12: Cambridge Armory.

Nov. 25-26: Stillwater Armory.

Dec. 30-31: Bloomington Armory.

Tournaments/Contests

Sept. 16: Memories Made Guide Service, Musky Fishing Tournament, Lake Minnetonka. For more info call 952-992-0083.

Shooting/Archery

Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Association. 2016 Schedule of shoots. For more info call John Wachlarowicz, 651-492-2572.

1st Sun. of the Month: 3D Archery Shoot, 8-2 p.m.

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Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc, 10917 Duffield Ave. NW, Maple Lake. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

Every Tues. Starting May: Weekly Trap Shooting, 6:30 p.m.

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Ahlman’s Schedule of Events. 9525 230th Street West, Morristown, MN 55052. For more info call 507-685-4243.

Now-Sept. 16: Gunsmoke Cowboy Action.

Meetings

Bush Lake Izaak Walton League meets quarterly, west Bush Lake Park Bloomington. For more info call Gregg Thopson, 612-618-8616.

Will Dilg Izaak Walton League meets 1st Tues. of the month, 7 p.m., Betty Jo’s Restaurant, Winona. For more info call Michael Kennedy, 507-452-6642.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club West meets at Cabela’s, Rogers, 2nd Tues. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

Prairie Woods Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Public Library, Detroit Lakes. For more info call Dean Hendrickson, 218-439-6303.

Wapashaw Izaak Walton League meets 4th Weds. of the month, 6:30 p.m., VFW Club Wabasha. For more info call Eleanor Groby, 651-565-2380.

Wes Libbey-Northern Lakes Izaak Walton League meets 4th Weds. of the month, 7 p.m., Central Square Mall, Grand Rapids. For more info call Marcia Anderson, 218-301-6786.

Rochester Izaak Walton League meets 1st Tues. of the month, 7 p.m., Izaak Walton Cabin, Rochester. For more info e-mail rochesterikes@gmail.com

W.J. McCabe Izaak Walton League meets 1st Weds. of the month, 7 p.m., Hartley Nature Center, Duluth. For more info call Martha Minchak, 218-628-3462.

North Metro Chapter Muskies Inc. meets the 3rd Wed. of every month. 7 p.m., Coon Rapids VFW. For more info call 612-916-7426 or www.northmetromuskie.com

Dakota County Sportsman’s Club meets every 3rd Wed. of the month, 7 p.m., Rosemount American Legion. For more info call Jerry Wicklund, 612-384-4584.

Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info www.lcretrieverclub.org

Rapids Archery Club meets the 2nd Mon. of each month at the archery building located at the Bunker Hills Regional Park. For more info call Dan, 763-427-0808.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club South meets Gander Mountain, Lakeville, 2nd Thurs. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

Twin Cities Walleyes Unlimited meets the 1st Thurs of the Month, 7 p.m., Bloomington Events Center. For more info call Joe Roach, 612-440-7171.

Fishers of Men Twin Cities meets the 1st Thurs. of each month, 7 p.m., Lutheran Church of The Master. For more info call John Cummins, www.fishersofmenclub.org or 612-670-0707.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club North meets Thorne Bros, Blaine, 4th Thurs. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

St. Cloud Fly Anglers Club meets the 3rd Mon. of each month, 7 p.m., Waite Park Gander Mtn. store. Call Dave Kollmann, 320-252-5906 or Tom Clapp, 320-685-3960.

Austin Izaak Walton League meets 1st Mon. of the month, 7 p.m., Todd Park, Austin. For more info call Barbara Owens, 507-433-2735.

Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

Deep C’s Men’s Christian Fishing Club East meets at Cabela’s Woodbury, 4th Tues. of the month, 6 p.m. For more info call 763-228-1193.

Brown County PF meets the 2nd Tues of every month, 8 p.m., Serviceman’s Club, Sleepy Eye. For more info call Jeremy Berg, 507-240-0096.

