Thursday, February 2nd, 2023
Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Banquets/Fundraisers.

Aug. 13:_Sportsmen for Youth Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Whitlow’s Hall.
For more info call Bill Krepps, 231-853-6649.

Aug. 15:_Flint Bowmen Archery Club Banquet, 6 p.m., at the Club.
For more info call Trish Rensberry, 810-695-1660.

Aug. 21:_Grand Rapids West Michigan Banquet. For more info call
Donald LaMar, 616-836-1147.

Aug. 22: Shakey Lakes WTU Banquet, 12 p.m., Shakey Lakes Saloon.
For more info call Debbie Dahl, 906-753-6484.

Aug. 29:_Clinton County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Smith Hall. For
more info call Dave Madar, 989-224-1351.

Sept. 9:_Hesperia Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Christ the King.
For more info call Brad Harrald, 231-854-1312.

Sept. 9:_West Oakland County Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Baker’s Restaurant. For more info call David Olshansky,
248-960-1172.

Sept. 10:_Holland Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Plane View
Banquet Center. For more info call Mike Annable, 616-786-0697.

Sept. 12:_Houghton Lake WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Houghton Lake
Historical Playhouse. For more info call Dave Denboer,
989-366-6332.

Sept. 12:_Ogemaw County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., West Branch KC
Hall. For more info call Howard Beach, 989-345-7399.

Sept. 17:_Greater Grand Rapids Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Blythefield Country Club. For more info call Paul Spindler,
616-458-1835.

Sept. 17:_Kalkaska Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Lodge #2348.
For more info call Pat Modos, 231-258-4551.

Sept. 19:_Three Rivers Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., A Place in Time
Banquet Hall. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Sept. 22: Auburn Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Forest Edge
Banquet Center. For more info call Dale Hayward, 989-686-1982.

Sept. 26:_Ruby Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ruby Creek
Conservation Club. For more info call Jim Kurdziel,
231-894-1515.

Oct. 10:_Manistee Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW 4499. For more
info call Ritchie Gillette, 231-723-4925.

Oct. 17: Cheboygan Straits area Big Game Banquet. For more info
call Vern Bishop, 989-733-6463.

Oct. 17:_Thornapple Valley WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Middle Villa
Inn. For more info call Mike Bagley, 269-948-7566.

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.

Season Dates

Aug. 1:_Crow season opens.

Sept. 10: Bear season opens.

Sept. 15:_Ruffed grouse season opens.

Sept. 15:_Rabbit, hare & squirrel season opens.

Sept. 19:_Woodcock season opens.

Sept. 26: Youth deer season opens.

Sept. 27:_Youth deer season closes.

Sept. 30:_Crow & trout seasons end.

Education/Seminar

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. 22-23:_North Macomb Sportsmen’s Club Hunters Ed, 8 a.m., at
the Club. For more info call Kevin Robinson, 586-337-0698.

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

Aug. 29-30:_Hillman Sportsmens Club, Hunter Ed, Sat. 8-4 p.m.,
Sun. 1-5 p.m., at the Club. For more info call Alan Shepherd,
989-742-3256.

Sept. 18-20:_Six Shooters Hunter Safety, 5-9 p.m., Bay County
Conservation & Gun Club. For more info call Michael Shafer,
989-631-1191.

Oct. 9-11:_Six Shooters Hunter Safety, 5-9 p.m., Bay County
Conservation & Gun Club. For more info call Michael Shafer,
989-631-1191.

Shooting Sports

Aug. 4:_Superior Chapter RGS, Doubles Shoot & BBQ, reg. 4-6
p.m., Shooting 5-7 p.m., Range Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call
Keith Johnson, 906-364-4316.

Aug. 13:_Albert A. Smith-Saginaw Valley Chapter RGS, Fun Shoot,
4 p.m. For more info call Ron Heatley, 989-684-1910.

Sept. 19-20: MUCC State Skeet & Trap Shoots, North Macomb
Sportsmen’s Club, all day, at the Club. For more info call Gary
Williams, 248-561-6121.

Frankenmuth Conservation Club, 2009 Shooting Schedule, 8415 E.
Curtis Rd. Frankenmuth, MI, 48734. For more info call
989-652-9411.

Shooting every Saturday, 4 p.m. Trap & Skeet.

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

Aug. 15, Sept. 26, Oct. 17: Cowboy Fun Shoot & Silhouette
Match 10-6 p.m.

Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 28, Dec. 19:_Handgun Steel Fun
Pistol Shoot.

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

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

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

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

Aug. 15, Sept. 26, Oct. 17: Cowboy Fun Shoot, &
Silhouette.

