Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – June 23, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers

July 8: Minnewaska Lake Assoc. Banquet, 5 p.m., Minnewaska House, Starbuck/Glenwood. For more info call Mike Nemmers, 320-424-0384.

Aug. 11: McGregor MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., McGregor Community Center. For more info call Bob Dreger, 612-669-5093.

Aug. 12: Warroad WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Springsteel Resort, Warroad. For more info call Ike Miller, 218-202-0610.

Aug. 17: Elk River Goldeneyes DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rockwoods Entertainment Center, Otsego. For more info call Tim Oie, 763-237-4155.

Aug. 18: WTU Team 200 Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rochester International Event Center. For more info call Randy Baker, 507-951-2848.

Aug. 24: West Metro Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shakopee Ballroom. For more info call Eric Noyes, 612-387-1067.

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

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

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.

Deep Portage Programs

Schedule for upcoming events at Deep Portage which offers a variety of hunting, fishing and outdoor education programs for adults & youth. For more info or to register 888-280-9908 or 218-682-2325. Or via on the internet at www.deep-portage.org, e-mail: portage@uslink.net

Now-June 23, July 2-7, July 30-Aug. 4, Aug. 6-11: Forkhorn I Deer Hunting Camp, ages 11-16.

June 27, July 13, Aug. 3: Family Archery.

June 28, July 12, 19, Aug. 8, 16: Tree Top Tower Hike.

June 29, Aug. 9: Family Canoeing.

July 4, Aug. 10: Finding Your Way with Map & Compass.

July 5-7: All-girls Upland Bird Hunting Camp, Ages 12-16.

July 5, Aug. 2: Fly Tying Basics.

July 6, 20, Aug. 15: Family Climbing Wall.

July 9-14: Forkhorn II Deer Hunting Camp, ages 12-16.

July 16-18: Mini Camp, ages 9-16.

July 16-21: Upland Bird Hunting Camp, ages 12-16.

July 18, Aug. 17: Renewable Energy Tour, Solar, Wind, Biomass.

July 19-21: Aquatics, Fishing Camp, ages 10-14.

July 23-28: Forkhorn III Deer Hunting Camp, ages 13-16.

July 30-Aug. 4: Izaak Walton League Camp, ages 9-16.

Aug. 1: Bog Ecology Hike

Education/Seminar

July 23: DNR Firearms Safety, 8 a.m., St. George Parish Center, New Ulm. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

Aug. 5: Minnetonka Sportsmen Inc, Expo, 10-3 p.m., Mound. For more info call James Fussy, 952-913-7053.

Sept. 9: Hunter Safety Ed, 10 a.m., Ted Schotzko Wildlife Acres, Tracy. For more info call Steven Rykhus, 507-276-3521.

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.

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

Now-July 24: Log Rolling Club, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.

June 24: Family Fishing, 9-11 a.m., Rezac Nature Preserve.

June 24: Family Kayaking, 9-11 a.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

June 24: Stand -up Paddleboard, 1-2:30 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

June 25: Family Kayaking, 1-3 p.m., Carver Park Reserve.

June 27: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials, 6-9 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

June 30: Kidsplash Intro to Kayaking, 7-9 p.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.

July 1: Family Stand-up Paddleboard, 5-6:30 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

July 1: Bird Banding, 9-noon, Eastman Nature Center.

July 1: Paint in the Park Raptors, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Lowry Nature Center.

July 1: Family Archery, 1-3 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

July 1: Family Archery, 1-3 p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.

July 1: Family Archery, 5-7 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

July 8: Stand-up Paddleboard, 9-11 a.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.

July 8: Canoe When the Moon is Full, 8-10 p.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

July 8: Canoe When the Moon is Full, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

July 8: Full Moon Stand-up Paddleboard, 8:30-10 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

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

June 28, July 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2: Junior Volunteers, 9:30-11:15 a.m.

July 6: Firefly Magic Night Hike, 8:30-10 p.m.

July 8: Native Butterflies in Watercolor, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

July 13: Bat Survey, 8:30-10 p.m.

July 15: Native Bees in Watercolor, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

July 18: Garden Tour, Native Plants for Pollinators, 7-8 p.m.

July 22: Meet the Animals, 2-3 p.m.

July 29: Build a Bat House, 10-11:30 a.m.

Aug. 5: Dazzling Dragonflies & Damselflies, 10-11 a.m.

Aug. 12: Tasty Treats From the Bees, 10-11:30 a.m.

Aug. 19: bumble Bee Safari at Fish Creek, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Aug. 26: Monarchs in the Prairie, 1-3 p.m.

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

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

Tournaments/Contests

June 24-25: Fishing for Heros Fishing Tournament, Le Homme Dieu Chain of Lakes, Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria. For more info call 651-324-2122.

June 24: Katelin Sawyer Memorial Bass Tournament, 8-3 p.m., Eddy’s Resort. For more info call Gary Voshell, 320-360-9689.

July 15-16: William M Kelley High School. Fishing Contest, Sat. 4-6 p.m., Sun. 4-2 p.m., Silver Bay Marina. For more info call Amy Johnson, 218-226-4437.

Shows

Aug. 11-13, 18-20: Game Fair, Armstrong Kennels, Ramsey, Fri. & Sat. 9-6 p.m., Sun. 9-5 p.m. Visit the Outdoor News Booth, www.gamefair.com for more info.

Aug. 24-Sept. 4: Outdoor News at Minnesota State Fair. Corner of Judson & Nelson. For more info www.mnstatefair.org

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

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

July 8-9: Bloomington Armory

July 29-30: Hastings Armory

Aug. 5-6: Anoka Ice Arena.

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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.

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

Shooting/Archery

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

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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.

July 8-9: 3D Shoot (80 targets)

July 16: JOAD Achievement Shoot.

Sept. 3: 3D Shoot (40 targets, Bow Hunter’s Challenge)

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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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Menomonie Archery Club, Shoot Schedule, 608 Crestview Ct. Menomonie, WI. For more info call Schmidty, 715-308-2280.

July 22-23 Aug. 19-20: 3D shoot.

July 29-30: Traditional Only 3D Shoot.

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Isanti County Sportsman Club, Cambridge, MN. 3-D Shoot dates. For more info call the Club 763-691-1604.

July 9: 40 Target Shoot

Aug. 13: Bow Hunter Warm-up, 50 Target Shoot.

Dog Events

June 23-25, 2017: March & Meadows Hunting Retrieve Club, Licensed Hunt Test, Martens Meadows. www.cmrcmn.org for more info.

Aug. 4-7, 2017: AKC Licensed Field Trial, Martens Meadows. www.cmrcmn.org for more info.

Special Events

July 8: EcoFest Fundraiser, noon-10 p.m., Jonny’s Saloon, Elba.

Season Dates

Aug. 11: Bear baiting season begins.

Meetings

Aug. 7: North Suburban MNDA Meeting, 7 p.m., Kraus Hartig VFW, Spring Lake Park. For more info call Steve Ranallo, 612-325-2866.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Scott County Pheasants Forever Chapter #125 meets 2nd Thurs. of each month, Oct.-April, 7:30 p.m., 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Twin Cities Walleyes Unlimited meets 1st Thurs of the month, 7 p.m., Bloomington Events Center. For more info call Dana Hanson, 651-895-0643.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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