Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Shows

Aug. 6-7: MDHA 10th Annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival, Sat.
10-6 p.m. Sun. 9-5 p.m., Bay City State Recreation Area. Event
includes the 2006 MDHA Michigan Waterfowl Stamp Contest, duck and
goose calling contests, waterfowl clinics, wildlife arts and
crafts, dog trials and demonstrations and much more. Call
989-667-0717 for more info.

Aug. 13-14: Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen’s Club Gun and Sports
Show, Sat: 9- 5 p.m. , Sun: 10-3 p.m., Old Calumet Armory, Calumet,
MI. For more info call Ron Racine, 906-337-2799.

Aug. 25-28: Michigan City In-Water Boat Show, Washington Park
Marina, Michigan City, Indiana. For more info call 440-899-5009 or
check out www.michigancityboatshow.com

Banquets/Fundraisers

Aug. 8: North Macomb Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., North Macomb
Sportsmen Club, Washington Twp. For info call Michelle Lester,
810-798-2766.

Aug. 13: Shakey Lakes WTU Summer Fling Banquet, 12 noon, Camp
Shakey Saloon, W7235 County Road G-12, Stephenson. For more info
call Debbie Hood, 906-753-4907.

Aug. 13: Manton Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ron’s Sporting
Goods, 1729 N. US-131, Manton. For more info call Jeannie Mosher,
231-229-3333.

Aug. 27: Traverse Bay Chapter of the Michigan Wild Turkey
Hunters Association Turkey Fun Fest, 2 p.m., Charlevoix Rod &
Gun Club, located on U.S. 31 two miles north of Charlevoix. For
more info call 989-731-4396 or 231-549-2705.

Aug. 27: Pentwater WTU Buck Fever Night Banquet, 5 p.m.,
Pentwater VFW 6017, 8440 N. US-31, Pentwater. For more info call
Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Sept. 10: Liddicoatt Memorial WTU Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Knights of Columbus #4764, 1400 Orion Road, Lake Orion. For more
info call Joe Woityra, 248-343-9459.

Sept. 10: Michigan Youth Hunter Education Challenge 1st Annual
Banquet, Woodshire Place, Fowlwerville. For more info call
Jennifer, 517-546-4895.

Sept. 15: Holland Chapter WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holland Fish
& Game Club, 10840 Chicago Drive, Holland. For info call Mike
Annable, 616-786-0697

Sept. 16: Richmond Chapter WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Maniaci’s,
68227 Main Street, Richmond. For more info call Sam Toia,
586-727-8385.

Sept. 17: Clinton County WTU Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., Smith
Hall, 306 Elm Street, St. Johns. For more info call Dave Madar,
989-224-1351.

Sept. 21: Mason County, MI WTU Buck Fever Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Ramada Inn, Ludington, MI. For more info call Stan Bennette,
231-757-4578.

Sept. 22: Kalkaska WTU Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American
Legion 480, 406 Hyde Street, Kalkaska. For more info call Jeannie
Mosher, 231-229-3333.

Sept. 23: Cheboygan WTU Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Gold Dust
Ball Room, 418 N. Huron, Cheboygan. For more info call Donna
Merchant, 231-627-4881.

Sept. 26: White Cloud Chapter Whitetails Unlimited Banquet will
be held at Leighton Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Contact Barry
Flinton at 231-689-1733 for more info.

Sept. 28: Petoskey WTU Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., KC, 1106
Charleviox Avenue, Petoskey. For more info call Dan Cole,
231-348-3460.

Sept. 30: Macomb Lake St Clair DU Fundraiser, 6 p.m., Zuccaro’s,
Chesterfield Township. Call Pete, 586-948-5016 for more info.

Oct. 10: Casnovia WTU Cabin Fever Night Fundraiser, 5:30 p.m.,
Half Moon Saloon, Casnovia. Call Eric, 866-654-1237 for more
info.

Oct. 15: Cass City Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW Post 3644,
4533 Veterans Drive, Cass City. For nfo call Russel & Pennie
Rienas, 989-872-2792.

