Banquets/Fundraisers

March 5: Harvard Limbhangers NWTF Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Stratford Banquet Hall. For more info call Paul Hereley,
815-790-2031.

March 5:_Bristol Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Whitetail Ridge
Golf Course. For more info call John Hudoba, 708-267-1628.

March 5:_Jacksonville Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Hamiltons
Banquet Hall. For more info call Jake Flynn, 217-553-2187.

March 5:_Central Kane County DU Banquet, 6 p.m., Riverside
Receptions. For more info call Phil Eggen, 630-232-0629.

March 6: Sangchris DU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall. For
more info call Galen Johnson, 217-625-7555 eves.

March 6: Pike County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Old JDL Building. For
more info call Doug Pruett, 217-734-2651.

March 6: Sterling Rock Falls Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Moose Lodge. For more info call Heath Jordan, 815-441-1437.

March 6: Lake Shelbyville Strutters NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Stewardson Community Building. For more info call Kendall Snyder,
217-821-2605.

March 12:_Edwards River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Rock. For
more info call Dan Crippen, 309-721-9383.

March 12: Mchenry County PF #193 Banquet, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn,
Crystal Lake. For more info call Dennis, 847-458-9008.

March 13:_Kaskaskia Valley Sons O Bucks WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The
Quail Club. For more info call Jeff Peck, 618-604-1096.

March 13:_NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Highland Knights of Columbus
Hall. For more info call Joseph Cioni, 618-537-6341.

March 13:_Rock River Chapter DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Sterling
Moose Club. For more info call Bill Cushman, 815-626-5327.

March 13:_Big Bend Longbeards, 5:30 p.m., Arines Happy Spot. For
more info call Vern Bielema, 815-631-7770.

March 19:_Illinois Valley WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Wise Guys Bar
& Grill. For more info call Bob Stevens, 815-646-4146.

March 19: Lake county Longbeards NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Maravela’s. For more info call John Dalton, 847-561-3341.

March 20:_Pyramid Golden Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m.,
Pinckneyvill K of C Hall. For more info call Martin Skorch,
618-357-0294.

March 20:_Lawrence Co. Longbeards Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Lawrence
Co. Fairgrounds. For more info call Jerry Dunn, 618-936-2189.

March 20:_Cumberland County Longbeards Banquet, Toledo, IL
American Legion Hall. For more info call Randy Callahan,
217-232-5003.

March 20:_Horseshoe Lake Longbeards Banquet, 6:45 p.m.,
Alex.-Pulaski Sportsman Club. For more info call Karen Masterson,
618-776-5404.

March 26:_Three Forks Wild Turkey Chapter, Banquet, 6 p.m., Beef
House Banquet Hall. For more info call Charity White,
217-304-1553.

March 26:_Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap Teams WTU Banquet,
5:30 p.m., Steeleville American Legion. For more info call Jerry
Smith, 618-357-1313.

March 27:_Taylorville Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Kincaid American
Legion. For more info call Mick Moliske, 217-827-0029.

March 27:_Mississippi Valley Gobblers North Banquet, Cordova
Civic Center. For more info call Gary Klavon, 309-523-3749.

April 9:_Boone County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., North Boone Co.
Fire Dept. Building. For more info call Don Parisi,
224-489-6665.

April 10:_Heart of Illinois WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Pekin Dragon
Dome. For more info call Bill David, 309-389-3021.

April 10:_Goose Lake Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., VFW John
Martin Post 6049. For more info call Dan Snyder, 815-791-0049.

April 17:_River Bottom Stump Sitters WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Flora
Eagles. For more info call John Hill, 618-662-8548.

April 24:_Elkhorn Creek Rack-a-Holics WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., St.
Anthony Church. For more info call Josh Giacomo, 618-314-0198.

Education/Seminars

April 10-11:_On Target Archery Hunters Ed Class, 9-4 p.m. For
more info call Mike, 708-758-4868.

April 17-18:_Beecher Sportsman Club Hunters Ed Class, at the
Club. For more info call Ryan, 708-774-9908.

Season Dates

March 31:_Beaver trapping season ends.

March 31:_Woodchuck season ends.

Tournament/Contest

May 1:_Springfield Crappie Club, Crappie Tournament, Lake
Decatur. For more info call Jerry Jallas, 217-529-7585.

May 15: Springfield Crappie Club, Crappie Tournament, Lake
Shelbyville. For more info call Jerry Jallas, 217-529-7585.

Special Events

March 25-28:_Illinois Taxidermy Convention & competition,
Sat. 10-4 p.m., Sun. 9-2 p.m., Northfield Inn. For more info call
618-773-4324.

May 16:_Sandwich Sportsman’s Club, Sportsman’s Sale. For more
info call Kirt, 815-970-3225.

Shooting/Archery

Blackhawk Field Archers, 10086 Forest Preserve Road, Rockton, IL
61072. 2010 Schedule of Events. For more info call
815-629-2335.

March 20-21, May 15-16, Aug. 21-22:_MAC Qualifier & Outdoor
3D Shoot.

April 24-25, June 26-27, July 10-11:_3D Outdoor Shoot.

Sept. 5-7:_Outdoor 3D Shoot & Jamboree.

Edwardsville Gun Club Schedule of 2010 Shoots. For more info
call Roland Coderre, 618-656-2875 leave message. www.edwardsvillegunclub.org

March 21, April 18, Aug. 22, Sept. 18:_ATA Reg. Shoots.

May 31:_Kellermann Memorial.

June 13: Fred McKean Memorial.

July 18:_Indian Coin Shoot.

Oct. 17:_Cabela’s Classic.

Nov. 21:_Fun Shoot.

Dec. 12:_Tom & Jerry Fun Shoot.

Shows

March 5-7:_ Boat Show, Rockford, IL, Fri. 4-8 p.m., Sat. 10-6
p.m., Sun. 11-5 p.m., Indoor Sports Center/Expo. For more info call
815-877-8043.

March 5-7: Illinois Fishing & Outdoor Expo, Fri. 4-8 p.m.,
Sat. 10-6 p.m., Sun. 11-5 p.m., Indoor Sports Center/Expo Complex.
For more info call 815-877-8043.

March 6-7, 2010: Elmwood All Outdoors Show, Elmwood High School.
For more info call Jeff Lampe, 309-231-6040.

March 27-28: Rotary Club of Woodstock Morning, Great Outdoors
Expo, 9-5 p.m., Woodstock North High School. For more info call Tim
Oman, 847-217-7034 or www.GreatOutdoorsExpo.net

Meetings

Northern Illinois Anglers Assoc. Meets on the 4th Wed. of the
month, 7 p.m., B.B.S.C. For more info call Sam Thomas,
815-953-1372.

Fox River Valley Hunting Retriever Club meets the 2nd Wed. of
each month, 7 p.m., Cabela’s, Hoffman Estates.

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