Banquets/Fundraisers.

March 3: Tri-County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Park Ballroom, New
Prague. For more info call Steve Smisek, 952-758-8707.

March 3-4, 2006: North Country Bowhunters SCI
Fundraiser/Banquet, Treasure Island Resort & Casino – Live
Auction Friday 6 p.m. and Sat. 6 p.m. Open to Public Sat. 10 – 3
p.m. For more info call Cyndy Boyce, 651-248-3968.

March 4: Metro South DU Banquet, Embassy Suites. 5:30 p.m. For
more info call 952-922-0404.

March 4: NWTF Central Sapletal MN Chapter Annual Banquet, 5:30
p.m., Nisswa Community Center. For more info Dave Sapietal
218-828-4831.

March 4: DU Metro South Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Embassy Suites,
American Blvd. W., Bloomington. For more info call Joe Salato,
952-922-0404.

March 4: McLeod Fish and Wildlife Alliance Banquet, 3:30 p.m.,
Pla-Mor Ballroom. For more info call Dave Dammann,
320-864-6368.

March 4: PF Mille Lacs-Benton Chapter Annual Banquet. 5:30 p.m.,
Henry’s Banquet Center. For tickets 387-2801.

March 4: Capable Partners Dinner, 6 p.m., Golden Valley VFW. For
more info call Steve Scheunemann, 763-439-1038.

March 4: Pope County Pheasant Restoration Banquet, Lakeside
Ballroom, Glenwood, MN. For more info call Sarah Granger,
320-239-4734.

March 4: MDHA Annual Banquet, 4:30 p.m., DECC, Duluth. For more
info call Bri Stacklie, 1-800-450-deer ext 12.

March 4: Wright/Sherburne MWA Chapter Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Silver
Springs Golf Course, Monticello. For more info call Dean Flicker,
763-263-0604.

March 4: Chisago County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Lent Town Hall,
Stacy. For more info call Tim Kane, 651-674-6209.

March 4: Snake River MDHA Chapter Banquet, American Legion,
Mora.

March 4: Kellogg Area WTU Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kellogg
American Legion. For more info call Steve Drazkowski,
651-565-4708.

March 5: West Metro TIP Chapter Banquet, Medina Ballroom, Hamel,
4 p.m. For more info call Dave Cavanaugh, 763-550-0445.

March 9: NWTF Twin Tom’s Banquet, 5 p.m., Hopkins VFW. For more
info call Chad Zutter, 612-521-4353.

March 9: Valley Yelpers NWTF Banquet. 5:30 p.m., Caribou Gun
Club. For more info Tom Bender 507-665-6122.

March 10: Paynesvill Sportsman’s Club fish supper. 5 p.m.,
Paynesville American Legion Clubrooms. For more info call Randy
Albright 320-243-4726.

March 11: Lake Benton Sportsmen’s Club Annual Banquet. 5 p.m.,
Henry Sollie Leagion Hall. For more info call Bud Knutson
507-368-4572.

March 11: NWTF Dakota Strutters Annual Banquet. 5:30 p.m.,
Brackett’s Crossing. For more info 952-423-7451 or
952-435-7909.

March 11: Golden Valley/St. Louis Park DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Double Tree Hotel, St. Louis Park. For more info call Dave Kuck,
763-458-7924.

March 11: Cuyuna Range Whitetails MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Gary’s Sports Bar Ironton. For more info call Greg Steinke,
218-838-4156.

March 11: PF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Touch of Magic Ball Room. For
more info call Brian Nelson, 218-230-4364.

March 11:Cannon River Sportsmen’s Club Wildgame
Dinner/Fundraiser, 5 p.m., Northfield American Legion Post 84. For
more info call Bill Mosca, Sr., 507-645-3189.

March 11: MN. Duck & Goose Callers Association Banquet, 5:30
p.m KC Hall, Bloomington, MN. For more info call John Molkenbur,
651-426-0974.

March 11: Anoka County PF Banquet, Courtyards Of Andover, 4 p.m.
For more info call John Newpower, 651-766-8415.

