Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar — March 24, 2017

Banquet/Fundraiser

March 24: Indianhead Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Florian Gardens conference Center, Eau Claire. For more info call Judy, 715-832-2665.

March 25: Buck Trail Archers WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Buck Trail Archery, Burlington. For more info call Tracy Brewer, 262-960-6127.

March 25: Great Lakes Sport Fisherman Foundation Banquet, 9 a.m., New Berlin Ale House. For more info call Ron Mickinak, 262-337-2225.

March 25: De Forest Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Comfort Inn & Suites, De Forest. For more info call Brian Britten, 608-849-5011.

March 25: Central Wisconsin Walleyes for Tomorrow Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Family Center, Stevens Point. For more info call Kim Borski, 715-341-9024.

March 28: Beaver Dam Lake Improvement Assoc. Banquet, Bayside Supper Club, Beaver Dam. For more info call Bill Boettge, 920-356-1200.

March 30: Reedsburg WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells. For more info call Dan Hess, 608-254-6155.

March 30: West Central Wisconsin Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Jake’s Northwoods, Sparta. For more info call Allan, 608-378-4202.

March 30: Capital City Branch QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Rex’s Innkeeper, Waunakee. For more info call Jason Wenzel, 608-807-6389.

April 1: Wisconsin South WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Sheraton Madison Hotel. For more info call 800-274-5471.

April 1: Stockbridge Harbor Fishing Club Banquet, Harbor Bar, Stockbridge. For more info call Dennis Cook, 920-968-9175.

April 1: Metro Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Heights Hall & Club, Oak Park Heights, MN. For more info call Lindell Blanchette, 651-263-3908.

April 4: Beaver Dam WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Bayside Supper Club, Beaver Dam. For more info call Jeff Ritchart, 920-960-4836.

April 4: FDL Chapter NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall. For more info call Jeff Schiessl, 920-379-4177.

April 5: Coulee Country WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Westby Rod & Gun Club, Westby. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234.

April 5: Southern Lakes NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Monte Carlo Room, Elkhorn. For more info call Jack Farrar, 262-723-2225.

April 6: Algoma DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rendezvous, Luxemburg. For more info call Michael Majeski, 920-819-3088.

April 8: Rangeland WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kimball Town Hall, Hurley. For more info call Greg Bugni, 715-561-2029.

April 8: Price County Friends of NRA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Club 13, Phillips. For more info call Mike, 715-339-3456.

April 8: Durand WTU Banquet, 5:15 p.m., Durand Rod & Gun Club, Durand. For more info call Mike Robelia, 715-672-5595.

April 8: North Clark Turkey Hunters Banquet, 5 p.m., Quonset Hall. For more info call Rich Kodl, 715-669-3913.

April 8: Fox River Walleyes for Tomorrow Banquet, 4:30 p.m. City Inn, Berlin. For more info call Emil, 920-361-3354.

April 8: Headwaters Muskies Inc Banquet, 6 p.m., Whitetail Inn, St. Germain. For more info call Joe Koschnik, 715-542-2366.

April 8: Rice Lake RMEF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Turtleback Golf & Dinning. For more info call Peggy Lundmark, 715-822-2015.

April 8: Capital Citiy Muskies Inc, Banquet, 1 p.m., 5100 Bar & Banquet hall, McFarland. For more info call Tony Alexander, 608-697-0204.

April 12: Madison Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Rex’s InnKeeper, Waunakee. For more info call Brian, 608-335-8998.

April 13: Northern Grant County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Cottonwood Sports Bar, Fennimore. For more info call Jen Borzick, 608-375-5540.

April 13: Wings Over Wisconsin DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Fond du Lac. For more info call Larry Luedtke, 920-387-5198.

April 15: Wisconsin Packerland WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Stadium View, Green Bay. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548.

April 15: Oregon, NW Rock County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., McFarland. For more info call Kevin Rauscher, 608-312-9509.

April 20: Manitowoc Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Silver Valley Supper Club, Manitowoc. For more info call Greg Such, 920-482-0725.

April 20: Spencer WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall, Marshfield. For more info call Vic Stini, 715-650-8057.

April 20: Waukesha Country WWA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Golden Mast Inn, Okauchee Lake. For more info call Don Patzfahl, 262-719-0235.

April 20: Ladies of the Kettles Banquet, 5 p.m., Millhome Supper Club, Kiel. For more info call Vickie Feldmann, 920-876-4039.

April 22: Tomah RMEF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Cranberry Country Lodge, Tomah. For more info call Alan Wroblewski, 608-542-0187.

April 22: Indianhead WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Crickets Bar & Grill, Amery. For more info call Tammy Zmuda, 715-554-3679.

