Sunday, February 5th, 2023
Sunday, February 5th, 2023

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Michigan Calendar

Banquets/Fundraisers.

July 31: Mt. Pleasant RMEF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Comfort Inn. For
more info call Joel King, 989-621-6845.

Aug. 12: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Double Tree Hotel. For
more info call Judy Jackson, 989-792-6804.

Aug. 13: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Livingston Co. Wildlife
& Conservation Club. For more info call Sarah Harris,
248-821-0815.

Aug. 19: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Marshall Activity
Center. For more info call Kraig Dingman, 269-317-3692.

Aug. 26: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Grand Traverse Resort. For
more info call Tom Tompkins, 231-218-7314.

Aug. 28: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Houghton Lake Play
House. For more info call Joe Fischer, 989-220-2400.

Aug. 31: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Causeway Bay Hotel. For
more info call Steve Tebbe, 517-347-7702.

Sept. 8: Hesperia Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Christ the King. For
more info call Brad Harrald, 231-854-1312.

Sept. 8: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Franklin Inn/Bad Axe.
For more info call Randy Brown, 989-269-4867.

Sept. 9: Christianity Outdoors WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American
Legion. For more info call Roger Hoeker, 616-550-5711.

Sept. 9: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Multi-Lakes
Conservation Club. For more info call Cal Kittinger,
248-354-4449.

Sept. 11: Kalkaska Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Lodge. For more
info call Pat Modos, 231-258-4551.

Sept. 11: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Davis Banquet Hall.
For more info call Laurie Smith, 517-962-5821.

Sept. 11: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Hall. For more
info call Kay Pagel, 989-732-1570.

Sept. 16: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., North Ottawa Rod &
Gun Club. For more info call Tim Bakker, 231-563-3400.

Sept. 18: Clinton County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Smith Hall. For
more info call Dave Madar, 989-224-1351.

Sept. 18: Cass City WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., VFW Post 3644. For more
info call Mike Spencer, 989-670-5346.

Sept. 25: Houghton Lake WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Houghton Lake
Historical Playhouse. For more info call Dave DenBoer,
989-366-6332.

Sept. 25: Ruby Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Ruby Creek Conservation
Club. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Sept. 25: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., K of C Hall. For more
info call Rob Harms, 616-862-8005.

Sept. 29: Petoskey Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Holy Childhood Church.
For more info call Dan Cole, 231-348-3460.

Oct. 4: Grand Traverse Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Boones Long Lake
Inn. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515.

Oct. 9: Manistee Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW 4499. For more info
call Ritchie Gillette, 231-723-4925.

Oct. 12: Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m. Randy’s Roadhouse. For more
info call Bruce Bayles, 517-270-4563.

Oct. 16: Southern Michigan WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Whispering Lake
Resort. For more info call John Ofchar, 517-547-5055.

Oct. 12: Allegan County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Silo. For more
info call Blain Becktold, 616-502-0881.

Oct. 28: Friends of NRA Banquet, 6 p.m., Bay Mills Resort. For more
info call Jim Moore, 906-495-5144.

Nov. 4: Gladwin Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Gladwin K of C Hall.
For more info call Jim Forgie, 989-426-8421.

Education/Seminar

Aug. 7: Evinrude E-Tec Open, Wixom Lake, Albright Shores Ramp. For
more info call Elmer Daniels, 517-592-3644.

Aug. 9-12: Bridgeport Bun Club Hunter Ed. Class, 6-9:30 p.m., at
the Club. For more info call Herb Pickell, 989-777-7814.

Aug. 14, Sept. 24-26, Oct. 15-17, 23: Six Shooters Hunter Safety,
5-9 p.m., Bay County Conservation & Gun Club. For more info
call Michael Shafer, 989-631-1191.

Aug. 14-15: MI Hunter Ed Instructors, Hunter Ed Class, Sat. 9-5
p.m., Sun. 9-3:30 p.m., Bay City State Park. For more info call
Herb Pickell, 989-777-7814.

