Thursday, February 9th, 2023
Thursday, February 9th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

MN: Calendar of Events Issue:1

Banquets/Fundraisers.

Jan. 15, 2011: St. Tim’s Wild Game Feed, 5:30-7:30 p.m., St.
Timothy’s. For more info call Daniel Otte, 763-757-1944.

Jan. 22, 2011: Carver County PF Chapter #117 Banquet, 5 p.m.,
Hamburg Community Hall. For more info call Randy Wendland,
612-270-8538.

Jan. 27, 2011: MWA Big Ducks Chapter Banquet, 5:30-9:30 p.m.,
Hopkins VFW. For more info call Dale Eggert, 952-933-4978.

Jan. 28, 2011: Midwest Outdoors Unlimited Banquet, 7 p.m.,
Horseshoe Ballroom. For more info call Ron Welle,
320-260-6023.

Jan. 29, 2011: Zumbro Valley Gobblers Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Zumbrota
VFW. For more info call Dan Carlstrom, 507-824-2448.

Feb. 4: Chippewa Valley MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Benson Bowler. For
more info call Darin Staton, 320-760-3949.

Feb. 4: Morrison County Wild Gobblers NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Falls
Ballroom. For more info call Herman Wisneski, 218-829-0487.

Feb. 5: North Country Bowhunters Banquet, 4 p.m., Canterbury Park.
For more info call Cory Kostuchowski,, 612-819-2883.

Feb. 5: Min-Dak Border MDHA Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagles Club. For
more info call Loren Abel, 701-741-1147.

Feb. 12: Nicollet Area WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Nicollet
Conservation Club. For more info call Mike Hulke,
507-380-9930.

Feb. 19: Elk River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Al’s Rail Road
Bar/American Legion Post 112. For more info call Kevin Kelly,
320-217-4233.

Feb. 24: Scott County PF #125 Banquet, Ridges at Sand Creek Golf
Course. For more info call Stacy Dvorak, 612-202-6119.

Feb. 26: Goodhue County PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Zumbrota VFW. For
more info call Ryan Harmsen, 952-261-5766.

Feb. 26: Chisago County PF Banquet, 4 p.m., Lent Town Hall. For
more info call Tim Kane, 651-674-6209.

Deep Portage Programs

2010 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

Jan. 29, 2011: Winter Rendezvous, 10-3 p.m.

Feb. 11-13, March 4-6, 2011: Family Winter Weekends.

Education/Seminar

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Three Rivers Park District, 2010 Schedule of Events. For more info
call 763-559-6700 or www.threeriversparkdistrict.org

Now-Feb. 24, 2011: GreenFit Club, 5:30-6:30 p.m., French Regional
Park.

Now-Jan. 13, 2011: Sunset Yoga Series, 7-8:15 p.m., Silverwood
Park.

Now-Feb. 22, 2011: Nordic Ski Club, Tues. 7-8:30 p.m. Elm Creek
Park Reserve.

Now-Feb. 24, 2011: Nordic Ski Club, Thurs. 7-8:30 p.m., Hyland Lake
Park Reserve.

Jan. 7-9, 2011: Winter Family Camp, Baker Near Wilderness
Settlement.

Jan. 8, 2011: Family Ice Fishing 101, 10-noon. French Regional
Park

Jan. 15, 2011: Nature Yoga for Women, Lowry Nature Center, 9-12:30
p.m.

Jan. 16: Intro to Snowshoeing, 1, 2, 3 p.m. Eastman Nature
Center.

Jan. 16: Women’s Snowshoeing, 1-2:30 p.m., Gale Woods Farm.

Jan. 20-Feb. 24: Sunset Yoga Series, 7-8:15 p.m., Silverwood
Park.

Jan. 22: Family Snowshoeing, 10-11:30 a.m., Baker Near-Wilderness
Settlement.

Special Event

Feb. 5: MN Waterfowl Symposium, 9-5 p.m., Ramada Inn, Mall of
America. For more info call Brad Nylin, 952-767-0320.

Outdoor Media

• Ron Schara’s Minnesota Bound, Saturdays at noon, Sunday at 10:30
on KARE 11, KTTC in Rochester, KBJR in Duluth, KVLY in Fargo and
KEYC in Mankato.

• Outdoor Talk Radio with Tim Lesmeister and Rob Drieslein, Sundays
from 4-6 p.m. on KTLK FM Newstalk 100.3 in the metro area.

• Writeoutdoors.com, Seasonal fishing and hunting tips from Outdoor
News Writer Ron Hustvedt.