April 22: Superior Area Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Barkers Island Inn, Superior. For more info call Paul, 218-393-4748.

April 24: Embarrass River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Chet & Emil’s Birnamwood. For more info call Dave Wojcik, 715-341-2821.

April 1: Marinette County TU Banquet, Little River Country Club. For more info call dale Lange, 715-582-1135.

April 29: Wisconsin Lake Michigan WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Village, Kohler. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548.

April 29: Bayfield County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Iron River Community Center. For more info call Kayla Poison, 715-889-1284.

April 29: Rhinelander Area Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Hodag Banquet Center, Rhinelander. For more info call Lynne, 715-282-6517.

April 30: Suscha Fale Sportsmen’s Club Banquet, 11-6 p.m. For more info call E. Johnson, 920-207-8305.

May 4: WTU Spring Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Milwaukee. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548.

May 13: Burnett County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall, Grantsburg. For more info call Ellen Schwanke, 715-417-0923.

May 13: Wisconsin WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall, Marshfield. For more info call 800-274-5471.

Aug. 1: Bluff Country Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Hilltop Bar & Ballroom. For more info call Kris, 608-323-7010.

Archery/Shoots.

March 25: Navarino Nature Center, Shoot, 8-3 p.m., J&H Game Farm, Shiocton. For more info call Tim Ewing, 715-758-6999.

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

April 2, May 7, June 4: 3D shoot (50 targets)

April 23: Running Biathlon.

May 21: Traditional shoot.

June 4: NASP Tournament.

June 18: JOAD Olympic Archery Day.

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

July 16, Aug. 27: JOAD Achievement Shoot.

Aug. 6: 3D Shoot (50 targets)

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

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

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

July 29-30: Traditional Only 3D Shoot.

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Buck Trail Archers schedule of shoots. For more info call Jon Gursky, 262-424-4352 or
www.bucktrailarchers.net

April 1-2: Paw Thaw Shoot.

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Rib Mountain Bowmen, Shoot Schedule. For more info call Doug Curler, 715-623-2253.

April 22-23: Indoor 3D Shoot, 8 a.m.

Aug. 12-13: Traditional Shoot, Sat. 8-4 p.m., Sun. 8-2 p.m.

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Trempealeau Archers Shoot schedule. For more info call Larry Lakey, 608-519-6968.

April 15, Sept. 9-10: 3D 28 Targets.

May 27-29: 3D 50 Targets.

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Winooski Bowmen Clubhouse Schedule of Events, N6744 Sportsman Lane, Plymouth, WI. For more info call Bill Phillips, 920-889-6956.

April 22: Memorial Shoot & Brat Fry, 10-4 p.m.

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New London Bowhunters Schedule of Events, N5433 Old Hwy 45, New London WI. For more info call Greg Eidenberger, 715-752-3187.

June 8: Summer 3D Leagues begin.

June 11: 3D shoot, 8-3 p.m.

July 8: North East WI 3D tour.

Aug. 5-6: 3D Shoots 8-3 p.m.

Shows

March 24-26: Badger Knife Show, Holiday Inn Express & Janesville Conference Center. For more info call Bob Schrap, 414-479-9765.

March 31-April 2: Wisconsin Deer & Turkey Expo, Fri. 2-9 p.m., Sat. 9-7 p.m., Sun. 9-4 p.m., Alliant Energy Center. www.deerinfo.com for more info.

May 12-13: Green County Conservation League, Gun Show, Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. 8-5 p.m., Slice Ice Arena, Monroe. For more info call 608-897-4481.

July 30: Northwoods Wildlife & Wetlands Club’s Gun Show, 8-4 p.m., Manitowish Waters Community Center. For more info call Bruce Bacon, 715-476-0016.

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Ray Kangas Productions Gun & Knife Shows 2016. Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-4 p.m. For more info call Ray Kangas, 715-372-4654.

March 24-25, Oct. 20-21: LCO Casino & convention Center, Hayward.

March 31-April 1: Municipal Bldg, Phillips.

April 28-30, Aug. 25-26: Ashland Civic Center, Ashland.

May 12-13: Arnott Lions Community Park, Stevens Point.

July 7-8: Iron River Community Center, Iron River.

July 14-15: Simek Recreation Center, Medford.

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Bearing Arms Gun Shows, Schedule of Shows. Fri. 3-8 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m. For more info call Gary Thompson, 715-308-8772.

March 31-April 1: Sparta Gun Show, Club 16 Banquet Hall.

May 5-6: Barron County Fairgrounds, Fri. 2-8 p.m., Sat. 9-3 pm.

May 19-20: Wildcat Centre Arena, River Falls.

Tournament/Contest

June 10-11: Headwaters Muskies Inc Eagle River, Musky Tournament, Eagle River Chain of Lakes. For more info call Scott Samuels, 715-547-3340.