March 15: MOHA Annual Banquet. 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn East.
952-913-8765.

March 16: NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Waconia Lakeside Ballroom.
For more info call Tom Redman, 952-448-3572.

March 17: Kandiyohi County PF Annual Banquet, Willmar Holiday
Inn & Convention Center, 5 p.m. For more info call Greg
Kamrowski 320-235-9788.

March 17: Kandiyohi County PF Annual Banquet,

5 p.m., Willmar Holiday Inn and Convention Center. For more info
call Greg Kamrowski, 320-235-9788.

March 18: Brown County PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Orchid Inn Sleepy
Eye. For more info call Ralph Grundmeyer, 507-794-7476.

March 18: Dakota Ringnecks PF Banquet, 5 p.m., Crystal Lake Golf
Course Lakeville, MN. For more info call Reggie Rasner,
952-432-9350.

March 18: Northern Lights Chapter Annual Banquet. 4:30 p.m.,
Henry’s Banquet Center. For more info call Jeanie Frolander
320-259-9830.

March 18: Lyon County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Rooster Tails, SMSU
Conference Center, Marshall MN. Tickets not available at the door.
For more info call Harvey Noyes, 507-537-4155.

March 18: Winona Area WTU Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Winona
Elk’s Lodge, Goodview. For more info call Clint Kahn,
507-454-5450.

March 18: West Metro NWTF Chapter Banquet, 6 p.m., Rush Creek
Golf Club, Maple Grove, MN. For more info call George Lysdahl,
612-817-1891

March 23: Renville County PF Chapter Banquet, Island Ballroom,
Bird Island, 5 p.m. For more info call Joe Stangel,
320-523-5625.

March 23: East Metro Full Fans NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Oak March
Golf Club, Oakdale. For more info call Jim Perkins,
651-578-8147.

March 24: Rum River Quality Deer Management, Annual Banquet,
5:30 p.m., Cambridge Legion. For more info call Mac Perry
320-396-3624.

March 24: Pelican Rapids DU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Club. For more
info call Bill Januszewski, 218-863-5910.

March 25: Big Stone County 43 PF Annual Banquet. 6 p.m., Sioux
Historic Pavillion. For more info call 320-839-2080.

March 25: East Medicine PF Annual Banquet, 5 p.m., Wood Lake.
For more info call Mike Schaffran, 507-485-3293.

March 25: WTU Metro Area Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., 263 North
3rd Street (Hwy 95), Bayport. For more info call Lindell
Blanchette, 651-774-4590.

March 25: Twin Cities TU Annual Banquet, Airport Hilton. For
Reservations Dan Vogtman 651-470-0822.

March 25: Clay County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dilworth Community
Center. For more info call Josh Krieg, 218-287-8738.

March 25: Central Sibley Chapter of Conservation Partners Annual
Banquet, Gaylord Legion Club. For More info or tickets call Al
Hahn, 507-237-2130 or Dean Reid, 507-237-2746.

March 25: Buffalo Creek Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 3:30 p.m.,
Pla-Mor Ballroom. For more info call Scott and Wendy Scheidt,
320-864-6368.

March 25: Wright County PF Annual Banquet. 5:30 p.m., Buffalo
Civic Center. For more info call Brad Hayes 763-682-3117 or Bob
Peterson 320-963-6581.

March 27: PF Watonwan County annual Banquet.5 p.m., St James VFW
For more info Dennis Malmgren 507-375-8128.

March 30: PF Metro Area Chapter. 5 p.m., KC Hall in Bloomington.
Marian Hall. For more info call 952-888-1492.

March 30: Metro Area Chapter PF Banquet. 5 p.m., KC Hall
Bloomington, MN. For more info call 952-445-8978.

March 31: Pine to Prairie PF Annual Banquet. 6:30 p.m., Ogema
Community Center. For more info call 218-983-4268.

March 31: St Croix Valley NABF Annual Banquet, 6 p.m., Cambridge
American Legion. For more info call Brian Hanson 651-237-0466.