• Outdoornews.com, outdoor news from around the country along with
local photos, fishing reports and more.

Tournaments/Contests

Jan. 8, 2011: Cabela’s Youth Ice Fishing Day, 10-3 p.m., Owatonna.
For more info call Danny Thompson, 507-451-4545.

Jan. 15, 2011: Cub, Boy Scout Ice Fishing Contest, 1-4 p.m., Snail
Lake Regional Park. For more info call Keith Ketchmark,
651-226-1513.

Jan. 22, 2011: North Star Open Turkey Calling Contest, 1 p.m.,
Thumper Pond Resort. For more info call Eugene Crandall,
651-639-3931.

Jan. 23, 2011: Monticello Ice Fishing Contest, 6 a.m., Pelican
Lake. For more info call Sandy Suchy, 763-295-2700.

Jan. 29, 2011: Long Prairie Lions, Indoor Fishing Derby, 1 p.m.,
Long Prairie VFW. For more info call Jody Bebault,
320-732-2578.

Feb. 5: Henning Rod & Gun Club, noon-3 p.m., Middle Leaf Lake.
For more info call Mike Helle, 218-548-6200.

Feb. 5: Park Rapids American Legion, Fishing Derby, 1-3:30 p.m.,
Fish Hook Lake. For more info call Bob Safratowich,
218-732-3360.

Feb. 12: Alexandria Ice Fishing Challenge, noon-3 p.m., Lake Agnes.
www.icefishingchallenge.org for more info.

Feb. 13: Princeton Lions Ice Fishing Contest, 1:30-4 p.m., Green
Lake. For more info call Dave Thompson, 763-631-6255.

Feb. 19: St. Francis High School Skills, USA Chapter, Ice Fishing
Contest, 10 a.m. For more info call Kyle Linton,
763-213-1567.

Feb. 20: Albert Lea’s Fountain Lake Sportsmen Club, Ice Classic
& Auger Race, 12:30-2:30 p.m. For more info call
507-383-4431.

Feb. 21, 2011: Garrison Wildlife DU Ice Fishing Contest, noon-3
p.m., Garrison Bay. For more info call Paul Erickson,
218-678-2495.

Feb. 26: Big Lake Area Jaycees Ice Fishing Contest, Lakeside Park,
noon-3 p.m. For more info call 612-889-2993.

Shows

Jan. 8-9, 2011: Fairmont Trap Club, Gun Show, Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun.
9-3 p.m., Fairmont National Guard Armory. For more info call Steve
Shane, 507-399-9347.

Jan. 13-16, 2011: Sportsmen’s Boat & Vacation Show, Thurs.-Fri.
noon-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-6 p.m., RiverCentre. For more
info call 763-755-8111.

Jan. 20-23, 2011: Minneapolis Boat Show, Thurs.-Fri. noon-9 p.m.,
Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Mpls. Convention Center. For more
info www.minneapolisboatshow.com

Jan. 28-30, 2011: Rochester Sports & Vacation Show, Fri. 2-8
p.m., Sat. 10-7 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., May Civic Center. For more
info www.rochestermnshows.gmail.com or 507-387-7469.

Jan. 29-30: Vintage & Antique Snowmobile Show, Swapmeet.
Waconia Lakeside Ballroom. For more info call 651-649-4688.

Feb. 4-5: Minnesota Decoy Collectors Show, Fri. 2-9 p.m., Sat. 9-4
p.m., Ramada Inn, Mall of America. For more info call John
Southworth, 651-455-7114.

Feb. 19: Vintage & Antique Snowmobile Show & Swapmeet. 10-3
p.m., Cosmos. For more info call 320-583-5757.

March 4-6: River Hills Boat & Recreation Show, Fri. 10-9 p.m.,
Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 11-6 p.m., River Hills Mall. For more info
call Brad Hansen, 507-387-7469.

March 11-13: Minnesota Deer Classic, Coliseum Bldg, MN State Fair
Bldg. For more info call Hugh Price, 763-746-2656.

March 30-April 3: Northwest Sport Show, Wed. & Thurs. 1-9 p.m.,
Fri. 11-9 p.m., Sat. 10-9 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Minneapolis
Convention Center. For more info call Bonnie Harris,
612-801-0912.

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Crocodile Productions, Inc. Gun & Knife Shows. For more info
www.CrocodileProductionsInc.com or call 763-754-7140.

Jan. 8-9, 2011: Bloomington Armory.

Jan. 22-23, 2011: St. Paul Armory.

Jan. 29-30, 2011: Military, Gun Show, Brooklyn Park Armory.