Aug. 1, Sept. 19, Oct. 24:_Cowboy Long Range.

Aug. 2, Sept. 20, Oct. 25, Nov. 8: Cowboy Regular Shoot.

Dec. 13:_W.L. Cowboy Shoot.

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 except
November.

Every Tuesday. Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club,
Trap Shoots, 4 p.m.-dusk. For more info call 810-231-1811.

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

Cowboy Shoot:_1st Sat. of every month.

Four Square Conservation Club & Sportsman’s Association,
6777 Cline Road. 2008 schedule of events. For more info call
810-327-6859 or www.foursquaresportsman.com.

Thurs.: Hand Gun Night, 6-10 p.m.

Oakland County Sportsmens Club, Clarkston. For more info contact
248-623-0444 or visit http://www.ocsc-mi.org/

Mondays: Jr. Shotgun Instruction, 6-8 p.m.

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.

Tournament/Contests

Aug. 14:_Tall Pine Council BSA Sporting Clays Tournament,
Hunters Creek Club. For more info call 810-235-8728.

Aug. 28-30:_Grand Traverse Area Sport Fishing Assoc. Big Jon
Salmon Classic, Holiday Inn West Bay. For more info call Ryan
Matuzak, 231-218-6726.

Special Events

Aug. 1-2:_Michigan Duck Hunters Assoc, & Michigan DNR
Waterfowl Festival & hunting & Outdoor Expo. Sat. 10-6
p.m., Sun. 9-4 p.m. Bay City State Recreation Area. For more info
call Amber Frye, 989-667-0717.

Aug. 8:_Michigan PF Free Habitat Expo & State Convention
10-4 p.m., Cabela’s Dundee Store. For more info call Mike Parker,
517-333-1272.

Sept. 12: Youth Day, 9-3 p.m., P.J. Hoffmaster State Park. For
more info call Bill Krepps, 231-853-6649.

Archery

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

Aug. 8:_Fun Shoot, Disabled & Physically Challenged, 9-2
p.m.

Aug. 28-30:_Traditional Archery Weekend.

Flint Bowmen Club, 2009 schedule of events. 5478 Belsay Rd.
Grand Blanc. For more info call Trish Rensberry, 810-695-1660..

Aug. 15-16:_3D Target Shoot, Sat. 9-6 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m.

Oakland County Sportsmens Club, Clarkston. For more info contact
248-623-0444 or visit http://www.ocsc-mi.org/

Aug. 4-6:_Fall Broadhead Leagues Begin.

Aug. 6, 8, 10-13, 15:_Hunter Safety.

Aug. 8-9:_Bowhunter Jamboree.

Aug. 23, Sept. 20:_Broadhead Shoots.

Sept. 13:_Final 3D Shoot.

Royal Oak Archers, 2009 events. For more info call 248-693-9799
or 248-628-1076.

Aug. 1-2:_Sportsman Against Hunger Shoot, 9-2 p.m.

Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24: Broadhead League.

Aug. 8:_Youth Shoot.

Aug. 10, Sept. 14:_ROA Meeting.

Aug. 16: 3D Shoot, 9-2 p.m.

Aug. 30, Sept. 20, 27:_Broadhead Shoot, 9-3 p.m.

Sept. 13:_Combo 3D & Broadhead Shoot, 9-2 p.m.

Shows

Sport Shows Promotions LLC Gun & Knife Show schedule for
2008. For more info check out www.migunshows.com or call
517-676-4160. Admission: $6

Aug. 1-2: The Delta Plex, 2500 Turner Ave., Grand Rapids. Sat.
9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m.

Aug. 8-9: Birch Run Expo Center, Exit 136 off I75, Fri. 2-7
p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.

Aug. 15-16:_Novi Rock Financial Showplace, 46100 Grand River.
Fri. noon-5 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m.

Sept. 5-6: Harrison/Clare, Clare County Fairgrounds, Bus 127
N/West on Fairlane. Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m.

Sept. 12-13:Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S. Custer Rd. Sat.
9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.

Sept. 19-20:Birch Run Expo Center, Exit 136 off I75, Fri. 2-7
p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.

Meetings

Flat Rock Chapter – NWTF meets the 3rd Thurs. of each month,
7-10 p.m., Flat Rock Youth Center. For more info call
734-654-8108.

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.

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.

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.

Wayne County Quail Forever meets the fourth Monday of each
month, 6:30 p.m., Flat Rock Rec. Center, I-75 & Gibraltar Rd.
For more info call Ed Moore, 734-782-0329 or 734-771-5607.

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