March 31: West Carver DU Banquet. 5:30 p.m., Mayer Community
Center. For more info call Chad Wachholz 952-442-2220.

March 31: Minnesota Pheasants, Inc. of Blue Earth County
Banquet, Kato Ent. Center Inc., Mankato.

March 31: St.Louis/Carlton County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Spirit
Mountain, Duluth. For more info call Kurt Johnson,
218-591-0105.

March 31: Minnesota Pheasants Inc. Blue Earth County Chapter,
5:30 p.m., Kato Entertainment Center. For more info call Bob Kaul,
507-359-6067.

Shows.

March 4: Deer Hunters Outdoor Expo. 7:30-4:30 p.m.,
International Wolf Center & MDHA Store. For more info call Bri
Stacklie 218-327-1103 ext 12.

March 10-12: Minnesota Deer & Turkey Expo & Shooting
Sports Show, Four Seasons Centre, Steele County Fairgrounds,
Owatonna. Fri. 2-9 p.m., Sat. 9-7 p.m., Sun. 9-5 p.m. For more info
call 1-800-324-3337 or www.deerinfo.com

March 10-12: 12th Annual Minnesota Muskie Expo, National Sports
Center, Blaine. For more info

call George Wahl, 763-588-9107. Fri. 2-9 p.m.,

Sat. 10-7 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m. For more info call

763-588-9107.

March 10-12: 24th Annual MN Deer Classic & Outdoor Expo,
Minn State Fairgrounds, Coliseum Bldg,. St. Paul. Fri. 3-10 p.m.
$8/adult, free for children 11 & under Friday only. Sat. 9-6
p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m. $10/adult, $5/children 12 & under, 5 &
under free.

March 11-12: Wells Rifle & Pistol Club 46th Annual
Sportsman’s Traders Show, Sat. 8-5 p.m., Sun. 8-4 p.m., USC Public
High School, Wells MN. For more info call Mike Beckmann,
507-553-6160.

March 17-19: Annual Whitetail Classic. Dubuque County
Fairgrounds, Dubuque, IA. Fri. 12-6 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m-6 p.m., Sun. 8
a.m.-6 p.m. For more info K Motorsports 563-652-2428.

March 28 – April 2: 74th Northwest Sportshow, Mpls Convention
Center. Tues. 5-10 p.m., Wed.-Fri. 2-10 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun.
10-6 p.m. $9/adult, $4/youth 13-15, 12 & under/free. For more
info visit www.NorthwestSportshow.com or call 800-777-4766.

April 1-2: Worthington Gun Show, Nobles County Fairgrounds, Sat.
8:30-5 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m. For more info call 507-372-2919.

Crocodile Productions, Inc. 2005 Gun & Knife Shows. Call
612-598-1974 for more info.

Sat. shows 9-5 p.m. & Sun. 9-3 p.m. Adm. $4.
www.crocodileproductionsinc.com

March 4-5: Stillwater Armory, 107 E. Chestnut

March 18-19: Brooklyn Park Armory, 5500 85th Ave.

April 15: West St. Paul Armory, 1346 S. Robert

April 29-30: Bloomington Armory, 3300 W. 98th St.

May 20-21: Anoka Armory, 408 East Main St.

Neigels Authentic Arms 2006 Shows. Call 218-736-2133 or neigel@prtel.com for more info or
tables. Sat. shows 9-5 p.m. & Sun. 9-3 p.m. Adm. $3. Open to
the public.

April 1-2: Sauk Centre Civic Arena

May 6-7: Detroit Lakes, National Guard Armory

June 3-4: Wadena, National Guard Armory

TBA: Sartell, Bernicks Pepsi Ice Arena

TBA: Fergus Falls, National Guard Armory

Deep Portage Programs

2006 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

March 11: Recycled Fiber Weaving 1:30 p.m.

March 25: Block Printing 1:30 p.m.

May 19-21, July 28-30, Aug 25-27:Wingshooting Schools. Limited
to 16 participants.

May 19-21: Wild Edibles weekend. Limited to 20 participants.

