Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 11, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers

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. 12: Rochester DU Banquet, Kahler. For more info call Jim Nicolas, 507-272-4013.

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. 17: Fergus Falls Fish & Game Club Fundraiser, 5 p.m., West Otter Tail county Fairgrounds, Fergus Falls. For more info call Mick Siems, 218-205-7345.

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

Aug. 18: Morrison County DU Banquet, Little Falls Country Club. For more info call Jay Brezinka, 320-630-9353.

Aug. 19: Turn in Poachers Inc Banquet, 6 p.m., Brainerd Eagles Club. For more info call Dennis Mackedanz, 218-326-8477.

Aug. 20: Freeborn County DU Banquet, Freeborn County Fairgrounds. For more info call Egan Mattson, 507-383-9520.

Aug. 23: Twin Cities RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Earle Brown Heritage Center. For more info call Dave Johnson, 715-492-5858.

Aug. 23: West Central DU Banquet, Oaks Restaurant. For more info call Travis Micxhelson, 320-905-2959.

Aug. 23: Pine Island, Whistling Wings DU Banquet, Zumbrota VFW. For more info call Jerry Weltzin, 507-753-2397.

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

Aug. 26: Forest Lake DU Banquet, Vanelli’s on the Lake, Forest Lake. For more info call Matthew Polansky, 763-286-6458.

Sept. 7: Freeborn County DU Banquet, Wedgewood Cove. For more info call Sean Brink, 507-383-1335.

Sept. 7: DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Crow River Winery. For more info call Jeremy Anfinson, 320-583-1185.

Sept. 8: Chain of Lakes DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Broadway Ballroom, Alexandria. For more info call Bill Januszewski, 218-329-2373.

Sept. 8: East Central MDHA Banquet, 5 p.m., Jack & Jim’s, Duelm. For more info call Dave Jackson, 763-389-1772.

Sept. 8: Perham DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Perham Lakeside Golf Club. For more info call Tony Paul, 218-371-6338.

Sept. 9: Warroad/NW Angle DU Banquet, American Legion. For more info call Tony Krahn, 218-386-2974.

Sept. 9: Martin County DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles Club, Fairmont. For more info call Gary Hamman, 507-235-9030.

Sept. 9: Adrian DU Banquet, Country Side Inn. For more info call Roy Honermsnn, 507-483-2447.

Sept. 12: Heart of the Lakes DU Banquet, Maple Lake Legion. For more info call Ben Wandmacher, 763-670-8221.

Sept. 12: Central Chapter MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Henry’s Banquet Center, Foley. For more info call Dennis Sowada, 320-393-4214.

Sept. 13: Mankato Area DU Banquet, Rounders Sports Bar. For more info call Ian Carlestrom, 507-317-0516.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Aug. 20: Turn in Poachers Event, noon-6 p.m., McQuoids Inn, Isle. For more info call Dennis Mackedanz, 218-326-8477.

Aug. 27: Douglas County PF, Vikingland Sportsmen & Muskies Inc, Youth Outdoor Activity Day, 11-4 p.m., Alexandria Shooting Park. For more info call Gene, 320-808-1431.

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.

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-Aug. 11: Forkhorn I Deer Hunting Camp, ages 11-16.

Aug. 16: Tree Top Tower Hike.

Aug. 15: Family Climbing Wall.

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

Education/Seminar

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-Aug. 22: Archery Club, 6-7:30 p.m., Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement.

Aug. 11: KidSplash Intro to Kayaking, 10-noon, Bryant Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 12: Family Canoeing, 10-noon, Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

Aug. 12: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials for Women, 1-4 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 12: Stand-up Paddleboard, 2-3:30 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 12: Stand-up Paddleboard, 7-9 p.m., Bryant Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 12: Family Archery, 10-noon, Cleary Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 12: Family Canoeing, 10-noon, Cleary Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 15: Stand-8- Paddleboard, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Fish Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 17: Mississippi river Rafting, Birding Along the River, 6-9 p.m., Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.

Aug. 19: Family Kayaking, 9-11 a.m., Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park.

Aug. 19: Family Fishing, 2-4 p.m., Cleary Lake Regional Park.

Aug. 19: Bird Banding, 9-noon, Lowry Nature Center.

Aug. 19: Family Archery, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Archery Park.

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

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. 9: Bee-come a bee monitor, 10-5 p.m.

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.

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

Aug. 26-27: Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors, Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Graham Arena, Olmsted County Fairgrounds, Rochester. For more info call 507-269-3673.

Sept. 9-10: Gun show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m., Bemidji Curling Club. For more info call Russ, 218-845-2530 or Cindy, 218-232-1270.

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

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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.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1: Minnesota State Fair Education Bldg.

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

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

Season Dates

Aug. 11: Bear baiting season begins.

Shooting/Archery

Aug. 12: Byron Sportsman and Conservation Club Youth Shoot, Sat. 12-4 p.m., Mantorville. For more info www.BSCConline.com

Aug. 26: Lakes Area Archer, 11-8 p.m., 3D Fun Shoot, Clubhouse. For more info call Todd, 218-731-4148.

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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.

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.

Aug. 19-20: 3D shoot.

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Little Crow Archers Events. For more info call Dennis Winzenburg, 320-212-4715.

Aug. 12-13: West Central Bow Hunter 60, Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center.

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

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

Dog Events

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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