Special Events

April 8: Dodge County Sporting/Conservation Alliance Rummage Sale, 8:30-1 p.m. For more info call Harold Drake, 920-386-2831.

April 8: Wisconsin Prairie Chicken Festival, Paul Olson Wildlife Area. For more info call 715-540-0420.

June 12-16: Wisconsin Youth Trapping Camps, Wichman Farms, Marion. For more info call Nicke Shumaker, 920-609-2825.

June 17: Wisconsin Trappers Assoc. Rendezvous, 8-2 p.m., Mountain Community Center. For more info call Steve O’Mary, 715-927-0204.

June 21-23: Marinette County Land & Water Conservation Division, Sand Lake Conservation Camp,  Camp Bird Youth Camp, Crivitz. For more info call Anne Bartels, 715-732-7784.

June 24-30: Casting for Good Days, 6-6 p.m., Gordon Flowage. For more info call Dan Wachowski, 630-452-2545.

Aug. 7-11: Wisconsin Youth Trapping Camps, Crex Meadows, Grantburg. For more info call Nicke Shumaker, 920-609-2825.

Education/Seminar

April 21-23: Waunakee Hunter Safety, Dane county Law Enforcement Training Center. For more info call Gary Mella, 608-347-0647.

June 12-16, Aug. 7-11: Wisconsin Youth Trapping Camps, Wichman Farms, Marion & Crex Meadows, Grantsburg. For more info call Steve O’Mary, 715-927-0204.

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Gander Mountain, Green Bay Lodge, 2323 Woodman Drive. For more info call Dave Nolan, 920-819-5025.

Second Tues. of Each Month: Waterfowl Calling Workshop, 7-8 p.m.

Season Dates

March 25: Trout season opens on designated sections of some Lake Superior tributaries (see DNR regs)

March 31: Otter (Central and Southern Zones) and Beaver (Zone C) season closes.

April 15: “Leash law” for dogs begins on state land and federal WPA’s. See DNR regs for exceptions.

April 25: Wild turkey season closes in Period A.

April 26: Wild turkey season opens in Period B.

April 29: Frog season opens.

April 30: Closure: Beaver Zone A & B (trapping) and otter (trapping, North Zone)

April 30: Lake Michigan yellow perch season closes.

Meetings

Horicon Marsh Hunting Retriever Club. Meets Monday at Hustisford and Thurs. at Fond du Lac. For more info www.hmhrc.org

Mishcot Sportsmen’s Club meets every month on the 1st Wed of each month, 8 p.m. For more info call Roger, 920-323-4882.

Salmon Unlimited of Wisconsin meets the 2nd Wed. of each month, 7 p.m., 5th St. Yacht Club, Racine. A guest speaker each month.

Fox Valley Retriever Club: Meets Tues. & Wed., 4:30 p.m. Sat., 8 a.m. For more info www.foxvalley.com or Tom, 414-771-0811.

Baraboo River Chapter. Kids & Mentors Outdoors, meets 2nd Mon. of each month, 7 p.m., Rivers Edge Resort, WI Dells. For more info call Rick Miotke, 608-415-0755.

River Valley Outdoorsmen meets 1st Wed. of the month, 1,000 Is. Environmental Center, 7 p.m. For more info call Bryan Menting,
920-213-1611.

Ozaukee Chapter Great Lakes Sport Fishermen Club. Meets 1st Tues. of each month, Oct.-May, 7 p.m., Railroad Station, Saukville, WI. For info call 262-644-8481.

Blackhawk Musky Club meets the 1st Tues. of each month, 7 p.m., My Apartment Restaurant & Lounge, Janesville. For more info call Matt McCumber, 608-755-5887.

Outagamie Area Pheasants Forever meets each month to discuss chapter activities. For more info on when & where the next meeting is call Josh Jackl, 920-517-1039..

River Valley Outdoorsmen’s meets 1st Wed. of the month, 7 p.m., 1,000 Island Environmental Center. For more info call Ralph Vannulde, 920-570-3560.

Milwaukee Great Lakes Sport Fishermen, meets 2nd Tues. of the Month, Sept.-May, New Berlin Ale House. For more info call Bob Wincek, 262-679-9752.

Shoto Conservation Club Meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m. at the Clubhouse. For info call Tom Rysticken, 920-793-2650.

Women’s Hunting & Sporting Association. Meets the 1st Tues. of every month, 7 p.m., Wern Valley, Waukesha. For more info call Sarah, 262-968-3873 or www.wiwhsa.org

Prime Water Anglers meets the 1st Tues. of every month at Club 10, Stevens Point. Guests always welcome. Call Jeff, 715-241-8590.