Oct. 15: Manistee WTU Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW #4499, 1211
28th Avenue, Manistee. For more info call Ritch Gillette,
231-723-4925.

Oct. 22: Grayling WTU Chapter Buck Fever Night, 5 p.m., Ole
Barn, 6811 M-72 West, Grayling. For more info call Luke Helsel,
989-275-7850.

Oct. 23: Southern Michigan WTU Chapter Banquet, 3:30 p.m.,
Golden Nugget, 7305 US-12, Onstead. For more info call Dan Bahlau,
517-467-2190.

Special Events

Aug. 26: Rockford Spts. Club “Camouflage Ball”, African Safari
Hunt For a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis, 7 p.m., Delta Plex West River
Room, Grand Rapids. For more info call 616-241-2100.

Youth Challenge

Aug. 27-28: 14th Annual Michigan Youth Hunter Education
Challenge, Capital Area Sportsman’s League for youth ages 12-18.
Call Lew at 586-739-0343, or John at 586-263-9599 for more info. or
visit www.myhec.org

Tournaments/Contests

July 23: Top Bass Tournament Trail LLC Evinrude & Johnson
Open on Muskegon Lake. Call 517-592-3644 or 734-422-5813 for more
info.

July 30: WRIF Bass Championship, Lake Erie Metropark. Limited to
101 boats and entry fee is $130 per team. Call Shannon,
248-591-6841 to register and for more info.

July 30-31: 20th Annual Schoolcraft County Sportfishing Assoc.
Trout & Salmon Derby, Manistique. For more info call
906-341-6776 or check www.visitmanistique.com

Aug. 6: Top Bass Tournament Trail LLC Michigan Outdoor News Open
on Houghton Lake. Call 517-592-3644 or 734-422-5813 for more
info.

Aug. 6: Wildlife & Waterfowl Carving Contest, Bay City Sate
Recreation area. For more info and registration materials, contact
the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center, 989-667-0717.

Aug. 20: Top Bass Tournament Trail LLC Jan’s Sport Shop Open on
Sanford Lake. Call 517-592-3644 or 734-422-5813 for more info.

Aug 20-24: Lexington Homes Off Shore Challenge salmon
tournament, Strurgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Call 906-630-1492 or visit
www.salmontournament.net for more info.

Aug. 27-28: Top Bass Tournament Trail LLC Cabela’s Championship
Tournament on Wixom Lake. Call 517-592-3644 or 734-422-5813 for
more info.

Aug. 27-28: St. Ignace Salmon Derby, 5:30-9:30, Hazelton St.
Launch. For more info call Janet Peterson 1-800-338-6660 Chamber of
Commerce.

Sept. 17: WRIF Muskie Championship, Lake Erie Metropark. Limited
to 101 boats and entry fee is $130 per team. Call
Shannon,248-591-6841 to register and for more info.

ASI

2005 schedule for Adaptive Sportsmen Inc. (ASI) An organization
in Wisconsin with a mission to provide recreational opportunities
for physically challenged individuals to enjoy the outdoors. For
more info visit www.adaptivesportsmen.org

Sept. 20-Oct. 2: Whitetail deer hunt in Baraboo for physically
challenged bow hunters with state issued class A, B or C
permits.

Women in the Outdoors

July 23: Flatlanders Chapers, home of Fred Woodcock, Alma, MI.
For more info call Lindsey Giles, 989-875-4566.

Aug. 6: Flat River Chapter Overnight Event, home of Jolene
Hopkins, Ionia, MI. For more info call Vicki Kennedy,
616-822-5218.

Aug. 27: Grand Valley Chapter, West Walker Sportsmen’s Club,
Grand Rapids. For more info call Angie Snitgen, 616-581-7296.

Sept. 10: Sunrise Chapter, Losco Sportsman’s Club, East Tawas.
For more info call Penny Wojahn, 989-362-6573.

Sept. 17: Eaton County Struttin’ Toms, Captial Area Sportsmen’s
League, Lansing, MI. For more info call Becky Brown,
517-663-8690.

Sept. 23-24: Thornapple Valley Chapter Overnight Event, Ebersole
Center, Wayland. For more info call Jan Kuhti, 269-792-9587.

