Banquets/Fundraisers

April 11:_Kaleva Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kaleva Tavern. For
more info call Andy Robak, 231-362-3161.

April 11:_Stockbridge Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion.
For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

April 11: Ionia Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Royal Heritage
Conference Center. For more info call Toni Pennington,
989-855-2524.

April 14:_Tri-City WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Freeland Banquet
Center. For more info call Jason Maraskine, 989-486-1961.

April 14:_Oakland/Macomb Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Zuccaro’s Banquet Hall. For more info call Charles Lidstrom,
810-919-1898.

April 15:_Petoskey Area WTU_Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of
Columbus. For more info call Dan Cole, 231-348-3460.

April 16:_Sparta WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Sparta Civic Center. For
more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

April 16:_Richmond DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Brengman’s. For more info
call Ernie Pedri, 586-292-1788.

April 17:_Grand Haven Lakeshore Big Game Banquet. For more info
call Dan Grice, 616-863-8720.

April 17:_RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Trillium Banquet Center. For
more info call Dan Grice, 616-863-8720.

April 17:_Grand Haven Lakeshore Banquet. For more info call
Donald LaMar, 616-836-1147.

April 17:_Andy Ammann Chapter RGS Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagle Eye
Banquet Center. For more info call Tom Masters, 517-750-3613.

April 18:_Traverse City Big Game Banquet. For more info call
Dennis Williams, 231-932-7375.

April 18:_Greenville WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holland Lake Golf
Course. For more info call Doug Plath, 517-614-0196.

April 18: Livonia Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of
Columbus. For more info call Durwin Moisio, 248-437-2670.

April 18:_Missaukee Conservation Club Banquet,, 5:30 p.m, at the
Club. For more info call Jim Ossewaarde, 231-839-5970.

April 22:_Huron Valley Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m.,
Tri-County Sportsman League Hall. For more info call Chalres
Morgan, 734-645-3197.

April 23:_Lake City Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Timber Wolf Lake
Lodge. For more info call Summer Essington, 231-942-1184.

April 24:_Central Michigan Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m.,
Holland Lake Golf Course Banquet Hall. For more info call Garry
Woodrow, 517-243-1717.

April 25:_Alpena MI Big Game Banquet. For more info call Albert
Hess, 989-354-8977.

April 30:_Richmond DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Brengman’s Innland. For
more info call Ernie Pedri, 586-292-7188.

May 2:_Escanaba Central Upper Peninsula Banquet. For more info
call Terry Scheeneman, 906-280-8765.

May 2:_Jackson Area Spring WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Gene Davis &
Sons Banquet Center. For more info call Tom Cure, 517-524-6669.

May 2:_Escanaba Central Upper Peninsula Banquet. For more info
call Terry Scheeneman, 906-280-8765.

May 2: Chelsea Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Chelsea Community
Fairgrounds. For more info call Don Bolinger, 734-433-1831.

May 2: Tri-County Chapter RGS, Shoot & Dinner, 11:30 a.m.,
Hunters Creek Club. For more info call Dana Farrell,
734-323-2825.

May 6:_Shelby Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Shelby Optimist Club.
For more info call Branden Pranger, 231-670-4727.

May 6:_North Oakland County Chapter DU Banquet, 6-11 p.m., Deer
Lake Athletic Club. For more info call Chuck Myers,
248-625-4151.

May 8:_Grand Traverse Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Park Place
Dome. For more info call James Hill, 231-946-4450.

May 9:_Tustin Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kettunen Center. For
more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

May 19:_Western Washtenaw WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Webers Inn.
For more info call Craig Brosch, 734-730-2617.

May 20: Escanaba Central Upper Peninsula Big Game Banquet. For
more info call Terry Scheeneman, 906-280-8765.

Tournament/Contests

April 26:_Madison Square Sportsmans Club, Clay Target
Championship, 10-4 p.m. For more info call Jerry Yakes,
616-866-8506.

May 9:_Algonac Fire Dept. Fishing Contest, Algonac City Park.
For more info call Jim Merlo, 810-794-3431.

May 16:_Gibralatr Duck Hunters Assoc. Walley Tournament, Lake
Erie, Metro Park Launch. For more info call John Chamberlain,
734-365-3932.

May 22-24:_AIM Pro Walleye Series Tournaments, Saginaw Bay, Lake
Huron. For more info call Scott, 920-526-3399.

May 30-31:_Great Lakes Bowfishing Championships, Caseville,
Huron County. For more info call 248-583-4863.

July 25-26:_Schoolcraft County Sportfishing Assoc. Trout &
Salmon Derby. For more info call 906-341-8264.

Season Dates

April 15:_Coyote season ends.

April 15:_Dog training season ends.

April 20:_Spring wild turkey season opens.

April 25:_Trout season opens.

April 25:_Pike, muskie, sauger & walleye seasons open on
Lower Peninsula inland water.

May 15:_Walleye, pike, sauger & muskie seasons open UP
waters.

May 15:_Catch and immediate release bass season opens on Upper
Peninsula inland waters.

May 23:_Bass season opens except on Lake St. Clair & the St.
Clair & Detroit Rivers.

Special Events

April 10:_Huron Pinte Sportsmen’s Assoc., Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m.,
35800 28 Mile. For more info call John Watson, 586-749-5420.

April 11:_Robert J. Lytle Chapter RGS, Habitat Improvement
Project, Lapeer State Game Area, 9-2 p.m. For more info call John
Paige, 810-938-0560.