Crow River Sportsman’s Club March thru Nov. meets 3rd Thurs. of every month, 7 p.m, at the Club. For more info call Scott Berning, 763-242-1306.

Cass County Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Thurs. of the month, 6 p.m., Deep Portage Conservation Reserve, Hackensack. For more info call Jerry Lamon, 218-947-3870.

Owatonna Valley Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Thurs. of the month, 6:30 p.m., Owatonna. For more info call Ted Mittelstadt, 507-451-7946.

Central Minnesota Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of the Month, 7 p.m. www.cmrcmn.org for more info.

St. Cloud Chapter of Muskie’s Inc. Meets the 3rd Tues. of each month. 7:30 p.m., Waite Park American Legion. For more info call Ken Schmitt, 320-290-6272.

Lake Superior Chapter of Muskies Inc. meets 2nd Tues. of every month Oct. thru May. 7 p.m., Mr. D’s Bar & Grill. For more info call 218-273-6389.

Mississippi Longtails PF meets first Tues. of each month. 7:30 p.m., The Point on Hwy’s 61 & 10 in Hastings. For more info call Dan Richmond, 651-730-4434.

Fur Fin and Feather Club meets every Weds. at Osseo American Legion. For more info call Lloyd 763-473-4103.

Monticello Rod & Gun Club. Meets last Thurs. of the Month, 7 p.m. www.monticellorodandgun.org for more info.

LeSueur County PF Chapter 214. Meets the 1st Wed. of the month, Sept.-May, 7:30 p.m., American Legion, Montgomery. For more info call Ken Mader, 507-661-4841.

Scott County Pheasants Forever Chapter #125 meets 2nd Thurs. of each month, Oct.-April, 7 p.m., No meeting in March,The Ridges at Sand Creek Golf Course. For more info call James Legg 507-665-6300.

Minnesota Valley Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Wed. of the month, 7 p.m., Bloomington. For more info call John Crampton, 952-884-6704.

Wright County PF meets 1st Mon. of every month, 7:30 p.m., Buffalo Legion, Buffalo. For more info call Mellissa Sandquist, 763-354-4090.

Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bertha Lions Building.

Four Points Retriever Club. Meets on 2nd Tues of each Month. 6 p.m., Latuff Pizzarea, Plymouth. For more info call Terry Strege, 763-682-5624.

Minnesota Valley In-Fisherman Club meets the 4th Tues. of each month, 7 p.m. at Apple Valley American Legion club, 14521 Granada Dr., Apple Valley. Gary, 952-423-3662.

Sheldon Valley Sportsmans Club meets the 2nd Wed. of the Month, American Legion Club 8, Houston. For more info call Neil, 507-450-8422.

Brainerd Lakes Chapter of Muskies Inc. meets 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m, Waterfall Inn. For more info call Jeff Young, 218-821-3669.

Twin Cities Chapter Muskies Inc. Meets every 2nd Tues. of the Month, 7 p.m., KC Hall, Bloomington. For more info call Denise Olson, 612-804-4687.

New Ulm #79 Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Tues. of the month 7 p.m., Brown County Fairgrounds, New Ulm. For more info call Tom Wilfahrt, 507-276-1858.

New London Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Tues. of the month, 6:30 p.m., McKale’s Family Restaurant, New London. For more info call Kevin Fasen, 320-354-4708.

Jaques Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Thurs. of the month, 6:30 p.m., Wildwood Library, Mahtomedi. For more info call John Siekmeier, 651-291-1829.

Walter J. Breckenridge Izaak Walton League meets 4th Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Brooklyn Park. For more info call Mary Ellen Vetter, 763-561-1761.

Minnesota Decoy and Wildfowl Carving Club. Meets 1st Tues of every month, 7 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, Mpls. For more info call Phillip Nelson, 763-226-7619.

PERM

PERM Monthly meeting in Elk River, 1st Monday of the month, 7:30 p.m. at Cinema Professional Building, Elk River. For info call 763-441-6869. www.perm.org

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