Aug. 14: Mid-Michigan Independent Trapper Ed Class, 8-5 p.m., Carl
T Johnson Center. For more info call Gary Grieb,
231-839-4033.

Aug. 21: Mercury Outboards Open. Sanford Lake. Midland Co. Parks.
For more info call Elmer Daniels, 517-592-3644.

Aug. 28-29: Cabela’s Championship Tournament. Wixom Lake. Albright.
For more info call Elmer Daniels, 517-592-3644.

Nov. 4-6: Bridgeport Gun Club, Hunter Ed. Class, at the Club. For
more info call Herb Pickell, 989-777-7814.

Tournament/Contests

Aug. 13: Tall Pine Council, Sporting Clays Tournament, Hunters
Creek Club. For more info call 810-235-8728.

Aug. 29: Michigan Ontario Muskie Club, Fishing Derby, 6 a.m.,
Michigan Harbor. For more info call Tod Stanton,
586-219-1904.

Shows

Aug. 28-29: Edmore Lions Club, Hunter’s Expo, Village of Edmore.
For more info call Rich Adgate, 989-506-1402.

Sept. 22-26: Boating & Outdoor Recreation Festival, Metro Beach
Metropark. For more info call 800-932-2628.

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Sport Shows Promotions LLC Gun & Knife Show schedule for 2010.
For more info check out www.migunshows.com or call 517-676-4160.
Admission: $6.

July 31-Aug. 1:Novi Rock Financial Showplace, 46100 Grand River.
Fri. noon-5 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m.

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

Aug. 21-22: The Delta Plex, 2500 Turner Ave., Grand Rapids. Sat.
9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m.

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

Sept. 11-12: Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S. Custer Rd. Sat. 9-5
p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.

Sept. 18-19: Birch Run Expo Center, Exit 136 off I75, Fri. 2-7
p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-3 p.m.

Sept. 25-26: Novi Rock Financial Showplace, 46100 Grand River. Fri.
noon-5 p.m., Sat. 9-5 p.m.

Dog Events

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

Aug. 14: Michigan Versatile Hunting Dog Federation, Training
Events.. For more info call Cindy Petkwitz, 313-598-1448.

Aug. 14: Southwestern Michigan RGS, Gun Dog Event, 9 a.m., Willow
Lake Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Jim Altman,
269-731-5271.

Aug. 20-22: Versatile Hunting Dog Federation Evaluation Tests. For
more info call Cindy Petkwitz, 313-598-1448.

Shooting Sports

Aug. 14: Holland Chapter DU Sporting Clays Shoot, Reg. 8:30 a.m.,
Blendon Pines Sporting Clays. For more info call Len,
616-399-2318.

Aug. 19: Albert A. Smith, Saginaw Valley Chapter RGS, Fun Shoot, 4
p.m., at the Club. For more info call 989-860-4874.

Aug. 21: Freeland Conservation Club, Small Bore Shotgun Event, 10
a.m., at the Club. For more info call Ken Balden,
989-695-2641.

Sept. 24-25: Michigan State Shoot Committee, Skeet & Trap
Shooting, North Macomb Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Gary
Williams, 248-561-6121.

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

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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.

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Four Square Conservation Club & Sportsman’s Association, 6777
Cline Road. 2010 schedule of events. For more info call
810-327-6859 or www.foursquaresportsman.com.

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

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Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 2010 schedule of events. 1213 Lake
George Rd. For more info visit www.lapeersportsmens.org or
248-628-7424.

July 31, Sept. 18, Oct. 23: Cowboy Long Range, noon-4 p.m.

Aug. 1, Sept. 19, Oct. 24, Nov. 7: Cowboy Regular Shoot,
8:30-2:30 p.m.

Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 2, Oct. 23, Dec. 11: Bowling Pin Shoot,
sign up 10-2 p.m.

Aug. 21, Sept. 25, Oct. 16:Cowboy Fun Shoot & Silhouette, 10-4
p.m.

Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 27, Dec. 18: Handgun Steel Fun
Pistol Shoot.

Nov. 6: Cowboy Setup for Match, 9 a.m.

Dec. 12: Cowboy Shoot, 9:30-2:30 p.m.

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

Cowboy Shoot: 1st Sat. of every month.

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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.

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Frankenmuth Conservation Club, 2010 Shooting Schedule, 8415 E.
Curtis Rd. Frankenmuth, MI, 48734. For more info call
989-652-9411.

Every Fri. thru Oct. 29: Open Trap, Skeet & Wobble Shoot, 4-9
p.m.

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Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club, 8888 Dexter Townhall Rd.
Dexter, MI. www.post46hfc.com for more info.

Thru Oct.: Sporting Clays, 2nd & 4th Sun., 10-2 p.m.

Now-Sept.: Tues.,Trap, 4 p.m.

Special Events

Aug. 3: Superior Chapter RGS Shoot & BBQ, reg. 4-6 p.m., Range
Sportsmen’s Club. For more info call Will Corcoran,
906-364-6772.

Aug. 7-8: Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival, 10 a.m., Bay City State
Recreation Area. For more info call 989-667-0717.

Archery

Aug. 20-22: Barryton Conservation Club, Stick Bow Shoot. For more
info call Doug Jackson, 989-644-5920.

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Chesaning Area Conservation Club, 13750 W. Baldwin Rd, Chesaning,
MI 48616. Schedule of 2010 Shoots. For more info call Mark Stopjik,
989-845-5947.

Aug. 14-15, 28-29: 3D Archery Shoots, Sat. 8-3 p.m., Sun. 11-3
p.m.

Sept. 11-12: Trophy, Sat. 9-3 p.m., Sun. 9-3 p.m.

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Royal Oak Archers, 2010 events. For more info call 248-693-9799 or
248-628-1076.

Aug. 7: Youth Shoot.

Aug. 15: 3D Shoots.

Aug. 22, 29, Sept. 12, 19, 26:Broadhead Shoot.

July 22, 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23: Broadhead
League.

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Fenton Lakes Sportsman’s Club, 1140 Butcher Rd. Fenton MI, 48430.
www.fentonlakes.com for more info.

Aug. 5-Sept. 23: Thurs. Night League, 5-7 p.m.

Aug. 22, Sept. 19, 26: Open 3D Shoots, 9-2 p.m.

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Willard Conservation League 2010 Archery Schedule. For more info
call Robert Cavello, 419-935-0285. Registration 8 a.m.-12:30
p.m.

Aug. 8, Sept. 12: McKenzie Targets.

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Frankenmuth Conservation Club, 2010 Shooting Schedule, 8415 E.
Curtis Rd. Frankenmuth, MI, 48734. For more info call
989-652-9411.

Now-Sept. 23: Every Thurs., 6 p.m., Outdoor Bowhunter Range.

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Post 46 Hunting & Fishing Club, 8888 Dexter Townhall Rd.
Dexter, MI. www.post46hfc.com for more info.

Aug. 15, Sept. 19: 3D Archery, 9-2 p.m.

Women’s Programs

Aug. 7-8: Women’s Outdoor Expo, 9 a.m. Sat.-2 p.m. Sun., Tamarack
Camp. For more info call 810-610-2425.

Season Dates

Sept. 10: Bear season opens.

Sept. 15: Ruffed grouse season opens.

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

Sept. 25: Woodcock season opens.

Sept. 30: Trout season ends.

Meetings

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.

Huron Valley Sportfishing Club meets on the 3rd Thurs of every
month, 7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 200. For more info call
Richard Montre, 734-847-7814.

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.

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.

Detroit Area Steelheaders meets the last Tues. of the month, 7:30
p.m., Polish/American Hall. For more info call Bob Mitchell,
586-524-8887.

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.

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.

Freeland Conservation Club meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m.,
at the Club. For more info call Ken Balden, 989-695-2641.

 

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