June 2-4: Trout Fly Fishing. Limited to 12 participants.

June 18-23, July 9-14: Forkhorn I Deer Hunting Camp. (ages
12-16)

July 1-3: MN Birding Weekend-Cass County.

July 2-7: Fishing Camp (ages 12-16)

July 2-7: Young Women in Science Camp (ages 12-16)

July 16-21: Forkhorn II Deer Hunting Camp (ages13-16)

July 23-28: Upland Bird Hunting Camp (ages 12-16)

Aug 6-11: Aquatics Camp (ages 9-14)

Aug 6-11: Forkhorn III Deer Hunting Camp (ages 14-16).

LEC

Laurentian Environmental Center 2005 schedule of events. To
register or for more info call 1-888-749-1288 or 218-749-1288 or
check out www.laurentiancenter.com or email to lec@rangenet.com

March 3-5, 2006: Start planning for your ‘Winter Travel
Weekend’, dog mushing, cross-country skiing, ski-joring,
snowshoeing, ice fishing, etc.

Education/Seminars

March 1-29: Ammo Craft/Gobbler Specialties Turkey Hunting
Clinics, early Wed. evenings. Class limited. For more info or to
register, call Ron Becker, 952-933-3993.

Thursdays – March 9: Firearms Safety Class, Benton County
Shooting Sports VFW Post #6992, Sauk Rapids, MN. For more info call
Marv Hartneck, 320-250-5162.

March 11: Western Lake Superior Trolling Assoc. Lake Superior
Seminar, 9-4 p.m., Superior Moose Lodge, Superior, WI. Everyone
welcome. For more info call Dave West, 715-392-5800. Swap meet for
fishing gear, 8 a.m.

March 18: Lowrance Electronics School, Doublewood Inn, Fargo ND.
Registration and fee are required. A seven-hour class on the
operation and use of recent models of Lowrance and Eagle Sonar,
GPS, and related mapping products. Taught by Bruce Samson and Bill
Diedrich. Call Bill, 952-935-5764 or wdiedrich@earthlink.net for
more details. Additional info and registration forms can be
downloaded at www.hightechfishing.com.

Sportsman’s Warehouse schedule of events for Coon Rapids (CR)
and for St. Cloud (SC). For more info on SC events call Bob,
320-656-0500 and for more info on CR call 763-560-2000.

March 4, 11: 2 p.m., Rifle Rloading (SC)

March 25, April 1, 8: 2 p.m., Turkey Hunting (SC)

April 15: 2 p.m., Archery 3-D Tune-up & shoot tips(SC)

April 22: 2 p.m., Bowfishing basics(SC)

April 29: 2 p.m., Prairie dog (SC)

Cabela’s schedule of seminars. Cabela’s African Diorama Area,
Owatonna. For more info call 507-451-4545.

March 11-12: Cabela’s Spring Great Outdoor Days Show, all
day.

Gander Mountain, St. Cloud, schedule of seminars. For more info
call 320-654-6600.

March 7: Early Season Panfish Seminar, 7 p.m.

March 11: Turkey Tips and Tactics Seminar, 1 p.m.

March 14: Fishing Mille Lacs Lake Seminar, 7 p.m

March 15: Recoril Reduction Seminar, 7 p.m.

March 16: Spring Panfish Seminar, 7 p.m.

Special Events.

May 20: Lura Lake Assoc Lake Fair, Daly Park, Lura Lake near
Marleton. For more info call Robert Brush, 507-893-4438.

June 21: Take a kid fishing. Sportsman’s Lodge on Lake of the
Woods.