Feb. 5-6:Duluth convention Center.

Feb. 26-27:Anoka Armory.

March 5-6: Mankato NG Training Ctr.

Shooting/Archery

Jan. 8, 2011: Woodbury Region 3 Grand Prix, NASP, 8-2:30 p.m.,
Woodbury Middle School. For more info www.woodburyarchery.com

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Buffalo Gun Club 2010 Events. For more info call the Club,
763-682-2308 or www.buffalogunclub.org

Now-March 27, 2011: Weekly Jackpot Shoot, Sundays, 11-3 p.m.

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South Forty Archers, 2010 meet on the 2nd Tues. of each month. For
more info call Julie Reamer, 612-845-1945.

Nov-April: Gander Mountain, Lakeville.

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Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc, 10917 Duffield Ave. NW,
Maple Lake. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

Every Tues. Starting May: Weekly Trap Shooting, 6:30 p.m.

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Wisconsin Championship Hunting Series. For more info call Craig or
Teri Steinbach, 715-577-5683 or www.wisconsinseries.com

Jan. 8-9, 2011: Northwestern Wisconsin Chukar Challenge.

Jan. 22-23, 2011: Southeastern Wisconsin Chukar Challenge.

Feb. 4-6: Top Gun Championships.

March 5-6: Southern Wisconsin Chukar Challenge.

March 19-20: Northeastern Wisconsin Chukar Challenge.

April 2-3: Wisconsin State Invitational.

Dog Events

Feb. 19: Marsh & Meadows HRC Handlers, Judges Seminar, 8-4
p.m., Hunts Point Sportsman’s Club. For more info call Peggy,
218-568-8445.

Meetings

Feb. 4: Big Stone Lake Membership meeting, 6:30 p.m., Big Stone
American Legion. For more info call 320-839-3284.

St. Cloud Chapter of Muskie’s Inc. Meets the 3rd Tues. of each
month. 7:30 p.m., Waite Park American Legion. For more info call
Ken Schmitt, 320-290-6272.

Rapids Archery Club meets the 2nd Mon. of each month at the archery
building located at the Bunker Hills Regional Park. For more info
call Dan, 763-427-0808.

Mississippi Longtails PF meets first Tues. of each month. 7:30
p.m., The Point on Hwy’s 61 & 10 in Hastings. For more info
call Dan Richmond, 651-730-4434.

Ringnecks Forevermore Assoc. meets 1st Wed. of every month, 7 p.m.,
Bertha Lions Building.

Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7
p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info call Larry
Miller, 763-571-7087.

LeSueur County Pheasants Forever meets the 1st Thurs. of every
month Oct.-April. 7:30 p.m., Hide-out Steakhouse & Saloon. For
more info call Ken Mader, 507-661-4841.

MN Duck & Goose Caller Association meets the last Thurs. of
each month, 7 p.m., Cabela’s Meeting Room, Rogers. For more info
call Andy Thill, 612-749-9503.

Hasty-Silver Creek Sportsmen’s Club Inc. Meets every 2nd Wed. of
the month. For more info call Jason Neu, 320-267-8145.

Lake Country Retriever Club meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, 7
p.m., Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club. For more info call Larry
Miller, 763-571-7087.

Muskies Inc. North Metro Chapter meets the 3rd Tues. of every
month. 7:30 p.m., KC Hall in Fridley. For more info call
952-469-2155 or www.northmetromuskie.com

Minnesota Valley In-Fisherman Club meets the 4th Tues. of each
month, 7 p.m. at Apple Valley American Legion club, 14521 Granada
Dr., Apple Valley. Gary, 952-423-3662.

St. Cloud Fly Anglers Club meets the 3rd Mon. of each month, 7
p.m., Waite Park Gander Mtn. store. Call Dave Kollmann,
320-252-5906 or Tom Clapp, 320-685-3960.

Fishers of Men Twin Cities meets the 1st Thurs. of each month, 7
p.m., Lutheran Church of The Master. For more info call John
Cummins, www.fishersofmenclub.org or 612-670-0707.

Twin Cities Chapter of Muskies Inc meets 2nd Tues. of every month,
7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall. For more info call George Selcke,
952-933-2608.

Scott County Pheasants Forever Chapter #125 meets 2nd Thurs. of
each month, Oct.-April, 7:30 p.m., The Ridges at Sand Creek Golf
Course. For more info call Stacy Dvorak 612-202-6119.

PERM

PERM Monthly meeting in Elk River, 2nd Monday of the month, 7:30
p.m. at Cinema Professional Building, Elk River. For info call
763-441-6869.

 

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