Sept. 24: Grand Valley Chapter, West Walker Sportsmen’s Club,
Grand Rapids, MI. For more info call Angie Snitgen,
616-581-7296.

Sept. 24: Turkeyville Toms, Sportsman’s Club of Battle Creek,
Battle Creek, MI. For more info call Ronda Giese, 269-968-0066.

Oct. 8: St. Joe Valley Limbhangers, The Eagles Recreation Area,
Three Rivers, MI. For more info call Suzie Leister,
517-369-1349.

Education/Seminars

July. 23: International Bowhunters Education Program (IBEP)
Class, 8 a.m., Tri-County Sportsman’s League, Saline. Call Jim
Pryce to pre-register, 734-572-2908.

Aug. 6-7: MDHA Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Clinic, Sat. 10 a.m. til
Sun. 5 p.m., Bay City State Recreation Area. For more info and
registration call the Saginaw Bay Visitor Center, 989-667-0717.

Archery/Shoot

July 22-24: SCTP Skeet & Sporting Clays for juniors, ages
11-18, all day, Detroit Gun Club 248-624-9647. For more info call
Bob Martin, 313-383-5849.

July 23-24, Aug. 20-21, Sept. 17-18: Barryton Conservation Club
2005 3-D target shoot schedule, 9-3 p.m. 3444 18 Mile Rd. For more
info call 989-382-7444.

Aug. 14, Sept. 11: Tri-County Sportsman’s League, 12 noon, 8640
Moon Rd., Saline, MI. For more info call Jim Pryce,
734-429-9561.

Sept. 11: Caledonia Sportsman’s Club Bow Hunter’s Tune-Up Shoot,
1 p.m. Contact Al Potas, 616-698-2051 for more info.

2005 schedule of events for Washtenaw Sportsman’s Club. For more
info call 734-429-1205 or visit http://www.washtenawsportsmansclub.org
for details.

Aug. 21: 30-target 3D shoot.

Sundays: Open skeet and trap shooting,

11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Cost $4 per round.

2005 schedule of events for Royal Oak Archers, Lake Orion, on
its walk-through course. Call 248-693-9799 or 248-628-1076 for more
info.

Aug. 6-7: Shoot benefitting Sportsmen Against Hunger, 9 a.m.
both days.

Aug. 14, Aug. 28: Broadhead Shoot, 9 a.m.

Aug. 21: “Hunter’s Choice” Shoot (broadhead and 3D targets), 9
a.m.

2005 schedule of events for Dundee Sportsmans Club, 2300 Plank
Rd., Dundee, MI 48131. For more info checkout
www.dundeesportsmansclub.com or call 734-529-3581.

Aug. 29: Dundee Sportsmen’s Club 3D shoot, 9 a.m.

2005 schedule of events for Flint Bowmen Archery Club, Grand
Blanc Twp. For more info call Mike Alexander, 810-695-1660 or
log-on to www.flintbowmen.com

Aug. 20: Annual Fall Bowhunter Tune-up Shoot, Sat. 9-5 p.m.,
Sun. 9-3 p.m.

Aug. 20-21: Annual 3D Shoot.

Twin Lakes Sportsmen’s Club events. For more info call
773-792-3457 or 262-279-3503.

1 & 3rd Sundays: Trap shooting, Individual Tournaments 200
targets 12 noon.

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

First Sat. of each month: Cowboy Action Shoot expect
November.

Meetings

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

The Detroit Area Steelheaders, Inc. club meets the last Tuesday
of each month (unless otherwise published). 7:30 p.m., Knights of
Columbus Hall on Chicago Road at 13 Mile Road (1/4 mile east of
Mound Road) in Warren. For more info call Ed Wilczek,
586-757-7365.

Fishing Buddies Fishing Club: meets the third Tuesday of every
month at the Rochester Senior Center. Call 248-656-0556 for more
info.

Metro West Chapter of Michigan Steelheaders monthly meeting the
first Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m., Livonia Senior Center, SE
corner of Farmington and 5 mile. For more info call Lenard Pietila,
248-698-0059.

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