June 1: Central Minnesota PF Golf/fishing scramble. 1 p.m.,
Eagle Trace Golf Course. For more info call 320-249-3539

Listen to Outdoors Live Saturday mornings on the Clear Channel
radio network at 11:10 a.m. CT. For quest/comment or topic
suggestion send via email: outdoorslive@gmail.com You can
also catch Outdoors Live via podcast www.fargousa.com

550 KFYR Bismarck

790 KFGO Fargo

910 KCJB Minot

1440 KKXL Grand Forks

1460 KLTC Dickinson

1130 KFAN Minneapolis (5AM)

Shooting/Archery

Faribault Archery Club 2006 Shooting events. For more info call
Brian Clausen, 507-333-2324 or check faribaultarchery.org

March 19, May 7, May 13-14: 3D Outdoor

April 1-2: 300 State Warm Up

LAD Archers, Mankato 2006 3-D shoot schedule. For more info call
Josh Witts, 507-869-3306, Mark Morrison, 507-387-6829, Mitch Laven,
507-388-4589. Sign up for all events 8-2 p.m.

April 1-2, 22-23: Outdoor 3-D

May 13-14: Outdoor 3-D

June 17-18: Outdoor 3-D

Upcoming Hardwood Country Sportsmen’s Club Events. For more info
contact Charlie Mueller, cmueller@acecomgroup.com

March 5: 3-D Archery shoot Sunday, 8 a.m.

May 15: Archery league opens Monday

May 16: Trap league opens Tuesday

Sept. 16: Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet Saturday

Twin Arrows 3D Archery Range 2006 schedule of events. 16139
Auburn Rd., Grasston. Pine City area. For more info call Mike
LeMieux, 1-866-679-3986.

March 10-12: Advanced Shooters School

Waverly Gun Club, 8-4 p.m., located at 4465 Desota Ave. SW,
Waverly. For more info check out www.geocities.com/waverlygunclub,
763-658-4464.

Third Sat.: Each month. Open to the public.

Straight River Archery Club 2006 3-D schedule. Sat 8-3 p.m., Sun
8-2 p.m. For info call Rod 507-451-8358.

March 11-12: Cabela’s Spring outdoor days 3-D shoot.

May 6-7: 3-D all shooters, flu flu shoot after 5 p.m.

Aug 26-27: 3-D all shooters

Sept 23-24: Sight in Days. Shoot the running deer.

Meetings

March 20: Watonwan Game and Fish Club Annual Meeting, 6:30 p.m.,
St. James VFW Club. For more info call Ron Noren, 507-381-5908.

MN Duck & Goose Calleras Association meets the last Thursday
of each month, 7 p.m., Cabela’s Meeting Room, Rogers. For more info
call John Molkenbur, 651-426-0974.

PERM Monthly meeting in Elk River, first Tuesday of the month,
7:30 p.m. at Broadway Pizza. For info call 763-441-6869.

Steele County Minnesota Pheasants annual meeting and election of
officers. Feb. 13, 6:30 p.m., KC hall.

Minnesota Pole Benders Fishing Club meets the second Tuesday of
each month, 7 p.m., Lakeville VFW at 8790 Upper 208th St.,
Lakeville. Call Dale, 952-469-4786 for more info or new membership.
www.minnpolebenders.com

Muskies, Inc, Twin Cities Chapter No. 1 meets the second Tuesday
of every month, 7 p.m.,

KC Hall, 1114 West 79th St. Bloomington, MN. For more info call
George Selcke, 952-933-2252.

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

Three Rivers Park District’s new Fly Tiers Club meets 1st and
3rd Wednesday of each month, 7-9 p.m., French Regional Park Visitor
Center, Plymouth, Minn. Bring your own vise or use one of ours. $3
per session. Ages 14+. Reservations required, call 763-559-6700 or
visit www.ThreeRiversParkDistrict.org. Use Activity Number
#425100-00.

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

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

Women Anglers of Minnesota meets the second Monday of every
month, 7:30 p.m.; Perkins Restaurant, Shingle Creek Parkway and
John Martin Dr., Brooklyn Center. For more info Email:
www.up-north.com/womenanglers

Four Points Retriever Club meets the third Thursday of the
month, Gander Mountain, Fridley.

For more info call Travis J. Lund, 320-968-7016.

Fishers of Men Twin Cities meets the first Thursday of each
month, 7 p.m., Lutheran Church of The Master, 1200-69 Ave N.
Brooklyn Center. For more info contact John Cummins, 612-670-0707
or www.fishfair.com

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