April 15:_Flint River Valley Steelheaders Awards Day, Walli’s
Restaurant. For more info call Joe Pilara, 810-240-6607.

May 2-3:_ATV Fair & Swap Meet, Sat. 9-7 p.m., Sun. 9-4 p.m.,
Benton County Fairgrounds. For more info 1-800-HI-ATVAM.

May 15-16:_Mid Michigan Independent Trappers Convention, 8 a.m.,
Osceola County Fairgrounds. For more info call Ed Lundborg,
231-832-5986.

May 31: RGS Youth & Essay Contest, must be submitted by May
31, 2009. For more info www.ruffedgrousesociety.org
or call Anna Stubna, 412-262-4044.

Education/Seminar

April 14, 16: River Raisin NWTF, Turkey Hunting Workshop,
Cabela’s Dundee. For more info call 734-529-4700.

April 18:_Michigan Sea Grand & MSU Extension, Norther Lake
Huron Fishery Workshop, 8:30 a.m., Alpena. For more info call
Brandon Schroeder, 989-984-1056.

April 18:Turkeyville Toms, Turkey Hunting Workshop, Cornwell’s.
For more info call 269-968-0066.

April 25:_Michigan Sea Grand & MSU Extension, Lake Michigan
Fishery Workshop, 8:30 a.m., Alpena. For more info call Dan
O’Keefe, 616-994-4580.

April 28-30: Hunter Ed & IBEP Ed, 5:30-9 p.m., Birch Run
VFW. For more info call Herb Pickell, 989-777-7814.

May 2:_Michigan Sea Grant & MSU Extension, Straits Area
Fishery Workshop, 8:30 a.m., St. Ignace. For more info call Brandon
Schroeder, 989-984-1056.

Aug. 8:_Six Shooters Hunter Safety, 5-9 p.m., Bay County
Conservation & Gun Club. For more info call Michael Shafer,
989-631-1191.

Aug. 10:_Bridgeport Gun Club Hunter Safety, 5 p.m., at the Club.
For more info call Herb, 989-777-7814.

Aug. 22-23:_Morenci Sportsmens Club Hunter Ed Class. For more
info call Oville Metcalf, 517-458-6841.

Aug. 29:_Six Shooters Hunter Safety, 5-9 p.m., Bay County
Conservation & Gun Club. For more info call Michael Shafer,
989-631-1191.

Friends of the Rouge, 2009 schedule of events, 4901 Evergreen
Road 220 ASC, Dearborn, MI. For more info call Sally Petrella,
313-792-9621.

June 6:_Rouge Rescue

Shooting Sports

Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 2009 schedule of events. 1213
Lake George Rd. For more info visit www.lapeersportsmens.org or
810-724-8034.

April 11, May 9, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 26, Oct. 17:
Cowboy Fun Shoot & Silhouette Match 10-6 p.m.

April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17,
Nov. 28, Dec. 19:_Handgun Steel Fun Pistol Shoot.

April 18, June 13, Aug. 1, Sept. 9, Oct. 24:_Cowboy Long Range,
noon-4 p.m.

April 19, June 14, Aug. 2, Sept. 20, Oct. 25, Nov. 8: Cowboy
Regular Shoot, 8:30-2:30 p.m.

May, 23-24: Great Lakes Match #12, 8 a.m.

Dec. 13:_W.L. Cowboy Shoot, 9:30-2:30 p.m.

Rockford Sportsman’s Club, Schedule of Events, 11115 Northland
Drive, NE, Rockford, MI 49341. www.rockfordsportsmansclub.com

Cowboy Shoot:_1st Sat. of every month.

L.C.S.C. Wranglers 2009 Winter League, Long Range, Regular
Shoots, Fun Shoots & Silhouette Shoot. For more info call
248-628-7424.

April 11, May 9, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 26, Oct. 17:
Cowboy Fun Shoot, & Silhouette.

April 18, June 13, Aug. 1, Sept. 19, Oct. 24:_Cowboy Long
Range.

April 19, June 14, Aug. 2, Sept. 20, Oct. 25, Nov. 8: Cowboy
Regular Shoot.

May 23-24:_Great Lakes Match #12.

Dec. 13:_W.L. Cowboy Shoot.

Dog Events

Now-Oct.: Puppy Fair. 2nd Sun. each month. 8:30-2:30 p.m., Multi
Lakes Conservation Club. For more info call Dave Elam,
248-624-0944.

April 18:_Robert J. Lytel Chapter RGS, Fun Dog Trial, 8 a.m.,
Farmland Pheasant Hunters. For more info call Brian Allison,
810-395-2960.

Meetings

Metro-West Steelheaders, meets the 1st Tues. of every month, 7
p.m., Livonia Senior Citizens Activity Center. For more info call
Bill King. 734-420-4481.

Huron Valley Steelheaders. Meets every 3rd Thursday of the
month. Germania Hall, 23156 King Road, Brownstown Township. For
more info call Carroll White, 734-626-3112.

Detroit Area Steelheaders meets the last Tues. of the month,
7:30 p.m., Bass Pro Archery Range. For more info call Bob Mitchell,
586-524-8887.

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.

Downriver Walleye Federation meets 3rd Monday of every month,
except Dec. 7:30 p.m., Westfield Center. For more info call Mike
Barkley 734-281-1649.

West Michigan Duck Hunters meets 1st Thursday of every month.
7:30 p.m., West Walker Sportsman Club. For more info call Pat
Murray, 616-363-3645.

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