Winnebago Conservation Club. Meets 3rd Tues of each month, Omarro’s Public House, Oshkosh. Call Betty Brochert, 920-688-3122.

Milwaukee Chapter Great Lakes Sportfisherman Club. Meets 2nd Tues. of each month Sept.-May, 7 p.m., New Berlin Ale House. For more info call Steve Todd, 262-370-7486.

Southern Brown Conservation Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Thurs. 8 p.m., Rocky Top Tavern, Greenleaf. For more info call Mike Schmitt, 920-766-0812.

Abbotsford Sportsmen’s Club meets 2nd Mon. of each month, 7 p.m., Clubhouse. For more info call Rob Beran, 715-223-4363.

Yahara Fishing Club, meets 2nd Wed. of the month, 7 p.m. For more info call Gerald King, 608-513-8573.

Winnebagoland Musky Club meets the 1st Wed. of every month, American Legion Memorial Clubhouse, Fond du Lac, 7:15 p.m. Open to public. Call Dave, 920-922-6704 for more info.

Sheboygan Area Great Lakes Sport Wisconsin Conservation Congress Spring meetings. For more info call Annmarie Kotuku 608-266-2952.

Beloit Chapter Izaak Walton League, monthly trap shoots, Beloit. For more info call Janice Chizek, 608-313-0356.

Brown County Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. 6 p.m., Osprey Point Environmental Center, De Pere. For more info call Peter Daanen, 920-632-4452.

Green Bay Area Great Lakes Sport Fishermen meets the 3rd Tues. of the month. Sept.-May, Stadium View Sports Bar & Grill, 7 p.m. Open to the public. For more info call Jim Ryle, 920-680-0055.

Titletown/Packerland Muskies Inc. meet the 2nd Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Green Bay Yacht Club. For more info call Jay Zahn, 920-866-9705.

Badger Fly Fishers, meets 4th Mon of each month thru May, 7 p.m., Maple Tree restaurant, McFarland. For more info call Bob Harrison, 608-233-7480.

Manitowoc Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Thurs. 6:30 p.m., Cabin #1 Lincoln Park, Manitowoc. For more info call Glenn Pfeffer, 920-684-9050.

Okauchee Fishing Club meets at 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1800 S. 92nd St., Milwaukee, on the 1st & 3rd Tues. each month with a variety of speakers & subjects covering all aspects of fishing in Wisc. Guest fee $5.

Rock Valley Anglers, Southern Chapter. Meets the 3rd Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Boundaries Bar & Grill, Birch Room. For info call, Charlotte, 608-421-2982.

Lighthouse Anglers Fishing Club meets on the 2nd Tues. of every month, American Legion Memorial Clubhouse, Fond du Lac, WI, 7 p.m. Call Bill, 920-921-4337 for info.

Sheboygan Walleye Club meets the 3rd Tues. of each month, Crossroads Bar & Grill, Sheboygan.  For info call Chris Gasser, 920-994-9057.

A.D. Sutherland Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. 7:30 p.m., Fond du Lac. For more info call Tom Wilhelms, 920-923-5891.

Bill Cook Chapter Izaak Walton League of America. Meets the 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m., Bill Cook Chapter Clubhouse, Stevens Point. For more info call Tracy Raatz, 715-630-5288.

Watertown Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. 7 p.m., Watertown. For more info call Herschel Wickert, 920-261-7224.

Kenosha Sport Fishing & Conservation Association meets the 1st Mon. of the month, 7 p.m., Moose Lodge, Kenosha. Open to the public & new members. For info call Dave, 262-620-8237.

Muskellunge Club of Wisconsin meets the 2nd Wed. of Jan, Feb, Mar, May, Oct, and Nov., Thunder Bay Grille, Pewaukee. For more info Kurt Ketcham, 262-490-2362.

Dodge County Pheasants Forever. Meets Monthly. For more info on when & were call Jerry Tribbey, 920-344-5723.

Fishermen Club meets every 3rd Tues. of month, Sept.-June, 7 p.m., Sheboygan Outboard Club. Open to the public. For more info call Lyle Peshkar, 920-452-9669.

Wisconsin Fishing Club. Meets every 2 & 4th Mon. of the month, Grainger’s, Greenfield. For more info call Ray Letourneau, 414-258-3530.

Southwestern Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Wed. 7 p.m., cuba City. For more info call Terry Sheffer, 608-732-4824.

A.D. Sutherland Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m., Fond du Lac. For more info call Tom Wilhelms, 920-923-5891.

Bill Cook Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 1st Weds. of the month, 7 p.m., Stevens Point. For more info call Tracy Raatz, 715-630-5288.

Watertown Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 2nd Tues. of the month, 7 p.m., Watertown. For more info call Gary Kurtz, 414-899-7120.

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